Alessi has revealed its last product designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid, for its spring/summer 2017 collection. Forma is a mirror-polished stainless steel grater inspired by “natural forms that have been smoothed over time by water and wind”, says Alessi. Featuring a sculptural black base, the grater has been designed to fit comfortably in […]
Consultancy Baxter and Bailey has designed a new brand identity for media agency Threefold. Threefold plan and manage brand campaigns for retailers, aimed at shoppers. The new identity is “playful”, says Baxter and Bailey co-founder Matt Baxter, and based around the “rule of three”. This aims to symbolise the company’s focus on three areas – […]
SomeOne has created the brand identity for problem skincare company, D.Thomas, coming up with the brand name and designing the accompanying visual assets. The visual identity is inspired by the beauty brand’s light treatment therapies, with a colour system and graphics based on a Union Jack-like spectrum of light, to represent the company’s origins.
Melbourne-based design consultancy Campaign has designed the interiors of a new flagship store for Sunglass Hut in the city. The design for the glasses store includes concrete floors and walls with marble and terrazzo plinths, and graffiti walls inspired by the streets of Melbourne. The shopfront is made of glass and concrete tiles, which aims […]
Duncan Hellmers has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a USB powered nixie tube clock, which displays the time using sequential digits illuminated through ionised neon gas. Blub Keo is made from aluminium, stainless steel, hand formed glass and neon. Find out more about the crowdfunding campaign here.
Architectural practice Bureau de Change has designed an installation at Sto Werkstatt in London. Designed to evolve over time, Droplet comprises a three-dimensional surface made from 100 petal-like forms and 100 pendulums suspended above a grid formation. The installation is designed to be a nod to the industrial heritage of Clerkenwell.
Tom Dixon has launched a new range of bowls and trays, finished from soft silver. The Orbit trays are a series of circular trays of various sizes which can fit within each other, and are intended for “afternoon tea, canapes, or trinkets”, says the studio. They are made from solid brass and silver plated. The […]
Artist Conrad Shawcross has created a new architectural installation in London, in collaboration with architectural practice CF Møller Architects. The Optic Cloak is 49 metres high by 20 metres wide, and is made of aluminium cladding with perforated, triangular panels. The Panels fold across the surface of the tower, which forms geometric patterns, to create […]
Foil is one of many installations on show at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum this month, part of this year’s London Design Festival (LDF). In association with Braun, the huge, rotating sculpture of metal panels aims to replicate the blades of an electric shaver, and creates an immersive experience around the gallery as it […]
Philips Lighting has announced a new lighting range, called New Vintage. Drawing on the themes of retro and nostalgia, the range includes the Surrey pendant, featuring black and copper detail and a metallic finish. The range is available this month, with the Surrey pendants priced from £49.
Seymourpowell has designed a Maison Breakfast set for Tefal, comprising a retro style stainless steel kettle and toaster. The breakfast set comes in a range of colours, including black. The two companies’ culinary design partnership dates back to 1985, when they created the world’s first cordless kettle. Maison Breakfast is available to buy now from […]
Ron Arad has revealed his Thought of Train of Thought installation at St Pancras International station in London, as part of a four-year partnership between HS1 Ltd and the Royal Academy for the station’s public sculpture series, Terrace Wires. Thought of Train of Thought is made up of an 18m aluminium twisted blade that rotates […]