Reading Time: < 1 minute The “TERRA” Terrarium is designed by Fort Standard. The glass icosahedron is framed in hard maple wood and spins on top of a matching tripod base allowing the viewer to experience the plants from 360 degrees. To see some behind-the-scenes footage of how the terrarium was made, be sure to visit their blog.

Forming History

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tino Seubert is a young product and concept designer. His “Forming History” project is a range of furniture inspired by important historical events. Using archival footage of a historical event, like the Nuremberg Trails or the Vietnam Conference,  he creates beautifully constructed furniture. What a great concept. We look forward to seeing future work by […]

Polar Bear Rug

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wallpaper commissioned leading designers to create unique design pieces. Form Us With Love, together with the Bolon flooring company, designed this rug using 3D capturing software and vinyl. Described as: “a traditional bear rug, with a not-so-traditional method of design and material of production”. It might have been complex to make but it saved a bear’s […]

The Hydra Piano

Reading Time: < 1 minute Apostol Tnokovski is an industrial designer from Macedonia. He is also a Lady Gaga fan. Because of his immense design talent, we won’t hold that against him. He made her a piano, which is awesome, regardless of how many times they play Alejandro on the radio… via: yankodesign.com  

New feathers for old products

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sometimes a refreshing new packaging idea can revive an old product concept. A little bit of ingenuity can go a long way to making a product exciting. Even a cup of tea can get a new coat of feathers… Hanger Tea by Soon Mo Kang   Pop up Popcorn Packaging by PackLab via: youthedesigner.com

NICE Magazine

Reading Time: 2 minutes . Nicework is expanding its empire! We have created a free downloadable magazine called NICE that showcases the cream of the creative crop. From art and illustration to design of all kinds we’ve rounded up the best for you to feast your greedy eyes on.  Why an online magazine? Well it saves the rain-forests for […]