Design Stories

Design Stories

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

 

Harp E

Harp-E is the world’s most accessible professional grade electro-acoustic harp. With a complete structural rethink and redesign, the ancient, complicated and elitist harp has become a simple, elegant, flat-pack, self-assembly instrument. All you need for assembly is a hex key. It's a paradigm shift, made for all people and settings, from classrooms to festivals. All fragile parts are sandwiched inside the sturdy frame; Harp-E is portable, stackable, customizable, wearable, adjustable, while boasting superior sound, strings and electronics, all at a fraction of the price and weight.

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Leakage Awareness

The Leakage Awareness workshop makes it possible for designers to work on bigger, deeper cases with clients. It provides a way to build internal stakeholder support, gather reluctantly disclosed situation info, receive pay for typically unpaid early design research, and ultimately visualize production flows for discussion. The workshop features a modular design for portability and easy extension. It also integrates with the C-BAT app to generate a material analysis report.

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ReCollection

ReCollection is an AI art experience that synthesizes personal memories based on users' language input, blurring the boundaries between remembrance and imagination through AI system design and experimental visualization. ReCollection transforms participants' voice input of fragmented stories into an evolving artistic visualization. Beyond its potential as a future therapeutic prototype for dementia groups, this work provides new possibilities for collective memories and cultural reproduction.

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Type V

The design is based on the very essence of music (from the designer's perspective): the emotional freedom, the never ending flow, the energy of a stream one can feel looking at a yacht piercing the waves or a jet crossing the skies. It's dynamic shapes meet minimalistic approach: one pickup, one volume knob, black colored hardware and body, black ebony fretboard, making it's futuristic stealth-like appearance more expressive and elegant. Well balanced, providing easy access to the top frets, this extended range guitar offers great playing experience in many different styles.

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Enjoy Happy Food

This design project shows how to transform a traditional fish vendor into a modern social e-commerce brand as a response to the epidemic, and to bridge the gap between traditional fish market shopping and online shopping lifestyle. The brand is rooted in the vendor's 40 year fisheries professionalism, traditional market's way of customer social interactions, and takes customization orders from customers via Line (a most used social app in Taiwan) to deliver freshest, daily caught sea fish and recommended cooking recipes.

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Alaraby TV

Redefining News Presentation with a modern and digital-friendly Look. Starting with the circle that contains the Alaraby logo, designers have created a flexible, modular system based on the world of apps, for a channel that embraces connection and innovation. Al Araby TV is a global news channel with broadcast centers and bureaus located across the world. With approximately 50 million viewers, the Al Araby TV channel ranks among the top competitors in the Mena region.

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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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