Listen and watch the lively animation drawn to accompany a 1969 Jim Morrison interview with the Village Voice, where he describes why Fat is Beautiful.
Can’t make up your mind when looking for dishes or dinnerware? You’re in luck. You can have two plates, or two mugs in one. This two-faced dinnerware collection designed by the Studio Hybrid CtrlZak for Seletti is for the commitment weary.
The design draws inspiration from its origins by the merger of the know-how of East and West. Each element consists two different scenes separated by a border that both formal pictorial. Parties or blue monochrome clearly call for Delftware that flourished in Holland in the seventeenth century.
Currently on show at Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris, is ‘Les Jouets Star Wars’ (Toys Star Wars) exhibition which spans 35 years of toys and products from this epic movie saga by George Lucas. The exhibit has over four hundred toys on show, which include many figurines from Hasbro and Kenner.
This Scandinavian style wing back chair by AK-LH, a ‘Classic’ from the 1950′s, has a graphic dressing that makes it stand out far more for its uniqueness than its apparent beautiful lines and curves. The chair makes you take pause to study them, admire their creativity, and whimsical graphic nature. From the ‘Flow’ edition that is practically a chart of the central nervous system, to the quirky ‘Talk’ edition, that could seat the person who is the life of the party, they all bring a sense of playfulness to any room.
The simple story behind these bold chair designs that mix graphic design, painting and urban art, goes something like this…
Years ago in Stockholm, Aksel Varichon, one of the founders of AK-LH design house, received a chair as a gift from his aunt Wera. The original chair which now stands in his Parisian apartment, sparked a glorious idea. One day, Aksel and AK-LH manager Francois Le Helloco Boulenger wanted to ‘put someone in the chair’ in a permanent way and the ‘Tante Wera’ wing chair was born.
‘Flow’ Wing chair
Make It Pop! The phrase is commonly, if not overused in the world of design. However, it goes way beyond this field and the term is used within industries everywhere, applying it to convey a wish for an improvement to an original product.
In an attempt to bring clarity to this vague term, this infographic and motion graphic created by the Killer Infographics team of Senior Content Specialist Josh, design by Senior Designer Alaina, and motion graphics (complete with an original score) by Animation Guru Graham, shows the world what “Make it Pop” actually means across genres.
Cities, as well as countries all need a boost in branding from time to time. A city’s image reflects who they are which helps boost tourism and a city’s state of mind.
The newest city to “rebrand” themselves is Dusseldorf in Germany. It seem the technological world has infiltrated the design, as we are sure you’ll notice the in-your-face emoticon, which definitely promotes happiness and well being. Take a look.
We love all things maps and globes. There is nothing more exciting than traveling the world right from your office (or bedroom), as you spin your basketball size globe across continents in seconds.
Imagine our delight when we came across this globe, which marries one of our favorite childhood story books Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak with our favorite form of cheap travel. Behold the Where The Wild Things Are Globe by Wendy Gold…