Design

The Exquisite Forest

This Exquisite Forest! Be part of this fantastic global art collaboration! The Exquisite Forest is an online collaborative art project that lets users create short animations that build and branch off another as they explore a specific theme.  What’s so great about this is that it is open to everyone on the web and that […]

Warped Textiles

Warped Textiles

We are happy to introduce Chantal Balmer a fantastic innovative textile designer! Balmer studied at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) graduating in 2001, from there she has continued to have a fantastic career in designing and developing textiles! She has received numerous awards and praise for her designs.  In 2009 she was commissioned to design and weave a unique ribbon commemorating the 100th anniversary of […]

James Dowdell and the Power Flower

James Dowdell and the Power Flower

The Happy Power Flower James Dowdell and the Power Flower! Dowdell is a fantastic new designer who has created this fascinating twist on energy meters! No more boring numbers, graphs or displays tucked away somewhere that will be forgotten about.  The Power Flower is an energy meter with a difference! Dowdell had designed the Power Flower to be a desirable object, something that people would […]

George Braham Designer

George Braham Designer

  The Life Ring New Designer George Braham has designed an interesting alternative to the classic water rescue Life Ring.  While researching the life ring Braham had noted a number of areas that could be improved, firstly the design has remained largely unchanged in the last one hundred years and secondly the life ring design […]

Build a Bike Instructions

Build a Bike Instructions

  Why not build a bike on Friday night! Tonight!  Uula Jero the Bike Builder has produced these fantastic instructions to show you how to make your own Barrel Bike.  Don’t these instructions look amazing! Hand drawn and hand written, they look great! There’s so much more character to the instructions – I want to make a barrel bike […]

A Graduates Graduate

A Graduates Graduate

  Check out this fantastic creation titled La Fee Verte by David Ross and Illustrator Craig McIntosh. We are happy to introduce a graduates graduate David Ross, Ross graduated in 2009 amid the ‘economic turmoil’ like many new graudtaes he felt that the job market lacked opportunity however the turning point in Ross’s career was after an […]

Organic Decay

Organic Decay

Etched & patinated Brooch   Stephanie Hopkins, a Jewellery and Metalsmith graduate from Wolverhampton University that is inspired by organic forms and decay has created these fantastic pieces!  Hopkins uses a combination of techniques to achieve the desired results, etching, reticulation and patination are just some of the techniques that she employs to create and portray […]

Tea Time

Tea Time

Tea Time with the brew.   Paul Gibson is a graduate from Nottongham Trent University where he studied Product Design and has designed the brew!  The brew was designed in response to research where in recent years the English Breakfast Tea has been seeing a decline!  It is esitmated that 96% of tea drinkers are over the […]

Paper Light

Paper Light

Talk about great design…check out this Paper Light designed and made by Jeff Lambert.  A brief was set by Habitat to create a cost effective light that was made from a single piece of material.  What makes this such a fantastic design is it’s simplicity of materials and construction that create a strikingly beautiful contemporary design. The Paper […]