Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

A graffiti artist tries furniture making, a hospital-inspired electronics shop, and 3D printed deserts are coming.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 10 january 2014

PSFK highlights the important design stories of the week. Get caught up and discover what’s new in product, retail, automotive and architectural design.


‘Plantala’ by Andrea Rekalidis Nails Functionality as a Planter/Coat Rack (For Those Without a Green Thumb)

Inspired by the iconic white picket fence, Plantala elegantly solves functional issues for indoor and outdoor using a minimum of materials with a clever shape.


Graffiti-Inspired Coffee Tables by Vans the Omega

Known for his letterform street art work, Vans the Omega creates his first collection of custom furniture pieces.


Doctor Manzana: A Gadgets Store Gets a Graphic Redesign

The interior of the new shop in Valencia, Spain was inspired by hospitals, reflecting Doctor Manzana’s repair service offer for smartphones and tablets.


The Aēsop Kawaramachi Store in Kyoto, Japan, by Torafu Architects

The latest branch for Austrialian skincare brand Aēsop continues their drive to experiment with interior materials. This shop mixes exposed raw concrete with squid-fishing pendant lights.


Furniture Design: Piet Hein Eek’s Making Furniture, Made of Furniture, Made of Furniture.

40×40 is a new collection of furniture that shows how materials can be recycled multiple times.


How To Design A Sexier Green Lightbulb

The flourescent bulb pros are back with their concept for a replacement 30W filament bulb.


First Food 3D Printer Launched By 3D Systems

Targeted for pastry chefs, it can print with milk chocolate or three flavors of sugar.


Sweet Architecture | A Home Built on Top of a Bakery

Iconic Tokyo apple pie spot gets a gorgeous redesign by architect Yuko Nagayama.


Airbnb Removes “knockoff” Navy Chairs From New Headquarters

One manufacturer goes on the offensive to promote authenticity of design.



Japanese Face Wash Creates A Perfect Rose Every Time

Arts & Culture
Mobile august 26, 2016

Get A Better Idea Of How You Are Wasting Your Time

The TouchTime app is trying to revolutionize personal task management by providing detailed insight on how to be more efficient

Culture august 26, 2016

London Telephone Box Repurposed As A Tiny Mobile Repair Shop

Tools and supplies to replace broken screens or damage are neatly stowed away in these micro-workrooms


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Conceptual Sportswear Created Out Of Futuristic Condom Material

A Dutch fashion designer is experimenting with new methods and fabrics to make high performance clothing

Fashion august 26, 2016

Fashionable Tassel Will Ensure You Never Lose Your Valuables Again

The device is fashion meets connected tech, that will help you keep track of your belongings at all times


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Syndicated august 26, 2016

Would You Wear Wool Shoes To Save The Environment?

As demand for wool shoes grows, a number of US footwear brands are heading directly to the source: the sheep pastures of New Zealand

Sustainability august 26, 2016

Self-Healing Material Is Fashioned Out Of Squid Teeth

Penn State researchers have devised a new textile that uses organic proteins

Arts & Culture august 26, 2016

Search Engine Turns Your Own Drawings Into Photos

This image-matching software accepts hand-made sketches instead of keywords


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Retail Expert: What Sustainability Means To The Millennial Generation

Jo Godden, Founder of RubyMoon, discusses how brands can limit their environmental impact worldwide

PSFK Labs august 25, 2016

PSFK’s Workplace Vision: How The Nurturing Of Seeds Will Come To Define The Onboarding Process

Our Future of Work vision is a service that allows companies to assemble and deliver welcome packets that are uniquely focused on the concept of growth

Arts & Culture august 26, 2016

Illustrator Interprets The Experiences Of Blind Travelers

Artist Alby Letoy creates drawings of poignant travel memories for the visually impaired

Advertising august 26, 2016

Clickbait Titles Used For The Good Of Charity

An agency devised an unlikely campaign that uses clickbait as a positive force to drive awareness to nonprofit initiatives

Advertising august 26, 2016

The Best In Eye-Catching Olympics Campaigns

PSFK rounds out the Rio Games with our picks for the best advertising moments off the field

Work august 26, 2016

Editorial Roundtable: The Arrival Of The People-First Workplace

Managed By Q, Soma, Workbar, Primary and thinkPARALLAX enumerate the reasons why companies need an employee-embracing workforce in order to exist

Arts & Culture august 26, 2016

Transforming Light Waves Into A New Art Form

An artist uses glass treated with layers of metallic coatings to create a unique installation called lightpaintings


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Design august 26, 2016

This Windbreaker Lets You Explore The Outdoors While Charging Your Phone

The apparel includes solar panels that allow the wearer to stay connected through the power of renewable energy

Asia august 26, 2016

The Goal Of This Game Is To Not Get Laid Off From Your Job

A hit mobile app has you working really, really hard to not get fired as you climb the corporate ladder

Advertising august 26, 2016

Movie Critic Bot Guides Viewers Through Festival Offerings

The Toronto International Film Festival has created a Facebook Messenger chatbot to help attendants curate their schedule

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