Design Quarterly

Design Quarterly

Design Quarterly featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Çig Yag

Çig Yag, highly aromatic olive oil, not filtered to preserve its natural essence. This precious olive oil is packed in a porcelain bottle, which is a long-lasting and hygienic storage container for olive oil. The design on the bottle, Çintemani, is a traditional Turkish figure, symbolizes vigour and strength. Çintemani, on this special bottle, depicts the ultimate domination and absolute rule of the olive tree in nature. Çig Yag is available in limited quantity for each harvesting season. Every single bottle of this limited production is numbered with a unique metal plate.

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CORTINA

"There is no beginning, and no end. Water cycles." I gave form to the cycle of water as circle by converging the spout and handle of kettle. Watched from the front, it is circular, but watched from the side, we can see that it is distorted. I suggest the concept of not literal convergence, but design convergence as distorted form. I selected the material of kettle whose heat is not conducted up to the handle. To use environment-friendly one, I avoided rubber.

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Flavoured Flints

“Flavoured flints” is a collection of differents food tools made by conglomerates of salt and sugar with added dried extracts of flavour-enhancing fruits, obtained by cryogrinding. Spices, herbs, mushrooms, vegetables, and fruits are included in the ingredients. The flints prompt consumers to season their meals using ancestral techniques : rubbing the two volumes, as big as your fist and faceted, against each other. By choosing to use differents flints, it becomes possible to combine all sorts of flavours.

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Satellite

Satellite is an all-in-one grater with multiple knives stored inside. Through its expanding form, it opens up and enables grating and shredding directly into bowl or plate. Satellite's wings are designed to clip on dishware with multiple teeth. Fitting in a compact package, it is designed as a space-saving utensil for contemporary kitchens. With changeable stainless steel plates, Satellite enables grating in desired size and shape. Being washable, plates also offer hygiene, where silicone topper enables an ergonomic grasp. Various colors offer a joyful kitchen utensil.

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Endless Love

A simple and clever shaker combining the 2 step process of seasoning with salt and pepper into one easy step. The unique design of the inner housing makes this possible. Without any mechanisms, a simple one handed operation... Just turn, and use the other side. Its hour glass shape encourages us to take our time, and enjoy our meals!

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Plate-Oh

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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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