The Pinwheel Table by designer Onur Ozkaya

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By Onur Ozkaya in New Design on Thursday 11 July 2013

The Pinwheel Table has been developed using a non-periodic tiling technique that is known to produce triangular tiles that appear in infinitely diverse orientations. Designed by London-based industrial designer Onur Ozkaya and manufactured by Turkish marble supplier, Anta Ltd, the Pinwheel Table is part of a proposed set of residential furniture that has different configurable […]

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Recycled solar panel glassware and other environmental designs by Vert

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By Emma Swann in New Design on Thursday 18 April 2013

Vert might be the French word for green but environmental design is only part of what occupies this progressive industrial design studio. Headed by Andrew Simpson, recent projects have included a flat pack self assembly rowing boat for the Balmain Boat Company, a range of glassware made from recycled solar panels for Established & Sons, […]

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Like Butter: the smoothest blend of art and industrial design

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By Ainslie Wills in New Design on Wednesday 10 April 2013

She, a sculptor and he, an industrial designer but these titles do not give the breadth of artistry that the Like Butter team comprise. Their aesthetic is unique, simple, practical and is therefore very desirable.

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Blooming medication by Chan Min Yun

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 5 June 2012

I happened to chance upon Chan Min Yun’s booth recently at the graduating exhibition of National University of Singapore’s Division of Industrial Design. She has this elegant concept that involves repackaging drug medicine such as amoxicillin, acetaminophen and paracetamol in a way that involves them blooming in water. Simple but hypnotic.

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Industrial designs by Benjamin Hubert

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By Maria Monferrer in New Design on Monday 16 April 2012

Benjamin Hubert is a fantastic industrial designer whose work is imbued with super taste, beautiful forms, and smart use of materials.

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Jeremy Hutchison

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By Caitlin Clarkson in New Design on Wednesday 5 October 2011

Ask any industrial designer what their goal at the end of the day is, and they’ll most likely tell you this: to make an object that is both beautiful and efficient. But what happens when an object can no longer function as it was designed to? Is it still beautiful, or is it a piece of junk?

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Reckon you’re the next Yves Behar? Ask him yourself

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By Goody Two Shoes in New Design on Wednesday 2 February 2011

Herman Miller’s flagship designer Yves Behar, the brains behind the $100 Laptop, NYC Condom and SAYL chair is coming to Australia in February. If you fancy yourself as a bit of legend in the design stakes, you have the opportunity to meet and present your work to Yves and find out for sure. You could […]

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Cerno’s Silva LED Lighting

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By rachelclaire in New Design on Wednesday 17 November 2010

Cerno have just released a new line of beautiful LED light fixtures, with subtle variation in the vibe — it leans towards sexy elegant on one end to bold industrial on the other.

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Google Map envelopes

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By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 8 April 2010

Now this is what we call lateral thinking. Two students in the Industrial Design program at Syracuse University have invented Google Map envelopes, a concept whereby you beat — or help out — the misdirected postal system by printing out a Google Map as the envelope, showing where the letter is coming from and where […]

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360 Family furniture

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By Raymond Koh in New Design on Wednesday 17 June 2009

From the 2009 Magis Collection, 360 Family by Konstantin Grcic is a range of office furniture sure to catch the eye. The set consists of a stool, chair, drawer and desk, with the chair stealing the spotlight in what is a beautifully designed range.

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Pepe Heykoop’s amazing Bendible Chair

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By Zolton in New Design on Friday 30 January 2009

Working out of The Netherlands, Pepe Heykoop has designed a chair that bends in all the right places, and just when you need it to. Titled Restless Chairacter, the chair was his graduation project at the Design Academy in Eindhoven.

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