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Inspirations

See Fascinating Outer Space-Inspired Designs in this Unique Moodboard

Each design trend is unique, and outer space is no different in that regard—though it boasts qualities that are closer to Star Trek and Star Wars than asymmetry and balance. But before you assume that this design trend is just about the inky, black depths of space and nothing more, think again. Today, the Best Design Books blog will show you an incredible design moodboard that features a wide variety of kids bedroom ideas, including three original designs (a lighting piece, furniture design and an accessory) that will give a complete look to one’s division, so take a look!     Rocky Rocket     The Rocky Rocket it’s a children’s interactive chair, painted in a red and white checkered pattern. The moon rocket has become an iconic symbol for kids, while parents will recognize it from the adventures of Tintin, kids will relate it to Buzz Lightyear from “Toy Story”. This interactive chair features an educational light and sound system to foster curiosity and excitement among kids.     Cosmo Ceiling Lamp      Designed as a tribute to the mid-20th-century race to space, Cosmo modern chandelier is inspired by space, galaxies and the planets that surround us. It is a…

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Interior Design

Children’s Product and Furniture Design from Bauhaus to Today

Children’s Product and Furniture Design from Bauhaus to Today – A comprehensive, genre-defining survey of children’s product and furniture design from Bauhaus to today. Design for Children, a must-have book for all style-conscious and design-savvy readers, documents the evolution of design for babies, toddlers, and beyond. The book spotlights more than 450 beautiful, creative, stylish, and clever examples of designs created exclusively for kids – from toys, furniture, and tableware, to textiles, lights, and vehicles. Contemporary superstars and twentieth-century masters, including Philippe Starck, Nendo, Marc Newson, Piero Lissoni, Kengo Kuma, and Marcel Wanders, are showcased. >> Subscribe Best Design Books newsletter and get to know incredible Design Books! Kimberlie Birks is a New York-based design writer and editor. Born in Montreal, she studied art history at Brown University and design criticism at the School of Visual Arts, where she wrote a graduate thesis on playground design. Her writing has featured in Dwell, Domus, Metropolis, and Azure. SPECIFICATIONS: Format: Hardback Size: 245 x 210 mm (9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in) Pages: 536 pp Illustrations: 650 illustrations ISBN: 9780714875194 See also: 2018 Design Books Guide How to Decorate Like a Pro: Free eBooks Collection Keep following Best Design Books for the latest book reviews and the most amazing design books and…

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Furniture Design An Introduction to Development, Materials and Manufacturing
Interior Design

Furniture Design: An Introduction to Development

Furniture Design: An Introduction to Development, Materials and Manufacturing – Furniture Design is a comprehensive guide and resource for students and furniture designers. As well as discussing pioneering contemporary and historical designs, it also provides substantive answers to designers’ questions about function, materials, manufacture and sustainability, integrating guidance on all of these subjects – particularly material and manufacturing properties, in one accessible and structured volume. Many leading contemporary furniture designers from around the world are included, with case studies carefully selected to highlight the importance of both material and manufacture-led design processes. The book is also intended to provide an insight into furniture design for those considering a university education in product and industrial design.   See also: Book Review: Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design About the Author Stuart Lawson is Subject Leader, Design Products and Associate Head, School of Design at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Contents: Introduction: How to use this book Who is this book for? Section 1: Survey of the development of furniture Introduction 1a: A Cultural History of Furniture 1b: Innovations in Materials and Manufacturing Processes 1c: New Furniture: Understanding innovation in contemporary furniture design. Section 2: The Design Process Introduction 2a: Research for Design 2b:…

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