Gary Chang

April 30, 2010

In Hong Kong, because of the space, apartments are small and expensive. Gary Chang, an architect, decided to design a 344 sq. ft. apartment to be able to change into 24 different designs, all by just sliding panels and walls. He calls this the “Domestic Transformer.”…

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KiBiSi

April 29, 2010

Copenhagen industrial design trio KiBiSi have produced a moulded plywood chair for the Danish Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 this summer…

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International French Design

April 29, 2010

Krystal Bath is part of a new generation of glass baths from Azzurdo, made with tempered laminated glass, combining strength and elegance with advanced technology. Azzurdo create environmentally friendly, safe and durable bathing bath products. The bath, which is widely used in luxury villas, spa hotels and palaces, also has…

John Lewis

April 27, 2010

Lovely advert from John Lewis – Never Knowingly Undersold….

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studio juju

April 26, 2010

At lamps – A light raised up by four legs for the table, in two heights. Check out the little neat creations by singapore based studio juju….

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Luca Nichetto

April 23, 2010

Offecct presents a piece by young Italian designer Luca Nichetto – a robot inspired chair. His design was inspired by a music video by Icelandic singer Bjork and director Chris Cunningham, in which robots came to life. Robo comes unassembled and all the parts fit into 50 x 50 x…

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So you need a typeface

April 22, 2010

Flowchart for choosing a typeface. Funny and useful:…

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Stefan Heiliger

April 21, 2010

Twist 196 designed by Stefan Helliger.

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Slow Chair

April 19, 2010

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created this expansive armchair by using an extremely strong, precisely shaped knit which is stretched over the metal frame like a fitted stocking. Thanks to the knit sling cover, the Slow Chair combines soft comfort with ergonomic support, which is further enhanced by thin seat and…

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Tom Dixon

April 17, 2010

British furniture design company Tom Dixon have recently launched their new website just in time for the Milan Furniture Fair that opens later this week. The site showcases their ever increasing range of products as well as the sheer volume of places they’ve been used….

Nike Music Shoe

April 16, 2010

Nike advert by Wieden+Kennedy feat. Hifana

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Evangelo

April 16, 2010

Entrant: Athanasios Babalis, Industrial Designer & Professor of Industrial Design, Technological Educational Institute of Larisa.

Country: Greece

Description:

This is the first in a series of three sizes of boxes that contain one, two and three wine bottles each. Each box can accept two different sizes/forms of bottles of the same capacity. The…

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Kleenex

April 16, 2010

Entrant: Kimberly-Clark / Kleenex

Description:

Big juicy wedges of watermelon, lime and orange create the impactful Kleenex(R) brand Slice of Summer series.

Marketing Objectives:

Scream summer! Create differentiation, thru packaging, from familiar facial tissue cartons that will generate interest during the historically slower summer season. Graphic design, stylized photo-realistic illustration and carton…

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Japanese Denim

April 16, 2010

Entrant: Boy Bastiaens / StormHand

Country: Netherlands

Description:

The very small scale denim label Atelier LaDurance was established in 2002 in France and produces small runs of jeans and jackets made with only exclusive upper level Japanese Denim. Made on shuttle looms, age old machines that disappeared from the US in response to…

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idea-mag

April 15, 2010

idea magazine focuses on Japanese graphic design and typography. Founded in the 1960’s and already have a very strong following, check out their site for a back catalogue here….

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NMCA

April 15, 2010

“The Nation Magazine Cover Archive (NMCA) is a non-commercial ‘hobbysite’ devoted to helping keep inspirational magazine design alive. These are strange days for editorial designers with homogenisation and closure of many well known (and loved) titles and independent publishers emerging to fill the gaps. Just don’t forget to vote with…

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Puma Reinvents The Shoe Box

April 15, 2010

Puma has partnered with The Fuse Project to completely redesign the packaging for their shoes.

A team spent 21 months studying different boxes and packaging schemes, searching for the most efficient, sustainable way to get shoes to consumers.

They finally came to the solution of foregoing a box altogether, and instead used…

Heinz Tomato Ketchup

April 15, 2010

Great ad for ketchup!

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Rare Prints

April 14, 2010

This spring Ray-Ban introduces Rare Prints, a limited edition batch of custom-designed patterned Wayfarers.

To launch the Rare Prints line, we commissioned a small batch of the world’s most talented poster artists to create hand-printed, individually numbered posters inspired by the glasses, making the advertising as rare as the glasses themselves….

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Tokyo Camera Style

April 14, 2010

Loving this blog, crazy new and retro cameras spotted in Tokyo – more at Tokyo Camera Style…

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Victoria Beckham

April 13, 2010

Case Study by 999 – Based on the success of our last site for Victoria Beckham’s first ever dress collection, we were commissioned by 19 Entertainment to produce a new site to showcase the ever increasing portfolio of Victoria’s fashion ventures including her most recent denim collection.

The task was to…

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The Dieline Awards – Trophy

April 13, 2010

R.S. Owens is a trophy making company based in Chicago, and are the manufacturers of the Academy Award, Emmy, and the moonman, among others. Here’s The Dieline’s latest trophy where they polished and hand sandblasted their logo and the winners names into the trophies. They have done an incredible job…

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Noe Duchaufour-Lawrance

April 12, 2010

The Corvo chair, whose creation is documented in this film, was designed by Parisian designer Noe Duchaufour-Lawrance. This solid American walnut chair is notable for its sculptural back, a detail that took two experienced sample makers four weeks to create. This piece will be unveiled by the American chair manufacturer…

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Casely-Hayford

April 10, 2010

All men possess elements of anarchy within their character. Anarchy is not about the total absence of rules, but rather the significance of autonomy. The Casely-Hayford ethos represents a unique expression of freedom created when conformity threatens identity, or convention restricts spontaneity; we fuse this expression of the free spirit…

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Nigel Cabourn

April 9, 2010

Nigel Cabourn has worked in the fashion industry for over forty years, but his clothing has little in common with most people’s concept of the word fashion. He is influenced not by trends but a longstanding passion for vintage clothing, fabric and details.

The Spring/Summer 2010 Collection BURMA is inspired by…

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albam

April 9, 2010

After a recent trip to London, a friend took us to albam clothing and I was fascinated by the woven fabrics brought in from Japan and how each garment is then hand crafted in England. You can really feel the difference in texture compared to some high street clothing. Find…

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Aitor Throup

April 8, 2010

Fashion designer Aitor Throup is fascinated with anatomy and his main interest is drawing. His hand drawn characters become the primary tool in the exploration of his ‘justified design philosophy’, which highlights the necessity of a reason or function behind all design features.

Aitor Throup was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina…

iPad unboxing

April 3, 2010

CNETs Natali Del Conte unboxes the new Apple iPad and some of the tablets accessories….

Gocco Printing

April 2, 2010

Have you ever wanted to get into print making, but thought it was too hard? Julie Schneider and Bre Pettis will show you that gocco printing makes printing custom designs easy! Order your Gocco printer from a list of suppliers here!…

Stefan Sagmeister

April 2, 2010

Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains the often overlooked value of time off and shows the innovative projects inspired by his time in Bali….

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Alissia Melka-Teichroew

April 1, 2010

Dutch-designed stylish InsideOut glasses for your bubbly. Double-walled glass keeps your champagne cold for much longer.

Acclaimed Dutch designer Alissia Melka-Teichroew literally turns the common knowledge of what a drinking glass should look like on its head. In byAMT’s collection of barware, the well known iconic shapes of glasses are hidden…

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25togo

April 1, 2010

CITY RAIN concrete glass is made of high water-absorption concrete with idea of wet street and glass window, the ingenious combination of two kinds of hard materials – glass and concrete with low contrast gray and simple lines presents a unique taste for the glass.

25togo holds the persistence of “I…

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