Design Stories

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

 

Creative Manila

Being the inspiration network of the Philippines, Creative Manila builds a community for creative professionals, students, and enthusiasts both locally and globally. We are a creative hub where people connect, get inspired, share what inspires them, and showcase their works for opportunities. Creative Manila is an online platform for everyone in love with creativity in any form, be it in advertising, photography, graphic design, web design, illustrations, and videos; the mediums are limitless.

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Bellpipes

Bellpipes is an innovative bicycle bell. It combines a whistle with a bell and allows cyclists to choose different sounds as alarms according to the road conditions they face. The Bellpipe whistling is made by the wind power. Through The wind tunnel effect it can make sound with no electric power. The speed of the bike make the wind blow the whistle and sound the alarm. When The cyclist need to make long time alarm sound. They can switch the Bellpipe to whistle mode. The base of the Bellpipes is a revolving axle at 90 degrees. It can shut off the whistling while maintaining the bell function.

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Tradition CDN Custom

"A more resonant and structurally stronger guitar", was Mike Miltimore’s goal and along the way he discovered how to make the neck adjustable for action and intonation. Hand Built in Kamloops BC Canada, many models feature 100% domestic woods. Mike and his team have created the ultimate playing machine that fixes many problems with traditional guitar designs. They are "The Adjustable Acoustic That Plays Like an Electric" Big, Broad, and balanced tone that's perfect in the studio, around the campfire, or at home. Riversong Guitars is Canadian Innovation and Quality.

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Blackout

Custom77 has been designing original guitars since 2008. The Blackout is a mix of retro/vintage and futuristic concept, inspired by 50's american cars. The body shape really fits to the musician body and gives a feeling of confort. It's equipped with handwounded pickups and the highest hardware available. Terry Burrows, biggest selling guitar writers in the world, is "in love with Custom77 designs" and will introduce their work in the next "1001 guitars you must play before you die".

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Biclip

For many years paper clips are used for attaching papers to each other temporarily. Now "Biclip" uses the same concept for attaching the wheel and the frame to each other in order to increase the security of the bicycle by allowing the cyclist to lock the frame and the wheels separately but simultaneously and with only one lock.

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Ampfly

Our design is a protective smartphone case that amplifies the sound output of a mobile device. It delivers up to three times volume amplification and uses absolutely no electronics or batteries to function. This case is made to improve media sharing amongst friends and listening to music on the phone. It can be used whenever and wherever needed, even in noisy places. The volume increase and sound quality outperform any comparable amplifiers by far. Besides functionality, the case’s attractive design and high-grade material make it a quality product. It is designed and manufactured in the UK.

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