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Vibrant Bandage Branding
Vibrant Bandage Branding
Bandiful Breaks the Mould for Plaster Packaging
Bandiful is a type of plaster (or Bandaid as many people now know it in North America), which breaks the mould of traditional designs for these types of products. The designers have used a vibrant... MORE
Vintage Nut Branding
Vintage Nut Branding
Parker & Paisley Brand with an Old-School Look
Parker & Paisley have hired Glasfurd and Walker to help with the branding of their line of nuts. The team used a very vintage look for the packaging, giving the products a touch of age-old... MORE
Floral Skin Product Packaging
Floral Skin Product Packaging
The Kahuna Skin and Haircare is Perfect for Surfers
The Kahuna skin and hair product line has a plain black background for the bottles and containers, with the name of the brand filled in with a floral print coloring. The products are aimed towards... MORE
Illustrative Prosecco Packaging
Illustrative Prosecco Packaging
Prosecco Picchetto Verde Has a Scribbled-Like Quality
The design for Prosecco Picchetto Verde has an illustrative, scribble-like quality to it that makes the brand different than most higher class alcoholic beverages. Prosecco is known to be drunk on... MORE
Greek-Inspired Fruit Branding
Greek-Inspired Fruit Branding
Mavromata is Driven by a Greek Exotic Expression
Mavromata is a brand that specializes in black currents, and the name is actually translated to “black-eyed woman” in the Greek language. As such the branding for this food used this as... MORE
Rude Beer Branding
Rude Beer Branding
Stout Sarel Features the Middle Finger on the Front
For the branding of the beer Stout Sarel, Ronel Swanepoel has come up with a slightly rude design that’s not completely apparent at first glance. However, this is what makes the branding so... MORE
Character-Driven Beer Branding
Character-Driven Beer Branding
PangPang Brewery Has a Vibrant and Memorable Design
PangPang Brewery is a new beer company that has come out with a vibrant design by Snask from Sweden. What’s even more memorable are the names that each beer is given, which really helps for... MORE
Minimalist Gin Branding
Minimalist Gin Branding
The Cotswolds Distillery Gin Has a Darkened and Masculine Look
Cotswolds Distillery Gin was recently released with the branding completed by Breeze Creative. The team used a very minimalist yet masculine look for the gin, choosing to use darker coloring with a... MORE
Eco-Friendly Light Packaging
Eco-Friendly Light Packaging
Hyunseo Design Creates a Recyclable Design
Hyunseo Design has created an eco-friendly package for a light bulb, so that people can buy these much-needed bulbs without having to worry about what their purchase is doing to the environment.... MORE
Open-Sourced Appliances
Open-Sourced Appliances
Hacking Households Designs Appliances Like One Would Software
Hacking Households has come up with a system at the BIO 50 event whereby people can take household appliances and repurpose them for other uses. The inspiration for the project came from how... MORE
Cubed Office Architecture
Cubed Office Architecture
EAE Has Designed an Iconic Structure for the Hong Kong Science Park
The Hong Kong Science Park is furthering its expansion with the addition of a building to serve as an icon in the area. As such the EAE has designed a cube-like structure that will be used mostly as... MORE
Skeletal Building Installations
Skeletal Building Installations
'ReMIX Studio' from Beijing Transforms a Hutong with Lights
With Beijing Design Week 2014 come and gone, there have been many pieces of artwork that push boundaries and make people see differently, especially this installation from ReMIX Studio. The team lit... MORE
Continuity-Focused School Designs
Continuity-Focused School Designs
Aberrant Architecture Designs a School in London
For this school in London, England, Aberrant Architecture has updated its interior features with a focus on continuity, and really working with the already existing materials. Instead of knocking... MORE
Smiley-Faced Pools
Smiley-Faced Pools
'A2arquitectos' Designs the Smile Pool
The Smile Pool is exactly what it sounds like: a pool designed by A2arquitectos that features a large smiley face that can be seen from a ways in the sky. The design is perfect for young kids, as it... MORE
Desk Evolution Artwork
Desk Evolution Artwork
Harvard Innovation Lab Shows How the Workspace Has Changed Over the Years
The Harvard Innovation Lab has come up with an accurate depiction of just how the workspace of most people has changed over the years. In the 90s it was common for people to have a large computer... MORE
Capsule Water Taxis
Capsule Water Taxis
The 2015 Jet Taxi is an Upgrade to Water Travel
The 2015 Jet Taxi is a new design from the company Jet Capsule, as the leaders are expanding and moving into more commercial territories. The design is both sleek and modern, and offers a new way... MORE
Theater Facade Photography
Theater Facade Photography
Stefanie Zoche and Sabine Haubitz Document Vibrant Fronts in India
Photographers Stefanie Zoche and Sabine Haubitz have documented the vibrant facades of theaters in India. The southern part of the country is filled with these theaters, all of which take on a very... MORE
Domestic Life Installations
Domestic Life Installations
CAFA Looks at Life in China Through These Pieces
CAFA has come up with an installation filled with various art pieces that depict the life of domesticity in China. Pieces include items such as a tea maker, as well as a device that offers a way to... MORE
Handheld Napping Pillows
Handheld Napping Pillows
The Ostrich Mini is an Updated Version of the Larger Version
The Ostrich Mini pillow is ideal for anyone who needs to catch a few extra zzz’s during the day, but is struggling to find a comfortable position. Taking a nap during the day is not all bad.... MORE
Dining Experience Installations
Dining Experience Installations
'Wax Installation' Explores the Elements of the Table While Eating
‘Wax Installation’ is a design by David Thulstrup, which examines the dining experience through altering a traditional table. The artist has added wax to the inner sections of a slatted... MORE
Meteor-Mimicking Sculptures
Meteor-Mimicking Sculptures
Spectra Measures the Impact of Meteorites on the Moon
Spectra is a kinetic sculpture that mimics and thus measures how meteorites effect the moon’s surface, in a way that’s far more cost effective than sending people up in space on a... MORE
Psychology-Driven Chairs
Psychology-Driven Chairs
Yaara Derkel Presents 'Coppelius' to Challenge the Mind
Yaara Derkel has put together the ‘Coppelius’ chair, which is both an object for practical use as well as an art project aimed at challenging the mind. For Derkel, she was drawn to the... MORE
Industrial Tubed Lighting
Industrial Tubed Lighting
'Mr. Tubes' for Masimo Can be Adjusted for Varying Brightness
Mr. Tubes is a type of lighting system designed for Masimo by the artist Anton de Groof. The design takes on an industrial look, due to the darker steel beams that the lighting system is attached to,... MORE
Suspended Woven Dwellings
Suspended Woven Dwellings
Nido by Ana Rascovsky Suspends Nest-Like Structures in the Trees
Ana Rascovsky is an artist and architect that has explored the use of wicker woven materials in her project titled ‘Nido.’ The structures are suspended from trees in Buenos Aires, and... MORE
Urban Furniture Installations
Urban Furniture Installations
'Mens Sana in Corpore Sano' Promotes Sports in the City
When walking through a busy urban center, most individuals don’t think to stop and start playing basketball, but this is exactly the type of activities a group of artists is promoting with &#... MORE
Monolithic White Volume Abodes
Monolithic White Volume Abodes
The Thao Dien House is Renovated to Look More Modern
The Thao Dien House in Vietnam received an upgrade from MM++ Architects, so that the existing architecture could look more contemporary, yet still have a Mediterranean touch to it. The team managed... MORE
Region-Specific Autos
Region-Specific Autos
The 625c McLaren is Geared Towards the Asian Market
The new 625c McLaren is distinct in how the car manufacturers have decided to gear the design towards an Asian market. DesignBoom states that “the new McLaren 625c offers a level of mechanical... MORE
Moveable Inflatable Architecture
Moveable Inflatable Architecture
The La Bull d’Air Speaks to a Need for Nomadic Structures
La Bull d’Air is a structure built in France by Collectif de la Meute and Raumlabor, which works with the idea of having a nomadic lifestyle, and what can be done to accommodate this way of living.... MORE
Y-Shaped Hostels
Y-Shaped Hostels
LAVA Builds the Bayreuth Youth Hostel in Germany
Architecture firm LAVA has come up with a Y-shaped design for a hostel in Germany, titled the Bayreuth Youth Hostel. It’s design is distinct due to this outline, which most hostels and... MORE
Shopping Cart Chairs
Shopping Cart Chairs
Xavier Degueldre Upcycles Old Carts for Seating
Most people would simply look at shopping carts as a way to move food around a grocery store, but Xavier Degueldre has managed to see this items for a new purpose. After a bit of deconstructing and... MORE
Slender Window Abodes
Slender Window Abodes
Takahashi Maki and Associates Build a Thin Home in Japan
Takahashi Maki and Associates have completed a home in Japan that now stands out from the surrounding architecture. Since the plot of land was quite small and the team did not have much to work with,... MORE
Windowless Wall Abodes
Windowless Wall Abodes
The Kusatsu Home by ALTS Design Office is Modern
Located in Japan, the Kusatsu Home is a very minimalist design, and features a windowless wall on one side that allows for the owners to enjoy the fresh air. Instead of simply having a patio... MORE
Mixed Media Prison Installations
Mixed Media Prison Installations
Ai Weiwei Creates '@Large' at Alcatraz Prison
Alcatraz Prison is a well-known space where criminals used to go to live out their days behind bars, but now artist Ai Weiwei has transformed this space to be an area filled with artwork. He has set... MORE
Calligraphy-Inspired Architecture
Calligraphy-Inspired Architecture
Frei + Saarinen Rebuild a Community Hall in Switzerland
Frei + Saarinen are a team of architects that completed the ‘Front Building,’ a community center in Switzerland that was previously run down by a fire. To give the structure a unified... MORE
Rooftop Running Track Architecture
Rooftop Running Track Architecture
LYCS Architecture Makes the Most from Limited Space
LYCS Architecture was in charge of developing the architecture for a primary school in China, and was faced with the problem of not having that much space to work with. The team still wanted to... MORE
Revitalized Ancient Courtyards
Revitalized Ancient Courtyards
'Micro-yuan’er' Transforms a Courtyard into a Renewed Art Space
Micro-yuan’er is a project by Standardarchitecture in Beijing that revitalizes an ancient courtyard to be used as an art space, as well as a library. The design “is part of the organic re-... MORE

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Friendly Cash Transfer Apps
Friendly Cash Transfer Apps
Square Lets Users Pay Friends with a Simple Click
Cash transfer can be an annoying process, especially if certain banks charge ridiculous fees. Square is a company based in San Francisco that’s looking to change this with its new service and... MORE
DIY Watercolor Napkins
DIY Watercolor Napkins
Turn the Average Napkin into a Piece of Art
To make these watercolor napkins, Almost Makes Perfect walks readers through exactly how to achieve this artistic effect. While some may prefer to dish out the average napkin for a dinner party, the... MORE
Top Video Curation Sites
Top Video Curation Sites
Pluto.TV Streamlines the Online Video Viewing Experience
Pluto.TV is a new service that cuts through the noise of online video content and finds the good stuff. Oftentimes sites like YouTube are filled with so much content and information that it becomes... MORE
Cloud-Connected Display Systems
Cloud-Connected Display Systems
BERG Invents the Pixel Track for an Updated Signage System
The Pixel Track by BERG tries to find a happy medium between old and static signage that needs to be completely changed by hand, and devices like LED displays that are adjusted through computers,... MORE
Reflective Spiral Installations
Reflective Spiral Installations
UNStudio Creates the Xintiandi Work Outside of the Area's Mall
This installation by UNStudio just outside of the Xintiandi shopping center in Shanghai is twisted and reflective. It snakes past people on the sidewalk, and contains mirrors at either end.... MORE
White-Washed Hotel Designs
White-Washed Hotel Designs
Zaha Hadid Creates the Interiors for the Opus Office Towers in Dubai
The Opus Office Towers in Dubai recently went up, and now Zaha Hadid has been given the task to design the interiors. The designer has come up with a white-washed interior look, giving the entire... MORE
Cost-Conscious Branding
Cost-Conscious Branding
Economy is a Quality and Affordable Food Brand
When it comes to finding an affordable food brand, it’s difficult to discover one that tastes good for the price. Economy is aiming to change this, and by working with the branding agency &#... MORE
Stacked Sports Halls
Stacked Sports Halls
NL Architects Builds the 'Spordtgebouw' Gymnasium
The Spordtgebouw is a few sports center by NL Architects primarily intended for children at the surrounding schools, but it’s also open on the weekends to the public. The design contains six... MORE
Curved Corner Architecture
Curved Corner Architecture
Moon Hoon Makes the K-Pop Curve Building Distinct
The K-Pop Curve is a building in South Korea, and Moon Hoon architecture firm recently upgraded the design so that it would be distinct from the surrounding structures. The bottom half of the... MORE
Butterfly Wedding Rice
Butterfly Wedding Rice
Rice Butterflies Infuse Tradition With Grace
Rice Butterflies are attractive products that give tradition a touch of class. Throwing rice at newlywed couples is a longstanding tradition that is occasionally replaced with bubble blowing and bird seed;… MORE
Belted Back Furniture
Belted Back Furniture
The Kettal Roll Seating by Patricia Urquiola is Perfect for the Outdoors
Patricia Urquiola has come up with a chair that works for both the indoors and outside seating areas. Titled the ‘Kettal Roll’ chair, the seat is held together at the back by two round... MORE
Historical Figure Comparison Posters
Historical Figure Comparison Posters
Artist VanVictor Compares Famous Actors in Historical Roles
Artist VanVictor has put together these artistic posters that display all of the actors who have played the same historical figure in a movie. The layout is quite simplistic, but it’s... MORE
Personal Female Androids
Personal Female Androids
Luna the Robot by RoboDynamics Makes Domesticated Work Easy
Luna the Robot by RoboDynamics is the first personal robot designed to do anything, from walking your dog to a variety of household chores. If you like robots and hate dishes, then this is a purchase you… MORE
Tension Relief Ta-Tas
Tension Relief Ta-Tas
These Japanese Squeezable Stress Boobs are Sold From Vending Machines
With these Japanese squeezable stress boobs, you can relieve pressure in a way that's a lot more fun than banging your head against a wall. The hilarious part about these stress relievers is that they… MORE