Design (Page 11)

TA design is a plan or specification for the construction of an object or system or for the implementation of an activity or process.

Gateway arch by Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen (1910 – 1961) Finnish architect. He was born in Kirkkonummi. He was professionally active in the USA. The son of Eliel and Loja Saarinen.Read More →

Russian Porcelain Factory

The Imperial Porcelain Factory is a manufacturer of hand-painted ceramics in Saint Petersburg, Russia, also known as the Imperial Porcelain Manufacturer (IPM). It was founded by Dmitry Ivanovich Vinogradov in 1744 and has been sponsored by the Russian tsars since Empress Elizabeth. Many still refer to the factory, the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, by its well-known former name.Read More →

Philip Webb featured image

Philip Webb was a British architect and designer; he was born in Oxford. Between 1849-52 he trained under architect John Billing in Reading. Read More →

Webb Corbett Glassware

Webb Corbett is a British glassware manufacturer, located in Stourbridge.Irene Stevens joined Webb Corbett as a designer in 1946. L. Green designed its 1958 Bouquet range of cut glass. David Marquess of Queensberry was retained as a consultant designer in the early 1960s.Read More →

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts

For more than 250 years, the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (Danish: Det KongeligeRead More →

Featured Image - Ink Dot Portrait of Laszlo Moholy-NagyFeatured Image - Ink Dot Portrait of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

In Chicago, the Institute of Design was established by László Moholy-Nagy in 1939, following several short-lived precedents beginning with the New Bauhaus in Chicago, established in 1937 under the direction of Moholy-Nagy, with Walter Gropius, a former member of the Bauhaus, as a consultant.Read More →

Rococo example of style

Rococo is a term used in the visual arts to characterise the light, elegant, and sensuous style that emerged in France in the early 18th century reached its apogee in the 1730s and was gradually replaced in the 1760s by the strict, moralising characteristics of Neoclassicism.Read More →

Peter Opsvik chairs

Peter Opsvik is a Norwegian furniture designer. In the 1960s, studied ergonomics under Ulrich Burandt and in design schools in Bergen and Oslo. In the 1970s, in Britain and Volkwangschule filr Kunstgewerbe, Essen. 1965-70, he was a designer at the Tandberg Radio Factory.Read More →

Chair and potplant

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Branding an example

How names, logos, icons, trademarks or product designs endow products or services with a recognisableRead More →

Floss walls

The following are a selection of some of the best design stores in the world. These stores offer a selection of the most beautiful product examples from the decorative and applied arts;Read More →

Applied-Arts-Encyclopedia.Design

What is Encyclopedia.Design? Encyclopedia.Design is website intended to provide accurate and detailed information directly relevant toRead More →

The difference between oblique and italic

Italics are probably the most common form of typographic emphasis and is used in both text and display settings.  True-drawn italics are usually a unique and separate design from their Roman brethren.  Aldus Manutius, a commercial printer, was looking for a way to fit more type onto a page and to reduce the price of his low-cost editions.Read More →

Takenobu Igarashi Typography

Japanese-born educator and designer Takenobu Igarashi’s 20-year creative career brought an architectural understanding of form and space to the world of typography, paving the way for a new field of dimensional type from the mid-1970s to today.Read More →

Do people still use Helvetica ? Today, we will see what designers say about the notorious font. Are you curious to find out how many hate it and how many love it? So am I. Let’s find out! Approximately 1000 years ago, the Chineseman Bi Sheng invented the mobile letter.Read More →

Small space ideas photo of a living room

A small space doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be cramped. Maybe there is not enough light; furniture doesn’t sit well, the layout isn’t right? How do you make a small room feel more spacious? With clever use of colour, furniture placing, space planning and lighting, your small space can feel as spacious as you need it to bRead More →

Small Studio Space with a single bed

This small one-room studio is decorated with lots of white combined with natural materials and warm colours like beige and ochre. This warm palette looks very inviting and unifies the style throughout the space.

My favourite area must be the small white dining area with white bentwood chairs. Perfect for a morning coffee.Read More →

These posters by Robin Weissenborn are not new, they were designed in 2015 and awarded in an international poster competition. The graphic designer, who was studying at the prestigious Bauhaus university at the time, designed a series of posters using experimental typography and cool distorted perspectives.

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Yang Se Eun featured image

Yang Se Eun is a South Korean illustrator, who started drawing cartoons from the early age of 4. She is best known for her lovely, sensual couple illustrations, drawn in Photoshop. “I do all of my drawings with Photoshop.Read More →

blue sky ocean

Colour Blue has always been my favourite colour.  Apparently, I am in good company asRead More →