Life Design Magazine

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

 

Ajorí

Ajorí is a creative solution to organize and store various seasonings, spices and condiments, to satisfy and fit the different culinary traditions of each country. Its elegant organic design makes it a sculptural piece, resulting as an excellent ornament to reflect as a conversation starter around the table. The package design is inspired by the garlic skin, becoming a singular proposal of eco-packaging. Ajorí is a eco-friendly design for the planet, inspired by nature and made entirely from natural materials.

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Spot-Not the decanter dryer

Spot-Not Decanter Dryer is the only decanter dryer that is able to dry the inside and outside of any shape of decanter. It solves the age-old problem of preventing the formation of spots on the insides of wine decanters and carafes. The decanter dryer consists of two main parts: a drying cloth that is inserted into the decanter and a drying mitt for the outside of the decanter. Both parts are made of highly absorbent microfiber material and of a series of magnets affixed. As you move the drying mitt, the drying cloth inside also moves, drying the inside of the decanter.

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The Concrete Cities

The Concrete Cities project presents a series of contemporary design souvenirs for the modern traveler and the city lover, in the form of concrete coasters. The city center's map relief appears on the surface of a set of four or six concrete coasters (fragments), forming a puzzle, which can also be used as a pot holder, a wall piece or press-papier. This contemporary souvenir diverges from its traditional ancestors, and becomes a design everyday-use object, decorative yet functional, allowing the user to recall memories of his favorite cities, while enjoying a cup of coffee.

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a-maze

The a-maze knife block design aims to stimulate our mental and visual senses equally. The way it stores and organizes knives is uniquely inspired by the childhood game that all of us are familiar with. Merging aesthetics and functionality together perfectly to serve its purpose, a-maze more importantly builds a connection with us that evokes emotions of curiosity and fun. Pure in its form a-maze lets us revel in its simplicity that does so much more with less. It’s because of this that a-maze makes for an authentic product innovation with an unforgettable user experience and a look to match.

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Branche

The Branche teapot has a smooth, contemporary design accentuating the soothing, calming aspects of tea drinking. A sleek, lifeless tree and branches were the visual inspirations for this piece as they embody the serene aspects of the tea drinking experience. Branche was created to emphasize the primitive behavior of using something without a handle. The most challenging aspect of this project was to design a tea pot which met the desired parameters of being contemporary, sleek, safe and able to be used with one hand, right or left.

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MiPan

The MiPan is designed to absorb the fat and liquid by-products of the cooking process and hold them within a cavity preventing unpleasant spitting and the associated mess. This efficient removal of excess fat and liquid creates leaner food cooked at lower temperatures. The reduction in cooking temperature means a reduction in carcinogens produced by pyrolysis. Finally the MiPan promotes the Maillard reaction as the removal of water facilitates the recombination of sugars and amino acids to form new flavour compounds.

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