Space Age Lights, 12 May – 05 September, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy.
Via Daily Icon.
Web design showcase and CSS gallery, siteInspire, has included the recently revamped Oxford Ceramics website in it’s listing of selected sites. (Selected websites are those considered to be the very best examples of web design showcased on siteInspire, amongst the top 10% of the entire showcase.)
Kudos due to the guys at Netsight for site development, in particular Adrian White for his ninja CSS juju and pixel perfect renditions of my original design concepts.
If you could redesign any brand, which would it be? This was the question asked of Base Design recently by Viewpoint magazine, The Future Laboratory’s bi-annual magazine about trends, brands, futures, and market strategies. They decided on NASA and I reckon they did a cracking job.
Read all about it here.
Crankbrothers do it again with a stunning range designed to inspire tool envy…!
Birds, Rob Bailey, 2010
Via Head of Crayons.
An ordinary lampshade gets a transparent porcelain cover with a pattern inside portraying a mythical battlefield of tigers and dragons – which is brought to life when the light is switched on. A new lampshade for a desk light turns a plain light bulb into a mysterious fireball.
Designed by Pili Wu and crafted by Jian-an Su as part of project Yii, a brand conceived by the Taiwan Craft Research Institute that aims to transform traditional Taiwanese crafts and bring them into the contemporary context through design.