Cast of Vices is an all new LA brand, with stunning pieces like this soft lambskin leather shopper – seen at Colette too. Born from a desire to create artifacts out of their vices, Cast of Vices jewelry and fashion accessory collection, celebrate the inherent design aesthetic of the substances, while at the same time casting a […]Read more "Cast of Vices"
From a LinkedIn discussion about Design Scale: “At the DTUC 2011 event, the newly crowned Poet Laureate of Design Thinking (Sudhir Desai) provocatively suggested that “design thinking doesn’t scale”. This kind of thought is also prevalent in a TED talk by Geoffrey West (http://bit.ly/rhGCqK) on the scalability of cities (brought to our attention by Andrew […]Read more "Does Design Scale?"
Swiss architects HHF and French architects AWP have won a competition to design a series of follies for a new park outside Paris. The proposed pavilions include an observatory of stacked timber huts that overlooks the Seine. Elsewhere, clusters of timber sheds will house a visitor’s centre and restaurant, while smaller follies will […]Read more "Parc des Bords de Seine by HHF Architects and AWP"
Creativity makes magazine ads great, or more exactly greater than the words and pictures printed in magazines. Let’s go through some top magazine advertising campaigns and enjoy the great fun they bring to us. Audi Quattro Four-wheel Drive Ultra Thin Macboook Wonderbra Wonderbra Suntan Lotion Miradent Dental Floss Clinique Mascara IKEA Sliding Wardrobe Adidas Sportwear […]Read more "Awesome Magazine Ads"
Anyone who grew up reading the Choose Your Own Adventure book series will delight in Italian publisher Whaiwhai’s take on interactive storytelling. Part guidebook, part game, each book unlocks secrets to the city as you unravel the mystery page by page. The latest town to go under the microscope is New York, told by Big […]Read more "The Pegleg Giveaway"
Six innovative and sustainable designs sighted at Paris’ renowned interiors expo by Isabelle Doal in Design on 14 September 2011 Following up to part one of our 2011 Maison & Objet coverage, which focused on the transitional modes of design that cater to indoor and outdoor use, part two aims to […]Read more "Maison & Objet Fall 2011, Part Two"
Brooklyn studio nARCHITECTS builds a bamboo pavilion to raise awareness about a local forest under siege. nARCHITECTS, a burgeoning Brooklyn studio and past winner of the MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program (YAP), has sent us images of its latest work: an arched bamboo pavilion designed to raise awareness about a Taiwanese forest under siege. Forest Pavilion […]Read more "In Taiwan, A Stunning Bamboo Pavilion With A Potent Eco Message | Co. Design"