Archive for February, 2007

Ku-ture online shop to open

February 21, 2007 Leave a comment


Ocho Bags

February 21, 2007 1 comment


By Italian designers Mariadela Araujo and Arianna Vivenzio, Ocho bags can be organised to have many different looks and uses. Mix and match and play with the bag compartments to suit each use and and the mood of each day. The compartments neatly seperate and organise your keys, mobile phone and anything else you’re carrying.

Via designspotter

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Three Layer Cake

February 20, 2007 Leave a comment

Predictions on women to watch for 2007


Louise Campbell


Nipa Doshi


Inga Sempe


Wieki Somers

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The design desease

February 19, 2007 Leave a comment

Many of us suffer from it – some more than others.


A recent post by a graphic designer in London (who remains anonymous) describes the affliction. I know I suffer from it to a lesser extent. I’m not obsessed by text but perhaps more so by the need to have perfect placement to derive and illicit appropriate responses whether it be in a commercial or non commercial environment.

Have a look – it’s a nice post.

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Create Your own handbag design

February 19, 2007 4 comments
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Next Dfactory @Powerhouse Museum

February 19, 2007 Leave a comment


Call to entries for the next designer market – for those interested go here.

Margaux Lange

February 9, 2007 2 comments

The juxtaposition of skin tones, eyecolour and body parts make for potent socio political statements whilst looking great as a wearable piece of jewellery. They are beautifully executed technically and design wise – they get a high ranking from me. In fact I’d love to own a piece one day.

Whether you love her or hate her, there are few who feel neutral about
the plastic princess. I am fascinated with who she is as a cultural
icon, her distinguished celebrity status, and the enormous impact she
has had on our society. Specifically, I’m intrigued with her influence
in defining gender roles of women in contemporary American culture.

I enjoy the funny juxtaposition of wearing the body, on the body.
Barbie has become the accessory instead of being accessorized. I take
pleasure in the contrast and contradiction of something mass-produced
being transformed and revealed as a unique, handmade, wearable piece of

See her collection

Via KStyle

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