Design is inspired by the world and the results are normally exciting and incredible. This time CovetED searched for some of the best funky design ideas to bring you. From pastels to bright colours, from bridges to watch advertising, this article is filled with inspiring content to make your day more colourful.
Throughout the years of interior design trends, colours in retro and vintage era in the ’50s and 60’s to bold and bright in the ’70s and 80’s – we’ve always loved how colour creates an ambience that we all relate to in our homes. Pastel colours have come a long way from only showing up in baby nurseries! Today they lend a relaxed feel to your living spaces, they add a retro appeal to your kitchen appliances and are uniquely modern in neutral paint colours for your entire home.
CIRCU’S NEW COLLECTION: MEET BUBBLE GUM
Circu, the magical brand that is the focus on making kids dreams come true has created a perfect collection, all in pastels. From playgrounds to mirrors, the collection was created to make our dream and relax. There is something so relaxing about the lighter shades of the colour palette for your spaces that you want to escape from the world in.
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The Bubble Gum Big Mirror is the accessory you need to embellish any children’s bedroom. With its elegant design inspired by the fun shapes of the kid’s favourite candies, this luxury wall mirror will add playfulness to any project.
100architects Rejuvenate Pedestrian Bridge in Shanghai with Bright colours + looped shapes
100architects has introduced ‘high loop’, an urban intervention proposal for the renovation of puji road pedestrian bridge in shanghai. The iconic bridge was built over the Suzhou creek in 1997, connecting the jing’an and Zhabei district. in 2009, it was renovated to allow additional access to small vehicles, such as bikes and scooters, improving the urban connectivity.
the bridge extends over a kilometre in length as an elevated platform offering striking views from one of the most representative areas of the city. however, it is currently underestimated when compared to other bridges, hiding its uniqueness and amazing potential to become a local urban landmark. Therefore, the proposal by 100architects aims to transform the bridge into an eventful elevated park crossing the city, allowing passers-by to experience a unique journey through one of the densest areas of shanghai.
Peter Tarka, Polish Graphic Designer with incredible 3D projects
Polish Graphic Designer, Peter Tarka, produces incredibly immersive 3D illustrations using basic shapes and forms using a wide array of materials and colours to create various compositions which have gained him enormous popularity among the digital design world.
Even if you don’t know the name, you’ve almost certainly seen his work. Peter’s worked with some of the biggest names in the game. Apple, Nike, LG, Google, Cadbury, Mastercard and Honda to name a few. Not only has he worked for the biggest brands, but also the biggest agencies. Saatchi & Saatchi, Man Vs Machine, Doyle Dane Bernbach, Leo Burnett… the list just goes on and on. With 126k followers on Instagram, his work has been seen all over the world and has cemented his place in the digital design world for many years to come. The truly amazing thing is that has he achieved all this at just 27 years of age.
Contemporary Furniture: Design in Pastels
RAIL Lounge Chair
Rail is an outdoor sun lounger characterized by simple, modern lines and ideal for relaxing moments on the terrace, in the garden or by the pool. Its frame in powder-coated aluminium has four angled legs in stainless steel featuring an oblique design. The seat and backrest are in Textilene. The adjustable backrest may be raised to the most comfortable position, leaving space for a handy compartment. Also available the padded cushion in dry-feel foam upholstered in water-repellent UV-resistant fabric.
Reva Twist is an outdoor collection with smooth lines and generous sizes. Three-seater sofa with four tapered legs in die-cast aluminium placed at the extremities of the perimeter frame in extruded aluminium. The steel backrest and armrests are woven with a flat rope in weather-resistant polypropylene. Polyester cushions upholstered in fabric.
The new, elegant and high-quality Ila is a refined piece of furniture with a strong personality, expressing utmost comfort, softness and sensuality. Its curved, flexible lines trace out a comfortable and enveloping silhouette. Armchair with outer shell in rigid polyurethane foam and flexible polyurethane foam for the inner shell. Swivelling central steel base in the shape of a cone section. The large headrest adds character to the armchair.
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