The Star Among Kitty

hello kitty -moss

Moss Kitty (Swarovski Hello Kitty collection)

Designer: Makoto azuma

Among all dazzling kitties this one tugged at my heart and I couldn’t stop posting it here.┬áDesigned by Japanese flower and plant artist Makoto Azuma this mouth less cat character is part of ‘Hello Kitty’ collection put up by Swarovski. Nine Japanese artist and celebrities have designed for this collection to be auctioned off in an event ‘House of hello kitty‘ to raise money for Japan’s disaster relief, on view at present (from 30 June to 10 July) In Tokyo’s Omotesando hills.

If you are already not familiar with Makoto Azuma’s wonderful experimental work go check here.

Image source: amkk blog

Pillow Talk

The humble pillow is getting all the attention of interaction designers these days! Be it for stress relieving or feeling the presence of or talking to your long distance partner, get ready for some pillow magic!

Here are two interactive pillow projects from graduating Indian design students:

Hug to glow pillow

Hug to glow – pillow

Designer: Aditya Bandi @ IITG-design

Young designer Aditya Bandi from IIT – Guwahati – department of design has come up with this ‘Hug to glow’ interactive pillow to bust occupational stress. The harder you press the pillow, it would change colours or you can have personalized covers to hug to your beautiful memories or loved ones!

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A Bench In A Bag

Vistaar-seating system

foldable seating system

Vistaar – foldable & portable seating system

Designer: Sarika Bahaley @ IITK-design

You save the space and you create the space with this piece of furniture!

Fold it, carry it and take it wherever you want.

The space could be a park, a railway station, a waiting room or even your home.

Call this foldable-portable seating system, a chair for 4 or foldable bench or Vistaar as named by the designer Sarika Bahaley.

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Packaging is Storage

packaging for oranges

Packaging design for oranges

Designers: Prithu Paul and Ankit Kumar @ IITK-design

It is not a product, it is packaging for oranges.

No it is packaging cum storage design for oranges.

Yes it is packaging which can be reused for storage so it is a product.

And the packaging mimics it’s product!

Well this tangy, splashy, bouncy, playful, reusable design is created by Prithu Paul and Ankit Kumar, M. Des. graduating students @ IITK- design.

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