Marcel Wanders created a Christmas collection for Bijenkorf dept store in Amsterdam, complete with in store decor and amazing window displays. Three Queens decked out in gold, black and white to match the collection announced it's arrival.
The Brooklyn-based painter, Bettina Sellmann, digs deep and finds bolder, more conflicted work. In these intense, richly colored paintings, two opposing forces are at work: one of beauty and lyricism, and one seething with violence.
Meixner Schlüter Wendt Architekten designed the Dornbusch church in Frankfurt. The old church facade is reflected via spatial subtractions in the new facade. MSWA has some great images of their creative process on their website.
Zirkeltraining ~ a line of german messenger bags, laptop sleeves, and wallets made from recycled vintage 1950's gymnastics pummel horses, floor mats, rescue nets, and more... think of where that's been!
This concept developed by Jonathan Gauvin in my packaging class is a perfect example of the essence of what is good design to me: a perfect combination of form and function, the elegance of pure shapes, the simplicity of the graphic message.