Venetian, by Andrew Byrom, is an experimental typeface inspired by the forms created when opening and closing a venetian blind.
Available in four different colours: white, black, orange and blue, the ‘bomb’ is covered in spikes, which stabilise it on the table and accommodate four cups resting on top.
Nice work from Leeds based design studio, Boxhead. I like the simplicity and jQuery slickness of their website too.
Beautiful book cover designs from Isaac Tobin, senior designer at the University of Chicago Press, including this one featuring lettering by Lauren Nassef, using pinpricks through heavy cardstock.
The V02 watch from VOID watches features a solid-steel case and a half-glass, speedometer inspired face.
Qompendium print publication is a selective journey through a multiverse of intentional and unintentional time capsules featuring an array of pictorial essays, unabridged interviews and brand editorials.
A clever promotional t-shirt for personal trainer Roland Semprie that measures the duration of your workout in sweat!
Now showing at London’s Design Museum, Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams, an exhibition highlighting more than 500 objects that Rams designed in his 50 year career.
Dieter Rams’ Ten Principles of good design:
Good design is innovative.
Good design makes a product useful.
Good design is aesthetic.
Good design makes a product understandable.
Good design is unobtrusive.
Good design is honest.
Good design is long-lasting.
Good design is thorough down to the last detail.
Good design is environmentally friendly.
Good design is as little design as possible.
Read on for a selection of Rams classics and more information from the Design Museum.