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

 

Tsingtao

By adjusting the typeface, the Tsingtao logo has been upgraded, adding elements like a cast matching with a gold and wooden texture. A family-crest-like totem is created, offering an authentic historical touch. The illustration is recreated from a Gold Certificate won by Tsingtao from the 1906s Beer Championship in Munich; composed of lilacs, wheat, butterflies, beer barrels and the goddess Hestia; from afar, sits the Tsingtao factory, museum, brewing masters in carriages and another goddess.

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Piks

This creative construction with its fresh and colorful cones as its natural eco-friendly wooden boards helps children to develop concentration skills and to develop logical thinking. The aim of the game is to build a truly inventive structure using all the pieces without any falling down. The wooden boards and silicone cones in different sizes allow kids for a myriad of construction possibilities and enhance them to imagine their own world.

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Concert Hall in Warsaw

The heart of the Music School in Warsaw is a round-plan concert hall. The area divided in half between the audience and the stage allows to create a comfortable place for musicians and music lovers. The amphitheater arch surrounding young artists gives them an intimate workspace and sense of community with the audience. Wooden sail-shaped reflectors and a ceiling hanging in the hall give it a characteristic architectural expression. All of the acoustic aspects of the Konior Studio project were consulted with Nagata Acoustics.

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Utrecht City Theatre

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1x3

1x3 is inspired by interlocking burr puzzles. It is both - a piece of furniture and a brain teaser. All parts stay together without the need of any fixtures. The interlocking principle involves only sliding movements giving a very fast assembly process and making 1x3 appropriate for frequent change of place. The level of difficulty depends not on dexterity but mostly on spatial vision. Instructions are provided in case the user needs help. The name - 1x3 is a mathematical expression that represents the logic of the wooden structure - one element type, three pieces of it.

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Get the hang of it

Where did all the hangers go? They’re never enough and there isn’t one around when you need it! Well, that’s about to change! The “get the hang of it” bag has two no ordinary handles. They are actually two detachable carboard hangers. The user can hang up his newly purchased clothes at once! This bag gives the opportunity to retail stores to “go green” and remain at the forefront of the fashion world. It also urges consumers that concern themselves with the state of the environment, to avoid the use of plastic bags and hangers.

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