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inspirational and interesting design finds.

archive: 2009 August


designing with grid-based approach

08/25/09

otherweb

smashing magazine has a large roundup of articles, tutorials, tools, and books on grid-based design.

oluce

08/24/09

lightingmanufacturer

italian lighting company oluce. my favorites are the classic joe colombo designs.

oluce

performa

08/24/09

furnituremanufacturer

german furniture company performa.

performa

stua

08/24/09

furnituremanufacturer

spanish furniture company stua.

stua

menu

08/24/09

manufacturerproduct

scandinavian design originals.

menu

areaware pop-up shop

08/19/09

otherproduct

after spending an afternoon at the new york international gift fair (nyigf), i stopped by the opening of the areaware pop-up shop at the port authority bus terminal yesterday. nice setup and collection of products. core77 and flavorwire have some more info and pics.

it will be open for another 6 weeks, stop by if you’re in town.

design_to_go_01

3dfilter

08/11/09

other

need some 3d models? try 3dfilter, a website that searches across several model repositories on the internet.

3dfilter

apartment therapy design showcase 2009

08/10/09

competition

apartmenttherapy apartment therapy announced its 2009 design showcase: "a call for great, new designs by independent and student designers that promise to make our homes more beautiful and inspiring places to live."

6 finalists will be given a chance to feature their design and themselves on a blog post at the site in september, two final winners will be awarded $20k worth of ad placements.

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