Design archive for 2014-05-06

Bamboo micro homes could be slotted inside Hong Kong's old factories

(4 years ago)
Hong Kong studio Affect-T has come up with a proposed solution for the city's housing crisis – a series of bamboo micro homes that could be installed inside abandoned factory buildings. (more...)

"Smart" bicycle by Vanhawks gives directions with flashing lights and vibrating safety alerts

(4 years ago)
The Canada-based creators of the Vanhawks Valour claim to have designed the "first smart, connected bicycle", which gives riders directions as well as alerts to prevent them cycling into dangerous situations. (more...)

LACE Lighting Fixture by Magdalena Zeller & Cornelis van Almsick

(4 years ago)
Luxury, salvaged: LACE Lighting Fixture by Magdalena Zeller & Cornelis van Almsick creates a striking ceiling presence using salvaged glass, recovered from the once lavish (now demolished) Hotel Bristol in Italy.

Re-Fire kit by Francesco Faccin creates fire without matches or a lighter

(4 years ago)
Rubbing together wooden tools in this kit by Italian designer Francesco Faccin creates fire in a "primitive manner" (+ movie). (more...)

A Journal to Capture Memories of Your Favorites Spaces

(4 years ago)
A journal that teaches you to sit back, observe, and capture the details of the spaces around you.

Adept's plug-in proposal triumphs in Danish Armed Forces competition

(4 years ago)
News: Danish firm Adept has won a competition to design a new home for the Danish armed forces, with plans to incorporate mobile structures that can be plugged into walls to adapt to changing operations. (more...)

Marou for AirFrance

(4 years ago)
Air France approach Marou Chocolate to create a specially designed Marou chocolate bar for their annual charity gala. Designed by Rice Creative, the charity gala's theme  was based on the idea of "celebrating from Paris to Saigon".         Related Posts:MAC Cosmetics + Proenza SchoulerConcept: EasyFood Packaging 

Golden Road Brewing's 329 Days Of Sun Lager

(4 years ago)
Recently, we visited our friends at Golden Road Brewing to give us a update on the latest project they are working on and for some good-old-LA beer. They had something huge for us! They relived their redesign beer packaging boxes! The redesign boxes are stunning, bold, bright and photogenic. We are working a full PROCESS feature with them that will tell their story on the redesign and the challenges behind the design (expect that soon). For now, we have another treat for us – 329 Days Of Sun Lager: "Crafted in the city that gives us 329 days of sun, 329 Lager is the perfect companion for making the most of sunny California days. Golden Road Brewing's 'go anywhere, do anything' lager is full-flavored and easy-drinking with a clean, crisp finish."        Related Posts:MAC Cosmetics + Proenza SchoulerBasics by LS TeaSommelier 

Golden Road Brewin's 329 Days Of Sun Lager

(4 years ago)
Recently, we visited our friends at Golden Road Brewing to give us a update on the latest project they are working on and for some good-old-LA beer. They had something huge for us! They relived their redesign beer packaging boxes! The redesign boxes are stunning, bold, bright and photogenic. We are working a full PROCESS feature with them that will tell their story on the redesign and the challenges behind the design (expect that soon). For now, we have another treat for us – 329 Days Of Sun Lager: "Crafted in the city that gives us 329 days of sun, 329 Lager is the perfect companion for making the most of sunny California days. Golden Road Brewing's 'go anywhere, do anything' lager is full-flavored and easy-drinking with a clean, crisp finish."        Related Posts:MAC Cosmetics + Proenza SchoulerBasics by LS TeaSommelier 

Daniel Weil designs deconstructed clocks for Design Museum exhibition

(4 years ago)
A series of clocks with mechanisms suspended from wires connected to plywood frames will be presented as part of the first museum exhibition dedicated to the work of Argentinian designer Daniel Weil at London's Design Museum (+ slideshow). (more...)

Umi's Kitchen Authentic Indian Sauces & Chatnis

(4 years ago)
Brandever designed Umi's Kitchen Authentic Indian Sauces & Chatnis identity and packaging using traditional henna elements and colors inspired India's bright culture. "Umi's Kitchen from Vancouver, BC specializes in making delightful, aromatic and delicious Indian sauces & chatnis required a new brand. Inspired by the traditional art of henna, Brandever created a new set of labels that communicates the level of craft and care that goes into every offering."        Related Posts:Maison D'AmoreOlive Oli Bravo 

A Day in the Life of Victoria Richter of Jaxon Home

(4 years ago)
This Designer Dailies has us spending the day with Victoria Richter of Jaxon Home who's a furniture designer, showroom owner, wife, and mom.

All is One Collection by Maxim Maximov

(4 years ago)
A collection of objects that serve different functions but all are made with the same curvy element.

33 Books Co. Tasting Maps

(4 years ago)
Designed by Dave Selden, 33 Books Co. is a small business based in Portland, Oregon that creates unique tasting diaries designed for taking down notes about beer, wine, whisk(e)y, coffee and other fine consumables. A recent expansion into "tasting maps" (large format posters based on the popular books) posed some unique packaging challenges.         Related Posts:BerendoRoots & Bulbs 

Luke Jerram transforms Bristol's Park Street into 90 metre water slide

(4 years ago)
For one day only, British artist Luke Jerram transformed a street in Bristol's city centre into a huge water slide that could only be traversed by lilo. (more...)

Moonbar

(4 years ago)
One Design created the brand identity, illustration, packaging design and 3D display for Moonbar, a new frontier in natural food energy. The branding and packaging for this premium product needed to break through the status quo of ‘energy bar’ packaging, and communicate the premium nature of the ingredients, appealing to the educated and health conscious. One Design referenced the early era of space travel, with adaptations of David Bowie’s Space Oddity lyrics in the flavor names, and the wrapper and cartons mimicked astronauts foil-wrapped food items and ration packs.         Related Posts:Maison D'AmoreEat Chocolates Artesanais 

Range: The Smart thermometer for iOS

(4 years ago)
Supermechanical designed the Range smart cooking thermometer as a tool that belongs in the jar with your other kitchen utensils. Supermechanical worked hard to miniaturize the electronic guts so that what you see looks deceptively simple.         Related Posts:Olive Oli BravoMethod Sunset Breeze Laundry Collection 

Greek Food Society

(4 years ago)
Designed by Elena Filippou Design, Greek Food Society is committed to supplying the public with high quality raw cooking ingredients from the Greek countryside.  "The concept and is 'back to basics' back to what is real, simple and true. The ancient vase represents where the food was stored in ancient Greece. Logo and packaging design, based to the natural, pure, clean look, and sketches has been designed with ecolines."        Related Posts:Eat Chocolates ArtesanaisNothin' But Premium Foods 

Dachi Papuashvili's cross-shaped micro home will be built from overlapping containers

(4 years ago)
Georgian architect Dachi Papuashvili has developed a concept for a cross-shaped micro home built from shipping containers that would provide a compact residence for a member of the church. (more...)

‘Ciel!’ armchair by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance for Tabisso (FR)

(4 years ago)
A restaurant redesigned by Noé Duchaufour Lawrance, the Ciel de Paris restaurant located on the top floor of one of France’s tallest buildings, the Tour Montparnasse, was the inspiration for ‘Ciel!’, an armchair by Lawrance for Tabisso.     The Ciel! range of high-end armchairs is made-to-order, offering various customization options; shell, fabric, footing, swivel, […]

Knot-shaped museum by Chae Pereira Architects honours Korean artist Chang Ucchin

(4 years ago)
Korean studio Chae Pereira Architects has completed a mountainside museum dedicated to Korean artist Chang Ucchin, with a knotted plan based on the abstract paintings that typify his work (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘Maya’ table by Lars Beller Fjetland for Discipline (IT)

(4 years ago)
Like its name, Lars Beller Fjetland’s ‘Maya’ table for Italian design brand Discipline evokes the ancient Guatemalan civilization for its technical and executive skills through its austere beauty.     “It combines two of the most natural elements Earth offers: stone (Pietra Serena and travertine) and wood (oak), adding a further interpretation of sustainable contemporary […]

Odnosvechnik Candle Holder by Yaroslav Misonzhnikov

(4 years ago)
Like a lipstick: Odnosvechnik Candle Holder by Yaroslav Misonzhnikov, inspired by an old Yakutian device seen in the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St Petersburg, is raised and lowered to control the amount of available candle.


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