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 […]
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, […]
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.
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.
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?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.