Lords South Beach Hotel, Miami

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Lords South Beach Hotel, Miami

Bright, brash and oh so kitsch, Miami Beach’s Lords South Beach Hotel has had the fun-factor ramped up so high that the volume knob is broken. Giant prints of Liz Taylor and Debbie Harry, studded leather chairs and a giant, beach ball wielding polar bear; it’s everything you’d expect from “America’s first gay hotel chain”, […]

Minimalist Juice Packaging

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Minimalist Juice Packaging

We came across these honest and beautiful packaging designs today. Designed by Doubleday and Cartwright for BluePrintJuice, the entire label is simply a list of plain ingredients printed in a colour that contrasts with the juice inside. If only all food packaging could be this user-friendly. Steve Jobs would approve. All we need to do […]

Cloister Bench by Fabien Capello

This intriguing seating system just appeared in the portfolio of London-based furniture designer Fabien Capello. The circular blue bench entitled Cloister is made from about a hundred repeating blue components that fit together to create a semi-private space for reading or meeting. At least that’s what it looks like. If I were to encounter this […]

Inspired by Music. AGDA Poster Annual 2011

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Inspired by Music. AGDA Poster Annual 2011

They’re big, they’re loud and they’re beautiful. The AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association) Poster Annual 2011 celebrates the grace and tactility of the poster and its power to engage and motivate. Entrants have been invited to be inspired by the culture of music to create ideological posters. The exhibition will also feature works by the […]

The Art of Clean Up

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The Art of Clean Up

The “Art of Clean Up” is a project by Swiss artist and comedian Ursus Wehrli, in which he decided to bring unique art into the real world by arranging food, parked cars, everyday objects, and even groups of people. Ursus previously became known for his “Tidying Up Art” books, where he takes famous artworks by […]

Nando’s Canberra & Adelaide featured in FRAME MAGAZINE

We’re very excited to see Design Clarity’s Nando’s Restaurant designs for Canberra and Adelaide featured on FRAME Magazine’s website! Both restaurants showcase Nando’s Australian approach to introduce refreshingly modern, bright and designed spaces. Nandos Canberra is inspired by the history of Portuguese sailors exploring the world, the 135-sqm Nando’s Canberra has a raw, natural concept. […]

Destination Design: Michelberger Hotel – Berlin, Germany

Gritty and creative, Berlin is the world’s capital of cool. Affordable artist space and a unique constantly evolving scene ensure that the once divided German capital is a hot-bed of creative talent from around the globe, a fact that will no doubt guarantee the success of 31 year old Tom Michelberger’s new venture, The Michelberger […]

We love: the new Adidas Laces Building

The new Adidas Laces R&D building at the corporation’s headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany, is Kada Wittfeld Architektur’s latest project. In addition to the innovative communicative architectural ‘laces’ theme with criss-crossing connecting walkways — a metaphor for the Adidas sports shoe as well as the networked communications of the corporation — the ‘turbocharged’ typographic signage system […]

Amsterdam Airport’s Green Nature Park

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Amsterdam Airport’s Green Nature Park

Extensive traveling wears on the soul. Although seeing new places is exciting, the constant landscape of airport after airport can leave one wishing for more natural green surroundings. If you’re traveling through Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport you may not have to wish any longer. The airport recently unveiled an indoor/outdoor nature park where travelers can go […]