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Pretty Patterns and Packaging

Carlsberg have teamed up with Danish designers from the School of Visual Communication, Denmark, to create this fusion of global tribal patterns and Nordic minimalism.  The result – some pretty awesome packaging. We particularly love the coasters in the lid – genius! Found on https://www.behance.net/gallery/7735347/PANGAEA 

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Stunning Wooden Rugs by Elisa Strozyk

Check out these stunning wooden rugs we found on design-milk.com by German designer, Elisa Strozyk (www.elisastrozyk.de/).  Although we’re not sure how snuggly they are for those cold winter nights, they’re definitely pretty enough to warm the cockles of our hearts!  

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Designing A Better World

Today we take our hats off to the social innovators. Those out there who are willing to think outside the box, and come up with creative, innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.  Too often world issues get caught up in old stagnant bureaucratic trenches, and placed in the ‘too hard’ basket for the average punter to think that …

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Why We Design ‘Experiences’

Here at Ebb & Flow we are passionate about creating beautiful ‘experiences’ for the people we work with, and the end users that then engage with our client’s products and brands. But in this context, what does the term ‘experiences’ mean? It’s a constant struggle to try and explain to people what ‘experience design’ is, and how it can benefit their business. We are often met with confused glances and somewhat skeptical eyebrow lifts “hmmm…all sounds a little bit airy fairy if you ask me…”.

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Nuna keeping it cool this summer

Designer icy poles, perfect for these hot summer days. Nuna is a revolutionary popsicle developed exclusively on a sustainable bamboo stick.

Interpol – All the Rage Back Home

Great new song and video from Interpol called “All the rage back home” from the new album “El Pintor”. Featuring surf footage by the legendary Jack McCoy and John John Florence. Out September 8/9 and available for pre-order: http://smarturl.it/ElPintor Directed by Paul Banks and Sophia Peer Surf Footage: Jack McCoy,Blake Kueny and John John Florence, LEAF and Isaac Zoller   Source: …

Joshua Cogan: Freedom

Photographer and Anthropologist, Joshua Cogan, explores his work and what freedom really means.

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DI CORTE WOODEN CHAIRS

Italian designers Andrea Magnani, Giovanni Delvecchio and Elisabetta Amatori from Resign studio imagined Di Corte, a series of wooden chairs, with parts that are still covered with bark, as a return of the object to its roots.