Posts tagged "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...
International design in the Swedish nature

International design in the Swedish nature

20 designers at Biologiska is an exhibition about evolution and diversity in contemporary design. Housed in the historical setting of Stockholm’s Biological Museum from 1893, an exhibition with new work from 20 international designers, like you never seen it before. Open 9-12th February. Curated by Fredrik Färg, Emma Marga Blanche and Hanna Nova Beatrice.

A changing role for design

The recent Industrial Design Summit 2010 in Cannes attracted top management in design and technological sectors from some of the worlds leading corporations including Audi, Lego, Samsung, Volvo, Scania, Sony Ericsson, Absolut, Campari, Bentley, Carlsberg, 3M and Nokia to mention a few. David Carlson of David Report was chairman and acting as moderator for the...
Marilyn Neuhart about The Story of Eames Furniture

Marilyn Neuhart about The Story of Eames Furniture

Gestalten.tv is introducing a filmed interview with Marilyn Neuhart, author of The Story of Eames Furniture. Shot on location in their Los Angeles home, Neuhart and her husband John give their personal accounts of the fascinating stories, biographies, and images that make up this incomparably detailed book.
Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show 2010

Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show 2010

Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show 2010 took place last week during the Dutch Design Week. The overall theme for the show was based on the changing role of the designer. The show was designed by Piet Hein Eek. Please find below a couple of snapshots.
Fabio Novembre and Superheroes at Moscow Design Week

Fabio Novembre and Superheroes at Moscow Design Week

The first edition of the Moscow Design Week, that took place from the 5th to the 9th October, born from the encounter between Alexander Fedotov, president of the organization committee, and Fabio Novembre who has been commissioned the art direction of the whole initiative, has just ended with a complete success of public and critics....
Time to Rethink Design

Time to Rethink Design

We are facing a pandemic of  ‘designed stuff’ and we have reached a contamination point, a crisis for Design. Why are we not more pertubed and disturbed, why are we so complacent and tolerant? Should we not be calling for a guerrilla war against ‘designerism’, antiviral campaigns against the design establishment or do we need...
DesignBoost Stockholm streamed online!

DesignBoost Stockholm streamed online!

The BoostTalk on Friday 12 February during DesignBoost Arkitekturmuseet in Stockholm was sold out in thirty minutes. Designboost is now happy to announce that they will stream all lectures, panels and seminar online on Friday 12th between 9.45am and 5.15pm. You can listen to personalities like Karim Rashid, Ross Lovegrove, Ilse Crawford, Stephen Burks, Ineke...
Rowdy furniture

Rowdy furniture

Rowdy is a new seating system from David design (a company which I founded back in 1988, and ran until I left it in the mid 00s). Rowdy is designed by Peter Andersson and Matti Klenell. The idea behind the product is simple; with inspiration from various examples of how the fashion world succeds in...
No Early Birds

No Early Birds

Don´t get confused, NoEarlyBirds is not a newly discovered species. It is the name of a new Swedish furniture manufacturer and the result of a 10 year old dream of architect Per Söderberg and creative director Peter Simonsson to create a brand that reflects their personal believes regarding design and lifestyle. With over 20 years...