Design archive for 2010-12-06
The Slow Down App by Lucky Frame let’s you listen to your favourite music while driving but will alert you if you drive too fast or too slow. The magic happens with GPS. The app uses GPS to work out your driving speed. But you should know that continued use of GPS running in the [...]
While I don’t approve of the design of this Keyboard Experiment, I must say, it’s fairly therapeutic. And yes, my kids will love this.
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Concertinaed paper-like ribbons swoop through an exhibition about performance art and movement designed by London firm Amanda Levete Architects at the Hayward Gallery in London. (more…)
“We are repeatedly what we do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” — Aristotle (via The Happiness Project)
We don’t do gift guides here on Design Milk because everyone does them. We like to be different. Last year, we did staff wishlists and once again we thought it would be fun to continue this new tradition and ask each current contributor what was on their wishlist this holiday season — realistic or pipe [...]
Love this cool storage console called Twisted by Dylan Gold. They also make a bookcase and a wall-mounted shelf. The console is available at Bobby Berk Home. Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook! © 2010 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Home Furnishings | Permalink | No comments [...]
Love this Dice print by (Lisa Congdon over at 20×200. On January 1, 2010, Lisa began a project that would span exactly one year, until December 31, 2010. For every day, she photographed or drew (and occasionally painted) one collection.)
I couldn’t believe my eyes when I walked into the studio this morning. Some magic holiday elves came and decorated the studio! I was welcomed by a white christmas tree with red and white decorations. White crosses on red background everywhere! Wheeee! I also discovered garlands and custom made stockings (!) for every studiomate. It [...]
Milan designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso has created a series of maps for Italian brand Palomar that are designed to survive being screwed up and stuffed into a pocket or bag. (more…)
Designed by Depot WPF Branding Agency | Country: Russia “Challenge: To differenciate the product on the store shelf and to distinguish it from the products of by the big dairy producers. Idea: “We understood that the indentity of MLK © brand has to be different from the big mega-producers. As for the illustrations, we used natural [...]
Ronen Kadushin's latest exhibition, Recent Uploads, is a collection of raw cut, exposed material open design chairs at the Appel Design Gallery in Berlin.
Designed by +31ARCHITECTS, this modern houseboat resides in the Amstel river of Amsterdam. From the architects: The design has, unlike most floating houses, a very contemporary design without losing the characteristic appearance of the typical houseboat. The clients get a lot of positive reactions, it evens happens that people who pass by boat knock on [...]
Commute Home is an interdisciplinary design studio located in Toronto. They’ve just exanded into a brand new space, which will hopefully offer a fresh perspective. Let’s hope that this new space inspires principal designers Hamid Samad and Sara Parissoto to create even more amazing designs. Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter [...]
The Temporium: come down to our Christmas pop-up store The Temporium in London from 9-19 December and register your details for a chance to win one of several great giveaways, including a signed, limited-edition copy of Peter Blake: Alphabets (above), a 675 Chair by Robin Day, a Rabbit light by Front for Moooi and more. (more…)
There’s something wonderfully abstract and intruiging about this T-Shirt by Matthew The Horse.
Hands-down the coolest toy storage box I have seen so far: The Ogle Toy Box in the shape of a LEGO.
These String Lights had me look. Choose the colors you’d like from the palatte of 35 shown on the ‘color grid’ and make your own design. These look great around mirrors, on tables, in vases, redundant fireplaces or in a child’s bedroom as a gentle nightlight and they look as good lit as they do [...]
Here’s to all of you knitting fairies out there: A Boot Topper Kit. What a cool gift for a crafty-rainboot-loving-person. (Wish I could make myself one in bright red, but I left my knitting knowledge in Switzerland, it seems.)
Arholma Svart and Arholma Vit are an updated version of the traditional raincoat worn by generations of Swedish fishermen. The coats have seams which are sealed to prevent any leaks and buttons of matte copper. Do I want one? YES, I DO! Available here. (via Gesa)
How incredibly adorable is this typeface called Horst? Two swissmiss thumbs up.
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Designed by Bratislav Milenković | Country: Serbia “Hand lettering is done in collaboration with Miladin Miletic and it highlights content and ingredients while the one with small illustrations reflects the joy of using Sofi soaps.”
Barker Black Ltd. is a bespoke British premium men’s footwear brand, that has just extended its presence in the US by launching a second boutique in Los Angeles. The original US Barker Black boutique on Elizabeth Street in the heart of New York’s Nolita neighborhood. Established in the UK in 1880 by Arthur Barker, the [...]
The Ka Lamp floor lamp by Daniel García Sánchez is made of beech wood and elastic cord. It’s ecological and modular. From the designer: The use of wood conveys warmth and tradition but also freshness and a very careful design. Using elastic cord attachment system provides the product innovation and distinction. And it is a [...]
Dezeenwire: architect Norman Foster is working on designs for Apple’s new campus in Cupertino, California – El Economista (in Spanish) via GizmodoMore Dezeen stories about Foster & Partners
Bruce Stafford Architects have designed the renovation of an existing house which was originally an 80′s style multi-tenancy building in Sydney, Australia. Only the external walls were retained to comply with the approved council envelope. A completely new look for the house was designed, both inside and out. Dramatic views of the harbor and the [...]
Ancient city. Contemporary design practice. Jerusalem’s inaugural week-long design festival foregrounds once more Israel’s conceptually confident and steadily growing design scene. Everyone’s doing it. As design as a recognisable commercial and cultural activity continues to grow globally, eminently marketable and endlessly consumable, city after city seems to be launching a design week. Jerusalem is no [...]