London’s New Designers 2014: Part 2

Stylish compact living and eco-friendly materials dominated the second half of the UK graduate exhibition

Following Part One of London’s annual New Designers graduate exhibition, Part Two focused on Visual Communications, Furniture & Product Design and Motion Arts & Theatre Design. This year, two themes dominated the display of works put forth by the budding UK designers: stylish compact living and eco-friendly, recyclable materials. Below are five favorites whose work was finished to such high standard, we wouldn’t be surprised …

ECAL: Delirious Home

A playful look at our relationship with electronics in a modern dwelling

As one of the world’s top design universities, it comes as no surprise that the Industrial Design and Media and Interaction Design students from Lausanne’s ECAL would wow the crowd in Milan with their creative prowess. But their group exhibition, aptly entitled “Delirious Home,” brilliantly showcases how the design principles they learned in school can be humorously applied to the future of the seamlessly connected, …

Cool Hunting Video: Design Master Classes

Cool Hunting and Heineken host a series of conversations for Milan Design Week 2013

Heineken invited us to create a way to engage the design community surrounding Milan Design Week 2013. We developed a series of Master Classes, each featuring a prominent designer and professor from the Milanese design community, paired with a group of students. Each of our three Master Classes explored creativity and innovation in design across all platforms, making a connection to the local design community …