Design Quarterly

Design Quarterly

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

 

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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Fly

I was inspired by the idea of creating a design oriented towards the young generation. I wanted to make up and embody a design, which would communicate with the target audience using their language. Which would be close, clear to them, address their daily needs. Besides, I wanted to make a stylish, modern and attractive design, so that my client’s product would compete successfully against the other players on the light alcoholic beverage market. And, of course, I strived to create a design, which would fully reflect the product’s name “Fly”.

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For One

One consist of plate and bowl, interlocking at each bottom. Produced individually from Bone china Porcelain to achieve desired shape and durability. Piece questions importance of tableware and its impact on everyday routine of eating in a life of a person who lives alone. One must make a certain commitment when choosing this piece to supersede all the tableware around the house. It offers an exciting experience and transforms the habits and the spirit of everyday living. All the features mentioned creates an added value for the object itself which could be passed on as a legacy of its owner.

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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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