Posts tagged "design"
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...
Plastic banknotes the way of the future?

Plastic banknotes the way of the future?

The Bank of England Governor has announced that the next £5 and £10 notes will be printed on polymer. Retaining its familiar look, which includes the portrait of Her Majesty the Queen and a historical character, the first polymer note will be the £5 note featuring Sir Winston Churchill proposed to be issued in 2016....
SwedeSIGN*

SwedeSIGN*

= Swedes + deSIGN* : function, aesthetics, and affordability SwedeSIGN [Swedish design]* scene is more vibrant than ever despite the size of economy. Traveling the world over, but heart and soul remain in motherland. Diversity is a significant keyword that describes their creativity, and the drive to combine functionality with beauty and efficiency is pervaded...
Stockholm Design Week goes "Underverk"

Stockholm Design Week goes “Underverk”

During the soon upcoming Stockholm Design Week, a new and alternative fair will see the light of day – the Guerilla Design and Art Week.  The collaborative online art and design platform, UNDERVERK is hosting the event that takes place in the same period as the regular design festival, from 4 to 10 February. The...
Herbivore Men

Herbivore Men

 Herbivore Men (Herbivorous Males);  A new humankind who adapted in deflation with the era of low-growth Herbivore Men became a buzzword in Japan, 2008-2009. The term “Herbivore Men” (草食男; Soshoku-Kei Danshi in Japanese) was first coined by the author, Maki Fukasawa. Its new meaning is very different from what we might think. We are talking about herbivores. But the new definition...
Terence Conran exhibition

Terence Conran exhibition

The London Design museum is currently showing an exhibition about Terence Conran, called ’The way we live now’. The exhibition marks Conran’s 80th birthday and is on until the 4th March. All the work is displayed in one room with a wall that divides the room, which makes it easy to navigate through. It starts...
4 S

4 S

Not just smart   4 S;  It is not the speed, but all about the society . Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it is really how it works. Most people may respond that is about functions. But again, that could be far beyond the technical specifications. When you get something,...
Walter Raes at London Design Festival

Walter Raes at London Design Festival

Walter Raes will be exhibiting his new installation, ‘DUN ROAMIN’ at Oratory House, adjacent to the V&A museum in the heart of London Design Festival this September. Raes was born in Belgium, and though he has lived and worked in London for more than twenty years, he is steeped in the Belgian surrealist tradition. Walter Raes is...