california http://design.org/tags/california en Column Five Media's In Caffeine We Trust: Track Your Coffee Intake with Coffee http://design.org/blog/column-five-medias-caffeine-we-trust-track-your-coffee-intake-coffee <p>California-based <a href="http://columnfivemedia.com/in-caffeine-we-trust-infographic/" target="Column Five">Column Five</a> created this gorgeous and interactive infographic as a gift for their clients and partners this past holiday season. They combined two of their favorite topics—coffee and data visualization. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_02.jpg" alt="Design, coffee, infographic" title="Design, coffee, infographic" 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="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_00.jpg?1336211478" /> </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, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_02.jpg?1336211644" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_01.jpg?1336211644" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_03.jpg?1336211643" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_04.jpg?1336211644" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_05.jpg?1336211644" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_06.jpg?1336211644" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_07.jpg?1336211644" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_08.jpg?1336211644" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_10.jpg?1336211645" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_12.jpg?1336211735" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_11.jpg?1336211645" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_13.jpg?1336211735" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_14.jpg?1336211735" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, coffee, infographic" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/05/05/caffeine_infographic_15.jpg?1336211736" /> </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/column-five-medias-caffeine-we-trust-track-your-coffee-intake-coffee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/column-five-medias-caffeine-we-trust-track-your-coffee-intake-coffee#comments california design drink gift graphic infographic Sat, 05 May 2012 09:49:38 +0000 jessicapatterson 4220 at http://design.org The Bike Valet: Free Up Space and Show off the Cycle http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://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="http://design.org/blog/bike-valet-free-space-and-show-cycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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 http://design.org Recycled Paper Tables by Matt Gagnon Studio http://design.org/blog/recycled-paper-tables-matt-gagnon-studio <p>These cool geometric Paper Tables were designed by <a href="http://www.mattstudio.com/" target="Matt Gagnon Studio">Matt Gagnon Studio</a>, a design studio in California. The tables are constructed with fused newsprint boards of recycled newspaper and finished with oil, creating a storage space within the graphic cuts and transforming your current reading into an artistic 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="465" title="Design, papertable, Gagnon" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/28/paper_table_gagnon_03.jpg?1311898874" /> </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/recycled-paper-tables-matt-gagnon-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/recycled-paper-tables-matt-gagnon-studio#comments california design furniture industrial paper recycle sustainability Fri, 29 Jul 2011 00:22:02 +0000 jessicapatterson 3159 at http://design.org Designer and Student Interview: Tim Belonax http://design.org/blog/designer-and-student-interview-tim-belonax <p><a href="http://gradschool.timbelonax.com/" target="Tim Belonax">Time Belonax</a> is a once design student, professional designer, again student with a beautiful and impressive portfolio. He gathered up his design expertise and experiences and went back to hit the books for his MFA in graphic design at the California Institute of the Arts. He was kind enough to take some time to answer a few questions, and even provided some bonus design resources and recommendations. Read his insights and see works from his portfolio below.</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="733" title="Design, belonax, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/19/sanding-belonax.jpg?1311101799" /> </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/designer-and-student-interview-tim-belonax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/designer-and-student-interview-tim-belonax#comments california design graphic interview sanfrancisco school students Tue, 19 Jul 2011 18:57:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 3091 at http://design.org Pamphlets to Poster by Tim Belonax http://design.org/blog/pamphlets-poster-tim-belonax <p><a href="http://gradschool.timbelonax.com/" target="Tim Belonax">Tim Belonax</a> is an MFA candidate in the Graphic Design program at the California Institute of the Arts. His current site shows a sampling of his graduate work, and another site is in production to host his portfolio of professional work. Stay tuned: tomorrow I'll be sharing some Q&amp;A with Tim (read <a href="http://design.org/blog/designer-and-student-interview-tim-belonax" target="the interview">the interview</a>), along with awesome work from his student portfolio.</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="606" title="Design, belonax, pamphlet" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/19/history-belonax01.jpg?1311101407" /> </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/pamphlets-poster-tim-belonax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/pamphlets-poster-tim-belonax#comments california design graphic portfolio school students Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:07:56 +0000 jessicapatterson 3090 at http://design.org Concert and Other Poster Designs by Ben Barry http://design.org/blog/concert-and-other-poster-designs-ben-barry <p><a href="http://designforfun.com/" target="Ben Barry">Ben Barry</a> is currently a designer working for Facebook in California. His portfolio is full of beautiful objects, and I especially enjoyed his poster designs, which I've included a sampling of here. Take a look (Bonus: He also shows off some of his process work)!</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/06/13/benbarry_posters_5.jpg" alt="Design, poster, benbarry" title="Design, poster, benbarry" 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="510" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/06/13/benbarry_posters_4.jpg?1308018170" /> </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/concert-and-other-poster-designs-ben-barry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/concert-and-other-poster-designs-ben-barry#comments california design graphic music Tue, 14 Jun 2011 02:26:18 +0000 jessicapatterson 2908 at http://design.org The M-Vista House by Tighe Architecture http://design.org/blog/m-vista-house-tighe-architecture <p><a href="http://www.tighearchitecture.com/" target="Patrick Tighe Architecture">Patrick Tighe Architecture</a> designed the modern and geometric M-Vista House in Los Angeles. The home compound consists of a series of buildings with 10,000 sq. feet of living space surrounding an inner courtyard. The spaces consist of folded planes and seemingly random but strategically placed windows. The pool house and guest house mirror each other as restrained and minimal box structures across the pool. The forms are modern without feeling too sterile or minimal.</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="375" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/01/tighe_mvistahome_.jpg?1309567455" /> </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/m-vista-house-tighe-architecture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/m-vista-house-tighe-architecture#comments architecture california design losangeles modern Fri, 10 Jun 2011 04:57:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 2966 at http://design.org