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The Business of Design Talks at London Design Festival

The Business of Design Talks at London Design Festival

London Design Festival soon kicks off and it has come to involve and engage London’s entire design community, everything from retail to design students. The festival contains exhibitions such as 100% Design, an exhibition that has struggled the last few years with its relevance in the design community, and Tent London that has become more...

Funktionide by Stefan Ulrich

Stefan Ulrich’s Bachelor Project in Design at HAWK Hildesheim uses an Arduino board, an open-source electronics prototyping platform, to create an inspiring interactive design object. He explores how physical objects will transform into social objects, exploring design’s future functions and our demands of it; will we be satisfied with an object that is only a...
Albam - Modern Crafted Clothing

Albam – Modern Crafted Clothing

In an ever-ongoing branding discourse, the main concerns are always with either the product or the story; you seem to have to choose which one to focus on. Marketers release book after book on storytelling, currently they’re all about telling your story online with Twitter and what not. They have points; transparency in its communications...
Brit Insurance Designs of the Year

Brit Insurance Designs of the Year

The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, Oslo. Photography: Jens Passoth Brit Insurance Designs of the Year is the Design Museum in London’s annual design award. Its aim is to explore “innovative, interesting and forward-looking new work in design of all kinds, from around the world.” Over a 100 objects in 7 categories are presented and...

Objectified: A Documentary by Gary Hustwit

Gary Hustwit, the director of indie smash hit documentary Helvetica, just released the trailer for his new movie, Objectified. It’s something as unusual as a documentary about our favourite thing: industrial design. It claims to have a critical view on the process, on designers, our relationships with the designers through the design and consumerism. Just...

Sebastian + Barquet – 8 Desks

The Sebastian + Barquet Gallery has made an important contribution to New York’s design scene ever since its opening in 2005. Participating in Design Miami and Design Basel they’ve reached an international audience leading to an opening of a third gallery in London this year. Focusing on 1940s – 1960s international modernist design it’s the...