Daily Archives: 05/13/2010

Can Designers Save the World?

In our modern world wrought with political upheaval, manmade disaster, wide-spread poverty, and the threat of global warming, one wonders where to turn for actionable solutions. As “Design Thinking” is the ubiquitous buzz word at the moment, the question arises — can design really save the world?

A new exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum the National Design Triennial probes that very question. Read more here.

(via Fast Company)

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Inspired Identity

SHATTERBOX STATIONERY BY PAPERWHITE STUDIO

Possibly the most gorgeous bit of identity design I’ve seen of late — these business cards are letterpressed in two shades of gray and edged with fluorescent orange (printed by The Mandate Press). Check the design firm’s website for more drool-worthy work by Paper White Studio.

(via FPO)

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Natural Tech

“BIRDLAND” ILLUSTRATION BY SVEN PALMOWSKI

A lovely example of the union of technology and natural materials, this bamboo iPhone case sports an illustration by the amazing Sven Palmowski. See more of his work here.

(via Design You Trust)

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Dandelion Wall Paper

With these charming patterns from Miss Print, it’s no surprise that wallpaper has made a big comeback.

(via Design*Sponge)

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