Dutch designer Bertjan Pot has found another functional use of tennis nets when designing an outdoor armchair for German brand Richard Lampert.
The latest requirements for school furniture in mind Konstantin Grcic has designed Pro chair for the German manufacturer Flötotto with a strong heritage in creating school furniture.
The Tape Installation by Croatian-Austrian design collective Numen/For Use spread over Europe in 2010 – from Zagreb to Vienna Design Week to Berlin’s Design May and Frankfurt’s Schirn Kunstalle. But the culmination of its growing tour was the Red Dot award in the category Event Design for the symposium Quer on Interactivity held in March at the old Vienna theatre Odeon.
Communication has always been one of the key components of human life, and in today’s world which is rapidly changing, new channels of information exchange have been developed. Objects that surround us communicate with us directly and actively or on subliminal ways. Through the utilization of the latest technologies, the form and function of objects has drastically changed and opened a new dimension of use and interaction. As a result, our everyday reality has rapidly and visibly shifted and set new foundations for how we interact with the world.
The design world of the brothers Bouroullec is equally loved by users and numerous manufacturers who choose their unique language of design – functionality free of decorations, but nevertheless personalized with poetic details. Their sensual design modestly approaches the hearts of the users, made to enrich the primary living space of an individual.
The story goes that it was quiet in Copenhagen until it wasn’t hit by a design storm roused by the INDEX happening and the Design Week. The world’s largest prize for design and innovation, INDEX: Award, in the amount of 500.000,00 € for winners in five categories, was awarded on 2 September 2011 in Copenhagen in front of an audience of 12000 people.
Numen/ForUse has designed a new net for social connecting, and the interaction it offers keeps on being checked at the famous Belgium gallery Z33 in Hasselt that has ordered it. The NET project is an upgrade of the internationally successful Tape Installation.
How has one product designer managed to modernize the content of everday life in Britain for over 50 years? The outline of modern Britain took shape through the work of Kenneth Grange who has, among other things, designed the first Kenwood „Chef“ food mixer, the first parking meter in Britain, Parker pencils, Kodak cameras, irons for Morphy Richards, razors for Wilkinson Sword, washing machines for Bendix.
Like an exclusive cruiser Hotel Lone is almost dramatically anchored in the Lone bay amid the century old Mediterranean forest park Golden Cape in Rovinj (Croatia). The surrounding atmosphere of the hotel was selected as the hotels’ signature visual element and has defined all aspects of the hotel’s interior. Maistra hotels have accepted daring concept of a design hotel from the architectural studio 3LHD, a concept which is in rather stark contrast to the generic architecture common among the tourist management.
Stefan Diez has become one of the key German designers by discovering new methods for product innovation, which brought him to the top of the design world. His masterly precision, functionality, logic and minimalistic aestethics are beneficial for the companies offering them unique windows for competitiveness.