organization https://design.org/tags/organization en The Bike Valet: Free Up Space and Show off the Cycle https://design.org/blog/bike-valet-free-space-and-show-cycle <p>We appreciate the simple and sleek functionality of the Bike Valet by Sacramento-based <a href="http://reclamation.4ormat.com/" target="Reclamation Art + Furniture">Reclamation Art + Furniture</a>. The <a href="http://design.org/industrial-design" target="design">design</a> frees up space in tight quarters and elevates the bicycle to an artistic focal point instead of a hall traffic hindrance. The handcrafted frames are cut from cold steel, finished and dressed with leather or neoprene pads.</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, bikevalet, industrial" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/05/bikevalet_01.jpg?1328502705" /> </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="465" title="Design, bikevalet, industrial" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/04/bikevalet_09.jpg?1328418561" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, bikevalet, industrial" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/04/bikevalet_02.jpg?1328418562" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="740" title="Design, bikevalet, industrial" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/04/bikevalet_04.jpg?1328418562" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, bikevalet, industrial" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/04/bikevalet_10.jpg?1328418721" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, bikevalet, industrial" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/04/bikevalet_06.jpg?1328418562" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, bikevalet, industrial" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/04/bikevalet_05.jpg?1328418616" /> </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="https://design.org/blog/bike-valet-free-space-and-show-cycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/bike-valet-free-space-and-show-cycle#comments Bicycle california design industrial organization sacramento startup Sun, 05 Feb 2012 05:05:58 +0000 wardandrews 4066 at https://design.org FlexVase: An Interchangeable Vase System https://design.org/blog/flexvase-interchangeable-vase-system <p>I just stumbled upon this transfigurable vase from <a href="https://store.module-r.com" target="Module R">Module R</a>. It's streamlined and modern look gets a quirky little twist with the updated clasp clips that allow you to switch out the tops to change the form. </p> <p>The <a href="https://store.module-r.com/WbzE-Vij5-FlxVs.html" target="FlexVase">FlexVase</a> design, by Arjan van Raadshooven and Anieke Branderhorst, accommodates multiple types a floral arrangements, as opposed to a standard vase, which is usually intended for a specific arrangement.</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, flexvase, modular" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/26/flexvase_01.jpg?1324968820" /> </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="620" title="design, flexvase, modular" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/26/flexvase_02.jpg?1324968892" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="design, flexvase, modular" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/26/flexvase_03.jpg?1324968892" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="design, flexvase, modular" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/26/flexvase_04.jpg?1324968892" /> </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="https://design.org/blog/flexvase-interchangeable-vase-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/flexvase-interchangeable-vase-system#comments design home accessories industrial organization Tue, 27 Dec 2011 06:59:15 +0000 jessicapatterson 3957 at https://design.org The Art of Clean Up: Organized Chaos by Ursus Wehrli https://design.org/blog/art-clean-organized-chaos-ursus-wehrli <p><a href="http://www.kunstaufraeumen.ch/" target="Ursus Wehrli">Ursus Wehrli</a> is a Swiss Comedian and cabaret performance artist who also dabbles in visual composition. His book, The Art of Cleanup, features before and after images of disorder put into various degrees of order—rows of objects and items categorized by type, size, color, shape and structure. See below for some of the fun images and a few process videos. </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="515" title="Design, cleanup, ursuswehrli" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/20/cleanup_1.jpg?1319169191" /> </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="3578" title="Design, cleanup, ursuswehrli" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/20/cleanup.jpg?1319169024" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="2021" title="Design, cleanup, ursuswehrli" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/20/cleanup_3.jpg?1319169025" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1089" title="Design, cleanup, ursuswehrli" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/20/cleanup_2.jpg?1319169025" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="265" title="Design, cleanup, ursuswehrli" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/20/cleanup_4.jpg?1319169025" /> </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="https://design.org/blog/art-clean-organized-chaos-ursus-wehrli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/art-clean-organized-chaos-ursus-wehrli#comments collection design organization photography Fri, 21 Oct 2011 03:54:03 +0000 jessicapatterson 3586 at https://design.org Network Organization Charts by Bonkers World https://design.org/blog/network-organization-charts-bonkers-world <p>This illustrated infographic from <a href="http://www.bonkersworld.net/organizational-charts/" target="Bonkers World">Bonkers World</a> humorously (yet accurately?) maps out the networks of some popular social media platforms and operating systems.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/10/04/organization_chart.gif" alt="Design, organization, bonkers" title="Design, organization, bonkers" 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="406" title="Design, organization, bonkers" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/04/organization_chart_1.png?1317794831" /> </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="https://design.org/blog/network-organization-charts-bonkers-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/network-organization-charts-bonkers-world#comments chart design facebook illustration infographic organization social media Wed, 05 Oct 2011 06:04:19 +0000 wardandrews 3398 at https://design.org Zelli Library: A Moroccan Inspired Bookshelf Design https://design.org/blog/zelli-library-moroccan-inspired-bookshelf-design <p><a href="http://younesdesign.com/" target="Younes Design">Younes Design</a> created the Zelli series of bookshelves inspired by memories of childhood visits to his grandparents' library-like home in Morocco. The shelves take on the shape and structure of traditional <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zellige" target="zelliges">zelliges</a> in a modern and utilitarian form.</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="457" title="Design, Zelli, younes" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/29/zelli_younes_01.jpg?1314675181" /> </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="https://design.org/blog/zelli-library-moroccan-inspired-bookshelf-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/zelli-library-moroccan-inspired-bookshelf-design#comments books design france furniture industrial morocco organization Tue, 30 Aug 2011 03:33:27 +0000 jessicapatterson 3288 at https://design.org The Magnetic Switch Plate by Jake Frey https://design.org/blog/magnetic-switch-plate-jake-frey <p><a href="http://www.jakefrey.com/" target="Jake Frey">Jake Frey</a>, an industrial designer in Philadelphia, designed this handy switch plate cover for Urban Outfitters home goods. The switch features a high-powered magnet hidden behind the cover, so the owner enter his or her home and drop the keys on the switch. Voila! No more lost keys, that is if you remember to drop them there. </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="931" title="Design, Jakefrey, magnet" alt="" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/27/jake_frey_magnet_2.jpg?1311795180" /> </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="https://design.org/blog/magnetic-switch-plate-jake-frey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/magnetic-switch-plate-jake-frey#comments design home accessories industrial light organization philadelphia Tue, 26 Jul 2011 01:00:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 3154 at https://design.org The Anatomy of Cupcakes and Chargrilled Oysters by Sarah Wilson https://design.org/blog/anatomy-cupcakes-and-chargrilled-oysters-sarah-wilson <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/06/04/swilson_1.jpg" alt="design, sarahwilson, poster" title="design, sarahwilson, poster" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://swilsonstudio.com/" target="Sarah Wilson">Sarah Wilson</a>, a graphic designer, illustrator and photographer, created these two charming prints as gifts for friends.</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="824" title="design, sarahwilson, poster" alt="design, sarahwilson, poster" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/04/swilson_1.jpg?1307240684" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/anatomy-cupcakes-and-chargrilled-oysters-sarah-wilson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/anatomy-cupcakes-and-chargrilled-oysters-sarah-wilson#comments design graphic illustration organization poster print Sun, 05 Jun 2011 02:27:10 +0000 jessicapatterson 2878 at https://design.org Minimalist and Sustainable Organizers https://design.org/blog/minimalist-and-sustainable-organizers <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/21/LessMore_9.jpg" alt="Design, less&amp;more, organizing" title="Design, less&amp;more, organizing" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>These organizers from <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/lessandmore?ref=pr_shop#" target="Less&amp;More">Less&amp;More</a> are beautiful in their simplicity. They turn their contents into a sculptural object.</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="500" title="Design, less&amp;more, organizing" alt="Design, less&amp;more, organizing" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/21/LessMore_9.jpg?1303430826" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/minimalist-and-sustainable-organizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/minimalist-and-sustainable-organizers#comments austria design industrial minimalistic organization sustainability vienna Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:13:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 2801 at https://design.org The Hollow Tray: Simple and Elegant Compartmented Organization https://design.org/blog/hollow-tray-simple-and-elegant-compartmented-organization <p>I love this <a href="http://boo-hoo-woo.com/online-shop/zakka/interior/matsudaira_t04/index.html#1" target="Hollow">Hollow</a> tray (currently only available in Japan). It seems like you could fill it with any objects, and the tray design and compartments would appear as if they were tailored to the contents.</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="500" title="Design, industrial, hollow" alt="Design, industrial, hollow" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/25/compartment_1.jpg?1301121137" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/hollow-tray-simple-and-elegant-compartmented-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/hollow-tray-simple-and-elegant-compartmented-organization#comments design industrial organization Sat, 26 Mar 2011 06:38:48 +0000 jessicapatterson 2745 at https://design.org Infographic: Objects and Items for Servicemen and Women https://design.org/blog/infographic-objects-and-items-servicemen-and-women <p>This photographic infographic <a href="http://www.good.is/post/infographic-pepsi-refresh-project-supports-projects-for-our-troops/" target="from GOOD">from GOOD</a> shows results of the Pepsi Refresh Project to improve the lives of servicemen and women. Through $550,000 of funding for 14 projects, they've helped deliver about 10,000 care packages and dropped Girl Scout cookies into war zones to give soldiers a hint of home.</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="401" title="Design, infographic, pepsi" alt="Design, infographic, pepsi" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/28/good_pepsi_infographic.jpg?1298960537" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/infographic-objects-and-items-servicemen-and-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/infographic-objects-and-items-servicemen-and-women#comments collection design graphic infographic organization photography Tue, 01 Mar 2011 06:25:09 +0000 jessicapatterson 2676 at https://design.org Phone on Board from Giha Woo https://design.org/blog/phone-board-giha-woo <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/02/19/phoneonboard_1.jpg" alt="Design, phone board" title="Design, phone board" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><a href="http://www.gihawoo.com/" target="Giha Woo">Giha Woo</a>, an industrial designer in South Korea, designed this multitasking phone platform. Phone on Board creates a place for objects that have no place, but, according to Woo, often end up by the phone anyway (keys, paper, remotes, pens, etc.).</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, phone board" alt="Design, phone board" src="https://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/19/phoneonboard_1.jpg?1298153130" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://design.org/blog/phone-board-giha-woo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://design.org/blog/phone-board-giha-woo#comments design home accessories industrial organization Sat, 19 Feb 2011 22:10:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 2656 at https://design.org