Did you know that an average user unlocks their phone upwards of 110 times per day? With this post we continue our exploration of designer objects that urge users to direct their attention away from their gadgets and towards more worthwhile activities, like enjoying a moment of self-reflection at home or in the big outdoors.
Month: November 2020
Smartphone addiction has grown to be a global problem, and more and more people everyday are willing to reduce the impact phones have on them. However, it often turns out to be harder than expected, as we are overwhelmed by fear of missing out once we have to separate from our beloved gadgets. Product designers come to rescue developing ingenuous ways of taking a break from constant exposure to content.
Marble is a material that is normally associated with something extremely hard, rigid and solid. Definitely not the best medium for delicate and lightweight objects. However, designers featured in our post attempted to highlight the natural material’s characteristics, while showcasing the possibilities of working with the stone on different scales.
Traditional Christian churches typically have a rectangular floor plan and are made up of a nave – the central part of the church – and an apse – the semicircular or polygonal area at the end of the aisle, usually located behind the altar. Disrupting this typology, churches with a circular shape possess a unique character, their shape standing as a religious symbol of heaven and eternity.
We are used to seeing sports facilities as autonomous structures. These great tennis courts and clubhouses prove that sports venues can be derived from and in dialogue with their environment.