8 Pixels Design Blog

8 Pixels Design Blog featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Dressing The Screen

The brief was to create a bilingual identity for the British Council fashion film exhibition. The main idea expresses the dynamics and magic of cinematography with the help of images only. Inspired by the optical effect, known as motograph, and experimental photoworks by a famous fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, students created a font and designed a system that reflects the nature of the exhibition and highlights the role of Great Britain in the development of fashion films.

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Grotto Sauna

Perched at the northwest edge of an island in Georgian Bay, Canada, the Grotto Sauna is a feat of old-world craftsmanship and new-world sustainability made possible by cutting-edge technology. When the clients - avid architecture and design enthusiasts - commissioned the studio to build a sauna, they wanted “to be surprised” by the out-of-the-ordinary and to be part of a creative storytelling process. Inspired by an Italian grotto - a secret and sacred water-filled cave - the experimental design pays homage to the extremities of the landscape to forge a compelling architectural experience.

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Tsingtao 1903

This is the starting point of "Community Pubs Plan" of Tsingtao Beer Company and it is also the very first store. An experiential chain store of beer culture is born and it is low cost, fast to replicate, of unified identity and most importantly it is also environmentally friendly, as almost all of the materials are recycled or reused. "Tsingtao beer" as a brand with more than 100 years history, needs a series of events to reenergize and the followed up design of "Community Pub Plan" is an important component.

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Baccarat 250th anniversary chandelier

Baccarat has been collaborating with various creators who lead generations and always seeking new creativities to produce innovative artworks. They unveiled their very first chandelier in 1827 in France and in 2014 they tried to produce the new chandelier to celebrate their 250th anniversary. GLAMOROUS co.,ltd. is so honored as to design the chandelier and has expanded the design possibility of Baccarat chandeliers under the concept of “Session of Sparkle” reflecting the combination of different materials; crystals and mirrors.

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ICE Krakow

ICE Krakow Congress Centre is a modern venue dedicated to cultural events: music, ballet and theatre performances as well as congresses – comprised of three main halls with 1915, 600, and 300 seats, and a multifunctional conference area of 550 sq.m. Designed at the highest standards of acoustics and mechanics, it surpasses international congress organization norms. An asset of ICE is also its unique location opposite Wawel Castle. The building boasts a glass façade facing the Vistula embankment with the multi-storey foyer offering a panoramic view of Old Krakow.

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Air touch

The Air touch users are young white-collars, who wish to use a simple interface and touch sensitive buttons for smooth operation. The operation panel lights serve as a decorative element but also display the current air quality. The design was created to be extremely simple and easy to use while simultaneously meeting functional and technical requirements.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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