Design News – Monday the 20th of November 2017

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.

Wallpaper of the Week – First Snow by Paul Itkin

It’s been a little while since our last WPW; following up our comeback with the Wallpaper of the Week series, it’s crazy to imagine there’s more than 350+ wallpapers a

A Touch of This Electric Color Makes the Room, Every Time

There are some colors that you see and think, oh, that’s pretty. And then there are some colors that you see and you just have to look at them. For me, cobalt blue is that color. I just can’t help but want to drink in the electric hue.

Design is fine. History is mine. – Eiffel Tower at Night, with Citroën advertising,…

Eiffel Tower at Night, with Citroën advertising, 1925. Anonymous. Via Rijksmuseum

Color Harvest | Design Seeds

color harvest } | image via: @heather_page

Graceful Dancers Practicing Out In The City Streets Captured By Melika Dez

Dance is a freedom of movement you can’t just trap in a studio. That is why Melika Dez, a portrait and choreography photographer, made a bold move and invited dancers to perform in the streets of New York, Paris, Montreal, and Rome and let them shine their freedom to the whole world.

The Super Hot And Humorous 2018 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar Is Here!

The 2018 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar, a comedic take on the traditional pin-up, features 12 of the city’s most scintillating and good-humored yellow cab drivers. A portion of each calendar sale will go to University Settlement, America’s oldest settlement house (1886), based in New York

kit webster sculpts a matrix of light made out of 700,000 LED’s

smith captures often overlooked aspects of the urban environment such as graffiti and decaying buildings. smith captures often overlooked aspects of the urban environment such as graffiti and decaying buildings. raza’s work explores how objects, humans, and non-human beings inhabit space through social practices.

Paolo Ferrari uses rolled velvet cushions for Editions furniture collection

Toronto designer Paolo Ferrari has crafted a series of furniture pieces, including a velvet sofa with large rolled cushions and a perforated pale wood cabinet, all made in Canada. The series titled Editions includes 20 pieces, ranging from a sofa and bench to side tables and wooden stools, which are due to go on show at the Colony design gallery in New York’s Tribeca next month.

Apple Is Served A Search Warrant To Unlock Texas Church Gunman’s Phone

Remember all that legal head-butting and posturing last year when the feds tried to force Apple to help it break into San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook’s iPhone? It ended with a whimper when the FBI found another way into the phone. Now law enforcement appears ready for Round Two.

Colourful-Infused Impressions of Coney Island

The series Coney Island by Mexico-based photographer Salvador Cueva brings back nostalgic memories of childhood outings to carnivals and beaches. Against bright blue skies, he catches colour-infused images of food stands, carnival rides and the peaceful shores, as well as interesting the architecture and typography around Coney Island.

Beautiful and Amusing Furniture that Changes Colour

Do you have an unpleasant tendency to get bored quickly ? Then the furniture of the Korean design studio Orijeen is made for you. Thanks to the lenticular lens that is applied to the surface, the closets of the new “Color Flow” collection change colour according to the angle of view.

6 Reasons to Go Bold with Colour (Even if it Terrifies You)

I just arrived in Toronto yesterday from LA and I’m here with Terreeia (pronounced Maria with a T) on a sad occasion. Her only sister passed away just over a week ago. Thank you so much for all your kind words! In the meantime, Tricia Firmaniuk, my talented virtual design assistant has written a guest post about colour.

Weekly News for Designers № 412 – The New Firefox, SVG Placeholders, Chota Lightweight CSS Framework

This week’s Designer News (N.412) includes Launching the new Firefox into the World, The UX Sales Deck, Text input highlight – TripAdvisor style, How to use SVG as a Placeholder (and Other Image Loading Techniques), The Metropolis Typeface and more.

Design Legend Milton Glaser Has Created Sunglasses, And They’re Spec-tacular –

Milton Glaser transcends from the realm of graphic design into product design territory for the first time ever.

Penny Christmas Reconciliation – The Inspiration Room

German supermarket Penny has launched a Christmas campaign, “Christmas. Time to Reconcile”. At the heart of the campaign is a commercial featuring a woman who must overcome psychological obstacles to reconnect with her estranged daughter. The film features her on a metaphorical journey through snow, ice and a menacing forest to reconnect with her daughter …

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teamSimon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown.  Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium size businesses.  Simon and his team (Toby the studio dog) are passionate about visual communication in the digital environment


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