Design archive for 2013-04-25

Malaise

(5 years ago)
Offrant une ambiance chargée en histoire, découverte de « Malaise », une exploration photographique réalisée par Christian Schmeer sous forme de vidéo, de Beelitz-Heilstätten, un ancien sanatorium construit en 1898 puis converti en hôpital militaire pendant les deux guerres mondiales.La vidéo intégrale en HDPlus de détails en images dans la galerie…

Sandro Desii Pasta

(5 years ago)
Lo Siento, Barcelona based design agency created brand Identity and design for Sandro Desii's Italian pasta and ice cream manufacturer packaging. "The design focuses on creating an identity system that helps both owner and consumer to locate, catalogue and organize the different products of the firm by their number and color. A family of twenty packs of pasta has been designed."    

Loop Kindergarten in Tianjin by SAKO Architects

(5 years ago)
Beijing studio SAKO Architects used all the colours of the rainbow for the playgrounds, classrooms and roof garden of this doughnut-shaped kindergarten in Tianjin, China (+ slideshow). (more...)

Thomas Wold: Exploring Wonder [VIDEO]

(5 years ago)
Thomas Wold talks exploring the idea of wonder in his work.

Web Chat Sponsored by The Dieline: Creating Experiences through Interactive Packaging

(5 years ago)
Innovation Excellence is delighted to invite you to explore a question that is a the center of packaging today: Are you and your team ready for the opportunities NFC (Near Field Communications) technology will bring to interactive packaging? If you’re a designer, brand owner or retailer, exponential changes in the way people interact with packaging at shelf are on the horizon. If this subject is not on your agenda, this web chat will bring you up to date on the best thinking in the industry. This technology will be a platform for creative disruption because by 2014, 570 million cell phones will be shipped with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. Asia will lead the way, with Americas and Europe, lagging 10% behind.     Why should you care? Consumers’ experience at their fingertips will change Brand owner’s will be challenged to compete in this medium Designers’ specifications and field of “the possible” will change We’ll have a lively conversation about what it will mean when consumers can and will begin to communicate with the brand through packaging using their smart phones.         

ME.WE concept car by Jean-Marie Massaud for Toyota

(5 years ago)
French architect Jean-Marie Massaud has collaborated with auto maker Toyota to create an "anti-crisis" concept car with a retractable windscreen, plastic bodywork and a bamboo bonnet (+ slideshow). (more...)

New keyboard layout promises to increase tablet typing speed

(5 years ago)
News: researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have rearranged the letters on a split-screen keyboard to almost double users' typing speed on a tablet. (more...)

A Silky Disposition

(5 years ago)
    

Student Spotlight: Gillette

(5 years ago)
"The given brief was to make a re-design for a product of own choose.  We chose Gillette because we felt their packaging were in a need of an update. We have come up with a uncomplicated construction with a tamperproofing. The box can easily be pulled out from the surrounding sleeve.  The material we used was 200 gram cardboard which gives the packaging a stylish and lightweight feel with eco-friendly materials without removing quality from the product. The minimalist trend is set to continue and within the noise of all impressions we experience, people are looking for the simple and human, the real and personal.Gillette’s story is worth being told and the design will reflect the quality that lies behind the technologically advanced products of the brand.The product is the main focus on the packaging, no graphic or colours interfere."    

Mama Sopa: Bubbles For Charity

(5 years ago)
Con-fetti made a bright, play full, light-hearted but meaningful design for the important social hygiene project for The Dutch Simavi Foundation; Mama Sopa. 'Mama Sopa' symbolizes motherly support for those in need. Not a Big Brother is watching you... but a big and hearty mother is 'washing you with love'. For every Mama Sopa product sold, Simavi provides a hygienic training to a vurnerable mother in East India. The products come in shiny orange, bubble blue and spicy ginger. They will be available in the Netherlands an throughout Europe from may 2013, and sold in shops and specialized boutiques.    

The Cerveira House

(5 years ago)
Jouant sur la relation entre l’intérieur et l’extérieur, un très gros coup de coeur pour la superbe « Vila Nova de Cerveira House », une splendide villa aux lignes géométriques imaginée comme une maison de weekend par le studio dEMM Architects et construite dans le nord-ouest du Portugal.Plus de détails en …

Eclipse

(5 years ago)
Sur une planète éloignée, deux scientifiques venus analyser le terrain pour ses particularités magnétiques sont confrontés à un phénomène extraordinaire lié à une éclipse de lune … réalisée par Théo Guignard, Nöé Lecombre et Hugo Moreno de l’école des Gobekins, découverte de « Eclipse » une très belle vidéo d’animation au style…

Dezeen Mail #149

(5 years ago)
Dezeen Mail issue 149 leads with OMA's Shenzhen Stock Exchange (above) and designers discussing copying in Milan. It also features all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 149 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail
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