AOÜT is a French creative studio founded by Alizée Demetz and Camille Tricoire. As a multidisciplinary studio, they work on projects ranging from artistic direction and graphic design to product design. One of their first collaborations has resulted in creating a minimalist jewellery collection made of brass and rope. The collection embodies simple geometrical, uncluttered forms and was inspired by … Read More

Edinburgh Roxburgh’s Court Art Project

The Chris Stewart Group, The City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh College of Art have recently partnered up to transform Roxbourgh´s Court  – an undiscovered gem in Edinburgh’s Old Town – into a destination. More than 30 Product Design students from Edinburgh College of art have entered a competition to come up with an innovative urban design to bring more … Read More

Menini Nicola

Menini Nicola is an industrial design studio founded in 2008 in Montevideo, Uruguay. The studio has made its own name in the country, offering design services and design licenses, and directly commercializing products from their portfolio in Uruguay. We talked to the founders of Menini Nicola, Agustín Menini and Carlo Nicola, about the beginnings of their studio, the design scene in … Read More

Studio: Mr. Simon

Recently we were introduced to the work of Valencia-based independent graphic and product design studio Mr. Simon.  In the words of its founders “the purpose of Mr. Simon is to develop projects based on a solid concept, considering that aesthetics are also important“. With a simple and synthetic approach, Mr. Simon uses experimentation as a tool to explore innovative communication … Read More

Interview: Urbanears

Urbanears is a collective out of Scandinavia founded by Norra Norr, a Stockholm-based industrial design consultancy, and Zound Industries. Created in 2009, Urbanears, has changed the way we look at personal electronics.   The Urbanears headphones are made of coloured plastic, steel with aluminium detailing and handmade drivers. They are treated with a rubber coating that gives the headphone a matte … Read More