‘Matter to Matter’ by Arthur Analts

The Latvian National Museum of Art recently coordinated Latvia’s representation at the second London Design Biennale. They chose designer Arthur Analts of Variant Studio, and his installation titled Matter to Matter to represent their country. Analts’ piece was inspired by his hometown and Latvia’s Capital, Riga, and its surrounding forests. Because of Riga’s proximity to the Baltic […]

WRECK by Bentu Design

Bentu Design recently released a new project titled WRECK, a series of furniture and sculptures that are created using recycled ceramics. For the project, Bentu collected ceramic waste from Chaozhou, China, which supplies 70% of the world’s daily-use ceramic pieces. Through this series, Bentu hopes to show the changing social and economic environment in Chaozhou, where […]

Polycarbonate Neverland

Shanghai based designers Wutopia Lab was commissioned to design a play space and restaurant for kids where materials, lighting and whimsical design create a magical ‘Polycarbonate Neverland’. Polycarbonate material is used to add color, texture and lighting elements on both the interior and exterior of the building. On the interior, a variety of materials including […]

Nituniyo + Memosesmas: Interactive Sculpture

Spanish design studios Nituniyo and Memosesmas designed a dynamic sculpture as public work for the Festival of the Fallas in Valencia. The festival celebrates the arrival of spring with four days of bonfires, fireworks and parties. Architect Miguel Arraiz, designer Carlos Tíscar, and illustrator Luis Demano, were all invited to create works on the sculpture during the event. Between creations, the piece […]

Georg Jensen at The Art Institute

In 1904, Danish silversmith Georg Jensen founded his renowned design company Georg Jensen, and thereafter contributed to the popularity of Scandinavian design throughout the world. Georg Jensen was well known for inventive, yet elegant silver tableware, serving dishes, tea sets and more, which have been featured in exhibitions throughout Europe. The Art Institute of Chicago […]

Multiply Like Rabbits Jewelry

3D printing has been a useful tool for jewelry making due to its quick production time, variety of material choices, high detail and accessibility. A Brooklyn studio called Multiply Like Rabbits  uses 3D printing as a first step to produce jewelry with rabbits on them. They first start by 3D printing the pieces from high resolution […]

DIY Camera

“Do It Yourself” has been a trend lately and a lot of products has been produced in different fields for DIY enthusiasts. A collaboration between Hyle Design  and Paper Shoot gave birth to a new camera which is somewhat unusual. This camera comes in parts which can be put together by the user and it has […]

Balloon Clock

Balloons play an important role in a children’s life. It is there at parties, birthdays and many other activities that can be related with good memories. HEARTSTORMING a Seoul based designer and makers studio found in 2011 specializes in product design and their goal is to make our heart smile with their playful products. The Aria […]

An Unexpected Studio Space

Finding a private space in the midst of a city can be a daunting task. Self-taught designer Fernando Abellanas has begun a series of hidden   workspaces around the city of Valencia. This creation tucked beneath a highway underpass is the first. Playing on the concept of hidden nooks that a child would go into, […]

Breathing Colour

Designer Hella Jongerius fights notions of perfect colors in her exhibition “Breathing Colour” at London’s Design Museum. Jongerius, the Art Director for colors and materials for Vitra, uses the exhibition to explore the interaction between color and light throughout the day. The show consists of ‘color catchers’ (round, faceted objects with a hole in the center), woven […]