The essence of the design of Apple Card is reduction. Some high-end credit cards move many markings to the back of the card. Apple has gone one step further.
The usually present card number, expiration date, security code (CSC or CVV) and signature blank are completely gone… More here.
Now that is looking deep at something so visually simple.
Germany’s Bauhaus art school, founded 100 years ago, introduced a bold, minimal and radical new approach to design which remains hugely influential. To mark its centenary, an international community of designers have reimagined a host of modern brand logos in this now iconic style… More here.
I look at the logos in the above article and can see that the world would look a little more friendly if they were real.
Visual hierarchy implemented with the lines, tube lines (most frequent) in bold solid colour, other TFL services (less frequent) in a pastel shade with darker border, National Rail services (least frequent) as hollow lines. This draws the attention of the eye towards the busier services and subconsciously suggests the most regular option… More here.
It took a long time, but Luke has managed to greatly improve the map with the most subtle of changes.
Here’s my desk scenario. I have a pencil holder from Amazon, a stapler from Maped, a hole-punch from Kangaro, and an off-brand planter with a mini succulent in it. It’s a collection of products I love individually, but combine them together and they end up making my workspace look like there’s a whole lot going on. That’s where the problem lies. Desk items aren’t always designed to be a part of a family. They’re just made to be good products that look wonderful on shelves, and perform well enough for you to not have any complaints… and often become a decorative element in your overhead #workspace photo on Instagram… More here.
I kind of like this, I think.
From the famous blue, pearlised lamps and peekaboo coffee table to Don Draper’s bar stools, Mad Men is a huge source of midcentury design inspiration, thanks to its timeless style quality. So we’ve rounded up the best items inspired by the show’s iconic and retro aesthetic so you can get the Mad Men interior yourself… More here.
I can see many a hipster running out to make some purchases immediately.
Simple, sophisticated and carefully curated for everyday living.
A small list maker, always at the ready to help you jot things down as they pop up.
Perfect for shopping lists, phone messages, orders and any day to day note that you are likely to forget.
The serrated blade ensures a smooth tear and the bars keep the paper lying flat against the bracket… More here.
Love the simplicity of the design, and the feeling of going back a few decades.
A bold, ultra-modern shelf for homes that have a lot to say. Get expressive with countless customisation options and fresh new colours… More here.
The shelving units are very impressive, but the way the website lets you customise each one for your needs is just as sweet. Not cheap though.
The laconic design of the writing desk reflects the purity of the lines and the absence of unnecessary details. The writing desk made of natural veneer preserves the texture of the wood. A writing table featured in the DUOO collection is a piece of furniture for modern and ambitious personalities who value comfort in all its manifestations… More here.
The words above are a little silly, but the design of the desk is perfectly simplistic.