Tag: thin black lines
David Derksen’s Oscillation Plates are decorated under the swing of a pendulum, activated first by a human, then taken over by gravity.
Light Container by Spanish designer Martín Azúa is a floating light suspended inside a painted metal basket. “Light is immaterial, but at the same time lamps are also objects. In this case we treat light as something with weight and volume,” says Azúa.
Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li is an “aesthetic study of the contrast between a line and a surface”. Using only rectilinear and circular elements, Li created a highly rational, logical, and mathematical geometry. The designer chose a deep shade of navy to further “flatten” the appearance of the chair, giving the object an almost two-dimentional quality.
What do a Storage Unit, a Basin and a Transistor Radio have in Common? I mean, isn’t it just so obvious? Of course, all of these fine product examples fully embrace one of the hottest and most enduring design trends – Thin Black Lines! Are you sick of me banging on about TBL already? Hope not, because I’m far off from being done with this puppy… and so is the rest of the design world it seems. Okay, let’s take a closer look…
Dearest Yellowtracers, Can you believe we’ve been friends for almost 4 years now? True story! This blog turns 4 on December 1st. I would like to thank each and every one of you for spending a part of your day with Yellowtrace – for your time, the trust you place in us, for coming back to visit us – sometimes on your own, sometimes with your friends and loved ones. In our continued commitment to develop this site, I hope you will take a moment to complete our 2013 Reader Survey. In return, I will shower you with love and affection (lucky you), which may of may not include countless virtual bum-taps and high fives. But more importantly, completing the survey will give you the chance to win some awesome prizes. Given it is our (almost) 4th birthday, we’ve curated a prize pool around one of my all time favourite design trends – Thin Black Lines. Hooray! We’ve partnered with 7 of our valued friends and sponsors who are generously offering you the chance to win fantastic prizes valued at $4,500. I know – shut up! Let’s have a closer look at the super cool stuff that’s up for grabs…
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