Design

I Tradizionali – Pasta E Basta?

I Tradizionali – Pasta E Basta?

The idea of combining recipes with the traditional tattoo-culture is what inspired the project’s name and the tattoos’ illustrations. This project has added tattoos to culinary culture. To create a new jargon to combine these two cultures, the designers Marina Cinciripini and Sarah Richiuso have creatively mended the tattoo-tradition with traditional recipes. Titled I Tradizionali …

Valet Trays Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

Valet Trays Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

The designs of Maxx & Unicorn are often inspired by practicality and defined by the nature of domestically sourced materials and the process of local manufacturing. The new collection of valet trays made from sustainably harvested American hardwoods (walnut, maple, cherry, ash, poplar, etc.) that look just as good as whatever of phone, keys, wallet …


Choose Your Template

Choose Your Template

Since 2004, millions of websites have been created on the Squarespace platform. Why? Because making a website is hard. Especially for those of us who don't know how to code. When you don't have time to learn to code, try Squarespace. This elegant service makes creating a professional and handsome website super easy. Squarespace’s mission is …

The Reminder Of The Summer

The Reminder Of The Summer

Enjoy the reminder of the summer relaxing in a hammock. The Field Hammock (roughly $490) refers to the human wish to control nature by mastering lawns. It's a culture that goes back centuries. This hammock displays the control humanity got over the fields. Floating above ground, on slowly waving grass. "Combining the slow movements of …

Visionary Synthesis Of Material, Light And Shade

Visionary Synthesis Of Material, Light And Shade

“The Empire of Light” is all about light and its power. Shadows and reflections, darkness and sudden flashes stretch the imagination to its most surreal limit. Magritte’s visionary genius also offers the starting point for the latest design story. Alessandro Zambelli has conceived Woodspot (Price upon request) for Mantua-based furnisher Seletti. The product designer’s work …


Portable Flexible Lighting Device

Portable Flexible Lighting Device

Typically, flashlights are made to do just one thing, whether it be spotlighting, searching, or lighting your way. This flexible lighting device is more than just a flashlight, it's a multipurpose personal, programmable light designed to illuminate when, where and how you desire. Kangaroo Light, designed by Kawamura-Ganjavian, is a playful, practical personal light. It …

Remra - Organize And Preserve Sensory Memories

Remra – Organize And Preserve Sensory Memories

Remra is sensory reminiscence therapy app with a minimalist package design made by Emily Zirimis. When a certain sense sends you right back to a certain time, place or date with a specific person, you can use Remra to quickly record simple facts about this visceral memory, so that it is not forgotten. This app …

The Simplest Server In The World

The Simplest Server In The World

Almost 2 years ago the German-based company Protonet started an incredible adventure. Thanks to crowdfunding they were able to launch the Protonet server, the world simplest server. Now it’s time for the next product generation. Maya – beautiful, powerful, and most important: affordable for everyone. Protonet (Maya starts at roughly $1600) offers a simple solution …


The Adjustable Clampersand

The Adjustable Clampersand

The Adjustable Clampersand ($48) is a rare and precious thing: a true design-born commodity. Its first inkling was an original Coretoon by Chicaco-based designer and illustrator Tony Ruth, showing the typographical tool in sketchy form. And now, with much hard work from the guys at Hand-Eye Supply, you can find the fully-fledged and functional Clampersand. …

Hendrik Bag With Foldable Upper Part

Hendrik Bag With Foldable Upper Part

You probably already have several bags you use for various purposes. With the Hendrik Bag (roughly $55) by Jochen Smuda and Martin Fussenegger you'll get a fab looking alternative for your bag collection. It's not only particularly nice through the courier-bag look, but also practically. The foldable upper part gives you maximum space–close it with …

Lift Shelving Units

Lift Shelving Units

Product designer Staffan Holm was born in Lidköping, Sweden 1977 and worked as a furniture carpenter before studying interior and industrial design at the School of Design and Crafts (HDK) in Gothenburg. Since graduating 2008 and starting his own studio, Staffan collaborates with some of Scandinavia’s most renown companies, such as Swedese, Hay and Muuto …


The Interpolate Lamp

The Interpolate Lamp

iLoveHandles began when two friends who met in architecture grad school — one with a background in graphic design and business, and the other with a background in product design — started collaborating on projects that were clever, fun, and useful. "We never meant to be another iPhone accessories company. Sorry about that. We know there …

Paul Smith Limited Edition Football

Paul Smith Limited Edition Football

In the name of the beautiful game, Paul Smith takes the keepy-uppy from the schoolyard to the shop floor. Coinciding with the launch of a limited edition, signature stripe printed leather Football (roughly $330–the first ten footballs will be signed by Paul), Paul Smith releases a new short film. Working with young British director Oliver …


AlterEgo Modular Seating

AlterEgo Modular Seating

The AlterEgo seating is one of the latest projects by REdesign that has been realized for a new design brand named RadicediK during Fuorisalone hosted at Spazio Kryptos Materia in Milan–an art gallery which promotes design objects characterized by handcraft production. The designers Eva Alessandrini and Roberto Saporiti designed AlterEgo as a square based seating, …

New Online Magazine: myp MAGAZINE

New Online Magazine: myp MAGAZINE

We'd like to present you beautifully design Berlin-based myp MAGAZINE, which means my pages magazine. The online magazine and design project is non-commercial, gratuitous and advertisement-free. The magazine is published quarterly, and offers young creative people and artists of various art forms a platform where they can present their thoughts in public with a photo …

Hold It Wherever You Like

Hold It Wherever You Like

The Porta Bottiglia (portable bottle) by Italian design brand 24Bottles is inspired by the classic cycling world. All round, you can attach and remove it in just a second, wherever you want. The only portable bottle holder that does not remain fixed to your bike. Designed and handmade in Italy, you can take it whenever …


Pikkpack Flat-Packed DIY Shoe

Pikkpack Flat-Packed DIY Shoe

The small startup called Pikkpack has been founded by Hungarian designer Sara Gulyas, who created a DIY shoe that you can assemble, disassemble and reassemble at your leisure. This footwear starts out as a flat piece of high quality 100% leather and then the you can transform it into a 3D piece of clothing with …

Imitation Can Also Be Inspiration

Imitation Can Also Be Inspiration

Dutch design collective Droog went to Shenzhen, China, the epicentre of copycat culture, with the intent of copying China. The result is a collection of 26 works by Studio Droog, Richard Hutten, Ed Annink, Stanley Wong and Urbanus each taking copying as a starting point. From a classic Chinese teapot with an added robust handle …

Designing The Editorial Experience

Designing The Editorial Experience

Sue Apfelbaum and Juliette Cezzar’s new book Designing The Editorial Experience (Rockport Publishers, ISBN 978-1592538959, $40) is an ambitious survey of the converging disciplines of publication design and digital product design. In a world of media that seems to be ever-changing, how do we define what a newspaper, magazine or journal physically is? Are we drinking …


Bison Bag, The Sleeping Bag Hammock

Bison Bag, The Sleeping Bag Hammock

The awesome thing about this forest green Sleeping Bag, is you can use it anywhere. It's more comfortable than a regular hammock and more convenient then packing up a bunch of camping goods. "We wanted something minimalistic and simple," say Julia and Lance Williams. "I remember on one of our hiking trips, my brother and …

Interactive Radio Controlled By Light And Touch

Interactive Radio Controlled By Light And Touch

Some time ago we already enjoyed The Ganglion Lamp that Daniel Kaufman invented. Now Kaufman is back with the Radio, a interactive radio where the volume is controlled by light hitting an adjustable aperture. This project was programmed using an Arduino Uno, where the user controls the tuning by simply touching or sliding anywhere on the …

271 Years Before Pantone

271 Years Before Pantone

271 years before Pantone, an artist known only as A. Boogert mixed and described every color imaginable in an inspiring book in Dutch from 1692. Medieval book hirorian Erik Kwakkel merely put it on the bigger podium on his blog, who translated part of the introduction; the color book was intended as an educational guide, explaining how …