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Idealog—in the ideas business



Designer eco-bulbs? Yes please

Often times we go mad for funky light fittings without much thought for what lies within. That might be about to change... More …



YS Collective: Going, going, gone…

We hear that YS Collective is wrapping up production of its current range of products (instead focusing on commercial and bespoke projects for a while). It's a shame, but on the upside, Clever Bastards has a massive sale on ... More …



Here’s possibly the first ever good use of a QR code

In order to filter out the barrage of under-qualified applications that inevitably come in response to a job listing, Istanbul-based creative agency BÜRO recently developed a print ad for Berrge Tattoo that just might feature the first useful execution of ... More …



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Screening soon: Design Is One

“If you can’t find it, design it.” Lella and Massimo Vignelli's work has seen them tackle everything from New York’s subway signage and maps to branding for Ford and American Airlines. More …




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Best of the Best on tour

The Best Design Awards are a major feature of the local design calendar and some of last year's Graphic, Interactive, Product & Spatial winners are touring the country to offer firsthand insights into their projects. More …


Trestle Union’s Mexican-inspired take on tables

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Clean lines, sturdy construction and upcycled materials - Trestle Union founders Nikolai Sorensen and Mike Grobelny (who also describe themselves as designer makers and workshop sweepers) have embraced minimalism in all they do, inspired by a trip to Mexico. More …


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Shapeshifting 2014: Looking towards the future

Next month's Shapeshifting conference is bringing together 60 of the world's most prolific fashion and textile designers over three days in Auckland, with keynote speakers including performance artist Nick Cave, fashion theorist Dr Otto von Busch, and designers ... More …


Friday find: The Foxes Den

The Foxes Den is a new-to-us online shop offering a carefully curated collection of natural and super stylish homewares – and free shipping nationwide. More …