How sweet are these? Slovak designer Roman Ficek has designed candles inspired by paper boats. Called Candle Sail, they're available in six colors and each have a burning time of about 2 hours. Love that they remind you of beautiful origami. The shape isn't only for aesthetic purposes but also for functional…
Famed architect Zaha Hadid is going to transform central Seoul into a modern mecca when she creates the Dongdaemun Design Park and Plaza. The 85,000 square meter plaza will house a learning resource for designers and give members of the public a design museum, library and educational facilities. There will also be a 30,000 square meter park that will serve as a green…Continue
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Japan-based ad agency I&S BBDO puts a new spin on a centuries old Japanese delicacy. In an effort to reignite the seaweed-eating community for their client, the series of laser-cut seaweed known as Design NORI offers a stylized meal to entice consumers. By taking traditional seaweed and cutting intricate patterns into them, each sushi roll created with the edible square is turned…
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Where can I get my hands on this notebook? Actually, it's best that I don't find it. Designed by Trapped in Suburbia, The Play More notebook would compel me to relentlessly throw crumpled paper balls at my dog.
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Are you ready to set sail..in your kitchen? German design company Alno has released a beautiful new kitchen unit called the Marecucina. Taking inspiration from maritime design and integrating it into the design, Alno has yielded a functional and sleek kitchen unit. The reason behind making it resemble a sailing ship is because Alno wanted its users to experience a kitchen with a truly unique…
Prisma1666 is a beautiful, interactive installation by Super Nature Design and Wonwei that was inspired by Sir Isaac Newton's famous optics and color theory experiments done in the year 1666. The installation consists of 15 triangular crystal blocks that are randomly placed on a clean white surface. A projection of bright colorful graphics is refracted and dispersed by…
Check out this gorgeous design. L&A Design Group has a proposal for a new bridge in the Jiangsu province of China. The Wuxi Xidong bridge would connect the north and south shores of the park and would also create an accessible path to the island on the lake which would feature cafes, gardens, and other sights and venues.
The design team hopes to create both a modern and iconic…Continue
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Designed by Singapore-based Design Act, this digital cloud skyscraper was a finalist in a competition to design Singapore's pavilion for the World Expo 2010. Entitled “My Dream, Our Vision”, the project is constructed from 3866 cubes of varying opacity that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of Singapore as an efficient, dynamic, cosmopolitan, and forward-looking nation. Embodying "xin" (or "new"), visitors are encouraged by music to post their dreams… Continue
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Designed by Phillips, the Sustainable City Light is an intelligent outdoor lighting system inspired by flowers. The solar powered lights feature five photovoltaic petals that open during the day to collect the sun’s rays, before transforming them into energy.
When nightfall arrives, the petals close up while LED lights turn on to brighten city…
Produced by Norway’s Northern Lighting, Sunday is a wall light and shelf combined. It is lit by using either a bulb or a candle light. This petite design object was created by Martina Carpelan of Studio Frost Produkt after being invited by the Norwegian design magazine Design Interior, to create a lamp within the time frame of a week.
Sunday may be used a bedside table or…