Category Archives: Design

Posted by Jamaan Challenger in Design

Sep 10

I would sell my first born for these. I’d then have to sell my second born for another pair after trying to test the exact point at which I could snap the first pair…

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Posted by Jamaan Challenger in Design, Packaging

May 20

A recent visit to the Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising has me looking more closely at recent packaging trends, and I can certainly see where society’s ADD seems to stem from. Adults & childrens products alike are bombarded with an assortment of bright colours, taglines, and photographs of people who look like they are on a truckload of ecstasy; all to stand out from the other 10,000 similar products on the shelf. No white-space, subtlety is at a premium, cheesy tag lines everywhere, resistance is futile – you WILL buy this product.

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Posted by Jamaan Challenger in Design, Packaging

Apr 24

Personally, I’ve never been the biggest fan of Gin (one of the only types of alcohol, along with Ouzo, I cannot abide), but there is just something about the Hendrick’s brand which makes me wish I did love Gin.

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Posted in Design

Jan 22

Back in 2008, Freaking News ran a competition where people had to either photograph or Photoshop* money onto the faces of famous people or animals.  The results were freaking awesome!

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Posted in Art, Design, Exhibition

Jan 21

Yuken Teruya is an artist who creates artwork using everyday objects such as Pizza boxes & Dollar bills.  My personal favourite is the “Corner Forest” series, in which he creates trees the cardboard in toilet rolls.

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Posted in Design

Jan 20

Via Information Is Beautiful

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Posted in Design

Dec 11

This is definitely something you want to keep your children’s hands off of.

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Posted in Animation, Design, Video

Sep 20

The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis

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Posted in Design

Sep 18

If you’ve never dabbled in fondue, this set would surely tempt you. Beautiful, simple lines, and simple to set-up. Simply list up the top cup, place in a tea-candle, and your set. The top cup is also constructed in the same way as a thermo-cup, so the contents never burn.

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Posted in Design

Aug 12

Whiteboard + Clock = a brilliant concept & a Red Dot design award.  When you need a reminder of things to do for the day, just write it on the clock.  And seeing as it’s normally the first thing you see (although you could write notes on your girlfriend’s/boyfriend’s face; I doubt they’d appreciate having “make sure client is satisfied” on their forehead for the whole day…).

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