Cooper Furniture by Max Lamb
Isamu Noguchi’s  Akari Light
Made of balloons coated with epoxy resin
Maiko Okuno, a Japanese woodworker
Soba reinterprets the traditional bamboo bench, an object still used in lots of places in Japan
Ishinomaki Laboratory
Oliver Peoples Eyewear. Technological advances and the human touch
NSEPS (Not So Expanded Polystyrene)
Encaustic cement tiles factory
Sound absorbing wall panels, made from wood wool bound with cement
Konstantin Grcic’s Allstar Office Chair’s Development for Vitra
Collective works production process + 97 metre veneer baskets
Lamps made out from reuse of plastic bottles
The secrets of traditional marble manufacturing in Tobia Scarpa’s masterpiece for Flos
Production process of animal toys manufactured from expanded foam
Manufacturing a clothing hanger
A collection of fine bone china tableware slip-cast
Manipulating a traditional ceramic manufacturing process
Royal College of Art – Facilities
Lamps made out from defective or unusable buoys
Pleat Box Lamp
Glithero’s Paper Planes
Kuskoa Chair, crafted out of wood
An experimental review of a traditional ceramic practice
The branches of a tree were to provide the critical analogy for the project
FiDU technology enables mass production of individualized shapes, light but also very durable.
You just dip your foot and dry it. That’s all.
“I want to live in a small house on a small plot at a reasonable price”
Meltdown Chair (PP Rope)
The first chair to be produced from deep-drawn sheet steel
Bowls capturing the imprint of a fruit/vegetable
By trial & error they hit on the formula
Tube Bending Machine
Creating a sneaker from scratch
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Craft Combine creates the Patterned Pallet Chair

‘Patterned Pallet Chair’ has not only functional role but also decorative one either. Craft Combine designed both of two types by using the basic structure of pallet, stacking woods and also considered enhancing its solidity with interlocked structure.


Tokyo Design Week

This year’s TDW is full of a sense of liberation. Enjoy over 30 different types of creative content. And, on weekends and holidays, music from morning until night. There will be all kinds of parties on weekdays. October 26-31 (1. Session) and November 2-7 (2. Session)


Zieharsofika, a stiff cushion from a flat foam mat

By re-thinking cushioning techniques, the project uses conventional rubber foam mats which, with the help of elastic bands, come out as an ornamental form. The rectangular foam mat remains at a stretch and is only changed by layering and gathering it. Compared to common upholstery technics Zieharsofika achives the same result by compressing the foam. The gathering causes a strong and stiff core while the surface is still flexible and soft.


GANDIABLASCO 11th International Outdoor Furniture Design Contest

GANDIABLASCO announces its 11th International Outdoor Furniture Design Contest. The contest will consist on…


Dutch Design Week Eindhoven, 22-30 October

DDW all began back in 1998. In that year the Vormgeversoverleg (a designers collaborative) organised the first Day of Design. Objective: introducing entrepreneurs to designers. The event, which took place annually in Eindhoven, attracted more interest each year and grew exponentially.


Corallo, formed by the weaving of stainless steel wire bent by hand

It is a nest of “coral” with irregular wide seat. The hundreds of welds are cleaned, brushed and then rounded to avoid sharp edges or roughness: a labor of such complexity and artistic craftsmanship to require an entire week.


Junior Developer at HAY in Copenhagen

HAY is currently looking for a Junior Developer for their Furniture Development department to assist in developing HAY furniture and accessories. The role is a 1 year time limited position and is based at their office in Copenhagen.


Bill and Terry Timmy, Brooklyn-based makers of artisanal drinking water

Bill and Terry Timmy are introducing handcrafted water to the world with an almost pathological attention to craftsmanship and a thirst for helping people become less thirsty.
The Timmy Brothers. They make water.

“Designing a product is designing a relationship.”
― Steve Rogers


Vienna Design Week, 30 Sep – 9 Oct

Vienna Design Week is an annual 10-day design festival all over Vienna. In 2016 the festival takes place for the 10th time!



Since 1953, iF has been active in the design community, issuing awards that are recognized and respected all over the world. One of the best-known labels for design excellence. A gold standard for good design. Big opportunities for talented young designers too.


McCann Worldgroup with Studio Banana created a new activity-based environment and workplace culture

The result is a new home for 600 employees in a former jeans factory in Madrid where Studio Banana designed the architectural layout, detailed fitout and execution, furnishings, wayfinding and acted as strategic consultant to optimize facility management and organization and to provide a change-enabling environment.


São Paulo Design Weekend, 10-14 August

São Paulo is the largest Design center in Latin America and one of the most important in the world. The city is a natural fit and has government support for publicizing the creative economy. This metropolis with over 20 million citizens relies on complete infrastructure in hospitality, cuisine, culture, leisure and shopping. The international level of these services is essential to hold an event of this nature.


What is the future of these garments that are so deeply rooted in the past?

What makes Japanese denim special is not only the materials, machinery, and techniques, but also the people and ideas behind the process. This film reveals the intense passion and insight behind Japanese denim, but also poses the question; what is the future of these garments that are so deeply rooted in the past?


High Design – Home & Office Expo, 09-11 August

High Design – Home & Office Expo is an international high-end furniture exhibition with solutions for architecture and interior design projects. The main event of DW! São Paulo Design Weekend.


Manufacturing process of Wilson tennis balls for the US Open

Photographer and filmmaker Benedict Redgrove was commissioned to make a film and shoot a set of images by ESPN for Wilson, to show the manufacturing process of their tennis balls for the US Open.


Recycling plastic and rubber waste to build houses in Colombia

The plastic waste they recycle is melted and poured into a mould to produce plastic blocks that work like Lego pieces, allowing whole communities and families to play a part in the easy constructing of their own homes.


Egg and Swan Chair (1958), Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen designed the Swan as well as the Egg for the lobby and lounge areas at the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, in 1958. The commission to design every element of the hotel building as well as the furniture was Jacobsen’s grand opportunity to put his theories of integrated design and architecture into practice. In 1958 the Swan was a technologically innovative chair: No straight lines – only curves.


Mid-senior industrial designer at Layer (London)

Led by Benjamin Hubert and a growing creative team, Layer delivers experience-driven design for both the physical and digital worlds. Layer, an experience driven design agency is seeking an industrial designer with a minimum of four years industry experience to join their growing London studio.


Knickerbocker. Away from speed, from mass and from thoughtless consumption

As most brands move toward what’s fast, cheap, and easy, Knickerbocker Manufacturing Co. reminds us the value of the opposite — away from speed, away from mass, away from thoughtless consumption.


“Acting the in-between”, an interdisciplinary Summer School in Bolzano

Being an interdisciplinary summer school is going to involve professionals in the field of art, architecture, visual communication and design and it is open to students of all levels and young professionals in graphic design, product design and architecture. A cooperation between the Faculty of Design and Art of the Free University of Bolzano and the gallery Ar/ge Kunst in Bolzano. The deadline for applications is 29 July 2016.


2 x Internship Project Officers at Baltan Laboratories (Eindhoven)

Baltan Laboratories is looking for 2 all-round and proactive interns to assist the Baltan team with their daily activities, and more specifically with the organization of the projects Age of Wonderland and Economia. Applicants are encouraged to apply before July 15th, 2016.

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Cilllia – 3D Printed Micro-Pillar Structures for Surface Texture, Actuation and Sensing

This work presents a computational method of 3D printing hair structures. It allows us to design and generate hair geometry at 50 micrometer resolution and assign various functionalities to the hair. The ability to fabricate customized hair structures enables us to create super fine surface texture; mechanical adhesion property; new passive actuators and touch sensors on a 3D printed artifact.


16th Andreu World International Design Contest

In order to participate, contestants must design an item of furniture (seat or table) that integrates all the specifications outlined by Andreu World.

“Design is more about the process than it is about the resulting prettiness.”
― Melissa Sisco


New Designers at Business Design Centre in London

New Designers is the UK’s most important exhibition for emerging design. Next edition – Part 1: 29 June – 02 July 2016, Part 2: 06-09 July 2016 #ND16


The Drip Printer by Ted Kinsman

An x-y axis printer is made by controlling a solenoid liquid valve. Slow and small resolution, but very inexpensive to print with. Here it is printing with blue water color ink, but it mostly prints with coffee.


Design Miami/ Basel. 14-19 June

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design with annual shows in Miami and Basel.


FADfest. Barcelona, 6-12 of June

FADfest is the FAD‘s annual event celebrating creative excellence. It recognises the work of professionals and businesses and brings design closer to the citizens. A showcase in which to discover the best proposals of the year in architecture, interior design, graphic design, advertising, industrial design, the handicrafts, art and fashion that is held in Barcelona.


Design is Future, innovation through design congresstival, 6-8 June

Design is Future is a meeting place for companies, organisations and professionals, which will share success stories and new design trends and methodologies that are shaping the future.


HTC 10, the new flagship is a deliberate celebration of metal

“We wanted to make the 10 immediately recognizable from across the room,” said Hannes Harms, senior industrial designer. “To do that, we gave it a distinctive 3.3mm chamfer that runs around the outer edge and gives the phone a new, elegant silhouette.”

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BCN Design Week, 2-12 June

TMC is pleased to announce that we are going to be one of the Media Partners for the Barcelona Design Week, 2-12 of June 2016. BCN Design Week (BDW), organised by Barcelona Design Centre (BCD Barcelona Design Centre) is the annual meeting of design, innovation and business that from 2006 attracts professionals & creative businesses who are eager to learn new trends, to network and to share knowledge and projects about a wide range of topics.


Tallow, hand casted in The Netherlands

A candle needs the candlestick, which requires a candle in return. The Tallow unites these two objects through melding them into an inseparable union. Bathe in its light for eight long hours or accessorize it for all eternity.


Ring Maker’s tenderness and dedication

These days most jewelry is made by specialized machines. With this video IDIFILMS wanted to show the tenderness and dedication this artisan uses when he makes a ring. This is only a brush stroke to show what these jewel artisans are able to make.


OFFF Barcelona, 26-27-28 May

Let’s feed the future! More than a decade ago, OFFF was born as a festival. Today, OFFF is a way of understanding art. A way of life. Evolving and transforming.


Juicy Salif: history of a sculptural lemon squeezer

A truly iconic object and symbol not only of Philippe Starck but of Alessi itself, this citrus squeezer – as revolutionary as it is surprisingly functional – was sketched in its essentials by Starck during a holiday by the sea in Italy, on a pizzeria napkin.


Bardi’s Bowl Chair (1951), built through a combination of standardized and artisanal methods

Designed in 1951 by Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, a semi-spherical seat resting lightly on a metallic ring structure, supported by four legs. Lina was a promoter of handcrafted pieces and of the interaction between Modernism and popular culture. In line with this idea, the Bardi’s Bowl Chair by Arper was built through a combination of standardized and artisanal methods, attempting to preserve Lina Bo Bardi’s craftsmanship while adding Arper technical expertise.


ICFF International Contemporary Furniture Fair. NYC, 14-17 May

The 27th annual ICFF, North America’s platform for global design, will map the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s next at NYC’s Javits Center.

(C)fotodienst/Christopher Ohmeyer
Anlässlich der Dachgleichenfeier am Uniqa Tower sprach Jean Nouvel im Odeon über seine Projekte und bat anschließend im Uniqa-Gebäude zur Pressekonferenz

Foto: Jean Nouvel

Product and industrial designer at Jean Nouvel Design (Paris, France)

Jean Nouvel is seeking a highly experienced industrial product designer to work as soon as possible in Paris.

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