Design

Diversifying The Relationship Between Object And Space

Diversifying The Relationship Between Object And Space

When it comes to furniture, people are used to placing a object within a square space. While it is common to use a square form to arrange an object, Erik Olovsson and Kyuhyung Cho – creator of such design classics as the Poke Stool and Oneness – were interested in diversifying the relationship between object and space …

A Vase With Dual Personalities

A Vase With Dual Personalities

The trait of extraversion–introversion is a central dimension of human personality theories. Extraversion tends to be manifested in outgoing, talkative, energetic behavior, whereas introversion is manifested in more reserved and solitary behavior. Going a step further in product design, Introverso 2 by Paolo Ulian and Moreno Ratti, in white Carrara marble, offers dual personalities. The design …


Clever Desk Solution Keeps Your Chords In Order

Clever Desk Solution Keeps Your Chords In Order

Upon first glance, the Artifox Desk ($1200) looks like a simple work area, but the desk has a ton of little features that add up to a really appealing whole. Besides its minimal good looks, the desk sports both tablet and mobile phone docks, has a integrated groove that allows chargers to pass through freely, …

Perfected For The City

Perfected For The City

The Gi Bike is a full-size, folding, electric bike, created for people who love the city. It has tons of fab features, but the best one, is that it's full-size and it folds in merely 3 seconds. It also runs 40 miles on battery, and has smartphone integration (apps/maps), anti-theft safety lock and carbon drive …

Oakley Heritage Collection

Oakley Heritage Collection

The eyewear giant Oakley re-releases original '80s designs to celebrate their 30th anniversary. The Heritage Collection salutes the evolution of a revolution. By bringing back vintage rarities like Eyeshades, Razor Blades and Frogskins for a limited time, today’s athletes can carry the colors of history and pride. In 1984, then-garage-based brand Oakley and founder Jim …


Bringing Together Furniture Design And Electronic Appliance

Bringing Together Furniture Design And Electronic Appliance

Clique is a new concept of contemporary living, it cares about objects’ tangible properties than intangible ones. Based in Milan, the designers Claudio Larcher, Filippo Protasoni and Simone Simonelli together with the companies Odone Marmi and Lilea Design trust in Italian craft quality and in user friendly technology–bringing together two illusory distant backgrounds: furniture design and electronic …

Because Design Matters

Because Design Matters

Why does design matter? Design influences the outcome of almost everything we do, often without our being aware that it has done so. When deployed wisely, design can bring us pleasure, strength, comfort, sensitivity, integrity, prosperity, diversity and so much more. But if its power is abused, the outcome can be confusing, humiliating, enraging and …

Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

ClickTight, founded in 2012 by Jurrien Theuvenet in Amsterdam, has the mission to eliminate the headache of loose laces and double knots. The original idea for the 1-click solution to fastening and loosening laces came to him after he developed a lace lock system for board shorts on the beaches of Mexico. He quickly realized that …


Fruit Box Fantasy By David Graas

Fruit Box Fantasy By David Graas

Every three months the Dutch design hotel Artemis in Amsterdam curates an exhibition of Dutch Design evolving around a specific theme. This one has been all around paper, an everyday material explored by 12 artists. Paper as material is also a huge source of inspiration for the design of art and product design these days. …

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Jerome Daksiewicz created a series of (mostly vintage) prints for Nomo to celebrate the history of analog film photography. Since the first official photograph in 1827 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, it has been estimated that over one trillion photographs have been printed. Since the advent of the digital camera, photo film production has been on …

Cromatica – Open Source Desk Lamp And Speaker

Cromatica – Open Source Desk Lamp And Speaker

Cromatica (roughly $480, if you back this project you'll get it delivered for just roughly $200) by Digital Habits is an hybrid digital product, an ambient experience: desk lamp and speaker, controlled through a gestural interface and remotely through an app. It makes synesthesias between light, sound and gesture. It is the first open source …


Atelier Playing Cards

Atelier Playing Cards

Digital design doesn’t have longevity. It is quickly built upon, improved, and reimagined. It doesn’t have a long shelf life. When designer Robert Padbury left Apple last year, he wanted to create something that you could hold in your hand. "Combining my love of design, games, and magic, I sought to reimagine one of my …

Industrial Poetry – The Rollerball Pen

Industrial Poetry – The Rollerball Pen

Ever thought of restart writing letters because of the love for a pen? It's possible with this valueable design pen, which seems surrounded by the zeitgeist of an old soul. The significance of a pen goes beyond that of a singular object. "A pen could go through the warm touch of so many hands, and …


The Spirit Of Craftsmanship

The Spirit Of Craftsmanship

The manually machined solid Brass Corkscrew I ($140) with handmade leather sheath for custom fit–also available without sheath–is limited to 72 only. The Corkscrew handle is 3.75" x .75" diameter and the wire is made from stainless steel. Anthony Lawson keeps up the spirit of craftsmanship in each piece he puts out, making it a perfect …

Sorri Lounge Chair

Sorri Lounge Chair

Sorri is a friendly chair, ingenious, wide and inviting. This chair was designed by Gonçalo Campos for Wewood and perfectly marries a simple and pleasant shape, with an efficient and optimized production. It's wide curves and generous dimensions make for a comfortable product to see and to use. Portuguese-born Gonçalo Campos, prides in finding surprising …

Wallmonds Shelves Frame

Wallmonds Shelves Frame

Wallmonds is a project Gonçalo Campos started developing in the Studio, in order to experiment and play with product typologies, communication methods, production and delivery to the final user, "in a way that our work designing for other brands doesn't allow," Campos adds. This freedom and direct link to the final consumer is part of the …


The Fableists Branding Design

The Fableists Branding Design

The Fableists’ story is a tale about beautiful kids’ clothes, underpinned by sustainability with plenty of attitude thrown in the mix to create a sustainable clothing label for the next generation. Freytag Anderson design studio created a brand identity for them built on these foundations, an corporate identity with a rebellious 'punk rock' flair that …

Print Design That Stands Out From The Crowd

Print Design That Stands Out From The Crowd

This series of print design from German-based ADDA Studio highlights the range of services BERG offers as a restaurant. "In order to show the restaurants many services we developed Flyers that can easily stand alone or, combined with the others, add up in form, colour and content referring to the Corporate Design and Interior," explains …

Fictions By Filip Dujardin

Fictions By Filip Dujardin

Fiction (Hajte Cantz, ISBN 978-3-7757-3802-6, $60) is the first monograph on the sophisticated architectural photography by the young architectural Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin. Dujardin has been working on a series since 2007 whose humor and entertainment value is accompanied by references to art history: Fictions presents wonderful objects in conceptional subjectivity and is full of …


My Name Is Wendy

My Name Is Wendy

My Name Is Wendy  is a French group formed from the collaboration of two independent graphic designers, Carole Gautier and Eugénie Favre. This collaboration unites expertise in graphic and plastic art. They are experts in graphic plastic art and together they produce visual identities, formal principals, pictures, patterns and printed material. A project is first …

Moleskine Bag Organizer

Moleskine Bag Organizer

Boasting its iconic elastic band and minimal aesthetic, fans of the classic Moleskine notebook will appreciate the brand’s collection of bags and accessories. Designed with classic Moleskine features, the durable Bag Organizer (ISBN 978-88-6613-834-1, $60) will arrange your personal belongings and protect your digital devices. The external features 3 pockets of various sizes, all with …

Animal-Shaped Cameras Make Surveillance Less Intimidating

Animal-Shaped Cameras Make Surveillance Less Intimidating

Usually you experience animals in the wild, enjoy to watch them on a trip on Yellow Stown's very own mountain, or relax in the nature without thinking of being observed by them. This situation might change in the future. Product designer Eleanora Trevisanutto has turned ordinary video cameras into animal-shaped ones for a collection simply …