House & Home (128)
After years of white, minimalist cabinetry, the kitchen is becoming more colourful as leading manufacturers tempt consumers’ palates with brighter colours and wider pattern choices.
Why it matters
If consumers are truly tiring of the sober minimalist movement and instead craving something mood-lifting, could we begin to see brands in the house and home space looking at more direct ways to lift the human psyche? In the future could products be categorised by what they do for the mind as opposed to what they deliver functionally?
Source: Swedish design and housing magazines
18. November 2009
Visual communication designer, Nurcan Durmaz has made a clock for graphic designers called the Graphic Designer's Clock, which prompts you to exercise every 20 minutes. The exercises are designed specifically for graphic designers who spend most of their time on a computer.
Craft Punk is an initiative that took place during the Design Week in Milan, turning Spazio Fendi into a crafts home and allowing ten young designers to live in there and create their art live while facing the public.