Posts tagged "design"
Flower pots by Erika Pekkari for Svenskt Tenn

Flower pots by Erika Pekkari for Svenskt Tenn

Designer Erika Pekkari has created a series of beautiful flower pots for Svenskt Tenn. They are now available in the store. They come in three sizes, either glazed in white or green tones or in terra cotta. Matching brass plates are sold separately. Svenskt Tenn’s founder Estrid Ericson used to make plant and flower still...
ViP Vision in Design - a guidebook for innovators

ViP Vision in Design – a guidebook for innovators

This book is about the design approach ViP, Vision in Product design. ViP is the label of a method that first and foremost supports innovators of any kind to ‘design’ the vision – the raison – d’etre – underlying their design. This vision is firmly rooted in a deliberately constructed future world. Since the vision...
Piet Hein Eek interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

Piet Hein Eek interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

This is an interview with Piet Hein Eek where he talks about his design universe. The interview is made by Designboost and is one of three made spring 2011 on the topic Design Beyond Design, which is also the overall theme for Designboost 2011. In a few days we will put up some stills from Piet...
Out now - Closed Wallets, Closed Minds

Out now – Closed Wallets, Closed Minds

The new issue of the David Report is called “Closed Wallets, Closed Minds”. We are increasingly suffering from consumption fatigue, but brands and designers have yet to acknowledge the fact, reckons David Carlson. -’Brands must either get used to the idea of a world in which we buy less, which will at least test theories...
An interview with the Balmond Studio

An interview with the Balmond Studio

Kristina Dryza recently chatted with Sarah Gormley, Director of Balmond Studio about masterpieces, poetic icons and her favourite public art installations. KD: Tell us why Balmond Studio was created? SG: Cecil Balmond’s designs transcend the architectural paradigm. They are scaleless. You look at these emergent and generative forms, products of his research, and you see...
Geist restaurant by SPACE

Geist restaurant by SPACE

Copenhagen based multidisciplinary design studio SPACE has just finished their restaurant project Geist, which is the brain-child of Michelin starred chef Bo Bech. SPACE worked closely with the chef to make sure that the interior design of the restaurant reflected the relaxed nature of the cuisine, whilst capturing the wild and flamboyant universe of Bo...
Can design remain exclusive?

Can design remain exclusive?

Open design now is a new book by Creative Commons Netherlands, the Premsela Dutch design and fashion institute, and Waag Society from BIS Publishers. The book sheds light on the new movement and makes one thing clear: design cannot remain exclusive. Open Design Now is essential reading for designers, businesspeople, decisionmakers, students and anyone concerned...
Arik Levy interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

Arik Levy interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

This is an interview with Arik Levy from his studio where he talks about his inspirations and his work. The interview is made by Designboost and is one of three made this spring on the topic Design Beyond Design, which is also the theme for Designboost 2011. Designer, technician, artist, photographer, filmmaker, Levy’s skills are...
Design+Culture - A Return to Fundamentalism?

Design+Culture – A Return to Fundamentalism?

We are happy to announce the new in-depth trend report from David Report called “Design+Culture – A Return to Fundamentalism?“. Design has become the embodiment of a larger process of creative ‘culture-mongering’ that has become a means to capture ideation, innovation and enterprise and made to stand for cultural identity. Whilst the application of design...
The Heart Machine by Martin Smith for Laikingland

The Heart Machine by Martin Smith for Laikingland

Automata enthusiast and friend of Laikingland Sergio Pinese has created an automata making contest called Crankahead. With the competition deadline and Valentine’s Day fast approaching Martin Smith thought it would be fun to make a piece for both occasions and the result is The Heart Machine. It’s an alarming little machine to demand the attention...