Monthly Archive for October, 2010

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Packaging Design Book

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BOOKS Taschen’s Packaging Design Book is coming out soon. I love the bright yellow cover!

La Chaise

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LA CHAISE

FINDINGS Here’s a little friday fun fact. The eames office created this unique version of a lounge chair for entry into a MOMA sponsored contest for affordable furniture. In 1948, the estimated cost of this piece was somewhere between 6-12 dollars but now it costs an insane $9,475.

Vote for me, Please

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VOTE FOR ME, PLEASE

FINDINGS There’s a lot of wonderful designs submitted for the People’s Design Award Competition held by the Cooper Hewitt Museum. Hope you guys will vote for my project!! Vote for me here.

Kix Redesign

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KIX REDESIGN

FINDINGS Was at the grocery store buying some cereal the other day and the new Kix Cereal box redesign caught my eye. The reintroduction of the corn was inspired by a 1962 Kix Packaging. What do you guys think about the new look?

Design Inspiration in Seattle

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DESIGN INSPIRATION IN SEATTLE

FINDINGS When I took a trip to Seattle, I came across a lot of designy places:
1. Peter Miller – Bookstore with ad awesome collection of Architectural & Design books.
2. Paperhaus – A store filled with clean & modern stationery.
3. Read All About It Newsstand – Located in Pike’s Place, this newsstand contains a lot of awesome International magazines you won’t find at Borders.