Pollinate by Anna Garforth
A spring inspired typeface
Anna Garforth explores life and time around us via nature. Her social commentary turns green, experimental and playful.
Via her unique art:
Her typography grows!
She talks in mossy numbers!
The new economics is defined!
Or dried & pressed flowers speak the language of beautiful spring typography!
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Designer: Alper Nakri
Tu-du seems like a simple beautiful song to me.
Handmade in walnut by multi-talented designer-artist Alper Nakri ‘tu-du’ says sing and do all you put down on this table top chalkboard. Sometimes simple designs are so much cool, modern and fun!
Do not forget to check the tu-du’s absolutely attractive price tag here.
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Ecoin by Abhinav Dapke
To do big money transactions we have quite a few hassle–free devices like debit or credit card, cheque and online banking too. We need not carry large amount of cash but what about small amounts? We have to carry and worry about small amounts.
Indian designer Abhinav Dapke has come up with this amazing user-friendly concept-solution for small amounts– Ecoin. Ecoin is a digital representation of small amounts or coins. This small electronic device carries all your small amount big bulk!
If you are in India than I bet you have already experienced at least one ugly incident where you had to shout at or were shouted at for not having change. Buying at shops, paying for taxi, bus or auto, as well as eating outside etc we need in our day-to-day life exact change. We don’t realize it anymore but we all keep a box full of coins.
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The Rupee Symbol Designer And His Green Children
Calligraphy by D Udaya Kumar
Do I like the Rupee Symbol? It is clean and simple. It feels like I already know the symbol. It seems yes it is the design! There could not have been any other design depicting rupee. (see my post)
I don’t think I have instantly fallen in love with the design but it is already etched in memory and I have started relating to it!
This is the rupee symbol designer’s greatest achievement and I was curious to know more about him. The first thing which caught my eye on his IDC website was his children – his green children (the image below) and I knew I had to do this post.
D Udaya Kumar, the rupee symbol designer is an architect, designer, typographer. Here is a glimpse of his typography, photography, paintings and posters.
Udaya Kumar (right) with a friend planting Bael tree
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Trust Me With This Truss-Me!
Truss Me Collection
Designer: Sandeep Sangaru @ Sangaru Design Studio
Here bamboo has been manipulated with using its inherent tensile strength and mechanical properties in such a way that load-bearing but light-weight engineered craft solutions emerge.
Truss-Me collection by Sangaru Design Studio is a unique, innovative approach to bamboo craft. It is hand-crafted and sustainable.
Truss-Me collection is based on a system where split and laminated bamboo module which acts like truss; is used. And it is Best of Best award winner @ Red Dot Awards : Concept 2009 too.
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