Showcase of Creative Product Designs
Successful product design manages to expose useful functionality beyond its appealing form. No matter how excellent a design looks like, most customers aren’t likely to spend money on something they won’t be able to use. On the other hand, most people are likely to buy something useful despite the design it has.
Yet the key to a truly successful product design lies in designer’s ability to combine both beautiful design and functionality making it obvious to the customers how the product can be used and which benefits it delivers. However, one can combine the beauty of design with the utility it is supposed to provide.
Most products fail to pass this test and never reach the production stage; some products do manage to get to the stores. In Today showcase, you’ll find amazing and creative products designs that are available in markets. You can even purchase and inspire your friends.
The Porcelain Supercar
Bugatti‘s Veyron Grand Sport “L’Or Blanc” is estimated to cost €1.65 million (aproximately $2.4 million dollars), it is currently the world’s most expensive car. The automobile was designed in collaboration with porcelain manufacturer Konigliche Porzellan-Manufaktur (Berlin), and what is unique about it is the use of porcelain pieces on the body and cabin.
Product and Furniture Designs Inspired by Optical Illusions
“0º” is a carpet with black and white lines that don’t look parallel to each other. The design was mirrored from a 1860′s visual illusion by Zollner. [via]
Advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy (Portland) has envisioned a print campaign for Target that essentially uses “daily objects to create art.” I.e. each poster has a sculpture of a superhero weapon that is made from various toys, soda cans, pencils and other objects from Target’s stores. [via]
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Who is this Lamp tributed to?
If you guessed Amy Winehouse, you are right! The lamp cleverly resembles the singer’s characteristic beehive hairdo; and it was designed by Delightfull.
Camping Tents in Disguise
FieldCandy provided a new twist for tents by making them resemble a watermelon slice, a club sandwich, a book, a circus tent, and more. [via]
A Slice out of Dictators
A Transparent Mask
Designer Fabio Novembre has envisioned a beautiful glass vase in brown and blue
Civic Crown made from Knives
Have you Tasted the McForest?
The art and design of Sarah Illenberger is always clever and creative.
Furniture made from Recycled Newspapers
Vij5 has launched a unique collection of furniture and home decor objects made partially with newspaper wood.
Levitating Lamp Shades
Company Light Light is selling two electromagnetic lamps entitled “Silhouette” and “Eclipse,” both were designed by Angela Jansen and developed by Ger Jansen. Each futuristic light object costs 980 Euros (approx. $1,300 USD).
A Table Design Inspired By Quantum Physics
“The Quantum Table” visually mimics the interaction of matter and energy; it was design by Phillips Collection