The Design Magazine

The Design Magazine

The Design Magazine featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Méo

Just like a real game of building blocks ready to assemble, Meo is a construction with a childlike and innocent character that stands out for its rigor and balanced composition. While the richness and depth of the oak brings a certain wisdom to the saturated colored scaffolding elements, an interesting duality is captured between the rigidity of the design piece and its slanted yet controlled position. Meo tends to remind us all the joy and happiness a simple wooden toy punctuated by a few bright colors can provide to a child.

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Kagome

Designed by Shinn Asano with background in graphic design, Sen is a 6 piece collection of steel furniture that turns 2D lines into 3D forms. Each piece including “kagome stool” has been created with lines that minimize excess to express both form and functionality in a range of applications, inspired by unique sources such as traditional Japanese craft and patterns. Kagome stool is made from 18 right angle triangles that support each other and when viewed from above forms the traditional Japanese craft pattern kagome moyou.

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1x3

1x3 is inspired by interlocking burr puzzles. It is both - a piece of furniture and a brain teaser. All parts stay together without the need of any fixtures. The interlocking principle involves only sliding movements giving a very fast assembly process and making 1x3 appropriate for frequent change of place. The level of difficulty depends not on dexterity but mostly on spatial vision. Instructions are provided in case the user needs help. The name - 1x3 is a mathematical expression that represents the logic of the wooden structure - one element type, three pieces of it.

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5x5

The 5x5 chair is a typical design project where the limitation is recognised as a challenge. The chair's seat and the back are made of xilith which is very difficult to be shaped. Xilith is the raw material that can be found 300 meters under the ground's surface and is comined with a coal. Currently the majority of the raw material is thrown away. From environmental point of view this material generates waste on the earth's surface. Therefore the idea about the chair design seemed to be very provocative and challenging.

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Dressup

Dressup is more than a regular chair. It’s very functional but also modern with its different colored covers. It’s simply stable with an endless metal pipe. It’s possible to choose one of the three combinations that are already fixed for linings, buttons, plastic seat and lacquered structure. It is designed for intern use.

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seating for stations

The main idea of creating the Seating for station is to create simple and comfortable and easily installated seatings. The Seatings consist of only two identical parts, connected with the help of simple furniture connectors with the embdedded details on the construction of seats and backs. The form of Seatings is ergonomical and simple. The Seatings can be manufactured of plywood, plastic. The legs can be made of aluminium, reinforced plastic. The colour desicion can be variable. The legs can be produced of aluminium and painted steel.

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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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