Weekly Round-Up: 12th February 2016

Weekly Round-Up: 12th February 2016

Posted Last Sunday by Nirvana CPH

Welcome to the Nirvana weekly news round-up; a selection of the week’s most important and exciting stories, brought to you every Friday, from across the worlds of fashion, luxury retail, design and advertising – in short, all those elements that influence our world of Creative Production.

 

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Futurecraft Tailored Fibre (adidas)

“Introducing Futurecraft Tailored Fibre, a revolutionary manufacturing technique that enables unique footwear designs to be modified to the individual needs of any athlete.

The new prototype is the next development in our obsession to allow athletes to improve through a combination of the craft of shoemaking and cutting edge technology. The machinery used allows for the look and feel of a running shoe to be completely changed with the fibres used in production being tailored around the foot.”

 

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Why Uber’s New Logo Is a Mistake (Fortune)

“Uber argues that its new look would “…provide consistency, highlight information and make our brand easy to recognize.” While Uber’s new logotype and website design might be aligned with this goal, its new app logo is not; the new logo is far less recognizable as representing the Uber brand than the one it replaced.”

 

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ES Magazine works with The Gourmand’s David Lane on redesign, unveiled today (It’s Nice That)

“What can you expect from the new ES Magazine? “More fashion, more beauty, more interiors, art and culture,” Weir says. “Robust reporting and social observation is part of the magazine’s legacy and we will build on that.”

 

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Bompas & Parr Create Color Changing Flowers for Perrier-Jouët Pop-up Shop in London (DesignBoom)

“Bompas & Parr have joined forces with perrier-jouët for the installation ‘fleurs des rêves’, an exotic flower shop held in the basement of the london edition from february 11 – 14, 2016. the theme revolves around color-changing flowers designed by bompas & parr, each hand painted with a thermochromatic ink, which allows the petals and leaves to alter in hue as temperature fluctuates around them.”

 

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Umn Design creates concrete stationery based on folded paper (Dezeen)

“The V-pleats collection includes a bookend, a tape dispenser, a storage tray and a set of pen-holders, all of which reference the pointed shapes created by folding paper.”