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Latest Design News

Latest Design News featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Three Tree

Three Tree is a temporary art installation developed for the art event in Taipei. The art installation employs digital technology and bamboo dowels, which is the traditional Asian crafting material. Three Tree coheres the NTNU museum neighborhood rich cultural and ecological background and welcomes visitors to discover exciting cultural exchange.

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Mondrian

The suspension lamp Mondrian reaches emotions through colors, volumes, and shapes. The name leads to its inspiration, the painter Mondrian. It's a suspension lamp with a rectangular shape in a horizontal axis built up by several layers of colored acrylic. The lamp has four different views taking advantage of the interaction and harmony created by the six colors used for this composition, where the shape gets interrupted by a white line and a yellow layer. Mondrian emits light both upwards and downwards creating diffused, non-invasive lighting, adjusted by a dimmable wireless remote.

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Astoria

Astoria was designed in order to meet the mobile usage features in addition to its aesthetic design concept. The product is composed of several materials. These materials are MDF, glass and brass. On the bottom plate, USB charging input feature functions. On-Off and Dimming functions are touch controlled which enable users to adjust the desired light levels. A glass holder is included on the base. All the design features make the product to solve many functions and to be used in several areas to create the desired ambience.

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X897 Pl1

The limited-edition X897 PL1 draws inspiration from the beauty of the cherry blossoming in spring. Maurice Taylor's design comprises folded aluminum layers with a white powder-coat finish that wrap around the light bulb like petals. The pendant light has been designed to carry a removable light filter that subtly taints the layers in color. In total, there are 100 lights and 100 corresponding digital certificates produced. These blockchain-based digital certificates (NFT's) carry a unique, numbered printable artwork linking back to the original inspiration, the cherry blossom.

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Silhouettes

The lamp was designed on the principle of matryoshka dolls. It consists of three metal elements of different scales. They can be rotated and change the appearance of the lamp. To satisfy the customer's taste. These elements can be folded. With this, the lamp will become smaller. This will reduce the box and transportation costs. Each metal element resembles the silhouette of a classic table lamp. But smoother, to resemble the shape of a matryoshka doll. In the middle of the lamp is a sphere made of frosted glass. Inside the sphere are LEDs.

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Canopy by Hilton

As with each Canopy, the one in Hangzhou Jinsha lake is also a glocalized lifestyle hotel within Hilton's portfolio integrating simple service and local culture. As with Asia's first hotel of this brand in Chengdu, the lighting design intent also aimed to reveal the local elements found within the hotel as well as the iconic and unique canopy bed frame of the guestrooms.

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Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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