Magazine of Design

Magazine of Design

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

 

Milk Music

Milk Music is Samsung's streaming radio service. Milk's unique, elegant, and easy-to-use dial design helps distinguish it from other mobile music apps. The design features a dial with haptic feedback that users turn to find stations they want to listen. Team Members: Adnan Agboatwalla, Alissa Bell, Hiromi Bratti, Meng Chee, Neil Everette, Stacy Gastelum, Shawn Hwang, Alex Jones, Rachel Kobetz, Willy Lai, Patrick Lim, Jeffrey Lui, Yen Ma, Yiwen Mu, Cleo McMichael, Giulio Pascoli, Samir Safi, Cheryl Sedota, Olchi Skant, Daren Tsui, Maverick Velasco, Devon Wang, Sean Wen, Aline Yu.

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Screen House

The existing house was dark and poor cross ventilation. Therefore we propose a new concept to have large windows, but at the same time filtering the heat from the sun. The stairs acts as an airwell with a skylight and ventilation vents.Thus improving the air circulation in the house keeping it constantly cool. The screen on the external facade not only acts as shade from the sun but also giving privacy for the user as the neighbouring houses are built closely to each other.

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Jazz

A bibliophile, fully-illustrated book about the early days of Jazz in New York. In a blend of illustrations, facts, anecdotes and an accompanying CD of original recordings this book presents 24 leading lights of New York’s jazz scene in the 1920s. Illustration, typography, design and the CD form a graphic unit.

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Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The university is located in Suzhou, where the famous Taihu stone is unearthed. The design of the Administration Information Building was inspired by the porous nature of the stone due to long time of erosion. The pores and holes are transformed into a void structure with functional spaces linking up different programmes of the building. The voids also allow the building to respond to the users and surrounding context and turn it into a vessel for interaction. The different heights of voids also create a three-dimensional Suzhou garden within the building.

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Malopolska Garden of Arts

The MGA is a culture venue with a performing arts centre and a mediatheque, located in 19th-century urban block in Kraków. The form is a contextual game of mimesis and abstraction. It draws inspiration from the context by making references to the roofing geometry and tissue of the nearby buildings, the ceramic elevation refers to their brick façades. The building fits in the scale of its environment by maintaining the roof lines and divisions of the historical façades. Due to its abstract and free composition it has created a modern architectural sign in historical surroundings

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Patakukkonen Rye Pie

Patakukkonen is a Finnish traditional oven baked kukko (pie) made from regional ingredients. The brand was inspired by the owner grandmother's cooking, which in turn prompted us to incorporate snippets of the actual family history through authentic photographs. The packaging allows the product to be merchandised 5 different ways, working around the challenge presented by the diverse environments where the product would be showcased and ensuring flexibility and visibility.

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Amazing design. Good design. Best design.

Good designs create value for society. Everyday we feature a special design project that demonstrates excellence in design. Today, we are pleased to showcase an award-winning design that makes a positive difference. We will be featuring more great and inspiring designs daily. Make sure to visit us everyday to enjoy new good design products and projects from greatest designers worldwide.

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