Simplicity in design is something many creative people strive for and many reach this, but only by sacrificing all character in a product. GamFratesi are a studio who do not do this. Their desk ‘Rewrite’ is simple and eye catching yet maintains minimal simplicity with a definite function.
The new Ikea 2014 PS series is targeted towards you professionals, and as I am one of those these products appeal to me hugely. They are small, compact and simple and yet utterly stunning at same time. The restrained elegance allows it to be used in any style of modern house, whilst each piece maintains some level of quirky character.
As part of the final year Contextual Design Essay at Brunel we write an essay on a topic of our own finding. I decided to write about how a the lack of understanding in coding and electronics has separated designers and engineers with the general public; but how this is being rectified by educating the next generation. Take a look at a few images of the printed article and click through to have a read.