Published on 16. June 2013
Furniture Design! Inspired by the structure of Korean traditional grille, the Korean designer Seung Yong Song - born in Yangsan, in 1978, currently working in Seoul, South Korea - created Dami collection.
The „Dami“ is Korean verb for „put in“. The series consist of basket forms and covers and is available for different and various usage depending on form and size. It shows visual beauty as well as the structure of Korean traditional grille which has light and sturdy durability, and the combination of new eco-friendly materials called Valchromat and CNC processing technique, which combines modern objects with traditional beauty. Readmore...
Published on 22. April 2013
Fashion! Storytelling is the necessary drive for the kind of dialogue needed among people for change. But what does that mean for fashion and is there any option to „speak“ with fashion? The fashionbrand LOVE NAIL TREE based in Southern California asked this question themselves and was started in 2005 by the founder Tyler Madsen out of his garage in Los Angeles. Being really moved by graphic images, especially upon t-shirts, he decided that he wanted to try to convey his dreams and messages through that medium. LOVE NAIL TREE provokes conversation about topics neglected and often ignored by our world. The stories should alter the cold, hard heart - it‘s their desire to see the stories they tell move people to action and inspire a deep change within them. Readmore...
Published on 14. February 2013
Making-Of & Interview! One of the most famous and stylish blogs without doubt is „The Sartorialist“ by Scott Schumann, a New York fashion photographer. Because of the avant-garde combination of fashion and photography the blog plays an important role since a long time, even in the world of fashion - it's not only the most visited fashion blog in the world, it's inspiring many of us every day. In addition, many of the street-art photographs by Scott are shown in print magazines like GQ, Vogue Italia and Vogue Paris.
With „The Sartorialist: A Visual Life“ Scott Schumann gives a brilliant insight behind the scenes of The Sartorialist and his daily routine. Recorded in atmospheric pictures Scott explains how the „visuality“ shaped and at the same time also changed his life. In addition, he talks about the power and dynamics of visuality, his photographic beginnings and how the brand "The Sartorialist" became known like today.
© Video: Intel (Directed by Tyler Manson)
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Published on 30. January 2013
Design! „The new Google way is weird, but it‘s working.“ After Larry Page took the full control as CEO in 2011 Google starteted designing good-looking apps - and here begins the trouble. Great design is not something anybody has traditionally expected from Google. For example, the company used to focus on testing 41 gradations between the competing blues instead of trusting its designers to create and execute on an overall vision.
However there are a series of thoughtfully designed apps like Google+, YouTube, Gmail, and Maps which are consistent and beautiful — both in strong contrast to Google’s previous efforts.
The two „The Verge“ journalists Dieter Bohn and Ellis Hamburger went to Google looking for the person responsible for the new design direction, but the result was that such a person doesn‘t exist. What's happened that each product team of Google is finding its way to a consistent and forward-looking design language? - Read the full Article!
© Picture: The Verge
Published on 14. January 2013
Corporate Design! Trent-setting home accents, shared tastes, passions and ideals are the key elements of Accents Decoration a Mexican based home furnishing, lighting and interior design service established in 2005. Last year the design agency La Tortilleria created a new visual identity coincide with the brand‘s sixteen anniversary. It is a wonderful and communicative union of die cut detail, sans serif and serif type, fine lines and a beautiful and quite simple monochromatic color palette. Readmore...