Design archive for 2010-11-08

When ‘Best’ Isn’t Good Enough

(8 years ago)
Liz pointed me to an interesting article titled “When “Best’ Isn’t Good Enough” by Judith Newman. In a medium where it is often oddly difficult to interpret tone, where the lines of friendship, love and business are easily muddied, and where people are sometimes a little too eager to shine brightly in the drab sludge [...]

Tweet Towel

(8 years ago)
Tweet Towel is a tea towel with a personal miniature message embroidered onto it. I just received one and it made me smile big time. All Tweet Towel profits go to the We Are What We Do Charitable Foundation, funding their digital inclusion projects to get different generations talking more, sharing more and spending more [...]

Felt Leaf Necklace

(8 years ago)
Felt Leaf Necklace. My love for felt and my preferred color-palette (red/black/gray/white) combined in one: I am in heaven. #wishlisted

Dirty Apron Foods

(8 years ago)
Designed by Glasfurd & Walker | Country: Canada “The Dirty Apron Cooking School in Vancouver recently launched a new line of spices, blends, salts and olive oil. Glasfurd & Walker was commissioned to design a clean, type driven identity and the packaging for the range – including gift packs with a flexible, modular structure to [...]

Tato Tattoo Tiger Pouf by Maurizio Galante

(8 years ago)
Maurizio Galante's Tato Tattoo Pouf for Cerruti Baleri gets an update with new digital prints of tigers and rabbits.

Lunchguest: David McCandless

(8 years ago)
Today, I am finally starting the long overdue “LunchGuest” category here on swissmiss. We often have interesting, smart people come visit Studiomates (our studio collective) and we’ve been talking for a while that we should simply start a digital guestbook of all the fantastic people that stop by. Today’s studio lunchtable was more than packed: [...]

Wrong / Right

(8 years ago)
These cosy gloves marked right and wrong by Donna Wilson make sure you get them on right on those sleepy mornings. Yes, they made me smile.

Blocks Wall by Kidtropolis

(8 years ago)
Kidtropolis is a Virginia-based company that specializes in transforming a child’s room into a fantastical and creative world only a kid could dream up. Their over-the-top one-of-a-kind creations are certainly way cooler that anything I ever had when I was a kid. I fell for this particular nursery project. There’s a lot going on in [...]

Hannon Richards Infills in Canada by ORDA

(8 years ago)
The Office of Richard Davignon, Architect (ORDA) completed two homes in 2008 called Hannon Richards Infills. From the architects: The Hannon Richards infills are two homes in a series of architectural typological explorations, where each infill home becomes a further continuation of the last. A minimalist interpretation of the traditional “Victorian” style vertical house, these [...]

Light Reef by Tanja Soeter

(8 years ago)
Sea coral patterns are the inspiration of the Reef light design, created by Tanja Soeter. Reef sends out a gentle soft glow warming the room and casting dramatic patterns onto the ceiling or wall. Made of Laser Sintered Polyamide, Reef consists of two separate layers of uniquely shaped cells. Available for purchase at Freedom of [...]

BudTrap

(8 years ago)
BudTrap is a simple little device that attaches to your iPhone, iPod or other smart-device’s headphone jack that wrangles your earbud wires and keeps them nice and untangled. And, you’ll never forget your device again — now you can hang it on a hook by the door right next to your keys! Discover more great [...]

Studio Ve

(8 years ago)
Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger have officially joined forces as Studio Ve, recently designing a series of simple but unique shelves. The materials are very basic — wood and steel, with the emphasis on how the books are placed on the shelf. Therefore, the shelves act more as exhibits rather than simply a place where [...]

Fatboy® Fan-tastic Giveaway

(8 years ago)
The following post was sponsored by Fatboy®. Our sponsors are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design. Fatboy® the original has become a lifestyle icon all over the world since its conception in 2002. The original oversized beanbag brings energizing comfort and smiles to people in over sixty countries [...]

Incase Origami iPad Sleeve

(8 years ago)
Incase has released a new iPad case that doubles as a stand called Origami. With some super crazy folding skills, you can transform your case into a triangular stand perfect for upright or horizontal viewing. [via Designboom] Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook! © 2010 Design Milk | Posted [...]

Good Morning/Good Night Poster

(8 years ago)
This hand-printed, limited edition letterpress Good Morning/Good Night poster is a collaboration between Dolce Press and the Divisionof/ team. They were chatting about glow in the dark ink and after some brainstorming came up with this clever idea. You can get one for yourself in their shop. [via Swissmiss and Design Work Life] Discover more [...]

Homemade is Best Stop Motion Video

(8 years ago)
We featured the genius Forsman & Bodenfors Homemade is Best book for IKEA and now they’ve blessed us with an awesome stop motion video of the process of creating those delectable ingredient photos. Watch below: Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook! © 2010 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime [...]

Din-ink

(8 years ago)
Turning your favourite office tool into a common cutlery item…this is called “din-ink”. A set of pen tops that turns your “wr..

Azeite Gallo Colheita ao Luar

(8 years ago)
Designed by RMAC | Country: Portugal “From the perspective of the harvest moon, a certain time of the day in which the olives’ qualities are at their peak and give rise to an exceptional quality olive oil, creating a single bottle that can be identified at first glance. A literal approach, which plans to merge [...]

Student Work – Lauren Mae Oswald

(8 years ago)
Designed by Lauren Mae Oswald | Country: United States “Redesign of the Prismacolor 12 set marker package. The new package offers better functionality and durability, while embracing the artistic expression of the brand. All type was hand rendered and shows the utilization of the product.”

Bloomingbless vase

(8 years ago)
The set of vases designed by Benjamin Graindorge and produced by Cinna.

Ceramics by Jaime Hayón for Kutani Choemon

(8 years ago)
Spanish designer Jaime Hayón has designed a range of objects for traditional Japanese ceramics company Choemon. (more…)

Stunning installations at Designers’ Saturday in Langenthal (CH)

(8 years ago)
Every other year, the small Swiss town of Langenthal hosts a rather special design event – Designers’ Saturday. The exhibition (whose name is somewhat of a misnomer, as it runs for a full weekend) places an emphasis on a creatively led, site-specific presentation of design products, rather than the usual platform of you-could-be-anywhere fair stands. [...]

Pekapeka Beach House by Parsonson Architects

(8 years ago)
Parsonson Architects designed the Pekapeka Beach House in New Zealand. . Description from the architects: This holiday home was an exploration in how to create a building of both a strong architectural character and economy. We have used simple modular construction techniques combined with a very simple form. The plan is a rectangle and is [...]

The Treet Coat Stand by Robert Bronwasser for Cascando

(8 years ago)
Dutch designer Robert Bronwasser has created the Tree coat stand for Cascando. Tree is a stable, freestanding coat stand which can hold as many as 20 coats. . Visit the Cascando website – here. . .
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