design
Back to basics

Back to basics

Punkt. has released a second mobile phone called MP 02, once again designed by Jasper Morrison. Like its predecessor, it’s a simple mobile phone for calling and texting but this time with 4G LTE, tethering for Internet access, and BlackBerry Secure (the first non-BlackBerry handset to use the BlackBerry Secure embedded technology). Again eye-catching without...
CROWDED - Limited Edition Cycling Jersey

CROWDED – Limited Edition Cycling Jersey

The design of Crowded, a Limited Edition Cycling Jersey is from an original artwork named ‘Crowded’ by Sidney Waerts (aka SIT) who showed at The Scarlett Gallery in Stockholm 2012. The jersey is produced by Stolen Goat, a UK cycling apparel company who use best quality garments, made in Belgium. I just had my urban...
Snow motif cheese cake design

Snow motif cheese cake design

A branding and a new product design project by nendo for Flanders Co. Ltd. a firm based in Kushiro, Hokkaido  that specializes in manufacturing and selling of confectioneries. Hokkaido is located in the north of Japan and is renowned for its dairy farming and the production of its milk and dairy products.  The brand was named “N” taken from the word “north” and the logo was kept...
Products from left over material

Products from left over material

As an outcome from a workshop with the Swedish producer Swedese, the design group Front will show a couple of new pieces at the coming Stockholm Design Week. The workshop was swiveling around the excess of materials from the production at the factory. The mirror and the tables are made from the seating curve cut-offs...
Rug Parquet by Front Design

Rug Parquet by Front Design

The design group Front presents Parquet – a new line of rugs and poufs for GAN at the IMM Cologne fair. The three colorful handcrafted kilims Tetragon, Rhomb and Hexagon were inspired by patterns of classic parquet flooring. The geometrical shapes and the colours create an illusion of depth in the pattern. The irregular outlines...
The Nuage promenade in the Miami design district

The Nuage promenade in the Miami design district

Nuage promenade is a 100 metre-long urban design by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec in collaboration with Nathan Browning @ islandplanningcorporation. The modules and columns are made of stainless steel and tinted glass. The ground elements, ponds, planters and seating areas are made of raw concrete. It’s mainly characterized by an organic pergola, raised above some ponds and...
nendo transforms electronic paper to a rollable and adjustable flashlight

nendo transforms electronic paper to a rollable and adjustable flashlight

nendo is presenting a flashlight that have been designed using the technology of AgIC, that prints electronic circuit boards onto paper, films and cloth using silver particle ink. After testing various types of paper, we selected YUPO paper by Takeo that is used in ballot paper for elections. With YUPO paper, ink sits evenly and...
The Loopless and Buckleless Band for Apple watches

The Loopless and Buckleless Band for Apple watches

Benjamin Hubert of experience design agency LAYER has designed LABB, an innovative injection moulded selfgripping strap for the new generation of Apple Watches. LABB – short for The Loopless and Buckleless Band – utilises a robust and easy-to-use fastening system in which the two halves of the strap simply grip along their entire surface for maximum...
A collection of lights and screens based on a bell shaped module

A collection of lights and screens based on a bell shaped module

Chaînes by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is a collection of lights and screens based on a bell shaped module. The luminous chains exist in white plaster or anodized aluminium (in blue, green or blond gold metal). The non-luminous screen is made in red glazed ceramic. Now the Chaînes collections is presented in a exhibition at...
Soft stone massage pillows

Soft stone massage pillows

Eero Koivisto, Ola Rune and Mårten Claesson of the Swedish design and architecture group Claesson Koivisto Rune is launching a set of massage pillows for Dream, Japan. One of the main challenges of this commission was to encourage the brand to go against the Japanese medical device market sector norms of employing an attention-grabbing mixture...