The Design Blog

The Design Blog featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Steganography

A new approach for billboard advertising. Advertising which has the engaging and attractive feature to be invisible, except for the intended viewing target audience. There are many commercial applications from landmarks, shop advertising facades, signs for the visually impaired to name but a few. The world's fourth-largest metropolis and Brazil's most important city, São Paulo, became the first city outside of the communist world to put into effect a radical, near-complete ban on outdoor advertising, there is no better time to look for new and exciting solutions to this problem.

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Magnetic menu

A few plastic transparent foils linked with magnets that serve as the perfect cover for different types of printed material. Easy to use. Easy to manufacture and maintain. Long-lasting product that saves time, money, raw materials. Environmentally friendly. Easily adaptable for different purposes. Ideal use in restaurants as a cover for menus. When waiter brings you just one page with fruit cocktails, and just one page with cakes for your friend, for example, it’s almost like personalized menus made just for you.

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Cans'n Caps

Cans'n Caps are designed to re-use every aluminum beverage can in several different ways. It adds various functions to used cans with each different cap.Every minute an average of 113,204 aluminum cans are recycled while around 100,000 cans are thrown away and end up in landfills. Cans'n Caps offer a simple but efficient way of reusing these aluminum cans by turning them into functional and fun objects of everyday life. The design goal behind this project is to reduce aluminum can waste in nature by re-using them, while raising environmental conscience among people around the world.

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Reggal Originals

Reggal Originals is a signalling design concept prototype that helps cyclists to show their directional intention to other motorists. The prototype is designed in the way that motorists are able to see from all round. The product is able to achieve by two avenues: the front and the back. Most important of all, it must be integrated into a single system.By doing so the product must have the premium feel that seamlessly fit into the bicycle without any protruding item. The front signalling lights are created using LED lights that would sit nicely into the grooves of a metal ring.

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The GAN Switch

Normally if someone would want to take out a electrical plug, they would need to switch off the power and pull it out with a considerate amount of energy.This conceptual but visible idea allows just one finger to do all the job. The ON/ OFF Switch which also as a button to eject the plug, helps to tell you if the plug is connected to the power supply or is it not.

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Beertone

Beertone is the first Beer Reference Guide based on the different beer colors, presented in a glass form fan. For the first edition we collected information from 202 different swiss beers, travelling around the country, from East to West, from North to South. The whole process took a lot of time and a detailed logistic to get done but the result of these two passions together make us very proud and further editions are already planned. Cheers!

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