ITSLIQUID ARCHIVE - DESIGN

Equa

Design | November 23, 2020

The new EQUA Smart Water Bottle builds your healthy hydration habits with the help of smart features. A smart water bottle provides hydration guidance, combining aesthetics and latest technology. EQUA brand was founded in 2010 as a result of love for nature and healthy lifestyle. The team believes in the goodness of mankind and promotes nature reservation through designing water bottles. The idea was and still is to change people's mindset by encouraging the mass to replace disposable bottles for reusable ones. EQUA brand is quality and style captured in a (reusable) bottle. The EQUA family grows bigger every year in means of product versatility and the number of team members. Headquartered in Slovenia, the company is committed to changing people's behaviour and lifestyle. Read more


Sichterman Yachts reveals interior renders

Design | November 20, 2020

Sichterman not only sets itself apart with its exterior aesthetics and technological innovations. With the mounting cost of furnishing and styling luxury yachts, Sichterman decided to disrupt the interior process as well. Read more


OTOTO

Design | November 20, 2020

OTOTO Design Ltd., founded in 2004, is an Israeli design company that prides itself on creating unexpected, witty, and charming household products intended to make the world a more fun and optimistic place. OTOTO designers like their products to be thoughtfully designed, and to tell a story. At the same time, OTOTO's products are not just decorative, but are carefully planned to be highly functional. Read more


New days, New works

Design | November 16, 2020

The Mint Museum presents new and never-before-seen objects from its collection in the exhibition New Days, New Works Read more


Ten Years of VitraHaus

Design | November 13, 2020

Originally conceived as a showroom for the Vitra Home Collection, the VitraHaus exemplifies the diversity of the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein. Read more


Rubberband

Design | November 13, 2020

Ajay Shah is an industrial/furniture designer based in Mumbai, India. After graduating from the National Insitute of Design in Ahmedabad, he started ASDS (Ajay Shah Design Studio) in 1991 and now serves as the principal designer. As a passion project, he started Rubberband in 2008 with the view of creating functional yet fun products that closely follow his design ideologies. Besides his own product developments, he finds stimulation while collaborating with international designers. He considers himself lucky to have his design heroes come on board to design special collections for Rubberband. Read more


Izmee

Design | November 10, 2020

IZMEE is the fashion world's response to the trend towards plastic-free products, as the steel water bottle has now become one of the new personal accessories for today's lifestyle. A true must-have object, the bottle is a cultural symbol for all those who have chosen a more sustainable philosophy of living. With its refined Made in Italy design (patent pending), IZMEE offers an exciting collection of products designed to provide a unique, distinctive expression of green&glamour style through the many creative combinations it makes possible. Read more


Mujjo

Design | November 2, 2020

Mujjo is a highly acclaimed Dutch designer label and pioneer in accessible luxury leather goods for e.g. Apple and Samsung products. They design simple and functional products with immaculate quality. Mujjo is known for the best materials and an unwavering attention to detail. Their products surprise through innovative yet simple ideas that make travel more aesthetic and comfortable. Read more


Dubai Design Week

Design | November 2, 2020

Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and member of Dubai Council, and staged in strategic partnership with Dubai Design District (d3), Dubai Design Week 2020 will mark the first major cultural event in the region since the pandemic. Read more


Ideal Living

Design | October 26, 2020

Seven chronological period rooms featuring highlights from the collection present the most important trends in Swiss furniture design in the 20th century and illustrate changing lifestyles. Read more


Studio-Bing

Design | October 26, 2020

Studio-Bing is an Auckland-based interior architectural design studio founded by artist and designer couple Gidon and Darya Bing. The studio is staffed by two additional designers Daniel Fennell and Connor Hickey. As well as offering bespoke interior design services to clients in Europe, South East Asia and Australasia they also offer product and furniture/fitting/lighting design services and are engaged in the design and production of textiles, fine art and homeware. Read more


Dujiangyan Zhongshuge Bookstore

Design | October 24, 2020

The famous writer Yu Qiuyu once wrote: "Its water is infiltrating and extending; its civilization is a kind of spiritual life. The city is called Dujiangyan, located at south west of China". Read more


Native Union

Design | October 23, 2020

Native Union is an award-winning product design company bringing a unique and sophisticated perspective to the booming mobile accessories market. Founded in 2009 by John Brunner and Igor Duc, Native Union creates tech accessories with inherent warmth, personality and individuality, through its dedication to sophisticated design, innovative materials and an obsession with details. Native Union's in-house design team focuses on 3 main pillars: enhanced user experience, innovation through design and a dedication to using the highest quality materials. Garnering considerable critical acclaim from the design community, Native Union has offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong with products available in the finest retailers across the world. Read more


2020: It’s Good To Be…

Design | October 21, 2020

Much has changed in 2020, not least our relationships with our homes. Since March, we’ve got to know them very well indeed. For months, we no longer locked the door behind us, and departed for hours, days or longer. Read more


Maniera 22

Design | October 19, 2020

The Brussels gallery MANIERA presents a collection of furniture objects by the renowned Italian architect Francesca Torzo (1975, Padova, lives and works in Genoa). Having previously collaborated with Peter Zumthor, the architect Francesca Torzo opened her own office in Genoa in 2008. In 2018 she was a participant in the 16th Architecture Biennale in Venezia. Her recent project for the extension of the Z33 in Hasselt has been awarded with the International Piranesi award in 2018, as well as with the Italian Architecture Prize in 2020. Read more


The VIP centre at Amsterdam…

Design | October 18, 2020

Amsterdam, January 30, 2020. Celebrating Dutch history with the world, the VIP centre at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offers travellers a journey through time to experience the iconic, historic and contemporary pieces of Dutch art and design. Read more


Aircraft Design for High Speed…

Design | October 12, 2020

LAS CRUCES, N.M. 3 August 2020 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) ("Virgin Galactic"), a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, which includes its manufacturer of advanced air and space vehicles, The Spaceship Company ("TSC"), announced today the first stage design scope for the build of its high-speed aircraft design, and the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rolls-Royce to collaborate in designing and developing engine propulsion technology for high-speed commercial aircraft. Read more


Micrashell, socialize safely

Design | October 8, 2020

An airborne virus has extended across the globe creating a pandemic, changing the way people perform their everyday tasks across the world. Social distancing measures have been introduced by the authorities as a way of slowing down the spread of the disease. However - beyond the obvious benefits of this action - there are certain drawbacks that make it only viable for a limited period of time, like its toll on mental health or its impact on the economy Read more


Flyte

Design | October 7, 2020

Merging the words fly, light and the Swedish word for float, FLYTE creates luminous spectacles that combine the wonders of magnetic levitation with wireless power. Founded in 2015, after it exceeded the funding goal for its first levitating light bulb on Kickstarter, FLYTE has now become the leading levitation design company. Read more


Feautured Designer: Marcel Wanders Studio

Design | September 30, 2020

Marcel Wanders is a leading product and interior design studio located in the creative capital of Amsterdam, with over 1,900 + iconic product and interior design experiences all around the globe for private clients and premium brands such as Alessi, Baccarat, Bisazza, Christofle, Kosé Corporation/ Decorté, Flos, KLM, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, LH&E Group, Louis Vuitton, Miramar Group, Morgans Hotel Group, Puma among scores of others. Read more


Orbitkey

Design | September 20, 2020

Inspired by intentional living and contemporary industrial design, Orbitkey is an organisation brand helping people live better lives through clever and innovative organisation solutions. Orbitkey was founded in 2013 with a simple idea to solve the frustration of noisy pockets, cluttered bags and messy keys – and with the support of the crowdfunding community, the first Orbitkey Key Organiser was brought to life. Proudly designed in Melbourne, Australia, the Orbitkey product range has since continued to grow – helping people organise more than just their keys. Read more


Senz

Design | September 3, 2020

Senz creates a smooth commute with its premium weatherproof products. Did you know that 1.100.000.000 traditional umbrellas are thrown away each year? Simply because they are not designed to withstand even the smallest wind gust. "I like to struggle with my umbrella", said no one ever. Now, the era of inconvenient disposable products is over. Born in the storm, this Dutch team designed the innovative high-quality Senz umbrella, which embodies storm proof excellence. The patented aerodynamic shape of this storm umbrella acts similar to a wing, allowing the umbrella to withstand stormy winds. Read more


A journey through time

Design | August 30, 2020

Studio Spass designed and co-curated the free public exhibition ‘A journey trough time’ (de Tijdreis) for the MAS museum in Antwerp. The MAS collection consists of some 500,000 objects that, altogether, tell the story of Antwerp and its relation with the world. For this exhibition escalators in the museum’s public promenade will not only take visitors up to the panoramic roof, they will also allow them to travel through time, discover and reflect on this history. Read more


Design Tokyo 2020

Design | August 25, 2020

Japan is known for its high quality, high design products. The wide range of "Made-in-Japan" products will most definitely be the center of attention amongst both Japanese and international buyers. Traditional Japanese goods such as handmade potteries, cutlery and crafts, as well as Japan's eco-friendly/sustainable items will be showcased. Every year, buyers from all over the world gather in search of new and unique products that are not available in their home countries. With more and more Japanese exhibitors expanding their business overseas, the show is their best chance to meet new international business partners. Read more


Design Laboratory: Materials and Technology

Design | August 22, 2020

Materiality is back in the spotlight. The exhibition Design Laboratory: Materials and Technology at the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich presents examples of the range of issues that designers and materials researchers are currently engaging with. Materials research has become a key discipline in the 21st century. Material abundance and the search for alternative materials represent a challenge for society. At the same time, materials must meet ever greater technological requirements, while also becoming lighter and smaller. Read more


FORNASETTI Theatrum Mundi

Design | August 16, 2020

June 03, 2020 sees the inauguration of "Fornasetti Theatrum Mundi", an exhibition housed in the Complesso Monumentale della Pilotta in Parma. The exhibition will be open to the public until February 14, 2021, and is part of "Revitalisations of the Contemporary," an initiative conceived to mark Parma 2020+21, Italian Capital of Culture. Read more


Mondo Mendini

Design | August 14, 2020

The Groninger Museum presents Mondo Mendini - The World of Alessandro Mendini: the large-scale exhibition the renowned Italian designer, who 25 years ago served as the chief architect of the still remarkable Groninger Museum building, put together shortly before he passed away. Read more


Clutch Charger

Design | August 8, 2020

What if someone were to tell you that you would never have to worry about a loved one’s phone dying again, even in emergencies. Well, that’s what has happened with the launch of ‘Clutch Charger’, which is “The World’s Thinnest Portable Charger”. It is so thin and small that it fits easily into your wallet or purse. Your search for the perfect power bank has come to an end. Imagine with just one gift you will simultaneously relieve your loved ones from the hassles of carrying bulky power banks, which are heavier than the mobile-phones they are supposed to charge and the worries of having their phone die. Read more


MEMOBOTTLE

Design | August 5, 2020

MEMOBOTTLE Memobottle was born from two major societal frustrations that founders Jesse Leeworthy and Jonathan Byrt decided they had to do something about. Firstly, the single-use water bottle epidemic: 525 billion single-use bottles were purchased and consumed last year (1 million every single minute), despite 91% of the global population having access to clean drinking […] Read more


DIGITAL EXHIBITION BY THE MINDCRAFT…

Design | August 4, 2020

Digital Exhibition by The Mindcraft ProjectOnline exhibitionFrom June 16th After 11 years in Milan, The Mindcraft Project will this year be presented in a new digital format as a consequence of the Covid-19. The digital exhibition is designed by Copenhagen-based studio Wang & Söderström and will launch online on mindcraftproject.com on the 16th of June […] Read more