Lovely bag designs by Hong Kong based company KiliDesign. This “Beetle” design (comes as  a handbag and backpack) is so beautifully weird – it really looks like a curled up armadillo…You can check out more of their designs in their Etsy shop HERE!

Original post found over at themag.it HERE!

 

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A really nice collection and  analysis of Male and Female restroom signs. See more amazing examples and the whole post over at the Society Pages HERE! (Original post found over at Quipsologies HERE!)

 

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Found over at swissmiss this is a great ‘guide’ to our daily online lives… Enjoying the Web Manifesto by Len Kendall, CoFoudner of CentUp.com

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“Oliver Jeffers is a world-famous creator of picture books for children, such as the award-winning Lost and Found. With his captivating paintings, collages, installations, and collaborative works—presented in his first monograph Neither Here Nor There—Jeffers also tells deeply incisive stories and poses provocative philosophical questions. Gestalten.tv met him in the wake of the opening of his current exhibition HERE OR THERE at Gestalten Space to learn about kids as critics, the art of storytelling, and, of course, quantum physics.”

Check out the video and find out more over at Gestalten HERE!

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It is no secret that I LOVE Herman Miller Design…and the ‘WHY DESIGN’ series is support for the interesting stuff they are doing.

About the series: “At Herman Miller design is the language we use to ask questions and seek answers to the problems our customers face. The design process is a journey into the unknown—or as George Nelson once quipped, “I have never met a designer who was retained to keep things the same as they were.” Before we decide what we do and how we do it, we like to begin by asking the question “Why?” In Why Design, a new video series, we explore the world through the eyes of our designers, and share something of why we value their point of view.”

Steve Frykholm, who has been at Herman Miller for 42 years. talks about the breaks in between his ‘working time’ which allow his brain to refresh for the times when he is working…

This talk by Sam Hecht and Kim Colin is also full of little nuggets of inspiration…They are industrial designers (with an arichtectural background) in London. They talk about fragile and changing systems and environments such as London itself…and how their opposing – or rather complimenting – macro and micro views on these systems and environments create perspective. I also love Kim Colin’s reference to the ‘view of context’ and the reminder to not get bugged down by the nitty-gritty…

Check out more of the videos over at Why Design HERE!

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Fascinating. Careful if you are anything like me, be prepared to spend multiple hours on this site upon clicking HERE!

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