Design News Daily- Monday 29th January 2018

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

Showing kindness is easy

Life is hard. I’ve told my kids this dozens of times. I’m not trying to be a “Debbie Downer” parent, but I do think I owe them honesty. And honestly, life is hard. I think it’s supposed to be. What we get caught up in, sometimes, is thinking that life is hard for only us.

I Hand-Sculpt People’s Cats To Immortalize Their Friendship

“If I can, I want to make a statue for you, my beloved cat, thank you for coming into my life…” Unfortunately, this cat passed away because of Feline Infectious Peritonitis when he was 3 months old. This statue is for him.


How to Add Soul to your Home

Second-hand is often my first choice when it comes to finding items to use in our home. I’m not exaggerating when I say that all of my favorite things in my house (besides family photos) are second-hand finds.

35th Street / TEGET

34 Text description provided by the architects. Located in Northern part of İzmir,Ulukent 35th Street Project is formed by the topography of its context. The site is a steep slope which has 60 meters difference in height. The project is a 2 kilometers long curvilinear circulation spine which extends and grows into private spaces, social amenities as well as infrastructural facilities.

Color Collage | Design Seeds

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IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Dies at 91

The founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad, has died, the retailer announced Sunday. Kamprad passed away peacefully at his home in Småland, Sweden on Saturday, following a short illness. He was 91. You’d be hard pressed to find a home that doesn’t include something created by the Swedish retailer, and that’s due to Kamprad’s genius.

15 Fantastic Photos of Stunning Staircases

16 The staircase is a fundamental element for the connection of architectural spaces. But beyond its functional use, in many projects the staircase serves as a sculptural object, offering an opportunity for architects to generate creative spatial forms that animate the built space.

Natural Light Glamour Photography By Dante Monteverde

Dante Monteverde aka djtirro is a talented 30-year-old self-taught photographer and dj, who was born in Allentown, PA and currently based in Miami, Florida, US.

Street Photographer Travels The World Portraying Very Different Personalities Of Dogs

London-based photographer Alan Schaller is mostly known for his surreal, high contrast black and white photography that portrays “the realities and diversities of human life.” However, people are not the only subject that this street photographer aims to reveal through his works. This ongoing projec

The Art of Flying: Intricately choreographed movements of starlings in the Netherlands | DesignFaves

Murmurations are a sight to behold. Hundreds of birds flying in intricate choreographed patterns. Filmmaker Jan van IJken managed to capture a series of these magnificent movements in the sky and used the footage to produce The Art of Flying.

Drone footage tours bustling promenade on Chicago’s riverfront

This drone footage shows the promenade along Chicago’s riverfront, a year after its transformation by firms Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects into a public space with fishing platforms and kayaking spots. The Chicago Riverwalk project involved the regeneration of the waterfront, turning a section along the south bank in the city’s downtown area into a pedestrian walkway.


Product Of The Week: Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models

Are you a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture? Then you are sure to enjoy this kirigami (the art of cutting and folding) book by Marc Hagan-Guirey that help you recreate 14 of his best loved buildings using paper. Get it on Amazon . Love paper craft?

Man carves a pencil on the end of a pencil on the end of another pencil

It’s basically Inception, but with pencils. Texas-based artist Bobby Duke recently challenged himself by sculpting a miniature pencil. But that’s not all. That pencil was sculpted on the end of another pencil, which was sculpted on the end of another pencil.

Pattern Paint Rollers – Design, Inspiration and Technology Blog

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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