Design archive for 2014-05-01

Kickstarter means that "big brands are at a disadvantage"

(4 years ago)
Kickstarter has changed the way designers get their products to market and shifted the balance of power between individuals and corporations, according to the crowdfunding website's CEO Yancey Strickler (+ interview). (more...)

Sitka Salmon Shares

(4 years ago)
Designed by CODO Design | Country: United States “Sitka Salmon Shares is a Community Supported Fishery that delivers the freshest King, Coho and Sockeye salmon to the Midwest from Sitka, Alaska. This Share Box is one of the most important touch points in their brand experience and Sitka Salmon Shares wanted something special that people [...]

Dream Home : Andreas Canyon by Kirkpatrick Architects

(4 years ago)
Nestled in one of California’s most famous and desirable micro-regions, Palm Desert, the Andreas Canyon Residence by Kirkpatrick Architects is a welcoming and nurturing family retreat, as well as the ultimate entertainment enclave. With crisp vertical and horizontal architectural elements unfolding across a sculptural landscape of indigenous rock, plantings and water, this peaceful village generates harmony [...]

Futura: A Modular Storage Unit with a Hidden Panel

(4 years ago)
A flexible piece of modular storage that can be stacked or put side by side for endless combinations.

Volkswagen claims XL1 is "the most efficient production car in the world"

(4 years ago)
German auto brand Volkswagen's XL1, which it claims is the most fuel-efficient production car ever made, has been named the winner of the Transport category at Designs of the Year 2014. (more...)

Lix 3D-printing pen allows users to create solid drawings in mid air

(4 years ago)
A team of London-based designers claim to have created the world's smallest 3D-printing pen – an anodised aluminium device called Lix that allows users to "doodle in the air". (more...)

Fresh From The Dairy: Faces

(4 years ago)
Our faces are expressive, which is clear when you look at the creative interpretations of faces in this week's Society6 roundup.

Why not "take a photo through gestures" rather than pushing a button?

(4 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: the way we interact with technology "needs to be updated", according to Talia Radford of taliaYstudio, who shows us two of her projects that enable people to take a photo by kissing rather than pressing a button.  (more...)

Dezeen Mail #200

(4 years ago)
The 200th issue of Dezeen Mail includes MAD's mountainous complex of skyscrapers and a table for cats and their owners, as well as a tribute to Pritzker Prize laureate Hans Hollein, plus the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.We're also celebrating 200,000 followers on Twitter. Follow us for all the latest headlines and comment »Read Dezeen Mail issue 200 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Spot Farms

(4 years ago)
TDA_Boulder was tasked with naming, branding and design duties for Spot Farms, a family owned company that makes Human-Grade Dog Treats, free of corn, wheat, soy, animal byproduct and antibiotics. All Spot Farms products are proudly made in the USA.        Related Posts:Dick Stevens Extreme SnacksLittle Red Dot 

Desktop Wallpaper: May 2014

(4 years ago)
A George Eliot quote, illustrated by Jonathan Mead, inspires you to never give up on your dream.

"We need a Prouvé of plumbing, a Rogers of rewiring, an Utzon of U-values"

(4 years ago)
Opinion: Nest's intelligently connected thermostat is a surface solution for a much deeper problem in cities like London – we need innovation in services not surfaces, says Dan Hill. (more...)

YÜMI

(4 years ago)
Designed by Natacha Algani, Yümi is a unisex cosmetic brand. Yümi sells body lotions, shower gels, perfumes, etc. all this for couples, which can be used as many by women and men. The packaging reflects the need to break the traditional codes of the market by using the off-the-wall humor.  "This idea is to create the love elixirs new generation , where chemistry replaced witchcraft. Molecular shapes were drawed for remind the mixing of the elixir’s recipe. The products name are molecular formulas, for exemple, the oil-serum named : C18H34O2 (the molecule of oil)."        Related Posts:Thymes Studio CollectionsPelle Soap Stones 

Origami House by TSC Architects features a roof modelled on folded paper

(4 years ago)
Japanese studio TSC Architects modelled the roof of this house in Japan's Mie Prefecture on the folded paper shapes of origami (+ slideshow). (more...)

GreenLife

(4 years ago)
Filip Nemet was commissioned by GreenLife to redesign their packaging. GreenLife's packaging features a natural feel using kraft box and earth tone colors.         Related Posts:Onyx Coffee Lab Roasters Choice PackagingCuckoo 

Nodo by Andrea Brugnera

(4 years ago)
Minimalist furniture that feature holes on the fronts that let you create rope designs that act as handles.

Brasserie Artisanale du Château

(4 years ago)
Brasserie Artisanale du Château commissioned A3 Studio to create four new labels and packaging for their traditionally made beer. Each label is printed on craft paper, the labels stress the authenticity of the beer. The brown cardboard of the four oak ties in the look. "The beers are brewed with a traditional process, for this reason A3 Studio has developed a graphic style which is both contemporary and traditional. The labels for la Brune, la Blonde, la Ginger and the India Pale Ale are inspired by the sea world and are decorated with ropes. The illustrations (a whale, a corset, a siren, and a ship) are drawn by hand to emphasize the hand made production of the beer, they are inspired by old engravings and sailor tattoos."        Related Posts:Grapevine Craft Brewery & Lakefire Rye Pale AleZamora - The Meat Preachers 

Nothin' But Premium Foods

(4 years ago)
John Waski Design LLC was tasked by  Nothin' But Premium Food to design a brand mark, package design and collateral material. "We started by updating the brand mark that now gives the brand a premium presence, and packaging that addresses the brand positioning of artisan bakery freshness, all natural goodness and delicious taste."        Related Posts:Dick Stevens Extreme SnacksCuckoo 

Something designs lamp for Ligne Roset to look like a bellflower

(4 years ago)
This simple lamp by design studio Something for French brand Ligne Roset has a bell-shaped shade similar to a wild flower (+ slideshow). (more...)

Student: Sea Legs

(4 years ago)
Student, Eric Le of The Art Institute of California - San Francisco, created Sea Legs packaging as a class assignment. Sea Legs features scripted typography and a sailor theme branding. "Sea Legs is a winery based in San Francisco. A company that emphasizes the feel and style of the city. With a modern-nautical style, Sea Legs captures the essence of having a glass of wine while walking on the beach, smelling the salty air and hearing waves crashing against the rocks. The final package design is developed around the idea of San Francisco and what it has to offer; hand-made lettering and iconography was utilized to create a feeling that is true to the city."        Related Posts:Student: The Gallery, Signature Pizza & ArtStudent: Discover, A 3D Printed Putter 

Cuckoo

(4 years ago)
Francesc Moret developed the identity and packaging for Cuckoo – "a very selective and picky bird about fruits for their juice." Using an illustration of a bird that represents, Cuckoo, and color that identifies the fruit juice taste.        Related Posts:Concept: EasyFood PackagingUmutu Coffee Co. 

Concept: EasyFood Packaging

(4 years ago)
Designed by Adrienn Nagy, EasyFood os a fictitious brand with a colorful and minimal look. Based on the "easy" packaging for its mid-range priced products in a simple, clean, but eye-catching way. The results were a real graphic disco treat.         Related Posts:Umutu Coffee Co.Dick Stevens Extreme Snacks 

Yamazaki Kentaro's Unfinished House offers little privacy to residents

(4 years ago)
There are barely any partitions between the rooms of this family house in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, which was designed by architect Yamazaki Kentaro as an open container that "changes as you design and live in it" (+ slideshow). (more...)

Pop-up design shop by i29 creates a hall of mirrors in an 18th-century building

(4 years ago)
Mirrored displays and walls have been designed to create a surreal visual effect at this pop-up design shop that Dutch interiors studio i29 has created inside an 18th-century building in Amsterdam (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Mirto’ outdoor collection by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia (IT)

(4 years ago)
Designer Antonio Citterio’s ‘Mirto’ outdoor collection for Italian design brand B&B Italia includes a chaise lounge with adjustable back, a folding small armchair, a dining table and a small table.     “The first piece starts with a die-cast aluminium bridge-like frame: a sign where proportions and thicknesses count.” says B&B Italia. “Instead of wheels, […]

‘Seams’ centerpieces by Benjamin Hubert for Bitossi Ceramiche (IT)

(4 years ago)
London-based designer Benjamin Hubert’s ‘Seams’ is a collection of five large ceramic centrepieces with prominent seam lines on the surface.     “The slip casting mould has been split several times, introducing additional seam lines onto the surface of the product.” says Benjamin Hubert. “Rather than cleaning these seams from the product, as would be […]

Dezeen Guide update: May 2014

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Guide: design events in May include Clerkenwell Design Week in London and ICFF in New York (pictured), as well as 11 others listed in our guide. (more...)


TC:0.0109