Inspiration – A cool kitchen-finds blog - Kitchenisms The refrigerator is often the ugliest thing in a kitchen. Big, space-sucking and stupid looking, they can drain the charm from an otherwise lovely space. Sure, there are great options around (I do love me a smeg), but what to do if yours is one of those ho-hum models, and an upgrade isn’t on the cards?
March 8, 2011 Coastal hallway Create a coastal feel with tongue-and-groove panelling, wicker storage baskets and crisp white walls. Flowers in a country-style jug keep the scheme fresh.
Lighters, keys, coins … cushioned chairs and couches are notorious for nomming all kinds of things that slip out of our pockets or otherwise get left behind and slide into the cracks. This design simply celebrates that existing phenomena, like a giant-sized pin cushion. It may come as no surprised that this clever-but-boxy furniture piece was developed by architectural designers (of Daisuke Motogi Architecture), who have a knack for exposing and expanding uses for classic furnishing types.
Yiting Cheng just finished up a master's degree in design, but she could already teach James Bond a thing or two about stashing valuables. For her thesis project, Cheng designed a series of eight objects that ingeniously store secrets--from passwords to money to drugs to IDs. And you can see all of them in this nicely shot video (our favorite is the secrete drawer, hidden in the edge of a table, which is only accessible when attach a magnetic pull): According to Cheng: This project is about concealing valuables, secrets, bad habits and personal information in our workplaces.
Forget fabric stores – some antiques are just too boring to bother re-covering with traditional patterns. These hodgepodge pieces use patchwork scraps to create fresh new themes within stodgy old frameworks.
Funny and Creative Design These photos show us a several very creative, funny and inspiring things. Watch and enjoy! 1. I lay comfortably on my favorite “Petit Beurre” cookie to catnap. Mmm, I dream to eat! Funny and Creative Design - Dumage
Shining Examples: 20 Cool Concept Cars of the Golden Age Article by Steve, filed under Vintage & Retro in the Technology category. A map of the history of the auto industry would show dozens, if not hundreds of roads not traveled. 20 Outstanding & Outrageous Concept Cars from the Golden Age
Each designer or agency office should be filled with creative and innovative gadgets that surprise our clients and stimulate the imagination. A gadget is a small tool such as a machine that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty. Gadgets are sometimes referred to as gizmos. This will not make you a better designer, but looks are important, specially in front of your clients. Are you a good designer? Then show us your gadgets.