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The Resting Animal Collection

The Resting Animal Collection

The resting animals are inspired by a series of research interviews we made with people about their objects in their homes. We found that many interesting stories were connected to the figurative objects they owned. This was interesting to look into further and we found studies that showed how people looking at pets or soft...
CROWDED - Limited Edition Cycling Jersey

CROWDED – Limited Edition Cycling Jersey

The design of Crowded, a Limited Edition Cycling Jersey is from an original artwork named ‘Crowded’ by Sidney Waerts (aka SIT) who showed at The Scarlett Gallery in Stockholm 2012. The jersey is produced by Stolen Goat, a UK cycling apparel company who use best quality garments, made in Belgium. I just had my urban...
Snow motif cheese cake design

Snow motif cheese cake design

A branding and a new product design project by nendo for Flanders Co. Ltd. a firm based in Kushiro, Hokkaido  that specializes in manufacturing and selling of confectioneries. Hokkaido is located in the north of Japan and is renowned for its dairy farming and the production of its milk and dairy products.  The brand was named “N” taken from the word “north” and the logo was kept...
Products from left over material

Products from left over material

As an outcome from a workshop with the Swedish producer Swedese, the design group Front will show a couple of new pieces at the coming Stockholm Design Week. The workshop was swiveling around the excess of materials from the production at the factory. The mirror and the tables are made from the seating curve cut-offs...
Rug Parquet by Front Design

Rug Parquet by Front Design

The design group Front presents Parquet – a new line of rugs and poufs for GAN at the IMM Cologne fair. The three colorful handcrafted kilims Tetragon, Rhomb and Hexagon were inspired by patterns of classic parquet flooring. The geometrical shapes and the colours create an illusion of depth in the pattern. The irregular outlines...
Metamorphosis of flowers

Metamorphosis of flowers

The development of this series of My Secret Garden paintings was preceded by a great quest. Arne Quinze started this project 6 years ago by planting a flower meadow of more than 4000 plants and flowers around his house, achieving a complete metamorphosis in order to gain a better understanding of the dynamics of nature....
Soft stone massage pillows

Soft stone massage pillows

Eero Koivisto, Ola Rune and Mårten Claesson of the Swedish design and architecture group Claesson Koivisto Rune is launching a set of massage pillows for Dream, Japan. One of the main challenges of this commission was to encourage the brand to go against the Japanese medical device market sector norms of employing an attention-grabbing mixture...
Out with the clogs, in with the clock

Out with the clogs, in with the clock

It’s the latest edition of MAARTEN BAAS’ Real Times’ series: a gigantic clock (over three metres in height) in the Lounge 2 at one of the world’s most popular airports. Every year 15 million people travel through Lounge 2 at Schiphol, hosting passengers from all around the world. This was one of the many reasons...
CAKE KALK encourages outdoor exploration with responsibility and respect

CAKE KALK encourages outdoor exploration with responsibility and respect

CAKE, manufacturer of lightweight electric off-road performance motorcycles has presented its first model, KALK. An all-electric high-performance off-road motorcycle designed for exploration and discovery. An evolution of light electric motorcycles previously customized by small builders, the KALK is engineered from scratch to give riders unprecedented reliability and durability, industry-leading performance and exceptional safety. With a...
The Loopless and Buckleless Band for Apple watches

The Loopless and Buckleless Band for Apple watches

Benjamin Hubert of experience design agency LAYER has designed LABB, an innovative injection moulded selfgripping strap for the new generation of Apple Watches. LABB – short for The Loopless and Buckleless Band – utilises a robust and easy-to-use fastening system in which the two halves of the strap simply grip along their entire surface for maximum...
A collection of lights and screens based on a bell shaped module

A collection of lights and screens based on a bell shaped module

Chaînes by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is a collection of lights and screens based on a bell shaped module. The luminous chains exist in white plaster or anodized aluminium (in blue, green or blond gold metal). The non-luminous screen is made in red glazed ceramic. Now the Chaînes collections is presented in a exhibition at...