A Design Magazine

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

 

Superegg

Superegg represents the rapid multiplying of single use coffee capsules, which symbolises human convenience and its impact on the environment. Appearing levitated above ground, the textured geometric superegg shape, as documented by mathematician Gabriel Lame, is dotted with random discarded coffee capsules arranged into perfect lines. The visceral experience engages the viewer from all angles and distances. Over 3000 capsules were collected via a call to action on social media and the local community. Superegg allows the viewer to peruse waste and encourages new recycling habits.

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Winetime Seafood

The packaging design for the Winetime Seafood series should demonstrate the freshness and reliability of the product, should differ it favorably from competitors, be harmonious and understandable. The colors used (blue, white and orange) create a contrast, emphasize important elements and reflect brand positioning. The single unique concept developed distinguishes the series from other manufacturers. The strategy of visual information made it possible to identify the product variety of the series, and the usage of illustrations instead of photos made the packaging more interesting.

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Hill Wind

The outline of the external form adopts the thinking mode of modern architecture. The designer extracts the image of geometric clouds from the origami concept and extends the irregular shapes. With the same type of white film as the internationally renowned Burj Al Arab, the two elements are integrated through structural changes, which bring out the best in each other. The building gives people a concise feeling with a balanced and modern texture, and endows the space with different personalities, while leaving a lasting aftertaste.

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Dance Anatomy

The inspiration behind Dance Anatomy collection lies in contemporary dance and represents a reinterpretation of a human body. The author studied the captured positions of dancers and the processes existing in their bodies and further translated these processes into graphic language and came up with the forms and silhouettes that further became wearable objects (earrings, pendants, rings).

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Lougang City

The project aims to design a new central business district for Huzhou. Its design is inspired and well integrated with local traditional ecological system. On the southern bank of taihu lake, The new internal lake provides quality waterfront public spaces. At the heart of the district, there are two pedestrian skywalks connecting the new railway station, the skyscraper and the exhibition park, while separating the vehicular traffic from pedestrians. The new urban environment is harmonized with nature, creating a balance between the urban developments and its landscape.

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EN Skincare

Designed for new Japanese cosmetics brand En, the store occupies of an 18th-century building in the center of the French capital. The name "En" translates as "beauty" in Japanese, but can also mean "circle" and "connection". These three translations all inspired the design of the store. On the ground floor are two bright minimal spaces, furnished with curving brass partitions and furniture. Meanwhile the basement reveals the building's history, with exposed stone walls and a vaulted ceiling.

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