Archive for the “Industrial Design” category

Switch Light print

by Jill on December 8, 2013

UNIVERSAL PROGRAM has created a print to accompany their Switch Light we shared in the previous post. It is a functional poster that is a nod to the solar-powered, dual functioning light. The 2 states to the print feature a center (…)

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Switch Light

by Jill on November 21, 2013

Switch Light by UNIVERSAL PROGRAM is an object with no defined top or bottom in a traditional sense. This is because it has two functional sides, one to receive light and one to emit light. During the day, the photovoltaic (…)

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Dikini

by Tanya on December 5, 2012

Eugénie Manseau and Philippe Carreau of industrial design studio Dikini were recently awarded the Phyllis Lambert Design Montréal Grant. The $10,000 grant will allow the recipients to take a study trip to Seoul, South Korea, where they will analyze various (…)

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TIFF People’s Choice Awards

by Jill on September 24, 2012

This year’s Toronto International Film Festival People’s Choice Awards were created by the BlackBerry Design Team, which included a design student attending OCAD University as part of the Research In Motion co-op program. The design concept for the award began with an (…)

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Wood Casting by Hilla Shamia

by Tanya on May 10, 2012

Hilla Shamia is a product designer who lives and works in Tel Aviv – Jaffa, Israel. She created a beautiful series of furniture combining cast aluminium and wood. The negative factor of burnt wood is transformed into aesthetic and emotional (…)

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2012 Olympic Torch

by Jill on June 13, 2011

London based industrial design team Barber Osgerby (Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby) were selected to create the London 2012 Olympic Torch. It is made of golden aluminum alloy (a material developed for the aerospace and automotive industry) it’s lightweight, strong (…)

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Braun Time

by Jill on April 11, 2011

Braun has re-issued its line of classic watches from the 1970s and alarm clocks from the early 1990s designed by Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs. The collection of time pieces has been approved by Dietrich Lubs with only subtle modifications (…)

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Cycle Shirt

by Jill on March 11, 2011

Industrial Designer, Sam Hecht of Industrial Facility, recently teamed up with Clothing Designer, Margaret Howell, to create the Cycle Shirt. This collaboration was between two designers who approach their work in a similar way by paring away the inessential in order (…)

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Design Against Obsolescence

by Jill on February 25, 2011

I am on the fence when it comes to the theory of planned obsolescence but we know that most companies manufacture goods which are not specifically designed to live a long product life. Vitsoe is a company doing the opposite, (…)

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