stockholm http://design.org/tags/stockholm en Apps We Love: Figure Music Mixing and Intuitive UI Design http://design.org/blog/apps-we-love-figure-music-mixing-and-intuitive-ui-design <p><a href="http://www.propellerheads.se/products/figure/" target="Propeller Head's">Propeller Head's</a> music-making app, <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/app/figure/id511269223?ls=1&amp;mt=8" target="Figure">Figure</a>, could be every beat master's dream. But in actuality, users need not have any previous sequencing or mixing experience to enjoy and thrive in the app because the UI is that good—it had me dialing and dancing in minutes.</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, figure, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/06/figure_app_07.jpg?1333742142" /> </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="209" title="Design, figure, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/05/figure_app_04.jpg?1333690380" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="311" title="Design, figure, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/05/figure_app_03.jpg?1333690380" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, figure, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/05/figure_app_02.jpg?1333690380" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="338" title="Design, figure, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/05/figure_app_05.jpg?1333690380" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="398" title="Design, figure, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/04/06/figure_app_08.jpg?1333742165" /> </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/apps-we-love-figure-music-mixing-and-intuitive-ui-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/apps-we-love-figure-music-mixing-and-intuitive-ui-design#comments app design interface ipad iphone music stockholm sweden ui design Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:48:58 +0000 wardandrews 4186 at http://design.org The Development Timeline of Woodbot by Designchapel http://design.org/blog/development-timeline-woodbot-designchapel <p>Robert Lindstroem of <a href="http://designchapel.com/" target="Designchapel">Designchapel</a> and Mathias Lindgren in Stockholm are working on side project designing and manufacturing <a href="http://designchapel.com/blog/tag/woodbot/" target="Woodbot">Woodbot</a> Pilots, a character derived from a 3D interactive exhibition. Though the toy design is only in the prototyping faze, it's easy to see that these creatures have the potential to be awesome pieces some day. </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="443" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_20.jpg?1324090591" /> </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="1614" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_02.jpg?1324090738" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="441" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_01.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="469" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_06.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_04.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="670" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_05.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="446" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_14.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="693" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_07.jpg?1324090739" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_08.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="399" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_09.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="729" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_13.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="714" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_17.jpg?1324090822" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1652" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_18.jpg?1324090822" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="337" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_11.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="447" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_12.jpg?1324090740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="729" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_15.jpg?1324090821" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="799" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_16.jpg?1324090821" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="551" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_19.jpg?1324090823" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="339" title="Design, woodbots, toy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/16/woodbots_03.jpg?1324090739" /> </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/development-timeline-woodbot-designchapel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/development-timeline-woodbot-designchapel#comments design industrial personal product stockholm sweden toy Sat, 17 Dec 2011 03:07:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 3924 at http://design.org Swedish Sayings Lost in Translation (or Not)?: Poster Designs by Albin Holmqvist http://design.org/blog/swedish-sayings-lost-translation-or-not-poster-designs-albin-holmqvist <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/17/albin_holmqvist_poster_1.jpg" alt="Design, albinholmqvist, swedishposter" title="Design, albinholmqvist, swedishposter" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://albinholmqvist.com" target="Albin Holmqvist">Albin Holmqvist</a>, an art director and designer in Stockholm, created these poster designs to explore language and translation. If he translated Swedish folk sayings literally, would the meanings be lost, and do the expressions exist, in some form, in other cultures?</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, albinholmqvist, swedishposter" alt="Design, albinholmqvist, swedishposter" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/17/albin_holmqvist_poster_1.jpg?1303070717" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/swedish-sayings-lost-translation-or-not-poster-designs-albin-holmqvist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/swedish-sayings-lost-translation-or-not-poster-designs-albin-holmqvist#comments design graphic poster print stockholm sweden Sun, 17 Apr 2011 20:10:20 +0000 jessicapatterson 2793 at http://design.org Packaging Design for a Packaging Company by Amore http://design.org/blog/packaging-design-packaging-company-amore <p><a href="http://www.amore.se/#/Amore" target="Amore">Amore</a>, a Swedish creative agency, designed these graphic identities for Tetra Pak, a packaging company with 9 product families and over 100 sizes. Amore desired to "highlight the different personalities and forces in the product line," and to accomplish this they photographed paper in variety of forms for a colorful and meaningful line.</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="521" title="Design, amore, packaging" alt="Design, amore, packaging" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/01/amore_packaging_4.jpg?1299016137" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/packaging-design-packaging-company-amore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/packaging-design-packaging-company-amore#comments agency brand design graphic packaging stockholm sweden Tue, 01 Mar 2011 21:52:51 +0000 jessicapatterson 2677 at http://design.org Wikileaks Servers get a Villain-/Hero-Worthy Hideout http://design.org/blog/wikileaks-servers-get-villain-hero-worthy-hideout <p>This headquarters could easily make any list of best hideouts, like the top-five compilation by <a href="http://www.thefilmcynics.com/blog/?p=3917">The Film Cynics</a>, which includes the ranks of the Batcave and the Fortress of Solitude. The Pionen White Mountain project, by <a href="http://www.af-la.com/">Albert France-Lanord Architects</a> converted a 1,200 sqm Cold War bunker into a secure home for some of Wikileaks' data.</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="623" height="850" alt="Design, architecture, wikileaks, bunker, server, shelter" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/01/19/bunker_3.jpg?1295470109" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/wikileaks-servers-get-villain-hero-worthy-hideout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/wikileaks-servers-get-villain-hero-worthy-hideout#comments architecture office stockholm studio Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:57:31 +0000 jessicapatterson 2584 at http://design.org