Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Trends: align your senses- it is all in 'The senses' DDW

Beautiful, clean, experimental, modern, visionary.
DDW Dutch design week ended last weekend and the Eindhoven design school graduates also showed some of their final or latest ideas.
There was a strong statement in returning to our human roots. returning to natural beauty and connecting to our senses.
Wood was a special attention material, as was glass, and wool. It was a return to natural - almost sustainable materials.

A connection to simplistic design and familiar hand craft, hand made techniques.
Four of the Six senses were exposed to the test.

A project to explore the aesthetic properties of glasses and eyewear. the frame within the frame and an illusion give to the connection of all the parts.

A simplistic approach.

movement and distortion.

The art of wine making in a elegant design.
The process of creating your own wine has been stripped down and divided into a beautiful process using refined hand made materials.
Glass, Copper, and wood.

All the equipment is stored within the box and packaging, so that this focusses on the purity of creating your own pure form of wine.

Purity and Balance.

A Flash Card Retro Radio.
This radio uses a SD flashcard to play back familiar songs delivered in a familiar looking radio box with a totally expressive modernit method.

Cool your senses with aromatherapy oils. fresh cut flowers were the center of this exhibit, collecting all the colours and scents from wild and nursed flowers. Hmmm the perfect scent.