Magazine of Design

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

 

Ane

The Ane stool has solid timber slats of timber that appear to float harmoniously, yet independently from the timber legs, above the steel frame . The designer states that the seat, hand crafted in certified eco-friendly timber, is formed through the unique use of multiple pieces of one shape of wood positioned and cut in a dynamic way. When seated on the stool, the slight rise in angle to the back and the roll off angles on the sides are finished in a way that provides a natural, comfortable sitting position. The Ane stool has just the right degree of complexity to create an elegant finish.

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Lin Mao Sen

Arts and crafts:A return to natural convergence is subtly weaved into the ceiling line for a sense of relaxation. The materials are reflected with an ecological perspective, integrating old concepts with new to generate a sense of freedom. Colorful rhythm:Peacock blue and mustard yellow saturation, fusion lines and staggered surface relationship, and a background with subtle oriental heritage all extend the continuity of space. The interpretation of the contemplation of environmental heritage blends old and new concepts and matches them to the pattern of ritualistic attempt.

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Maxplo

Maxplo is the Max All Weather Concept Tire developed for invincible environment, location and weather. A intersectional large tread blocks and stable shoulder blocks provide responsive handling, high-speed stability and traction on dry roads, while circumferential and three dimensional grooves are aimed to pump water out from under the tire's footprint to minimize hydroplaning and wet traction. The tire's internal structure reinforced to change the wide groove and enhance handling, high speed capability and ride quality on snow, mud road.

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Raw

The restaurant design tells a parallel tale about Raw and how chef André’s food can be experienced. From the bustling streets of Taipei into the restaurant, diners step across a wooden path into a tranquil space welcomed by a lounge area which forms a gentle transition from the city. As guests enter the main space, the centralized dining area is surrounded by the wooden structure begun at the entrance. The wooden structure is the centrepiece of RAW, deliberately placed after examining the settings and dimensions, which is complemented by an interior that diners experience in stages.

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Chirming

When Sook was young, she saw a pretty bird on the mountain but bird quickly flew away, leaving only sound behind. She looked up in the sky to find the bird, but all she could see was tree branches and forest. The bird kept on singing, but she had no idea where it was. From very young, bird was the tree branches and big forest to her. This experience made her to visualize the sound of birds like forest. The sound of bird relaxes mind and body. This caught her attention, and she combined this with mandala, which visually represents healing and meditation.

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Reflect

Music is constantly chaotic and evolving, but always personal. This was the inspiration behind this generative system which fuses the artist’s identity with some of his musical journey’s aspects. The system fostered the team’s attempt to architect DjSarhi’s brand identity by capturing momentary tales of his music, whilst representing them in ‘Rorschach blot’ inspired ‘VIBEs’. By algorithmically mixing various seed inputs relevant to the musician, the system can iterate unlimited generations of curated design motifs – each telling a different and unique story.

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