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Entries Tagged as 'Industrial Design'

Bow to The Frank

March 28th, 2006 · Comments Off

Your city can’t afford a Gehry museum? Well, now he’s down with the people, and now everyone can WEAR a Gehry! Woot! The Gehry Collection Tiffany & Co. A dynamic and original style of jewelry. Just thinkin’ out loud here, but does his aesthetic work better at this scale? Hmmm…

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Tags: Architecture · Archived from Blogger · Culture · Design · Fashion · Industrial Design

Issey Miyake Twelve

March 21st, 2006 · Comments Off

“I tried to design a watch which is as simple and as strong as possible. I wanted to eliminate all markings, even numbers, from the face. This inspired me to give the crystal itself twelve sides ["A-ha!" - oo]. With the twelve angles of the case serving as the hour markers, I only had to […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Design · Fashion · Industrial Design · Japan

Air Max 360: Design Process commentary from the designer

March 3rd, 2006 · Comments Off

Hear The Story Saw these in the store the other day for $229, put them back on the shelf and hurried out as quickly as possible. After watching the “Hear The Story” feature, I may go back and try them on… now – how can I justify these as part of my half-marathon goal?

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Business · Culture · Design · Fashion · Industrial Design · Web Design

Yum.

August 16th, 2005 · Comments Off

Would be nice if this were real. More ideas:http://www.t3.co.uk/news/general/general/the_new_ipods” Robert Brunner, who oversaw the design of the Powerbook and now works for leading design firm Pentagram, has created a number of concept designs that combine a wireless version of the ubiquitous MP3 player with a watch, camera and a phone.”

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Tags: Apple · Archived from Blogger · Design · Ideas · Industrial Design

Good design, bad design

August 9th, 2005 · Comments Off

The scale of these two projects is very different, but by comparing them side-by-side as design exercises, they highlight the opportunity for success through innovation & execution of a vision. In Apple’s case, they have (as they always seem to), in NASA’s case, they havn’t (as they always seem to). Also, this comparison further shows […]

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Tags: Apple · Architecture · Archived from Blogger · Business · Culture · Design · Ideas · Industrial Design

Stuff

June 23rd, 2005 · Comments Off

Just discovered this. Also see Lovely Design for great handmade paper objects, and the MOMA Store and Design Within Reach for the pricey stuff.

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