Jaguar UK and The Royal College of Art teamed up for the Clerkenwell Design Show in London recently. Second year students Claire Miller (Textiles) and Ewan Gallimore (Vehicle Design) constructed their interpretation of the future design language of Jaguar. They built the five and a half metre-long art structure from glass reinforced plastic and various coatings, finished with copper and patinas.
Kutahya‘s textured wall tiles are the new trend in wall décor. The contemporary lines of the Versatile Collection will update the look of any room. The producers describe the collection as having a unique geometry, functionality and applications, this allows the user to compose many combinations and alternate applications to form a wide range of usability.
Bon Vivant, a shop that stocks and sells fine cheeses in Paraná, Brazil, asked Brazilian advertising agency, JWT to create an innovative business card. What JWT created really represents Bon Vivant’s passion for cheeses, it’s a cheese grater business card printed with Bon Vivant’s contact details. Seems like a brilliant way to keep Bon Vivant at the forefront of cheese lovers minds.
Smaller living spaces require new design concepts, here’s an interesting video from Resource Furniture that shows exactly what can be achieved with a little imagination. All the furniture they design serves a dual purpose, and can transform in a flash. Resource Furniture has realized that there is a market for compact furniture as well as a need for furniture that opens out.
Out Of The Box is a simplified way of getting older users to start using their smart phones. During research for the product, there were many elderly users who still had their brand new digital devices in the boxes months after purchase because they were waiting for the younger generation to help them.
Finish designer Nokolo Kerimov has designed Winnie, a series of lamps inspired by the playful shape of beehives. The small family of lamps are made of ceramic and have circular holes which serve as vents for the honey coloured light to spill from. Through use of caps and corks, these vents can also be used to control the amount of light that spills from the lamps.
The Loomi Light Kit is a beautifully constructed modular light shade that fits in just about anywhere. Made from recyclable, interlinking quadrilaterals that easily connect, the lamp shade is easily transformed into all sorts of shapes and sizes.
SafeSleeve is a laptop sleeve that protects you from the effects of the radiation that emanates from your laptop after two engineers were warned by a lecturer that using their laptops on their laps could cause serious damage to their health.