Spotting Art & Design at V&A in London Design Festival 2016

One of the world’s top art and design museum – Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) also took part in London Design Festival 2016 to celebrate London as the creative, inspiring city, featuring different interesting contemporary art installations and designs. Below are the selective top three designs from V&A.  Foil By British design entrepreneur Benjamin Hubert, of…

“Bunny Lane” – A House within A House!

What will you do to make more space for your house?  The approaches might range from modifying to demolishing. But the Design, Engineering and Manufacturing Company – Industrial Zombie has proposed an unconventional approach by encapsulating a historic  limited-space cottage within an airplane hangar! This imaginative house called Bunny Lane, located in New Jersey, expresses the contradictory elements blended together. Inside and outside…

New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition – The Reinvention of Architectural Icon for 21st Century

Sustainability issues still continue influencing many people around the world (including individuals and businesses); nonetheless, an achievement in sustainability is still ambiguous. Some take action by themselves. Some encourage others to take action towards sustainability; no matter in terms of environment, society or economy. In this case, New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition is another great campaign that raises social…

Play More: The First Contemporary Art Exhibition for Dogs

When we talk about loyal and companionable friends with humans, we all surely mean “dogs”. As being man’s best friend, no doubts that they are deserved the best from their humans like good food, cozy shelters, toys, and even an art exhibition! And here, More Than Pet Insurance commissions Dominic Wilcox, a playful British artist and designer, to create the contemporary…

What We Learn from Limited-Edition Apple Watch Bands for 2016 Olympics

As the Olympic Games has begun, Apple has launched limited-edition Apple Watch bands for the 2016 Olympics that illustrate the flags of 14 different countries, and are only available in Apple Store in Village Mall in Barra da Tijuca, Brazil. These limited-edition watch bands represent the United States, Canada, Great Britain, The Netherlands, South Africa, New Zealand, Mexico,…

“PokeID”- A Pair of Pokemon Go & Nike

As the rise of Pokemon Go has such a huge influence on everyone’s life, it has also become design  inspiration for many designers, including UX designers like Gene Lu and Duncan Hoge from R/GA Portland. They have created a crowdsource project called “PokeID” offering various Pokemon-inspired sneaker designs that can be paired with NikeID – a service provided by Nike that gives opportunity for customers to…

“WATERSCAPE”- 3D Printed Aquarium by Haruka Misawa

The Waterscape project by Japanese designer, Haruka Misawa, aims to explore the ecology of marine world and also conveys the beauty of underwater gravity that differ from the above-ground one, by using 3D printing technology. Creating 3D printed sculptural forms to fulfill underwater creatures; fish, turtles, shrimp and aquatic plants, together with the gravity underwater that makes…

Top 10 Design Hostels in Bangkok, Thailand

Talking about hostels, normally we will think of budget-oriented accommodation, in which some or entire facilities are shared among travelers, ranging from a tiny capsule to a fancy room. But due to the increasing alternatives, many hostels with an attempt to differentiate themselves from one another offers remarkable experiences through design and touchpoint to travelers….

Mercedes-Benz Reveals Autonomous Public Transport

As the concept of public transportation is to facilitate people as well as to help lessen traffic jam. But according to Mercedes Benz, public transportation like buses are not what Netherlanders are willing to use, since they might have to wait for a bus for too long and might get stuck because of traffic. Mercedes-Benz took this opportunity and…

Home – Living Vision on Furniture by Robert Bronwasser, at Salone del Mobile 2016

Robert Bronwasser, a Dutch designer, displayed his remarkable vision on living through “HOME” at Ventura Lambrate during the Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan. With an inspiration that came from activities of the users inside the house including; sitting, sleeping, eating, and bathing, it leads to a conclusion of  taking another approach to make furniture to be the…

Norwegian Design Still Alive through “Structure” Exhibition, Milan Design Week 2016

Held in Ventura Lambrate, Milan in the past April of 2016, “Structure” is an exhibition by Klubben, Norwegian Crafts and Jotun, in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture. This exhibition shows Scandinavian products from 26 Norwegian designers, and aims to present the best of contemporary Norwegian creativity that reflects the intersection of design, craft…

COTTO Another Perspective 4 – Around The Patch

COTTO’s Pætchwork collection, a design by Piero Lissoni, launched for the first time with success during the Milan Design Week 2015, marries oriental artistry to the West’s rigorous design standards which creates products in the ‘Sophisticated Simplicity’ style. This year, COTTO Another Perspective 4 invites 8 groups of designers and architects from 6 countries, together with COTTO’s Creative &…