Category Archives: product design
If you remember Murmure’s last project we feature Pochoirs, then you can recall the detail and innovative aspects brought to the making of a hole punched portrait. Murmure agency has now developed conceptual products surrounding an electronic music event called The Nordik Impakt Festival, where they utilized electro-phosphorescence and paper to make awesome glow-in-the-dark glasses.
HiiH Lights (pronounced “Hi Hi”) is two artists, Lâm Quảng and Kestrel Gates, who work together creating handmade paper lights and raising a family in Portland, OR. They collaborate as both artists and parents and discuss how all aspects of their lives are connected.
Director Tristan Stoch recently finished an inspiring short video portrait of HiiH Lights that you shouldn’t miss watching. Continue reading
Designer Vadim Kibardin created the low paper armchair “Black Paper 37” out of 37 paper layers and 20 details of gofer cardboard. The armchair is a result of experiments with various materials and exploration of the co-existence of, ‘Chaos and Sequence’.
Happy Valentine’s Day! What better way to bring in the day of love then with some stunning paper, yes paper, clocks in various shapes of hearts. Clockwork Love is a jewelry collection designed by Tjep that evenly and consistently combines a great multitude of graphic elements in a multitude of layers. It consists of 6 timepieces that express the different moods of the heart in frozen mechanical arrangements as if they were portraits immobilized in time. Through liberal use of symbolic references they represent such themes as fragility, passion, uncertainty and desire.
Christian Fiebig is a german product designer that has created his reinterpretation of the chesterfield deep buttoned armchair by use of a computer program to reconstruct it entirely with polygonal faces. He then made this prototype come to life by rebuilding it with paper which helped him to realize it as a full scale model. He is currently still working on the development of the chair as a functional piece.
Mathias Bengtsson was born in Copenhagen and is well known for his modern aesthetics in furniture design that is both visually striking and technically innovative. The more familiar forms he works with are that of aluminum, acrylic and plywood.
Andrej Čverha of Hangar Design Forge designed the TAU speakers which are made from recycled cardboard and paper finished in epoxy. The shapes themselves were an exploratory exercise in finding the simplest form that provides maximum audio fidelity. The result is an organic form suspended on rods designed to hide the cables which amplify it’s elegance.
The talented Kelli Anderson along with her partner in crime Daniel, came up with a brilliant idea to create a paper record player wedding invitation which perfectly suits the soon-to-be-wed couples love for music. The invitation itself is booklet-style and upon folding it in the appropriate manner, the user is then able to listen to the couples original song by hand-spinning the record. How it works, the sound is amplified by the moving of a sewing needle along the grooves of a flexidisc record or can be unscrewed and played on a regular turntable as well. You can see how it works in the video below.
Gonçalo Campos is a is a portuguese product designer who is continuing to explore the possibilities of design through function and material. The OLY Bracelet is disposable paper jewelry free for download as striped or even blank so you can customize yourself.
Art Lebedev is a Russian design studio based in Moscow that works on projects that specialize in industrial, graphic, web and interface design. The studio has recently come up with a pretty amazing USB flash drive that is made of completely disposable cardboard stock called Flashkus which will set the bar in the future of portable technology in its smallest form. The Flashkus comes in a magazine of 4 USB flash drives which can then be detached along their perforations and can be personalized with basic info, different graphics, or basically whatever you like making it a very convenient storage device.