Tuesday, 26 September 2006

red dot in Brno

After the successful presentation of the special exhibition “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2006” in the Prague Mozart Museum the touring exhibition is now visiting the Czech town of Brno. The Czech Design Center Brno presents the special exhibition from 26 September to 22 October 2006. The festive vernissage of the special exhibition took place on 25 September 2006. More »

Monday, 25 September 2006

The Topeak design team on expanding freedom

Pure nature – the aesthetics of functionality. Cycling is one of the most natural forms of mobility ever devised. To enjoy the countryside touring by bicycle and to camp wherever one wishes is the ultimate expression of pure freedom for many cycling enthusiasts. And since carrying space is at a premium, the Topeak Bikamper tent has been designed with an interesting and innovative functionality, providing solutions to several needs at once. The bicycle itself serves as the main structural element for pitching the tent. Find out here what the Topeak design team thinks about freedom. More »

Monday, 25 September 2006

The Decathlon Design Commitment to create appropriate durable solutions

Maxims and traditions. The demands on the design of the Initech Geologic bow by Etienne Redouin and Nicolas Hamoignon were manifold. The bow had to be affordable, had to differ from others in terms of form and material and meet the functional requirements of a beginner. More »

Monday, 25 September 2006

Áron Losonczi on creating new materials for architecture

Light walls – fascinating material As a material, concrete – a mixture of several components – has excited the fantasy of architects all over the world. With LiTraCon™ – Light-Transmitting Concrete Áron Losonczi created an innovative building material with translucent characteristics – a mixture of optical glass fibre and fine concrete. Here he reveals his thoughts on creating new materials for architecture. More »

Monday, 25 September 2006

A night of design

red dot award: product design – award ceremony 2005 More than 1,200 international guests from the fields of politics, industry and culture celebrated the award winners of this year’s red dot award: product design in Essen on 4 July 2005. More »