Accessories http://design.org/tags/accessories en The Dollar Shave Club: A Back to Basics Business Plan and Web Design http://design.org/blog/dollar-shave-club-back-basic-business-plan-and-web-design <p>Not only does the <A href="http://www.dollarshaveclub.com/" target="Dollar Shave Club">Dollar Shave Club</a> promo video make us laugh, but their web site is pretty spiffy too. It reflects their business model quite well, showing a back-to-basics attitude through playful graphics, simple messages, and old-timey and weathered details. I'll let the video elaborate on their business pitch...</p> <p><iframe width="619" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZUG9qYTJMsI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="538" title="Design, dollarshaveclub, web" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/08/dollarshaveclub_01.jpg?1331268301" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="612" title="Design, dollarshaveclub, web" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/08/dollarshaveclub_02.jpg?1331268319" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="686" title="Design, dollarshaveclub, web" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/03/08/dollarshaveclub_03.jpg?1331268319" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/dollar-shave-club-back-basic-business-plan-and-web-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/dollar-shave-club-back-basic-business-plan-and-web-design#comments Accessories brand design funny personal product video web Fri, 09 Mar 2012 04:42:38 +0000 jessicapatterson 4145 at http://design.org Nike Fuelband: Not Your Mama's Pedometer http://design.org/blog/nike-fuelband-not-your-mamas-pedometer <p>I wondered when someone would decide that pedometers just weren't cutting it. Most on the market are clunky, imprecise and lack any additional (but intuitive) features. Nike promises to capture and measure your daily activity in a new and more inclusive way that's not limited to steps or distance. The <a href="http://www.nike.com/fuelband/" target="Nike Fuel Band">Nike Fuel Band</a> features a sleek design that tracks your activity with their accelerometer and translates it into a value they dub NikeFuel. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="229" title="design, nikefuelband, industrial" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/20/nikefuelband_01.jpg?1327116939" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="229" title="design, nikefuelband, industrial" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/20/nikefuelband_02.jpg?1327117016" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="229" title="design, nikefuelband, industrial" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/20/nikefuelband_03.jpg?1327117016" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="355" title="design, nikefuelband, industrial" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/20/nikefuelband_04.jpg?1327117016" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="373" title="design, nikefuelband, industrial" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/20/nikefuelband_05.jpg?1327117016" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/nike-fuelband-not-your-mamas-pedometer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/nike-fuelband-not-your-mamas-pedometer#comments Accessories design industrial sports watch Sat, 21 Jan 2012 05:35:08 +0000 wardandrews 4042 at http://design.org Tha Business: A Pocket Self-Defense Kit for Commuters http://design.org/blog/tha-business-pocket-self-defense-kit-commuters <p>“Tha Business” is a self defense kit designed to target those brave commuters and business folk who sometimes face sticky situations. Hoang and Anh Nguyen of <a href="http://www.creativesession.us/" target="Creative Session">Creative Session</a> took inspiration from a pocket-sized magnifying glass and deck of cards and translated it to a compact, James Bond-style card kit of defense items including pepper spray, "brass knuckles," a pocket knife and whistle.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="379" title="Design, business, defense" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/30/business_defensekit_01.jpg?1320037751" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="379" title="Design, business, defense" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/30/business_defensekit_06.jpg?1320037898" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="366" title="Design, business, defense" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/30/business_defensekit_02.jpg?1320037898" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="785" title="Design, business, defense" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/30/business_defensekit_03.jpg?1320037899" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="361" title="Design, business, defense" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/30/business_defensekit_04.jpg?1320037899" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="379" title="Design, business, defense" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/30/business_defensekit_05.jpg?1320037899" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/tha-business-pocket-self-defense-kit-commuters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/tha-business-pocket-self-defense-kit-commuters#comments Accessories concept design industrial Mon, 31 Oct 2011 05:37:10 +0000 jessicapatterson 3721 at http://design.org Lego-Inspired Interchangeable Shoes for Men: Urshuz http://design.org/blog/lego-inspired-interchangeable-shoes-men-urshuz <p>Grant Delgatty has been in the shoe design industry for about 16 years. He noticed that shoe companies spend vast amounts of time and money deciding what styles and colors customers will want each year. He thought that the customer should have the ability to participate in the creative process and choose what they want instead of being told.</p> <p><img class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" title="Design, urshuz, shoes" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/09/06/urshuz_03.jpg" alt="Design, urshuz, shoes" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="489" title="Design, urshuz, shoes" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/06/urshuz_01.jpg?1315343166" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/lego-inspired-interchangeable-shoes-men-urshuz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/lego-inspired-interchangeable-shoes-men-urshuz#comments Accessories design diy fashion industrial shoes Tue, 06 Sep 2011 20:43:20 +0000 jessicapatterson 3302 at http://design.org Canvas and Bamboo Bags Crafted by John Cho Moore http://design.org/blog/canvas-and-bamboo-bags-crafted-john-cho-moore <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/06/06/johnchomoore_bag_1.jpg" alt="Design, johnchomoore, bags" title="Design, johnchomoore, bags" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="271" title="Design, johnchomoore, bags" alt="Design, johnchomoore, bags" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/06/johnchomoore_bag_1.jpg?1307406501" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/canvas-and-bamboo-bags-crafted-john-cho-moore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/canvas-and-bamboo-bags-crafted-john-cho-moore#comments Accessories craft design fashion industrial sustainability Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:33:15 +0000 jessicapatterson 2882 at http://design.org Cavalier Essentials by Taylor Pemberton http://design.org/blog/cavalier-essentials-taylor-pemberton <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/18/cavalier_11.jpg" alt="Design, cavalier, taylorpemberton" title="Design, cavalier, taylorpemberton" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>I know a few rugged gentlemen who might appreciate the Cavalier Essentials accessory kit by <a href="http://taylorpemberton.com/" target="Taylor Pemberton">Taylor Pemberton</a>. Taylor created as a branding and packaging design solution for an assignment—one of the most elaborate and dedicated class projects I've seen.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="372" title="Design, cavalier, taylorpemberton" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/18/cavalier_11.jpg?1305759170" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/cavalier-essentials-taylor-pemberton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/cavalier-essentials-taylor-pemberton#comments Accessories design fashion graphic packaging students Wed, 18 May 2011 23:03:32 +0000 jessicapatterson 2848 at http://design.org KILLSPENCER Laptop and Business Bags http://design.org/blog/killspencer-laptop-and-business-bags <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/12/killspencer_4.jpg" alt="design, killspencer, bags" title="design, killspencer, bags" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>I'm digging the look and utility of these bags from <a href="http://www.killspencer.com/" target="KILLSPENCER">KILLSPENCER</a>, the workshop and label of Spencer Nikosey. The brand began as a personal project of Spencer's, to craft locally sourced, environmentally responsible and waterproof backpacks. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="design, killspencer, bags" alt="design, killspencer, bags" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/12/killspencer_4.jpg?1305268983" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/killspencer-laptop-and-business-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/killspencer-laptop-and-business-bags#comments Accessories design fashion ipad la Fri, 13 May 2011 06:48:07 +0000 jessicapatterson 2837 at http://design.org The Urban Renewal Project at Urban Outfitters: New Fashions from Upcycled Fabrics http://design.org/blog/urban-renewal-project-urban-outfitters-new-fashions-upcycled-fabrics <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/23/urban_renewal_1.jpg" alt="Design, urbanoutfitters, renewal" title="Design, urbanoutfitters, renewal" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>Within their vintage section, <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/category.jsp?popId=W_APP_VINTAGE&amp;navAction=push&amp;navCount=530&amp;pushId=W_APP_RENEWAL&amp;prepushId=&amp;id=W_APP_RENEWAL" target="Urban Outfitters">Urban Outfitters</a> has an interesting department called Urban Renewal.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="930" title="Design, urbanoutfitters, renewal" alt="Design, urbanoutfitters, renewal" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/23/urban_renewal_1.jpg?1303579017" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/urban-renewal-project-urban-outfitters-new-fashions-upcycled-fabrics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/urban-renewal-project-urban-outfitters-new-fashions-upcycled-fabrics#comments Accessories design fashion store Sat, 23 Apr 2011 17:28:13 +0000 jessicapatterson 2804 at http://design.org Smartphone Folio for Sketchers and Writers http://design.org/blog/smartphone-folio-sketchers-and-writers <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/14/rickshaw_moleskine_folio_5.jpg" alt="Design, folio, rickshaw" title="Design, folio, rickshaw" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="600" title="Design, folio, rickshaw" alt="Design, folio, rickshaw" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/14/rickshaw_moleskine_folio_5.jpg?1302801394" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/smartphone-folio-sketchers-and-writers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/smartphone-folio-sketchers-and-writers#comments Accessories design industrial iphone office supplies sanfrancisco Thu, 14 Apr 2011 17:15:34 +0000 jessicapatterson 2787 at http://design.org Framework: Eyewear Made Famous Poster Design http://design.org/blog/framework-eyewear-made-famous-poster-design <p>These Framework: Eyewear Made Famous posters from <a href="http://moxycreative.com/framework/ysl.html" target="Moxy Creative">Moxy Creative</a> and <a href="http://framegeek.com/" target="framegeek">framegeek</a> are pretty awesome. It's amazing that these accessories have become easily recognizable both as fashion and graphic icons.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/20/framework_1.jpg" alt="Design, framework, poster" title="Design, framework, poster" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="817" title="Design, framework, poster" alt="Design, framework, poster" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/20/framework_1.jpg?1300687658" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/framework-eyewear-made-famous-poster-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/framework-eyewear-made-famous-poster-design#comments Accessories design fashion graphic poster print Mon, 21 Mar 2011 06:12:16 +0000 jessicapatterson 2730 at http://design.org The Murf Watch from Nixon http://design.org/blog/murf-watch-nixon <p>I'm a major fan of this <a href="http://www.nixonnow.com/home/" target="Nixon">Nixon</a> watch designed by <a href="http://cincodesign.com/?#/latest/new_wave/slides/1" target="Cinco Design">Cinco Design</a> in Portland. The Murf puts the side dial on the front, blows it up into a graphic detail and rotates the clock face to display the time below. <strike>Like</strike> <strike>want</strike> need. The problem lies in choosing a color. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="414" title="Design, nixon, murf" alt="Design, nixon, murf" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/15/murf_nixon_9.gif?1300220976" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/murf-watch-nixon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/murf-watch-nixon#comments Accessories clock design industrial portland watch Tue, 15 Mar 2011 20:52:27 +0000 jessicapatterson 2717 at http://design.org Nature-Inspired Jewelry from Nervous System http://design.org/blog/nature-inspired-jewelry-nervous-system <p><a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/nervoussystem?page=2#" target="Nervous System">Nervous System</a> designs jewelry and objects at "the intersection of science, art, and technology." They use computer simulations of natural forms, cells and processes to develop patterns and forms that they translate into physical objects. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/13/nervoussystem_12.jpg" alt="Design, jewelry, nervous" title="Design, jewelry, nervous" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, jewelry, nervous" alt="Design, jewelry, nervous" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/13/nervoussystem_12.jpg?1300065212" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/nature-inspired-jewelry-nervous-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/nature-inspired-jewelry-nervous-system#comments Accessories design fashion Jewelry nature Mon, 14 Mar 2011 01:44:27 +0000 jessicapatterson 2711 at http://design.org Designer Interview: Artifacts by Casey http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-artifacts-casey <p>Casey Perez, the creator behind <a href="http://www.artifactsbycasey.com/" target="Artifacts">Artifacts</a> by Casey, likes to imagine that she falls somewhere between the definitions of jewelry designer and artist. In essence, she is a "creator of objects," letting her materials and inspiration—rather than strict plans and specs—drive creativity, which generates unique and beautiful results. Happily, Casey took some time to talk to <a href="http://design.org" target="DDO">DDO</a> about her inspirations, experiences and processes.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, jewelry, artifacts" alt="Design, jewelry, artifacts" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/14/artifactsbycasey_plugring.jpg?1297717603" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-artifacts-casey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-artifacts-casey#comments Accessories artist career design interview Jewelry Mon, 14 Feb 2011 21:16:14 +0000 jessicapatterson 2642 at http://design.org Newspaper Clutch from Stretsis: Purse or Paper? http://design.org/blog/newspaper-clutch-stretsis-purse-or-paper <p>I love this newspaper bag from the <a href="http://www.sretsis.com/" target="Stretsis">Stretsis</a> Autumn/Winter 007 Collection. It's pretty convincing... maybe it could prevent thievery! These images are from <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/boboniaa/" target="Boboniaa">Boboniaa</a> from Bangkok.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/02/08/newspaper_bag_2.jpg" alt="Design, fashion, newspaper" title="Design, fashion, newspaper" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, fashion, newspaper" alt="Design, fashion, newspaper" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/08/newspaper_bag_2.jpg?1297206407" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/newspaper-clutch-stretsis-purse-or-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/newspaper-clutch-stretsis-purse-or-paper#comments Accessories bangkok clothing design fashion purse Tue, 08 Feb 2011 23:17:31 +0000 jessicapatterson 2629 at http://design.org TikTok and LunaTik: iPod Nano Watch http://design.org/blog/tiktok-and-lunatik-ipod-nano-watch <p><a href="http://www.mnml.com/">Minimal</a>, a multidisciplinary design firm specializing in product design, is giving the iPod Nano a new look. They've designed a high-quality wristwatch adaptation for the Apple mp3 player.</p> <p><img class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/12/04/LunaTik_SideCloseup.jpg" alt="Design, watch, ipod, nano, industrial, " /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="560" height="315" alt="Design, watch, ipod, nano, industrial, " src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/12/04/LunaTik_3qtr_red.jpg?1291499518" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/tiktok-and-lunatik-ipod-nano-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/tiktok-and-lunatik-ipod-nano-watch#comments Accessories clock design industrial watch Sat, 04 Dec 2010 22:07:08 +0000 jessicapatterson 2448 at http://design.org