Design Rumour

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

 

Connecting Eurasia

The Eurasia Road Tunnel will connect the continents of Europe and Asia when completed in 2017. Approximately 1 km long twin tunnels at each end converge into a 3.4 km long, 13.7 m diameter two-deck tunnel bored 25 m below the seabed. The main aim of the tunnel is to provide a calm, safe, well lit, contemporary and well-designed direct link between two continents accommodating up to 100,000 vehicles per day.

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Milko

Milko is a multi-funtional smart card reader which is worked on PC, tablet ,smart and mobile electronic devices. With its features, it is the first all-in-one product in the World. By supporting both IOS and Android operating systems, Milko can create electronic signature on electronic devices. It also supports all devices having 30-PIN and lighting connectors with the help of USB cable converter. Whether use your electronic certificate in the size of SIM Card or an identity card. Milko Smart Reader is a single product that can serve both uses.

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Windbell

Windbell is an innovative bicycle bell. It combines a whistle with a bell and allows cyclists to choose different sounds as alarms according to the road conditions they face. The Windbell whistling is made by the wind power. Through The wind tunnel effect it can make sound with no electric power. The speed of the bike make the wind blow the whistle and sound the alarm. When The cyclist need to make long time alarm sound. They can switch the Windbell to whistle mode. The base of the Windbell is a revolving axle at 90 degrees. It can shut off the whistling while maintaining the bell function.

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Toilet Paper Roll Redesign

Many times people are unconsciously prone to place their toilet paper rolls on random surface without being aware that the bottom of such can catch serious germs, bacteria and dust. The focus of this concept was to redesign the toilet paper roll that can be easily converted into a roll holder. The roll is made out of disinfected and recycled paper and a compressible structure therefore reducing waste. The design draws the public attention to care more about the hygiene and environmental protection issue. Turn paper roll upside down, make dust go away!

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Breaking the 3-D mould.

The shoe collection was to discover ways and limitations in 3-D printing technology to push the boundaries of these constraints and change these processes of the footwear manufacturing. It is clear that 3-D printing technology can not only achieve footwear production, but also allow a large amount of flexibility in the design stage, as well as allowing me as a shoe designer to push the limits of design structures. This collection could be part of the further development of using this technology in design and manufacturing processes, and in particular in relation to the production of footwear.

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CORAL

Coral flower vase is a 3d printed test tube flower vase which hosts dynamic and spatial floral arrangements. The vase has a minimal structural setting to provide a platform for various designs for floral designers to create their artwork and displays. Coral consists of 8 individual branches which each holds a glass tube housing water which can be easily removed and refilled without having to move the vase itself. The sculptural form, along with diverse floral arrangement schemes, changes the atmosphere with unique styles and fills the space up with life and refreshment.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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