Vinyl record eyewear, a sleek apartment beehive concept, and a motorcycle from a Hollywood designer.
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Lotus Motorcycles C-01 Now ‘Ready For The Road’
Created by Daniel Simon, former designer at Volkswagen and Bugatti with more recent projects being Hollywood film vehicles including the Tron light cycles.
Vinylize Produces Eyewear From Unwanted Vinyl Records
The first batch were created from communist records, salvaged from the Budapest flea markets.
Rise Sofa By Note Design Studio For Fogia
A creative way of combining two furniture pieces into a single modular sofa.
Textile Design Inspired By Slices of Beef
Common supermarket meat cuts get transformed into elaborate original textile patterns.
Living Spaces By Makkink & Bey
Textile intensive living concepts that reflect a more nomadic lifestyle.
Philips’ Sexy Urban Beehive Concept Lets Apartment-Dwellers Harvest Honey
The design facilitates beekeeping without yard access requiring only a window to allow bees to come and go.
Spring Learning Center, Hong Kong
Beautifully designed and considered learning and play space for children features a stylized treehouse.
Is The Design World In Danger Of A Creative vs Commercial Split?
Design can get easily hyped online but does virtual success garner the same recognition as real-world sales success?