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Top 100 Design Ideas in April

From Modernized Airplane Cabins to Galleria Sushi Kiosks

— April 24, 2016 — Art & Design
The top April 2016 design ideas showcase the far-reaching implications of patterns in contemporary art, in industries such as retail, marketing and advertising.

In order to welcome in spring, Canadian luxury fashion retailer Holt Renfrew launched the 'Spring All Together' campaign which saw a pastel pink truck tour the Greater Toronto Area with plenty of luxe prizes. The sweetly hued vehicle featured a flower wall photo booth and a preview of the brand's vision for spring.

Born out of a flower packaging project, the simple brown paper bouquet wraps created by Swedbag demonstrate the consumer interest in branding that communicates the high quality of the product itself by making reference to humble, artisan beginnings. The brown paper is wrapped around the bouquet in a cone-like fashion and then decorated with a sleek pastel-hued sticker label.
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Crack-Proof Jerrycans
Crack-Proof Jerrycans
This Jerrycan is a Safe Form of Packaging for Solvent-Based Products
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98
Wine Barrel Illuminators
Wine Barrel Illuminators
The One Third Oak Wine Barrel Hanging Light is Rustically Eccentric
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97
Bike-Protecting Devices
Bike-Protecting Devices
The Hexlox System Deters Bicycle Theft by Thwarting Thieves
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96
Illusionary Modern Calendars
Illusionary Modern Calendars
The Anamorphic Calendar Creates an Obscure Design for Date-Keeping
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95
Recycled Wine Barrel Furniture
Recycled Wine Barrel Furniture
Woodfish Creates Custom Furniture from Fermenting Equipment
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94
Sliced Wood Serving Displays
Sliced Wood Serving Displays
The Two-Tier Tree Wood Platter Adds an Eco-Friendly Touch to Serving
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93
Animalistic Sticky Notes
Animalistic Sticky Notes
These Cutesy Cat Pads are Designed to Look to Kittens in Cardboard Boxes
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92
Portable Dining Tables
Portable Dining Tables
The Swallow Table Offers Familial Seating with a Modern Travelling Design
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91
Printing Ink Chocolate Packaing
Printing Ink Chocolate Packaing
The BLOCD's Conceptual Chocolate Boxes Are Inspired by Pantone
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90
Design-Conscious Appliances
Design-Conscious Appliances
The KitchenAid Black Stainless Steel Appliance Series is Dynamic
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89
Compartmentalized Stationary Tables
Compartmentalized Stationary Tables
The Arco Desk Displays Writing Accessories with a Glass Top
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88
Moon-Inspired Greenery Stands
Moon-Inspired Greenery Stands
Carpa Designs Crescent Plant Stands Take After a Crescent Moon
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87
Sustainable Wooden Paddle Boards
Sustainable Wooden Paddle Boards
The Jarvis Boards are Made with Recycled and Reclaimed Lumber
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86
Fire-Starter Pens
Fire-Starter Pens
The Schrade Tactical Survival Pen Functions as a Writing Utensil and Tool
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85
Grassy Home Interiors
Grassy Home Interiors
This Sloped Green Flooring is Designed to Resemble a Grassy Hillside
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84
Colorful Fast Food Interiors
Colorful Fast Food Interiors
This French McDonald's is Decorated with Colourful Light Boxes
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83
Avant-Garde Pencil Sharpeners
Avant-Garde Pencil Sharpeners
La Matita Rossa Series Explores Different Ways to Sharpen Pencils
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82
Post-Disaster Igloo Housing
Post-Disaster Igloo Housing
La Matriz Provides a Portable Temporary Shelter for Stranded Consumers
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81
Contemporary Brazilian Mansions
Contemporary Brazilian Mansions
Seferin Arquitetura's Latest Project Boasts Modern Design Details
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80
Fragmented Cube Lights
Fragmented Cube Lights
The 'Folding Light' by Michael Jantzen Emits Illumination in Various Ways
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79
Pulse-Monitoring Business Cards
Pulse-Monitoring Business Cards
This MobilECG Business Card Performs a Mini ECG Test
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78
Anxious Anticipation Artwork
Anxious Anticipation Artwork
Aaron Tilley's Pieces Depict the Moment Before Catastrophic Despair
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77
Quirky Feline Shelters
Quirky Feline Shelters
These Eye-Catching Cat Shelters Are Designed to Help Homeless Cats
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76
Tip-Proof Wine Glasses
Tip-Proof Wine Glasses
The Mighty Wine Glasses Feature a Weighted Bottom to Avoid Spills
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75
Sophisticated Beanbag Chairs
Sophisticated Beanbag Chairs
The Ineke Hans Plouf Seats Offer a Luxe Design Paired with Comfort
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74
Rustic Rainforest Retreats
Rustic Rainforest Retreats
The Cape Tribulation House is Located in the Australian Rainforest
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73
Omni-Directional Fans
Omni-Directional Fans
The 'Satellite' Air Fan Features a Multidirectional Functionality
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72
Outdoor Tool Organizers
Outdoor Tool Organizers
The Little Burro Wheelbarrow Garden Tool Organizer is Ready for Yard Work
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71
Retro Industrial Bar Interiors
Retro Industrial Bar Interiors
The Main Room Bar in Mexico City Has an Old School Vibe
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70
Self-Contained Vertical Gardens
Self-Contained Vertical Gardens
The Earth Tower Garden Offers a Portable Gardening Experience
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69
Carton-Inspired Wine Shops
Carton-Inspired Wine Shops
La Parra Winery Opens a Vintage Shop that Looks Like a Box of Wine
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68
Tiered Transparent Mannequins
Tiered Transparent Mannequins
Tokujin Yoshioka's Futuristic Bodies are Made with Laser-Cut Acrylic
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67
Tipping Contemporary Tables
Tipping Contemporary Tables
Angled Tables Create the Tromp-l’Oeil Impression of Spinning Disks
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66
Powerful Kitchen Range Vents
Powerful Kitchen Range Vents
The FIREBIRD Black Stainless Steel Range Hood Has Quiet Operation
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65
Portable Pet Bed Carriers
Portable Pet Bed Carriers
The Petsfit Portable Pet Bed is a Pet Carrier that's Comfort-Focused
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64
All-in-One Device Hubs
All-in-One Device Hubs
The iStand Keeps Apple Hardware Charging and Connected
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63
All-Terrain Adventure Bikes
All-Terrain Adventure Bikes
The Niner RLT 9 Steel Bicycle Offers Speed on Pavement and Dirt Roads
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62
Collapsible Camping Cookers
Collapsible Camping Cookers
The Campack is a Flat Nine Piece Pot Set for Cooking Outdoors
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61
Modernized Airplane Cabins
Modernized Airplane Cabins
The 'Airspace by Airbus' Cabin is Designed Around Comfort and Ambiance
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60
Suspended String Paper Holders
Suspended String Paper Holders
The Diabolo Toilet Roll Dispenser Opts for a Minimalistic Aesthetic
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59
Portable Aquarium Knapsacks
Portable Aquarium Knapsacks
This Clear Backpack is Designed to Sustain an Aquatic Ecosystem
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58
Folding Sofa Guest Beds
Folding Sofa Guest Beds
The Milliard Tri-Fold Foam Folding Mattress Has a Two-in-One Aesthetic
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57
Custom Tea Makers
Custom Tea Makers
Enfuse by Hussain Almossawi Encourages a Curated Drinking Experience
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56
Chic Family-Friendly Appliances
Chic Family-Friendly Appliances
The Samsung Black Stainless Steel Appliances are Ready for Use
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55
Yoga-Accommodating Chairs
Yoga-Accommodating Chairs
The US Pride Yoga Chaise Chair Enables Exercise and Relaxation
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54
Thematic Desk Organizers
Thematic Desk Organizers
The 'One Piece' Design Suits Architects, Administrators and Geeks
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53
Brown Paper Floral Packaging
Brown Paper Floral Packaging
Swedbag Provides Simple Yet Charming Wrapping Paper for Bouquets
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52
Mobile Caravan Offices
Mobile Caravan Offices
The Studio1-6 Puts Together an Office on Wheels for Remote Working
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51
Motorized Rescue Boards
Motorized Rescue Boards
The RESQ Lifeguard Board Saves Valuable Time in Lifesaving Efforts
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50
Modernized Retro Sports Cars
Modernized Retro Sports Cars
The 'Dacia' Concept Sports Car Blends Design Aesthetics
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49
Movement-Inspired Spa Boutiques
Movement-Inspired Spa Boutiques
The Aesop Mile-End Store Was Designed by Montreal's Naturehumaine
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48
Twisted Terrace Skyscrappers
Twisted Terrace Skyscrappers
This Waterfront Building Offers Added Green Space in Urban Toronto
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47
Militant Compartmental Cellular Cases
Militant Compartmental Cellular Cases
The Urban Armor Gear Protective Phone Cases are Break-Proof
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46
Modernist Zen Residences
Modernist Zen Residences
InForm's 'House in Elwood' Project Boasts Sleek and Simple Design Details
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45
Famous Painting Cocktails
Famous Painting Cocktails
The Langham Hotel Serves Drinks Decorated With Foam Artwork
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44
Modular Activity Benches
Modular Activity Benches
Vincent Koenders' Park Seat Features a Functional Sliding Component
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43
Naturalistic Statement Jewelry
Naturalistic Statement Jewelry
Faris' Onda Collection Features Nature-Inspired Twists
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42
Shame-Free Healthcare Packaging
Shame-Free Healthcare Packaging
Noskam is a Healthcare Brand Concept Created by a Student
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41
Kids Meal VR Packaging
Kids Meal VR Packaging
McDonald’s Sweden Creates a Happy Meal Box VR Headset
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40
Two-in-One Juvenile Wheelbarrows
Two-in-One Juvenile Wheelbarrows
The 'Nest' Draws Inspiration from a Garden Wheelbarrow
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39
Unfurling Lounge Chair Beds
Unfurling Lounge Chair Beds
The Benny Linen/Cotton Chair Bed is Suitable for Sitting and Sleeping
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38
Contemporary Canine Accessories
Contemporary Canine Accessories
These Modern Pet Products are Mean to Complement Minimalist Homes
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37
Indoor Gardening Systems
Indoor Gardening Systems
The 'Summit Grow Lab' Allows Users to Set Up an Urban Garden Anywhere
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36
Wall-Integrated Cafe Seating
Wall-Integrated Cafe Seating
The Walls of This Cafe Fold Up to Create Outdoor Tables
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35
Reductive Handset Designs
Reductive Handset Designs
The Ophone Is Stripped Down to the Basics to Refocus Energy Elsewhere
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34
Camping Motorcycle Tents
Camping Motorcycle Tents
The Exposed Motorcycle Bivouac Turns Any Road Bike into a Portable Abode
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33
Hybrid Hammock Tents
Hybrid Hammock Tents
The Nube Swinging Bed Offers a Dry Place to Camp While in the Trees
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32
Feline-Friendly Bookshelves
Feline-Friendly Bookshelves
This Bookshelf by Thinking Design is One Giant Catwalk
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Utility Residence Blocks
Utility Residence Blocks
The Hub Kitchen and Bathroom Unit Can be Used to Create a Livable Space
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30
Collapsible Travel Bags
Collapsible Travel Bags
The Néit Suitcase Fold Down for Easy Storage
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Contemporary Custom Backpacks
Contemporary Custom Backpacks
The Phoresy Pack is Designed by Users via a Simple Online Interface
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Massage-Inspired Sleeping Aids
Massage-Inspired Sleeping Aids
The Woollip Travel Pillow Brings Comfort to Planes and Trains
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Multitool Money Clips
Multitool Money Clips
Lever Gear Money Clips Pack 40 Tools into One Slim Design
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Home Decor Subscription Boxes
Home Decor Subscription Boxes
This Service Offers Home Accessories with a Coordinated Theme
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Droplet Digital Cameras
Droplet Digital Cameras
This Curved Camera is Functionally and Ergonomically Enhanced
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Tubular Tree Abodes
Tubular Tree Abodes
Aibek Almassov Designs a House that Wraps Around a Fully Grown Tree
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Water-Recirculating Shower Systems
Water-Recirculating Shower Systems
The Showerloop System Allows Users to Take Longer Showers
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Polygonal Cereal Packaging
Polygonal Cereal Packaging
This Froot Loops Cereal Packaging Avoids Spilling the Breakfast Food
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Renaissance Disney Princesses
Renaissance Disney Princesses
This Series Depicts the Disney Princesses as Renaissance Characters
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20
Purifying LED Lights
Purifying LED Lights
These Himalayan Salt Lamps from Ambion Lighting Enhance Living Spaces
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19
Cleverly Sectioned Seasonings
Cleverly Sectioned Seasonings
The Spice Palette by Risa Takeuchi is Made for First Time Cooks
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18
Hidden Magnetic Knife Blocks
Hidden Magnetic Knife Blocks
The Drop Block Knife Storage Drawer is Installed Underneath Cabinets
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17
Student-Friendly Micro-Apartments
Student-Friendly Micro-Apartments
These Mini Studios Provide an Alternative to Student Housing
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16
Communal Living Experiments
Communal Living Experiments
The WeWork WeLive Space is a Converted 20 Storey office Building
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15
Camouflaged Contemporary Homes
Camouflaged Contemporary Homes
This Modern Cottage is Concealed by a Traditional French Exterior
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14
Unfinished Marble Sinks
Unfinished Marble Sinks
Henry Timi's 'Corpo' Bathroom Collection Focuses on Rocky Terrain
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13
Recycled Virtual Reality Viewers
Recycled Virtual Reality Viewers
Coca-Cola Provides 3 Hands-On Options for Eco-Conscious Techies
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12
Multilevel Kindergarten Classrooms
Multilevel Kindergarten Classrooms
This Classroom Features Play Spaces That Span Different Levels
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11
Dual-Use Stool Tables
Dual-Use Stool Tables
The 'Table&Stool' Offers a Bevy of Uses in Smaller Living Spaces
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10
Cantilevered Cocktail Bars
Cantilevered Cocktail Bars
The Bire Bitroir Offers Unparalleled Views with its Cliffside Location
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9
Pop-Up Paper Eateries
Pop-Up Paper Eateries
This Pop Up Food and Drink Venue in Sydney Uses Cardboard Tubes for Design
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8
Galleria Sushi Kiosks
Galleria Sushi Kiosks
This Taka Sushi is Located Within a Mall in Australia
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7
Luminous LED Business Cards
Luminous LED Business Cards
These Eye-Catching Business Cards are Illuminated with Etched Light
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Eco-Friendly Glamping Cabins
Eco-Friendly Glamping Cabins
These Triangular Cabins are Designed for Luxury Camping Trips
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5
Diner-Inspired BBQ Restaurants
Diner-Inspired BBQ Restaurants
This Hong Kong BBQ Restaurant is Inspired by an American Diner
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4
DIY Furniture Kits
DIY Furniture Kits
The UXA Steel Brackets Allow Consumers to Transform Wooden Beams into Furniture
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3
Hanging Terrarium Lamps
Hanging Terrarium Lamps
The 'Mygdal' Plant Light Incorporates a Living Shrub into the Illuminator
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2
Cinematic Sleep Sanctuaries
Cinematic Sleep Sanctuaries
This Hi-Tech Bed is Equipped with a Built-In Projector and Audio
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Experientail Retail Trucks
Experientail Retail Trucks
Holt Renfrew Brings its Store to the Road with a Mobile Pop-Up Shop
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