studio http://design.org/tags/studio en A Studio Life: An Illustrated Icon Poster by Ashwin Patel http://design.org/blog/studio-life-illustrated-icon-poster-ashwin-patel <p>In true meta fashion, London-based <a href="http://www.gridlondon.com/A_studio_life.html" target="Ashwin Patel">Ashwin Patel</a> was inspired by the essentials of a designer's life to create the A Studio Life print. </p> <p>A Studio Life consist of a "series of illustrations outlining the typical life of the design studio, from essential tools and must haves, to thoughts, visionaries and revelations." We love the combination of literal illustrations mixed with the objectified interpretations of more abstract ideas. </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, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_001.jpg?1350407377" /> </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="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_003.jpg?1350407421" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="878" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_002.jpg?1350407421" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_004.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_005.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_006.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_008.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_009.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_010.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_011.jpg?1350407422" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, a studio life, poster" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/16/studio-life_012.jpg?1350407422" /> </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/studio-life-illustrated-icon-poster-ashwin-patel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/studio-life-illustrated-icon-poster-ashwin-patel#comments design icon london personal poster studio Tue, 16 Oct 2012 05:30:11 +0000 wardandrews 4332 at http://design.org Furniture Design by Native http://design.org/blog/furniture-design-native <p><a href="http://nativecollection.com/" target="Native">Native</a> is an Australia-based furniture and object maker who focuses on creating designs through a human approach to living and working. They produce pieces that are not only lasting and beautiful but also have emotional meaning and story through inspiration drawn from cultures across the globe.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/06/24/native_furniture_2.jpg" alt="Design, native, furniture" title="Design, native, furniture" 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="411" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/24/native_furniture_6.jpg?1308946149" /> </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/furniture-design-native" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/furniture-design-native#comments australia design furniture industrial office studio sustainability Fri, 24 Jun 2011 20:10:19 +0000 jessicapatterson 2936 at http://design.org Giant Toaster Mosaic Installation (Made of Toast) http://design.org/blog/giant-toaster-mosaic-installation-made-toast <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/05/toaster_1.jpg" alt="Design, toaster, fa+art" title="Design, toaster, fa+art" 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="447" title="Design, toaster, fa+art" alt="Design, toaster, fa+art" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/05/toaster_1.jpg?1304653884" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/giant-toaster-mosaic-installation-made-toast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/giant-toaster-mosaic-installation-made-toast#comments art artist design Installation Design studio Fri, 06 May 2011 03:57:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 2826 at http://design.org The Surf Shack: A Modern Beach Retreat from an Old Shipping Container http://design.org/blog/surf-shack-modern-beach-retreat-old-shipping-container <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/30/surf_shack_7.jpg" alt="Design, surfshack, kable" title="Design, surfshack, kable" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>Hartman Kable created the <a href="http://surfshackbox.com/index.html" target="Surf Shack">Surf Shack</a> as a place to crash during his weekend retreats to surf the Washington Coast (which can be a bit cold and breezy to camp).</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="257" title="Design, surfshack, kable" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/30/surf_shack_1.jpg?1301550533" /> </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/surf-shack-modern-beach-retreat-old-shipping-container" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/surf-shack-modern-beach-retreat-old-shipping-container#comments architecture design efficiency interior recycle studio Thu, 31 Mar 2011 06:04:57 +0000 jessicapatterson 2756 at http://design.org Tugboat Printshop: Woodblock Cuts and Prints http://design.org/blog/tugboat-printshop-woodblock-cuts-and-prints <p><a href="http://www.tugboatprintshop.com/HOWandWHY_aboutUS.htm" target="Tugboat Printshop">Tugboat Printshop</a> is the home woodblock print studio of artists Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth. They create their prints completely by hand—art, woodblock carving, printing and all. In doing so, they hope to preserve and expand the art of woodcutting and woodblock prints. They try to keep pieces affordable but of high-quality, using only top-shelf materials.</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, tugboat, print" alt="Design, tugboat, print" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/22/tugboat_17.jpg?1298443066" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/tugboat-printshop-woodblock-cuts-and-prints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/tugboat-printshop-woodblock-cuts-and-prints#comments art design pittsburgh print studio Wed, 23 Feb 2011 06:47:57 +0000 jessicapatterson 2663 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