An architect and 3D animation specialist, Michał Szulik is the mastermind behind the House of Dunes project. The beautiful interior and exterior design of this home is a shining example of minimalism, using accent pieces such as walls and hardware to contrast the white negative space that dominates the home. Utilizing a black and white color scheme and reclaimed wood throughout, this home is brilliantly thought-out and decorated. And the most interesting part of this home? It is 100% computer-rendered and not the least bit real. Enjoy the video at the end of the blog which shows a rendered walkthrough of this lovely concept home.
Specializing in furniture, art, cooking products, linens, and other home accessories, Cozy Cotton is a Korean online shop focused on home furnishing. Tom Jueris spearheaded this beautiful packaging and branding project for the company. His elegant combination of all-caps serif, italic, and handwritten fonts create a personalized and upscale feeling, further propelled by the simple yet luxurious photography.
Brooklyn-based Uhuru, a multi-disciplinary design firm, has produced the amazing Fold Collection that is inspired by flattened debris found in the streets of New York City. Uhuru took the concept a step further by replicating the natural patina that happens to the materials as they weather the outdoor elements. The pieces in the collection, which includes consoles, a bench, coffee table, and end tables, will age over time to slowly revealing character.
Source: Uhuru Design
According to Forbes, these new design trends will be appearing throughout 2017.
1. 90s Retro
Nostalgia is always a force to be reckoned with and kids that grew up in the 90's are now in the workforce implementing their version of design.
Straightforwardness is becoming a differentiator, and that can be incorporated into every aspect of a business, right down to design.
3. Immersive And Interactive Experiences
Virtual reality seems to be taking over our media intake experiences.
4. Motion Design
Good motion design helps aid in our digital experiences that are becoming more and more tactile.
5. The Rise Of New UX And UI Tools
With responsive design and the need for everything to be mobile friendly, this trend is certainly here to stay.