Design archive for 2014-05-07

Piet Zwart Institute students combine musical instruments with furniture and homeware

(4 years ago)
Students from the Piet Zwart Institute created a series of interactive objects exploring sound in a domestic context for their Instruments Reimaging the Music Room exhibition in Milan last month (+ slideshow). (more...)

Keon V1 Holds Your Key While You’re Out Exercising

(4 years ago)
Lose the jangling set of keys in your pocket when you go for a run with this 3D printed ring that keeps your key securely on your finger.

Tokyo boutique by Nobuo Araki sits inside an old swimming pool

(4 years ago)
Japanese architect Nobuo Araki has transformed an indoor swimming pool in Tokyo into a fashion store, turning the empty pool and its steel ladder into key features of the boutique's design (+ slideshow). (more...)

Boom Boom speaker by Mathieu Lehanneur has 20 faces

(4 years ago)
French designer Mathieu Lehanneur has designed a 20-sided wireless speaker that can rest on any of its triangular faces. (more...)

The Smile Screw from Studio Yumakano

(4 years ago)
A simple, everyday item that's often overlooked is reinvented to bring joy to whoever spots it.

Janne Kyttanen 3D-prints essential travel items with Lost Luggage kit

(4 years ago)
3D-printing guru Janne Kyttanen has designed a kit of clothes and accessories that can be printed in one go from a single computer file, removing the need for travellers to pack a bag for their holiday (+ slideshow). (more...)

Janne Kyttanen 3D-prints essential travel items with Lost Luggage kit

(4 years ago)
3D-printing guru Janne Kyttanen has designed a kit of clothes and accessories that can be printed in one go from a single computer file, removing the need for travellers to pack a bag for their holiday (+ slideshow). (more...)

5 Days Until The Dieline Conference

(4 years ago)
Here we go!  Final Countdown: 5 Days Until The Dieline Conference. LEARN MORESuccessful brand managers and designers understand the value of starting with the package first. At The Dieline Conference 2014, you’ll discover how to gain recognition and respect by articulating what your design means to a brand. This year in Boston, we have gathered forward-thinking designers from brands like The Fresh Market and Method to share case studies, discuss hot topics like interactive and sustainable package design and help you communicate to your brand target, every time.As a part of HOW Design Live, you will enjoy keynote sessions from the greatest minds in design, including Stefan Sagmeister, Paola Antonelli, and Dan Pink. Save an additional $50 on your big ticket with discount code: DIELINE14ABOUT      KEYNOTES      SESSIONS      ALL SPEAKERS      NETWORKING      CONVINCE YOUR BOSS      REGISTER The Dieline Awards 2014 Ceremony & Pop-up ExhibitSee it here first! We will be announcing the winners of the fifth annual The Dieline Awards, for the world's best consumer package design. Come meet the winners and take a look at their award-winning projects on full display, in a one-hour-only, not-to-be-missed pop-up[..]

Kristian Haugen's Tulipan Album Cover

(4 years ago)
Norway's Eisnes Design was commissioned to design the album cover for singer and songwriter Kristian Haugen's new single "Tulipan". The album cover features a beautiful painted  illustration of a tulip. The usage of navy blue contrast to the illustration elevates this album cover to a impeccable work of art.        Related Posts:Leon of Athens: Global, Album PackagingPaths of Light DVD Box 

HYD For Men

(4 years ago)
Designed by Friedman Creative, HYD For Men is a alternative men's grooming line. Featuring a black and white design, HYD For Men is targeted to those men whom want smoother faces, care about environmental impact, and want to use natural ingredients.        Related Posts:MAC Cosmetics + Proenza SchoulerMaison D'Amore 

K de Korta

(4 years ago)
K de Korta is the icon wine of Bodega & Viñedos Korta Bucarey, a Chilean vineyard with Basque roots designed by Ole Büro. "The die cut K on the label lets us see clearly this unique wine, which expresses the honesty of the Basque character. This is a signature blend limited and numbered edition wine and comes in an individual luxury box."        Related Posts:Helvetica WineKvassay Wine 

Korres

(4 years ago)
 K2 Design has redesign the complete Korres line. Korres is a certified organic skin care line. Inspired by the organic skin care line,  K2 Design choose a wax paper as an association of physical origin as part of their redesign packaging. The transparent plastic reinforces the innovative design. The combination of materials highlights the quality of the products.        Related Posts:MAC Cosmetics + Proenza SchoulerMaison D'Amore 

Cloud Table by Studio Maks recharges phones

(4 years ago)
This table by Dutch designer Studio Maks, featuring integrated wireless phone charging pads and WiFi signal enhancers, meandered around a warehouse in the Ventura Lambrate district of Milan last month (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Book of Interviews launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2014

(4 years ago)
Dezeen Book of Interviews, our new book featuring conversations with 45 leading figures in architecture and design, launches on 20 May during Clerkenwell Design Week. (more...)

TYIN Tegnestue's lopsided house extension creates extra space upstairs

(4 years ago)
The top-heavy house extension in Trondheim, Norway, was designed by local office TYIN Tegnestue to maximise space on the first floor while minimising its footprint on the garden (+ slideshow). (more...)

‘OKOLO in Lausanne’ by Okolo (CZ)

(4 years ago)
Czech design collective Okolo went to Lausanne, Switzerland to map the local design scene, talk to leading creators, discover hidden treasures of craftsmanship and reflect on the historical and artistic heritage of the area.     “The result is so far the most comprehensive publication of OKOLO to date describing not only the environment of […]

Porte des savoirs by Dietz, Nieveen, Othenin-Girard, ALICE EPFL (CH)

(4 years ago)
From EPFL+ECAL LAB & ALICE studio EPFL, an interior research-by-design project in Lausanne that touches on fundamental and critical notions involving our information age.       “Is it possible to create the sensation of bodily immersion from something that is, by nature, rather intellectual such as the reading of text?” asks EPFL+ECAL LAB & […]


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