Chris Tighe

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Zim & Zou Create A Fox’s Den From Leather and Paper for Hermès - The Fox Is Black

The art of window dressing seems like a fantastic job. Limited only by your creativity, you must bring together small worlds filled with beauty, …

From inflatable offices to volcanoes: maverick architect Hans Hollein - in pictures

Hans Hollein, the postmodern Austrian architect who died last week, declared in 1963: 'Form does not follow function'. An eclectic and iconoclastic career followed, characterised by an unconventional vision. From inflatable office buildings to the European Centre of Volcanism, plus dressing tables …

Skill Builder: Arduino 101

Ever heard of Arduino? It’s an awesome programmable microprocessor (mini computer) that you can make do almost anything! Its main purpose is to make sensors react to actuators (lights, motors, and more). This primer will help you get started with Arduino and a little bit of coding.<p>The Arduino …

Quickly Prototype Circuits With New Inkjet-Printable Conductive Ink

Japanese startup AgIC is aiming to streamline the circuit prototyping process with a new conductive ink that can be used in ordinary household inkjet printers, and that offers an interesting set of flexible properties.<p>Normally, breadboarding an envisioned circuit can be a sloppy affair, and when …

Intern with World Kitchen in Chicago This Summer and Sharpen Your Industrial Design Skills

World Kitchen, a global leader in consumer housewares, seeks an innovative Industrial Design Intern to work with our global design organization in …

Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …

Crowd Funding

British Council / ConnectZA and V&A Museum Present the Maker Library at Guild Design Fair

While much of the Northern Hemisphere clenched its collective teeth through yet another week of bitter cold, the end of February was a rather …

Stunning Mosque is Illuminated with a Kaleidoscope of Colors

The stunning Nasir al-mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior: stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a …

Interior Design

Geek Gets Chic With CuteCircuit’s High-Tech Fashion

CuteCircuit’s new collection, featuring dresses equipped with LED lights controlled by a Smartphone app, makes us actually want to wear wearable tech.<p>The problem with wearable tech is that all too often it simply isn’t wearable. Some designs are so aggressively nerdy-looking that the …

End of the World Cinema: An Abandoned Outdoor Movie Theater in the Desert of Sinai | Colossal

<p>Somewhere on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, nestled at the foot of a desert mountain range, sits a peculiar sight that is almost …

Holly Burger Brand Identity

Holly Burger – Branding and Print Elements.<p>Manuel Astorga and Rodrigo Aguadé have created the brand identity and all print elements for Holly …

Graphic Design

This Map Shows How To Get Anywhere You Want In America Without Taking A Plane

Here’s how you could hack together a national transportation network. Hope you brought a good book.<p>Exactly how hard is it to cross the U.S. without getting in a car or on a plane? For those traveling to and from bigger cities, it’s fairly easy to find transit options, like Amtrak or bus routes. But …

Transportation

Secret Anti-Microbial Gear For The Subway Protects You From Germs

Instead of sitting in disgusted silence on the train while your neighbor coughs all over you, try gravitytank’s disease-repelling scarf and jacket.<p>If you’ve ever been crammed onto a crowded subway car at rush hour next to someone with a cough, you know what it’s like to realize there’s no way out: …

Transit

Ten Rookie Fashion Week Designers Making Waves - PAPER

<i>Although wintery weather has befallen another New York Fashion Week -- remember Nemo? -- there is still plenty to look forward to. Downtown mainstay Alexander Wang will be the first major designer to show in Brooklyn; Australian designer Dion Lee joins MADE Fashion Week, which continues to make</i> …

Adam & Eve Law Firm – Brand Identity by Raewyn Brandon

Sophisticated Branding.<p>The New York City based graphic designer Raewyn Brandon was hired to created a sophisticated brand identity for Adam & Eve, a …

Curriculum Vitae from Anton Yermolov

How To Stand Out – Creative Curriculum Vitae.<p>There are so many creative designers out there. Ukrainian graphic designer and illustrator Anton …

Typographic Logo in Illustrator and Photoshop

I have been playing more with simple stencil style logos in my spare time, especially because it requires a lot of practice and attention to detail. …

These Fake Eyelashes Can Control Your TV

Wearable tech as makeup could help quadriplegics control their environments with the wink of an eye.<p>Katia Canépa Vega is taking wearable technology to its next logical destination: your skin, and the muscles underneath.<p>Vega, a self-described “beauty tech designer,” has already created wearable …

Wearable Tech

Hiding GPS Inside Shoes To Keep Track Of Wandering Alzheimer’s Patients

New technologies can improve the lives of not only the exploding elderly population, but also the people who care for them.<p>With the number of dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers set to double by 2030, there’s likely to be a growing need for technology that keeps the elderly safe and gives caregivers …

Dementia

99c offices by Inhouse Brand Architects feature a waiting room inside a shipping container

A bright red shipping container at the entrance to the offices of Cape Town branding agency 99c houses a waiting room for visitors.<p>The shipping …

Facebook Develops A Photoshop For Interaction Design, And It’s Free For Anyone To Use

To design the groundbreaking app Paper, Facebook built an in-house IxD tool first. And then the company shared it with the world for free.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>We’ve already waxed poetically …

Editorial Design Inspiration: Daniel Paper

Daniel Paper is a newspaper designed for Hotel Daniel in Vienna, Austria. It's a beautiful publication designed to display the features of the hotel …

PosŁódź! Visual Identity

Today we would like to feature some visual identity work. The project is titled PosŁódź and it's the brand of a cultural and entertainment …

2Bop Street Food Fashion Clothing

2Bop – A Tribute to All Things Tasty.<p>Cape Town, South Africa based creative studio MUTI teamed up with clothing brand 2Bop. They created a series of …

Clothing

The Pattern Library: A Great New Resource For Designers (And Wannabes)

Repeating patterns are useful things. Whether you need a cool wallpaper for your desktop or smartphone, a texture to incorporate into your own design, or even just something you can print out on the inkjet when wrapping paper is getting low, everyone needs a good one every once and a while. From …

Articles about jan vingerhoets flos future lighting design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The CEO of Flos USA addresses the versatility of LED and what's next for lighting design.<p>When David Alhadeff opened The Future Perfect in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 2003, he made it his mission to showcase new and...<p>Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair, the Eames lounge chair, George Nelson’s Ball clock, …

Prefab Homes

The Gap: A New Typographic Interpretation of Ira Glass’s Iconic Quote About the Creative Process | Colossal

<p>This beautiful visual accompaniment to Ira Glass’ iconic quote about the creative process was created by Daniel Sax after encountering a similar …