Benjamin Hubert of experience design agency LAYER has designed LABB, an innovative injection moulded selfgripping strap for the new generation of Apple Watches. LABB – short for The Loopless and Buckleless Band – utilises a robust and easy-to-use fastening system in which the two halves of the strap simply grip along their entire
Chaînes by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is a collection of lights and screens based on a bell shaped module. The luminous chains exist in white plaster or anodized aluminium (in blue, green or blond gold metal). The non-luminous screen is made in red glazed ceramic
Eero Koivisto, Ola Rune and Mårten Claesson of the Swedish design and architecture group Claesson Koivisto Rune is launching a set of massage pillows for Dream, Japan. One of the main challenges of this commission was to encourage the brand to go against the Japanese medical device market sector norms of employing an attention-grabbing mixture of fabrics, colours and forms for the product’s design in order to communicate various functions and carve out a market position, says Eero Koivisto. We became convinced that there was another way to approach the product that might help it integrate in new ways into more customers daily lives.
It’s the latest edition of MAARTEN BAAS’ Real Times’ series: a gigantic clock (over three metres in height) in the Lounge 2 at one of the world’s most popular airports. Every year 15 million people travel through Lounge 2 at Schiphol, hosting passengers from all around the world. This was one of the many reasons why Schiphol asked MAARTEN BAAS to cooperate in replacing the Dutch icons of tulips, clogs and windmills with one of his internationally acclaimed works
The first museum retrospective exhibition by nendo , will hold over a five month period at the Design Museum Holon , Israel. nendo’s designs begin by exploring and layering existing preconceptions, and then locating the gaps or “spaces” in between these layers to tie together new ideas. The idea behind this method is to gradually broaden the mind of the viewer.
We are happy to report that the book Make Design Matter by David Carlson , editor in chief of David Report, now is available in a German edition as well. The title is Design oder nicht Sein with sub title Das kleine rote Buch des guten Designs and it is published by Midas Verlag AG in Zürich Switzerland
Even if we at David Report most write in our digital devices nowadays we do really like the new notebook by Nendo launched at this weeks Stockholm Design Week.
Adidas today unveiled the future of performance footwear with Futurecraft 3D , a unique 3D-printed running shoe midsole which can be tailored to the cushioning needs of an individual’s foot. The 3D concept is part of the ‘Futurecraft series’, a forward- looking initiative that places open source collaboration and craftsmanship at the heart of design to drive innovation across all elements of production. Futurecraft 3D is possible through an open source partnership with Materialise, a specialist in 3D printing.
Last week, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec presented Rombini, a new ceramic tile collection for Mutina .