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Ti Chang on Destigmatizing Sex Through Design & How a Product's Form Should Respect Its User

Learn more about this year's Consumer Product Jury Captain for the Core77 Design Awards<p><i>For this year's Core77 Design Awards, we're conducting</i> …

2017’s Best and Worst Brand Names—And 3 Naming Trends For 2018

Naming a brand is one of the most important things a company does, yet many people just go with what “feels good.” Here’s who got it right in 2017, and who got it very, very wrong (looking at you, Amazon).<p>When naming is done well—be it for a business, a band, a product, or anything—it paves the way …

Cultural Appropriation

Truly Wireless Earbuds

Skybuds are the wireless audio solution you’ve always needed but never existed! The innovative design combines 4 products in one: wireless earbuds, …

The American Academy of Pediatrics Says iPads Are Okay For Infants

The American Academy of Pediatrics has determined that TV, smartphones, and tablets are okay for the youngest children…with caveats.<p>In the App Store, you’ll spot countless educational apps aimed at babies and toddlers. But thus far, there’s been a pretty large caveat that comes with the potential …

Sesame Street

Medical Magical

Here’s something you never thought of before. Labels that double up as band-aids. Two designers got together and observed that after you take a …

Neat

Starbucks' Vice President of Design + Content Jeffrey Fields Reveals Their Red Cup Design

While coffee preferences vary and CH often prefers to consume local, indie coffee brands, Starbucks plays a critical role in global coffee adoption—and they aim to do so responsibly. Moreover, they're one of only a handful of brands whose iconography has reached the world over. Since 1997, …

Self-Driving Car Swarms!

Next is an advanced smart transportation system based on teams of modular self-driving vehicles, designed in Italy. Each module can join and detach …

Autonomous Cars

Super Chunky Knitwear Fit for Giants Are Cozy Hand-Knit Blankets for Humans

Doesn't this look cozy? Ukrainian designer Anna Mo creates super chunky, hand-knitted blankets that are perfect for curling up on the couch. And better yet, they're all for sale through her Etsy shop called Ohhio. The large blankets are available in a variety of colors and made with 100% merino …

Wanted Design 2015 Schools Workshop

3 Schools, 18 Students, 1 "Forever" Design Brief: A Reflection<p>This year's Design Schools Workshop, held annually at WantedDesign, focused on the …

Product Design

How The New York Times Magazine Made That Awesome “Walking New York” Cover

Earlier this month, workers with the French street artist JR covered a plaza in Manhattan’s Flatiron district with a giant, wheatpasted photograph of a guy walking. It was 20-year-old immigrant and Brooklynite Elmar Aliyev in mid-stride. The image was only up for a day, and almost no one noticed. …

Walking

Feature | Reputations: Louise Fili

Spring 2014<p>Reputations: Louise Fili<p>Liz Danzico <br>Louise Fili<br>Reputations<p>‘Most restaurants are not used to dealing with designers, so I ask lots of …

Feature | Rub-down revolution

Autumn 2013<p>Rub-down revolution<p>A generation before home computers, Letraset’s dry transfer lettering made desktop typography possible – and gave a …

Typography

Gag pile

Blackpool Tower now has to fight for attention with a wordy groundscraper sprawled at its feet. The <i>Comedy Carpet</i>, created by artist Gordon Young in …

Feature | To have and to hold

Summer 2014<p>To have and to hold<p>The challenges of digital publishing have galvanised a new spirit in book design and production. Is it just the …

Feature | Truth to photographic materials

Winter 2014<p>Truth to photographic materials<p>Platon specialises in arresting portraits of the world’s movers and shakers; now, with his People’s …

Creative Bookcases Collection

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - Creative Bookcases Collection and it was Written By Mike Chliounakis.

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

India through a lens: the nation embraces photography as art

For a country so rich in imagery, India has been slow to embrace photography as art. The nation’s first photography festival was held only four years ago, in New Delhi, and since then other cities have followed with their own exhibitions. Goa, although better known for its cheap beach holidays, …

SAMSUNG “NX mini” Campaign: For self-portraits. Not selfies.

Creative Posters by Leo Burnett Switzerland for the SAMSUNG “NX mini” campaign: For self-portraits. Not selfies.<p>Ad agency Leo Burnett Switzerland was …

LIMPID Skis – Logo and Brand Identity

LIMPID Skis – Logo design and rebranding by Paolo Pettigiani.<p>Paolo Pettigiani, a Turin, Italy based photographer and graphic design student has …

Graphic Design

ConquiStar – Investment Program Corporate Identity

Corporate identity design for investment program ConquiStar.<p>Monterrey, Mexico based branding studio Alan Coria was commissioned to develop a …

Graphic Design

Classical Music Packaging Design by Valentin Leonida

Packaging for a Classical Music Collection.<p>Valentin Leonida, a Montreal, Canada based graphic designer, 3D artist, and illustrator was commissioned …

Packaging Design

Tea Packaging by Nadia Arioui

Teapot Package Design.<p>This tea packaging concept is Nadia Arioui’s final college project at EASD Valencia (school of art and design in Spain). The …

The Seventh Duchess – Apothecary Tea Packaging

Apothecary tea packaging design by NUDE DESIGN STUDIO for The Seventh Duchess.<p>The creative team of NUDE DESIGN STUDIO has created a set of apothecary …

Packaging Design

Southern Colour – Branding by ERD Design

Amazing Brand Design for a Printing Company.<p>While working at ERD graphic designer David Popov was involved in the brand design project for Southern …

VOGA Corporate Identity by Roger Oddone

Financial Services – Corporate Design.<p>Graphic designer Roger Oddone was hired to create the corporate identity for VOGA, a financial services …

Mariana Tormen Haiduk – Corporate Identity by Estúdio Alice

Identity Design.<p>Estúdio Alice from Brazil was asked by architect Mariana Haiduk to develop a unique corporate identity. The studio created a …