For her thesis project, Toronto, Canada-based Farah Tamachi created this 6-foot-tall 3D typographic installation, called Ignite, using cardboard.
"This project aims to question the death of analog design, when humans have the inherent need to be tactile and explore things in a multiple-sensory rich manner," she says. This installation is meant to explores type design, 3D design and… Continue
Added by alice on January 12, 2012 at 10:30am —
I want this desk! Talk about space saving. No one knows exactly if it's in production or just a design but regardless, a cool idea. More at MisoSoupDesign
Found via… Continue
Added by alice on February 6, 2009 at 9:00am —
Often times, tea is a perfect remedy for a stressful day. Why not make the experience even more enjoyable with these Origami Tea Bags? Designed by Natalia Ponomareva of Russia, simply add hot water to infuse the tea, and the bags expand into the shape of a bird. How creative!
Added by Eugene on September 23, 2009 at 9:30am —
Who doesn't get a kick out of these super cool design items? From Meninos
, the 10 ton lamp shade
and the TNT… Continue
Added by alice on February 1, 2010 at 10:00am —
Ready to live a more simple yet stylish life? In our latest post for Intel's My Life Scoop
, we're taking you shopping! Check out these six sites where you can score some sweet deals on modern design items for your everyday life.
Find them all at… Continue
Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 11:00am —
Designer Claudio Colucci
will present a combined speaker and lamp called Squeezophone 360 at Bar Blanco in Milan next week.
Made of Corian, the product is the result of a collaboration between Colucci and Kenwood Design
Here’s some more information from Claudio Colucci Design: Continue
“When design meets a…
Added by Mitchell Milard on April 15, 2009 at 5:51pm —
3 x 3 = Friendship, designed by Fernando Velazquez
With the upcoming Disney movie The Muppets
coming to theaters on November 23, it makes perfect sense that Threadless partnered up with Disney to release these fantastic Muppets t-shirt designs. Inspired by the characters we all know and love, 21 new Muppet themed t-shirt designs have launched… Continue
Added by alice on November 9, 2011 at 1:00pm —
The Tree Museum, hailed as the world’s first tree museum, has been unveiled in Switzerland, housing more than 2,000 trees.
The Tree Museum, spanning 75,000 square meters, was officially opened on June 14, 2010. Designed by green architect Chad Oppenheim and Swiss landscape architect Enzo Enea, the sprawling complex has been developed on a 14th century monastery site.
The Tree Museum, besides functioning as a beautiful… Continue
Added by Anthony Walker on June 16, 2010 at 3:45am —
Computer Arts Projects is the successful monthly spin-off of Computer Arts magazine. Each issue gives you an in-depth guide to a different creative subject, and recent issues have covered themes such as print design, web design, Photoshop, typography, packaging, creative advertising, and how to start your own design business. Inside every edition, you’ll find great step-by-step tutorials and tips from the best digital artists in the business, showcases and profiles of up-and-coming talent and… Continue
Added by The Design Buzz on June 27, 2010 at 2:16am —
The Gear Ring by Kinekt Design has a cool design, but the cool factor is taken to a whole new level when you realize that the gears actually turn!
For those of you who fidget, this is like a gold mine. Kinekt offers ten different ring sizes 5 to 14 for both men and women and size 15 is coming soon! They also stand behind their product offering a lifetime warranty.…
Added by thinkpossitive on August 6, 2010 at 10:37am —
"The project is inspired by Sustainable Pet Design, a California-based company offering dog houses with a “Greenrrroof.” The catch is that they don’t ship planted roofs outside of CA, but they offer recommendations for plants in your region. The company was started by landscape designer Stephanie Rubin after the loss of her dog, Gust. She decided to merge her love for landscape design with her… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on August 10, 2010 at 12:13pm —
So your daughter wants a pony, but you can't afford one, right? I present to you the solution: Poor Man's Pony - a horse-looking ornament that can be attached to any bike. Perfect for the kid who has a vivid imagination!
Designed by South Korean Eungi Kim, "Horsey" is one of the shortlisted entries in the Seoul Cycle Design Competition 2010
, organized by… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 10, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Here's a design that's sure to knock your socks off. Hideyuki Nakayama designed a doorknob that let's you see what's going on in the next room. The coolest thing about it is its simplicity. There is no hidden camera involved. Rather, the glass knob is cleverly designed to reflect the room you’re about to enter, giving it a crystal ball effect.
Added by Eugene on November 26, 2010 at 10:00am —
Exceptionally talented designer Arnaud Lapierre recently designed a mirror cube art installation in Paris. Located at the Place Vendome, it was created for the 2011 FIAC Art Fair. The unique design includes a ring of mirrors that allows its visitors to see themselves as well as the historic square in a completely new way.
On the topic of his design, Lapierre shares, “It is to capture… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on October 26, 2011 at 7:00pm —
That's one big dress! Aamu Song designed REDDRESS, a towering red gown that fills in its performance space. It is an interactive installation designed to be worn by one performer within the bodice of the gargantuan garment. Each performer climbs a concealed staircase to fit into the body. The dress also allows the average spectator to sit within the 238 pockets of the dress surrounding the entertainer.… Continue
Added by Pinar on September 26, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Add a little dazzle to your life by illuminating your home with this customizable chandelier. The creative design by Polish firm Gang Design, called Maria, consists of a light bulb surrounded by rows of test tubes. The single or double row of tubes can be left empty to sparkle like icicles overhead or they can be filled with various items including flowers, colored water, or sand… Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on February 6, 2012 at 11:00am —
This post is brought to you by the Volvo Joyride Pinterest contest. Learn more at pinterest.com/volvocarsus/volvo-joyride/ or visit @VolvoCarsUS on Twitter.
With over 17.3… Continue
Added by alice on September 5, 2012 at 8:00am —
Wouldn't it be nice if dark streets were illuminated by these beautiful, photosynthetic leaves? That’s the concept behind Jongoh Lee’s "invisible streetlight." The flexible body of the solar-powered light is designed to directly wrap around a tree branch with no support required, seamlessly blending into the surrounding environment. The leaves store the sun’s energy… Continue
Added by Eugene on February 25, 2009 at 3:30pm —
From Wallpaper Magazine
: Vehicle design at the Royal College of Art
turned 40 this year. The postgraduate course, with a global reputation for nurturing up-and-coming car designers, boasts an alumni that reads like the who’s who of the car design world.
Check out their beauties… Continue
Added by alice on July 7, 2008 at 3:00pm —