Yves Béhar was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1967. He studied design in Lausanne in before attending the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, graduating in 1991 with a Bachelors of Industrial Design. In the early 1990s, he worked in California’s Silicon valley, taking on tech design projects for major clients like Apple Inc.
Upon researching Yves Read more →
In this post, I will be talking about an industrial designer whom I have always look up to in my field of study. And this industrial designer is none other than Marc Newson.
Marc Newson is an incredible industrial designer and have created works from a vast range including aircraft design, product design, furniture design, jewellery, and clothing. He is very influential Read more →
First Task: Prepare a one-page post with images that explain (text) which (one) of the following product designers you best identify with:
1. Marc Newson 2. Fukasawa 3. Ross Lovegrove 4. Yves Behar 5. Karim Rashid.
Among the 5 designers, I best identify with the designers, Marc Newson and Naoto Fukasawa. Their styles and products they design may be different but Read more →
Papilio Shell, Contemporary chair designed for a garden originated from a shell designed to enhance comfort. I am attracted to its simple yet versatile form resembling a protective helmet like that of an armadillo, a crab or a snail.
I enjoy designs which reminds me of nature. Something about nature inspired work or biomimicry makes a design appear very Read more →
Among the 5 designers, I find myself best identify or perhaps one of the industrial designer that I looked up to is Yves Béhar. I admired him for going beyond design as design itself, believing that design can be simply be beyond just for commercial aspect but also incite social change. By taking on socially minded design projects, at the same time taking human behaviors, Read more →
Japanese industrial designer, Naoto Fukasawa was born in 1956. He started Naoto Fukasawa Design in 2003 and was known for his famous works for MUJI. He also cooperated with many other world-leading design company over the world and gained a great reputation. Products designed range from electronics, furniture to lighting and wearable, etc. His distinct design style Read more →
Jimmy Choo is such an inspiration as he creates shoes than which are every woman’s dream. The designs he made are so classy and timeless. Although every piece is priced at a hefty price it is worth the money to have at least a pair of heels from Jimmy Choo.
This pair of Vanessa 85 in the 2017 collection. Read more →
Ross Lovegrove is a designer that really inspires me as a student. I first came across Ross Lovegrove from his presentation on TEDTALKS, where he showcased his water bottle design, as well as his ingenious car concept, while explaining his design philosophies. I was really awed by the incredible zest and belief that he possessed for his designs, which can Read more →
The effortlessness of Naoto Fukasawa is captivating; the futuristic quirk of Ross Lovegrove is mind-blowing; the noble spirit of Yves Behar is inspiring; and the versatility of Karim Rashid is impeccable – but Marc Newson’s timelessness is luring. Marc Newson’s creations are designed once and for all – all times and all generation.
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Out of the given designers, I would say I identify with Karim Rashid. His work has a sense of vibrant flamboyance that I love, while ensuring that it doesn’t topple into the category of gaudy or kitschy. While exploring his website I came across a few products that I really liked.
This adjustable couch titled ‘River Must Flow’ caught Read more →