Magazine of Design

Magazine of Design

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

 

SATA | BIA - Blue Islands Açor

The BIA is a local-bird symbol of the Atlantic Sky, which flies over thoughts and dreams over countries, a pilot of nature which transports people, memories, business and companies. At SATA, BIA will always symbolize the union of the nine islands of the Archipelago in one atlantic challenge: take the name of the Azores to the World and bring the World to the Azores. The BIA – Blue Islands Azores – a reinvented açor bird, rectilinear, inspired in the futurism of prototypes, built on its unique genetic code, as asymmetrical, distinct and colored as the nine islands of the Azores.

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Paths of Light

The best way to hold the short animation Paths of Light by Zina Caramelo was to ensure that the DVD had a beautiful case to match. The packaging actually looks like it was plucked from the woods and moulded to form a CD. On the outside, various lines are visible, almost appearing as small trees growing up the side of the case. The wooden exterior also helps to give it an extremely naturalistic look. Paths of Light is an extreme update from the cases many saw for CDs in the 1990s, which usually consisted of basic plastic with a paper package to explain the contents inside.(text by J. D. Munro)

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Google Campus Dublin

In June 2013, Google Ireland opened the doors to its thriving new campus: Four buildings located in the heart of Dublin’s historic docklands district. With over 47’000 m2 of unique office space, the Campus represents the Google EU Head-quarters and serves as the center for sales and finances in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Gamsei

When Gamsei opened in 2013, hyper-localism was introduced to a field of practice which had till then been mainly confined to the food scene. At Gamsei, ingredients for cocktails are either wildly foraged or grown by local artesian farmers. The bar interior, is a clear continuation of this philosophy. Just like the cocktails, Buero Wagner procured all materials locally, and worked in close collaboration with local manufacturers to produce custom-made solutions. Gamsei is a wholly integrated concept that turns the event of drinking a cocktail into a novel experience.

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Breezer Be Bold

Interbrand was briefed to create Breezer's first-ever Limited Edition that screams internationality, sets its sights on the China market, and be irresistible to young females. The challenge was to keep the design uniquely true to the essence of each flavor, and yet still relevant to our female audience. The solution was a spontaneous physical interaction with each fruit’s appearance and texture, like squeeze a lime, so it is relevant to the product category. A twist was added to transform each bottle a special personality that reflects the bold and daring characteristics of female.

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Architecture Factory

The Architecture Factory is a third level architectural education, learning and research space situated in a disused split-level warehouse in Cork, Ireland. The interior architectural intervention adapts used shipping containers into lecturer offices dividing the ground floor space into 7 open plan studios. These are divided from a new mezzanine structure by a wide boulevard which functions as a live lab, exhibition and making space. The mezzanine cantilevers over this space creating online learning facilities above seminar rooms, storage, photo labs and studios bookending the enclosures.

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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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