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Out with the clogs, in with the clock

Out with the clogs, in with the clock

It’s the latest edition of MAARTEN BAAS’ Real Times’ series: a gigantic clock (over three metres in height) in the Lounge 2 at one of the world’s most popular airports. Every year 15 million people travel through Lounge 2 at Schiphol, hosting passengers from all around the world. This was one of the many reasons...
First retrospective exhibition by nendo called The Space in Between

First retrospective exhibition by nendo called The Space in Between

The first museum retrospective exhibition by nendo, will hold over a five month period at the Design Museum Holon, Israel. nendo’s designs begin by exploring and layering existing preconceptions, and then locating the gaps or “spaces” in between these layers to tie together new ideas. The idea behind this method is to gradually broaden the...
German edition of the book Make Design Matter by David Carlson

German edition of the book Make Design Matter by David Carlson

We are happy to report that the book Make Design Matter by David Carlson, editor in chief of David Report, now is available in a German edition as well. The title is Design oder nicht Sein with sub title Das kleine rote Buch des guten Designs and it is published by Midas Verlag AG in...
World’s first 3D-printed consumer wheelchair by Benjamin Hubert

World’s first 3D-printed consumer wheelchair by Benjamin Hubert

  Benjamin Hubert of experience design agency Layer has designed the world’s first 3D-printed consumer wheelchair. The GO wheelchair prototype is the rst project under Layer’s new research division, LayerLAB, and has been created in collaboration with Materialise, world leaders in 3D-printed software and solutions. LayerLAB is a new in- house division of Layer that...
Tactile and smart notebook by Nendo for smaller objects

Tactile and smart notebook by Nendo for smaller objects

Even if we at David Report most write in our digital devices nowadays we do really like the new notebook by Nendo launched at this weeks Stockholm Design Week. The notebook is designed for Stockholm based company smaller objects. The L-shaped perforations along the sides of the pages can be folded out to create customised indexes. Up...
Photographs of old fashioned roses offering cross-pollinating synesthesia

Photographs of old fashioned roses offering cross-pollinating synesthesia

David Carlson, the editor in chief of David Report, has a long and deep relationship with old fashioned roses. His new series of rose photography started already eighteen years ago when the family moved to Falsterbo and the first rose bushes after careful selection were planted in the sandy soil. Today there are growing more...
The dark side of fashion: The True Cost will change how you shop

The dark side of fashion: The True Cost will change how you shop

Since the Industrial Revolution over 150 years ago, the price of clothing has slowly but steadily been falling. When mass production began to move to overseas countries with minimal regulation, the prices dropped even further. Today clothing is as cheap as it’s ever been, and consumers can find dresses, although not of high quality, that...
Absolut Creative Space – a sustainable pop-up studio

Absolut Creative Space – a sustainable pop-up studio

When architects Astrid Skog and Charlotte Stuveback got a commission from Absolut to create an ”Absolut Creative Space”, a venue for creatives and innovators, the inspiration was taken from the company’s production process. Unique work environments that would inspire and enable different types of work processesa and invite limitless variations of creative processes. Four blue...
Benjamin Hubert founds Layer

Benjamin Hubert founds Layer

The newly founded Layer agency is focused on experiential design for both the physical and digital worlds. Led by British designer Benjamin Hubert and a growing creative team, Layer is partnering with progressive brands across a broad range of sectors to craft experiences that meet tomorrow’s demands today. The last 5 years have been phenomenal,...
The No.2 TID watch

The No.2 TID watch

The Stockholm based watch brand TID has released its second product – No.2. The idea is to make something that does not go out of style after one season, says Ola Berneståhl, CEO and co-founder of TID Watches. We want to make something clean and iconic. Our intention is that we keeping the shape during time...
An electronic lamp from Wästberg that provides intelligent and universal power

An electronic lamp from Wästberg that provides intelligent and universal power

One of the novelties that the Swedish lamp producer Wästberg will be introducing during the annual Stockholm Furniture Fair, 3 – 7 February, is the result of a progressive collaboration with the British design office Industrial Facility. The Industrial Facility w152 lamp is an electronic lamp that provides intelligent, universal power from three USB outlets,...