Category Archives: design

Reflective Buildings

These are buildings whose reflective surfaces make them appear to blend into the landscape, reflecting and complementing its immediate environment. Such buildings can be found in both urban and rural settings.
Green Orchard in western England by London studio Paul Archer Design features a mirrored facade that slides across to cover the windows

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Creative Packaging Design

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People often say don’t judge a book by its cover, but in sales the first impression created by the packaging of a product, sometimes it’s all it takes for us to want it.  A packing design can be bizarre, cool, creative or unusual – overall it should be different.

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Hanging Canvas Furniture

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A canvas shaped chair with a drawing of a chair by YOY Design Studio. The two-dimensional furniture can be used by leaning against a wall. A frame made of wood and aluminum is covered by an elastic fabric printed with texture of a canvas and a drawing of chair. It comes in three variations: a stool, a love seat, and a sofa.
Photos by Yasuko Furukawa

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Human Nests by Jayson Fann

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Artist Jayson Fann is a California resident who creates spirit nests for humans and helps to run the amazing Big Sur Spirit Garden along the Pacific Coast. Each nest is an interactive and functional art sculpture made from tree branches that are harvested from local forests and is large enough to accommodate up to eight people.

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Minimalist Illustrations by Shout

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Italian illustrator Shout aka  Alessandro Gottardo has been featured in major newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, The Economist and Newsweek among others.
His clever minimalist illustrations -making use of only a few simple elements like lines and shapes- convey clear messages with the least amount of graphics.

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