Life Design Magazine

Life Design Magazine

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

 

seasons

“seasons” is an interpretation of functional kitchen and serving ware, inspired by nature and technology, through the cultural lens of Japan. Like a real leaf, each serving dish is flexible and multi-purpose. It rolls up for storage using the benefits of silicone to insure its use in an oven or microwave, able to withstand repeated dishwasher cleaning. Each leaf enjoys its own shape, stackable in its open state, and in multiples, creating a sculptural display of serving artware.

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Wavy

Inspired by travertine terrace in nature, Wavy is a tea set that will bring you a unique tea experience. The innovative handles are developed to fit comfortably in your hands. By nestling the cup with your palms, you will discover that it unfolds like a water lily and lead you to a moment of tranquility.

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The Concrete Cities

The Concrete Cities project presents a series of contemporary design souvenirs for the modern traveler and the city lover, in the form of concrete coasters. The city center's map relief appears on the surface of a set of four or six concrete coasters (fragments), forming a puzzle, which can also be used as a pot holder, a wall piece or press-papier. This contemporary souvenir diverges from its traditional ancestors, and becomes a design everyday-use object, decorative yet functional, allowing the user to recall memories of his favorite cities, while enjoying a cup of coffee.

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Branche

The Branche teapot has a smooth, contemporary design accentuating the soothing, calming aspects of tea drinking. A sleek, lifeless tree and branches were the visual inspirations for this piece as they embody the serene aspects of the tea drinking experience. Branche was created to emphasize the primitive behavior of using something without a handle. The most challenging aspect of this project was to design a tea pot which met the desired parameters of being contemporary, sleek, safe and able to be used with one hand, right or left.

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a-maze

The a-maze knife block design aims to stimulate our mental and visual senses equally. The way it stores and organizes knives is uniquely inspired by the childhood game that all of us are familiar with. Merging aesthetics and functionality together perfectly to serve its purpose, a-maze more importantly builds a connection with us that evokes emotions of curiosity and fun. Pure in its form a-maze lets us revel in its simplicity that does so much more with less. It’s because of this that a-maze makes for an authentic product innovation with an unforgettable user experience and a look to match.

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Spot-Not the decanter dryer

Spot-Not Decanter Dryer is the only decanter dryer that is able to dry the inside and outside of any shape of decanter. It solves the age-old problem of preventing the formation of spots on the insides of wine decanters and carafes. The decanter dryer consists of two main parts: a drying cloth that is inserted into the decanter and a drying mitt for the outside of the decanter. Both parts are made of highly absorbent microfiber material and of a series of magnets affixed. As you move the drying mitt, the drying cloth inside also moves, drying the inside of the decanter.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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