Interview with Diego Faivre’s, creator of the Minute Manufacturing project


Minute Manufacturing is a project by Diego Faivre that challenges the traditional way we fabricate and value an object. Minute Manufacturing is in fact a new production system that makes objects by the minute.

20 Best Free PDF and E-books on Graphic Design

Inspiration Feed

Just because you’re creative and innovative does not mean you can conquer the design industry. Thought these are among the most important ingredients, there’s a lot more to the recipe.

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30 Fantastic Examples of Cookie Packaging Design

Inspiration Feed

Food is definitely one of the easiest things to market. As one of the most basic needs of humans, it is something that has the ability to sell itself.

7 Amazing Metal Business Card Designs

Inspiration Feed

Metal business cards have made their entrance in the industry quite a while ago, and it seems like they are here to last.

5 Tips on Creating Amazing Custom Eco-Friendly Boxes

Inspiration Feed

Global warming is rapidly causing a catastrophe in the world. We see massive bushfires, forests burning, tsunamis hitting countries, and wrecking everything that comes in the way, earthquakes shaking the lands and whatnot.

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O-Ring Material Reference Guide for Selecting the Right Product Design

Inspiration Feed

O-rings are critically important for a wide range of applications, from aircraft and automobile components to medical devices and scuba diving equipment.

Wolford And Vetements Launch Collaboration Inspired By Russian Criminal Tattoo Art

Design You Trust

Austrian hosiery manufacturer Wolford is teaming up with Vetements to launch a capsule collection. Comprising a pair of tights and a maxi knitted dress, the collection aims to redefine some of the wardrobe essentials every woman should have. More: Vetements, Wolford The idea?


Communication Arts

Beauvoir highlights the elegance of this hempcrete manufacturing company’s oeuvre with a minimalist digital home. Article

Klaus Nienkämper: Confessions of a Chair Man

Azure Magazine

Editor’s Note: Since establishing his eponymous furniture manufacturing business in Toronto in the 1960s, Klaus Nienkämper has been a revered champion of contemporary design. People sometimes ask me what a chair like Sacco Alato has in common with most of the furniture we manufacture.

Nissan may be following BMW with a redesigned flat logo

Its Nice That

The car manufacturer has applied for a trademark on a new, flat circular icon with a slimmed and stretched logotype.

Fedrigoni 366: This year's calendar is an explosion of bright colour and marks 2020's leap year

Creative Boom

Following on from black and white renditions of the calendar, this latest edition, designed by TM , delves into the exciting world of colour, through the paper manufacturer's environmentally-friendly range, Woodstock.

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Designs for a long-prohibited 'magical' Mexican spirit inspired by secrecy and myth

Creative Boom

With a clean design, it still incorporates subtle details that reference Sotol’s manufacturing process; for the pattern at the bottom alludes to the rhombus shapes found in the Sereque plants when cut

Art Projects at London Art Fair explores the impact of technology on our lives

Creative Boom

In her bright landscape paintings, Canadian artist Judith Berry at Art Mûr renders natural elements such as sticks, grass and vegetation to appear manufactured, posing the pressing question – what are the consequences of our interference with the natural world?

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Garry Winogrand: Color


For him, the industrially manufactured color film, which was used by commercial and amateur photographers, perfectly reproduced the industrially manufactured colors of consumer goods in postwar America.

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Bloomers: An Animated Documentary Recounts the History Behind an Undergarment Business


The workers and machines remain black-and-white line drawings throughout the film as it walks through the manufacturing cycle from design to consumer purchases.

Laboratorio Donà Designed Splendid QWERTY Bag Collection


During her childhood, she used to spend many summers in a family manufacture, helping putting together crystal parts of Venetian chandeliers, whose production is a unique and unsurpassed process).

AZURE Talks: Made in Toronto at IDS Toronto

Azure Magazine

Toronto’s design scene is thriving : the city is home to over 24,000 designers and 4,300 manufacturing firms. What kinds of resources — from metal factories to advanced manufacturing tools — are these labels tapping into?

1960s Space Age Toy Rocket Shoes Simulate Walking On The Moon

Design You Trust

In the 1960s, toy manufacturers made a lot of space type toys as part of the Cold War rocket craze. They were to simulate moon walking. These rocket shoes are constructed of metal and plastic, and made to strap on to a kids shoes. The bottom have springs attached. h/t: vintag. Source.

Get Ready! The 2020 AZ Awards Opens for Entries on Jan 2

Azure Magazine

The AZ Awards is a unique opportunity for architects, landscape architects, designers, students, clients and manufacturers to receive the international exposure and acknowledgement that their exceptional work deserves.

Keilhauer and Division Twelve “Get Bent” in New Partnership

Azure Magazine

“By joining Keilhauer we can scale the manufacturing to reach new spaces, markets and designers around the world while maintaining our quality focus,” says Lilge, who will continue to serve as Division Twelve’s Creative Director.

Danimer And Genpak Announce Launch Of Sustainable Foodservice Packaging

The Die Line

To address the growing need and consumer demand for more sustainable food packaging, bio-materials manufacturer Danimer Scientific has partnered with food container maker Genpak to launch a new line of eco-friendly packaging for the foodservice market.

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Honext by Firma

Under Consideration / Brand

The manufacturing process, in addition to using the sludge from paper mills as raw material, incorporates water coming from the landfill leachate, as well as methane and electricity generated from waste.". “Honext to Goodnex”.

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Cool Pics Capture People Posing With Lancia Cars From Between The 1920s And ’60s

Design You Trust

A company of four posing in an open-top Lancia Lambda in a city street on a rainy day, 1927 Lancia is an Italian automobile manufacturer that was founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia as Lancia & C.

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10 Ways Stockholm Design Week Celebrates Nordic Style

Azure Magazine

Though the renowned Swedish studio Claesson Koivisto Rune (celebrating their 25th anniversary this year) launched a number of new products this February, their adorable line of ultra-small pendants for lighting manufacturer Wästberg was the undisputed star.

Shortlist announced for the Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2020

Creative Boom

Schwab’s diverse methods include tapestry, ceramics, embroidery, furniture, printmaking, video and more, unified by a consideration of collective manufacture.

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This Foldable Wall Desk Is Ideal For Small Spaces

Design You Trust

More: Michael Hilgers, Radis h/t: contemporist The desk, created for furniture manufacturer Radis, has a simple round shape when folded up, however when the desk is dropped down, it reveals a couple of shelves and a hidden light with an integrated motion sensor.

Eco Pods Are A Compostable, Sustainable Alternative To Single-Use Plastic Toiletries

The Die Line

In response to a growing demand for more sustainable alternatives to single-use hotel guest toiletries packaged in plastic, Hotel Emporium, a direct manufacturer of hotel amenities, developed a series of bath products packaged in compostable, plastic-free containers called Eco Pod

Noted: New Logo and Identity for Cruise by Moving Brands and In-house

Under Consideration / Brand

Our partnership with General Motors enables us to manufacture a fully-integrated self-driving car that is 100% electric, and we believe this approach is crucial to truly solving transportation challenges at global scale.". “Cruise Control”.

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7 Must-Sees at IMM Cologne 2020

Azure Magazine

The international furniture and design fair IMM Cologne – held annually in the eponymous German city – is set to run from January 13 to 19 and showcase a host of cutting-edge concepts, from the next generation of design thinkers to the latest offerings from trusted manufacturers.

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The Best Memory Cards for Photography

Just Creative

Manufacturer’s. Manufacturer’s. Manufacturer’s. Manufacturer’s. Card type: SDXC | Capacity: Up to 128GB | Read Speed: Up to 300 MB/s | Write Speed: Up to 299 MB/s | Warranty: Manufacturer’s | Suitable for: High-speed burst photography and video (including 4K).

The 2020 AZ Awards Is Now Open for Submissions

Azure Magazine

In 2019 – the biggest year yet – the AZ Awards received projects from over 1,000 architects, landscape architects, product designers, interior designers, students and manufacturers from 50 countries.

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Best Monitors for Graphic Design in 2020

Just Creative

With the adoption of 4K resolution by many monitor manufacturers, 4K monitors are a dime a dozen. Sometimes we come across technology that hasn’t even been fully adopted yet and in those cases, we’re astounded by what the manufacturer is doing.

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Design in 2020 – what will retail design look like?

Design Week

They will start to adopt more circular approaches, meaning the entire life cycle of a product is better accounted for and communicated directly to consumers, from manufacture to distribution to sitting on shelf to shipping to being disposed of properly.

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Everything Rust On This Poster In 30 Days… Except The Product

Design You Trust

Austrian manufacturer Tyrolit showcases the extreme durability and high performance of its product with a mysterious metal billboard. Executed in collaboration with ad agency Heimat Wien Austria, the marketing technique is meant to draw consumer attention to Tyrolit’s Iceline knives. Unlike traditional billboard-based campaigns, this one does not make a permanent imprint on consumer. Source. Design advertising billboard knife outdoor rust tyrolit

Noted: New Logo and Identity for EQ3 by Wedge

Under Consideration / Brand

2001) " EQ3 is a Canadian retailer and manufacturer offering simple, clean, functional furnishings and home accents for every room. “Three’s a Crowd Pleaser”.

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Expograph by Brand Brothers

Under Consideration / Brand

Established in 1973, Expograph is a designer and manufacturer of signage, wayfinding systems, decoration, and visual communication for indoor and outdoor applications. “Expo Marks the Spot”.

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Design in 2020 – what will product design look like?

Design Week

The increase in companies providing sophisticated and uniquely personalised services and products to users, particularly in the cosmetics and wellbeing markets is going to escalate in 2020, opening new doors to on-demand manufacturing capabilities in the process.

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Best 17-inch Laptops for Designers & Creatives

Just Creative

Alienware is known for being a great manufacturer of laptops for gamers and this includes their 17-inch model which is one of the best options on the market in our opinion.

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Introducing Decimal

Fonts by Hoefler&Co.

The unique markings on watch dials, surprisingly consistent from one manufacturer to the next, evolved separately from typography: these are forms unconcerned with the needs of type designed for printing words on paper, and unmoved by the changing fashions of graphic design.

Revealed: Top Upcoming Tech for Designers & Creatives in 2020

Just Creative

GPU manufacturers should be on notice in 2020 as Intel’s return to the graphics market is heralded by the release of their newest GPU built on a second-generation of Xe graphics. With 2019 now behind us, people are starting to look forward to 2020 and all of the tech the new year will bring.

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Coronavirus: the designers finding solutions to medical supply shortages

Design Week

This week, Downing Street urged the manufacturing industry to “come together to help the country” by helping to make ventilators. There are posts from members about “printer farms” offering devices to manufacture supplies in a similar way to the 3D printers in Italy.

10 Best Smartphone Lenses for Incredible Photography

Just Creative

Thankfully, some manufacturers realized this and started making lenses to provide people with better options for taking quality photos. Sony is one of the best digital camera manufacturers in the world, always developing new technology to make the best photos possible.

Hasselblad Heroines continues to feature talented female photographers


Founded in 1941, Hasselblad is one of the leading manufacturers of digital medium format cameras and lenses. Hasselblad Heroines continues to feature talented female photographers.