Design Stories

Design Stories featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Almada

This musical instrument validates the role of design as a mediator of a productive network, highlighting the partners operate in this field for the first time. The trumpet benefits from aesthetic solutions and innovative techniques. The design solutions are focus on the application of handmade filigree rings and new finger buttons. The surface treatment is done with different layers to adjust the sound and make it warmer. The trumpet has been produced with different processes, from craft field to the industrial one and it presents a clean and an efficient design for any musician.

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ParkUp

With issues on city development nowadays, ParkUp series projects has decided to focus on renovating vacant lots throughout cities by conducting customized spatial experiments and turns them into creative open spaces. ParkUp follows 3 design principles (under 165 sqm, inclusive design, localization) and is supported by a set of modular assembling system (ParkUp Tools). Currently there are 3 pieces of work accomplished, from a fitness-oriented park (ParkUp GT), to a children’s playground (ParkUp DT) and a multifunctional design pavilion (ParkUp SYC).

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Black Hole

The black hole is a multi functional guitar based on hard rock and metal music styles. The body shape gives the guitar players feeling of comfort. It's equipped with a liquid crystal display on the fretboard to generate visual effects and learning programs. Braille signs behind the guitar's neck, can help people who are blind or have low vision to play guitar.

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TranS

TranS which is easier in moving than the usual one isolation strip, is designed for those interior and outdoor environment such as airport, cinema, concert, exhibition and so on which needs to set isolation strip by considering daily visitors flow rates. When you are trying to move TranS, you just need to pull up the steel pillar. Therefore, balance weight plate will fall down a bit of distance between the steel pillar and because of the self-balance of weight plate, it can rotate 90 degrees. In this way, traditional weight plate can transfer into a moveable wheel.

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Shared P

Shared P, which makes personal parking space can earn some parking fee when it is unoccupied so that the other drivers can parking there is designed basic on the sharing economy background. After personal parking space owner set Shared P, they can set their Shared P into 'In Service' state on their smart phone by our APP and the other drivers nearby can search those 'In Service' parking space in the APP so that they can find it right away.

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Eluminance

During police and civil defense operations, clear and concise instructions are essential to the success of the operation and safety of both operators and civilians. In such operations tension can escalate very quickly and can occur during anywhere and anytime. Eluminance is a highly versatile carbon fiber module that houses a retractable and environment illuminated barrier tape. The design provides heightened visibility and ability to animate directions on the barrier tape. This gives operators greater crowd-control in escalated situations and helps in the cordoning of hazards clearly.

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Legendary designers and their award-winning works.

Design Legends are extremely famous designers who make our World a better place with their good designs. Discover legendary designers and their innovative product designs, original art works, creative architecture, outstanding fashion designs and design strategies. Enjoy and explore original design works of award-winning designers, artists, architects, innovators and brands worldwide. Get inspired by creative designs.

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