Design archive for 2014-04-10

Milan exhibition invites visitors to explore the homes of Ban, Hadid and Libeskind

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: an exhibition simulating the homes and workspaces of architects including Shigeru Ban, Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield and Daniel Libeskind has opened in Milan, allowing young designers to explore the domains of their idols (+ movie). (more...)

In London with Tom Dixon [VIDEO]

(4 years ago)
Enter the creative world and mind of Tom Dixon where idiosyncrasy + commercial nous have shaped a design empire.

Fresh From The Dairy: Rugs!

(4 years ago)
Society6 has introduced rugs to their artist-designed product lineup and we're floored. Hah!

Print-chair by Nendo

(4 years ago)
Chairs with surfaces that mix two different patterns created by printing wood grain patterns onto the chair.

Hay pops up in Milan with miniature marketplace

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: Danish brand Hay is hosting an exhibition of products in the style of a pop-up mini market in Milan this week (+ slideshow). (more...)

Headpiece monitors sensory responses to digital content for intuitive bookmarking

(4 years ago)
A wearable 3D-printed eyeglass that monitors breathing and pupil size to measure what people find interesting online has been developed by students at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College (+ movie). (more...)

Dezeen Mail #197

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Mail issue 197 includes our latest coverage of Milan 2014, Herzog & de Meuron's design for a hospital in Denmark and controversial plans for the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station, as well as the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 197 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Tom Kundig creates "virtually indestructible" steel cabin on stilts

(4 years ago)
This weekend cabin in a Washington national park, by Seattle architect Tom Kundig, features a protective steel exterior that slides across its windows and a floor raised up on stilts to prevent flooding. (more...)

Landscape Series by India Mahdavi

(4 years ago)
A series of colorful tables and vases inspired by Iznik tiles, a 16th century Ottoman tradition.

"If I listen to the market, I'll be designing crap" says Jaime Hayon

(4 years ago)
News: analysing trends and listening to what consumers want will ultimately result in bad design, says Spanish designer Jaime Hayon. (more...)

Student: Packaging The UTS Grad Show

(4 years ago)
A group of students designed and set up the 2012 graduate show for UTS (University of Technology, Sydney). This included invitations, envelopes, signage, website and other printed material. All materials are colorful, consistent, playful and designed with the idea of "working our butts off!"        Related Posts:Capsule Holiday PuttyIMG Models Show Package SS14 

Kissed by Mii

(4 years ago)
Pearlfisher London creates identity and packaging for Kissed by Mii, the new tanning range from Gerrard International.        Related Posts:VOYA skincareETNO Tea 

Upland Brewing Co.

(4 years ago)
Young & Laramore recently re-branded Upland Brewing Co. with an exhaustive campaign, beginning with a new logo, and new packaging for eight of Upland's most popular beers, as well as new signage, marketing materials, collateral and even tap handles.        Related Posts:Cale BreweryAncho Reyes 

DOT: A Table with a Movable Auxiliary Table Attached

(4 years ago)
Normally a static design, this table transforms thanks to a movable auxiliary table.

Mamalena

(4 years ago)
Mamalena wanted to share with the rest of the world her amazing sauces. To do so, she needed economic packaging with homemade character. Mamalena contacted Bob Studio in order to create this change.        Related Posts:Concept: Plus KitchenETNO Tea 

Print-chair by Nendo

(4 years ago)
Chairs with surfaces that mix two different patterns created by printing wood grain patterns onto the chair.

DELIKA Sauces

(4 years ago)
in Lithuania. These set of unique sauces are were created for foodies and gourmet enthusiasts. By using bold typography and simple illustrations, each bottle is represented by their flavor and united with the same muted color platte.        Related Posts:Concept: Plus KitchenOlive & Sesame Oil 

ETNO Tea

(4 years ago)
Designed by Edvardas Kavarskas: ETNO Tea is a product for the youthful consumer, we overcome the challenge to combine Lithuanian traditions, packaging innovations and gourmet flavors."        Related Posts:Camellia SinensisEthical Bean Coffee 

Nendo reimagines the Navy Chair to create new stool for Emeco

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: American furniture company Emeco has revealed a collection of stools and tables made from recycled and reclaimed materials in collaboration with Nendo (+ slideshow). (more...)

Olive & Sesame Oil

(4 years ago)
Lo Siento completed creating packaging for Spanish olive oil producer Olis Bargallo's new Olive & Sesame Oil. With the usage of condensed sans-serif typography, stacked vertically, and printed with a single black ink makes this a stunning tall tin in a warm gold color.         Related Posts:Concept: Plus KitchenDirty Linen 

MyVegies: Vegetarian Dietary Foods

(4 years ago)
Designers Nuno Dias and Tiago Castro teamed up to build the visual identity and packaging of MyVegies, a sports nutrition brand for vegetarians. The idea was to create a positive and vibrant brand with a healthier, clean and fresh look. The work included the logo concept, the packaging and some illustrative icons.  "My Vegies was founded to meet the needs of a public that has typically been disregarded by the sports nutrition industry: Vegetarians. Few Nutrition Brands develop their products thinking of Vegetarians, of the supporters of animal rights, and of environmentalists in general. MyVegies is a brand that encompasses all these interests and concerns, giving you high quality organic products, derived exclusively from vegetable sources. Our growth is based upon environmental practices that ensure the preservation of our environment and help improve the quality of life of generations to come."        Related Posts:Concept: Plus KitchenConcept: Polpo Restaurant 

Towering copper memorial by Borheh honours an Iranian philosopher

(4 years ago)
Eight intersecting arches give a towering symmetry to this copper-coated mausoleum erected in the English countryside for a revered Iranian philosopher (photography by Edmund Sumner). (more...)

Architonic Live in Milan: Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Part 1 & 2

(4 years ago)
  Architonic is in Milan this week for the 2014 edition of Milan Design Week, the world’s largest design fair. Here are our first two photo galleries with images from the show floor at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.   > to Architonic Live in Milan: Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Part 1   > to Architonic Live […]

Formafantasma shows engraved glassware at Bagatti Valsecchi in Milan

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: design duo Formafantasma is presenting a collection of engraved drinking glasses that form new patterns when stacked together, at an exhibition curated by Rossana Orlandi in Milan (more...)

‘A Floor Lamp’ by Aust & Amelung (DE)

(4 years ago)
Designers Miriam Aust and Sebastian Amelung of Kassel, Germany based Aust & Amelung have created a tilting floor lamp with a simple mechanism to keep the main beam in balance.     “A long beam cranes across the room and balances a lampshade on one side against a sandbag on the other.” say the designers. […]

Casamania launches La-Dina chair by Luca Nichetto at Milan design week

(4 years ago)
Milan 2014: Venetian designer Luca Nichetto has reimagined a traditional Tyrolean chair for his latest collaboration with Casamania, debuting in Milan this week. (more...)


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