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Every product by 22 Design Studio is made from raw concrete, designed to mimic the geometric angles and curves of brutalist architecture.
Stunning architecture strikes visitors arriving at Hepworth Wakefield Gallery in Yorkshire long before the art inside does. The David Chipperfield-designed building has a stark, neo-brutalist beauty that’s underlined by a verdant new garden created by Tom-Stuart Smith. Behind it, the grey concrete edifice of the gallery, whose shape echoes the statues by Barbara Hepworth that…
Although well-established in Japan for many years, Paul Smith lacked a notable presence in Osaka, the country’s second largest city. Well, that was yesterday. Finding a premium location smack on Mido-suji dori, a bustling tree-lined artery in the heart of the city, the British luxury brand rubs shoulders with peers from the industry, such as Hermès, Commes des Garçons and Louis Vuitton. The Paul Smith flagship store occupies a 213 sqm. (2,293 sq.ft.) on the ground floor of a 12-storey office building and the façade has been especially modified and now features faux glazed blue bricks and both a doorway and windows framed by shiny green metal.
When studying towards her A-Levels, Dorothee found out that posters are designed by people called graphic designers, and the rest is history. Today, she regularly collaborates with Kaj Lehmann including on a recent identity for an exhibition of 40 artists in Zurich.
Boho Lokal is a restaurant in İzmir, focused on serving healthy and daily made food. They serve fresh and modern Turkish cuisine along with vegan, vegetarian and sugar/gluten-free options. The idea was to create a friendly and inviting restaurant with a natural feel. We’ve created a warm, approachable and minimalistic identity which emphasizes quality. For their various drinks, we opted for glass bottles, used a natural feeling colour palette to separate them and sealed the cap with a colour consistent sticker for each different drink.
From Oscar Murillo’s gawping human effigies to Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s suspenseful “ear-witness” accounts of a Syrian death camp, this year’s Turner Prize nominees make politics their blatant target, with gripping results.
A departure from the uniforms that NASA astronauts require for trips beyond Earth's atmosphere, the spacesuits ticketed passengers will wear on Virgin Galactic's flights are comfy, blood-flow-regulating, and designed by Under Armour. “The big difference between suits of the past and this suit is that those suits were to perform a task, and this suit…
For several decades, plastic has been a huge environmental concern. Since the 1950s, over 8 billion tons of plastic have been produced in the world. We eat from plastic, we drink from plastic, we use plastic everywhere. We throw away plastic. Most packaging is also made of plastic. Wherein plastic decomposition takes over 300 years averagely.
What do “junk food”, “soccer mom”, “zip code”, “gentrification” and “fake news” all have in common? In two new publications, the Greek designer talks us through some of the 60 new terms added to the dictionary from 1960-2018.