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When we’re busy making cookies, wrapping gifts, and brewing hot chocolate, we sometimes forget to look after the quietest living things under our care: our plants. But there’s no time like the present (ha) -when guests are around, and when the greenery inside looks even greener because of the barrenness outdoors – to give our plants some extra love and attention.
Various Works 2016-2017
San Cassiano, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy Submitted by Tim Maides
From smartphones to sneakers to motorcycles, designers were hard at work building the latest and greatest products during 2017. We’ve rounded up our favorite interviews from the past year with both up-and-coming and already prominent designers. If you’re looking for inspirational quotes to start your new year off right, this
now being on show at the periscope gallery in tel-aviv, dov ganchrow’s ‘a love/hate thing’ acts as commentary on personal input to the local design scene over ” now being on show at the periscope gallery in tel-aviv, dov ganchrow’s ‘a love/hate thing’ acts as commentary on personal input to the local design scene over the past two decades.
Aimée Wilder’s Bun Voyage collection is a fitting pattern to kick off our 2018 Designer Desktop series.
Happy New Year everyone! It’s 2018, and before we step into the new year with brand new posts (tomorrow), I wanted to share our favorite think pieces from 2017. From discussions about design and disability to thoughts on buying your first home, these essays and articles were all about digging deeper into the ways design affects our lives, and vice versa.
‘eternity-buddha in nirvana’ generates ‘a new form of creative culture’ that the artist hopes will help bring about understanding of societal boundaries. ‘eternity-buddha in nirvana’ generates ‘a new form of creative culture’ that the artist hopes will help bring about understanding of societal boundaries.
In the two years since consumer virtual reality hardware first hit store shelves, it has struggled to catch on. There are numerous reasons, but one is that all current VR systems work only when connected to an external computing device-a gaming-quality PC, smartphone, or game console.
At the extreme opposite of Katerina Kamprani an her “The Uncomfortable” series, the artist Adam Hillman satisfies our need of order with his cr
Happy New Year! We had a low key New Year’s Eve last night delicious meal, some fabulous wine, and of course, champagne! We welcomed the New Year at home in our PJs and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. Honestly, I don’t usually care for New Year’s Eve or the ridiculous expectations that come …
Woody Guthrie Creates a Doodle-Filled List of 33 New Year’s Resolutions (1943): Beat Fascism, Write a Song a Day, and Keep the Hoping Machine Running
On January 1, 1943, the American folk music legend Woody Guthrie jotted in his journal a list of 33 “New Years Rulin’s.’ Nowadays, we’d call them New Year’s Resolutions. Adorned by doodles, the list is down to earth by any measure.
‘Marais Piano’ cake packaging by Kazuaki Kawahara, Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for ‘Packaging Design’ Category in 2016 The World Design Rankings (WDR) positions the countries that have been presented with the most titles from the A’ Design Award, an acclaimed multi-disciplinary competition in the global design industry.
One of our most popular homes in 2017 was the delightful love-nest of photographic artist Lilli Waters and her husband Jake Cole, a musician, in Pascoe Vale in Melbourne’s North. The house-proud couple have created a warm, multi-layered home which speaks to their many passions – art and photography, music, food, friends and pets!
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Photography by Richard Robin. Category: Photography. Photographer: Richard Robin. Location: Italy
Happy New Year! At this time every January we try to predict what’s going to happen in our industry over the next 12 months. I hope that 2018 will be a great year for inclusive design, for standards-compliance, for ethical practices. I hope for those things every year, and annually it does feel like we’re inching closer.
Life-Size Cardboard Sculptures of Chinese Villagers Tap Into Artist Warren King’s Ancestral Heritage
Warren King began sculpting with cardboard as an attempt to add fantasy to the lives of his children, creatively crafting masks and helmets out of the recyclable material. This slowly evolved into a more time-consuming arts practice as King began focusing less time on costumes, and more time making
Simon 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