Graphic artist, print-maker and designer Anthony Burrill is best known for his “Work Hard & Be Nice To People” poster. The thought-provoking phrase has become something of a mantra within the design community. It reflects the persuasive and up-beat style of communication that we connect with Anthony’s work and that we have all come to love.
Interview by Marco Markovic
When Drieke Leenknegt started working for Nike, sneakers were something you bought for doing sports, period. At a time, when there was no such thing as hype around sportswear, when nobody would even have dreamt of people queuing for a pair of shoes.
London-based ecoLogicStudio is an architectural and urban design practice specialized in environmental design, urban self-sufficiency and building integrated nature. One of their newest project installations is the urban curtain for Climate-KIC, the EU's most prominent climate innovation initiative. The curtain is called Photo.Synth.Etica and was built to capture CO2 from the atmosphere.
Hugo Livet, Paris-based artist and designer, made a surprise discovery by NASA to his newest inspiration. He imagined broken off ice-chunks as his raw material to digitally create geometric sculptures, capturing the beautiful structure of those icy giants.
American sculptor Ken Kelleher is specialized in the creation of large scale digital sculptures around the world. Digital works are set into real landscapes like streets, galleries or small places, and the result seems incredibly real.
MADE started its crowdsourcing and crowdfunding platform TalentLAB at the end of 2017, asking young and emerging designers to submit projects that they would like to see realized. Designers upload their proposals to the website. MADE then curates collections from these designs and the products that prove most popular and will get funding, will be put into production. We sat down with three designers, who participate in the first TalentLAB collection, and talked with them about their products, their background and much more.