Author
Jorge San Luis

Keep it simple, stupid!
  • Guell
    Art director and designer Yuta Takahashi has created this beautiful black branding project for Guell, a roadwear brand based in Japan. The brand’s objective is to create cycling attire that’s different from the common sporty items, producing a more urban and modern line. The logotype was inspired by gears, speed, muscle movement, breathing, and the light and shadows […]
    2017.01.20Jorge San Luis
  • Tinnie 10 Vessel
    Award winning and globally acclaimed designer, Joey Ruiter pushes through the boundaries of the norm and finds new ways to solve problems which leads to products that are as useful as they are jaw dropping. He has the ability to see around the expected and to notice the unexpected in otherwise ordinary things. This is how […]
    2017.01.13Jorge San Luis
  • Tangent GC 100
    Founded in 2012, Tangent GC is a Swedish firm who specialise in organic garment and shoe care. They recently extended their product range to include skin care featuring a series of perfumed, organic soaps. The TGC100 series is including TGC101 Oud, TGC102 Yuzu, TGC103 Burnet, and TGC104 Tiaré, launched last November and are prepared with only natural ingredients; pure vegetable […]
    2017.01.06Jorge San Luis
  • Angle House
    Located a few minutes walk from the city’s Ohori Park, a community park that also is a cultural region containing art museums, theatres, and restaurants, architect Hiroyuki Arima completed this striking all-white residence in Fukuoka, Japan, named Angle. Starting in this context, the first floor can be used as a gallery space that can be opened […]
    2016.12.30Jorge San Luis
  • Alex Carro
    Alex Carro is an innovative unisex cosmetics brand from Barcelona that have just launched a capsule collection of facial skincare products using all natural ingredients. The founder Alex Nodes explains its objective: I wanted to create the quintessential skin care system; everyone can use it, anywhere, anytime. You have it in your bathroom cabinet, your […]
    2016.12.23Jorge San Luis
  • Casa La Palma
    The Sun has to be captured, manipulated, seduced: its light stored. Not scattered, but softened. The art of containing light transforms the architect into a translator, an alchemist of sorts. Mexican architect Miguel Ángel Aragonés is responsible for the outstanding design of Casa La Palma, a 1,200m2 house located in Mexico city, of which the […]
    2016.12.16Jorge San Luis
  • One of Those
    One of Those is an Italian perfume brand with the slogan is tracks for humans, and features a fantastic minimalist packaging design — a hermetic polystyrene shell that has to be broken by the user to reach the bottle. Easy, simple and original, this concept really makes an important difference compared to other brand packaging. Inside, a cylindrical and […]
    2016.12.02Jorge San Luis
  • FreakishWatch
    Designed by Florence-based Sabrina Fossi Design, a studio focused on handcrafted homeware items, FreakishWatch is a stylish and lightweight watch with a very original design that the studio spoke to us about: The original idea was based on a simple principle: making an analogue clock which was as easy to read as a digital clock. Just […]
    2016.11.25Jorge San Luis
  • Fuxing Plaza
    We wanted to try to make the mall not to look like a mall. Instead we were hoping for a home to individual stores, restaurants and bars that are presented in a setting that supports their individuality rather than collective. Our aim is: Shopping S-Mall instead of Shopping Mall. This is how AIM Architecture explain […]
    2016.11.18Jorge San Luis
  • 003 Automatic Watch
    Meshable Watches is a contemporary and independent watch brand, based in the German city of Düsseldorf. The brand is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to produce its fantastic new watch series. The Meshable 003 Automatic is a battery-free, contemporary watch that is powered by your movement. It has been designed for men and women, and available in beautiful silver […]
    2016.11.11Jorge San Luis
  • Familiar
    Are cities looking more alike? Has strolling Helsinki’s new neighbourhood Jätkäsaari become an extension of walking along a path of London’s Kings Cross redevelopment zone? If so, how are these developments collectively shaping the experience of the city? This is the starting reflexion of Familiar; a book that explores patterns of mimicry in contemporary urban development […]
    2016.11.07Jorge San Luis
  • A House By The Sea
    Located in Shavei Tzion, Israel, A House By The Sea is an admirable and grand 280m2 house designed by Pitsou Kedem Architects, who were inspired by its privileged emplacement. Light and horizon play together within the design of this home located on the mediterranean shore. The shining sun, a long wire thin line, and the blue of […]
    2016.10.28Jorge San Luis
  • Mathias Dahlgren Edition
    Together with Essen International, we managed to create a modern packaging concept that enhances the feeling of the product. Great standout and a fantastic vision of modern design. These word were said by Mathias Dahlgren; one of the most famous chefs in Sweden, explaining the collaboration between himself, Grand Hôtel Stockholm and retailer Dafra, with the […]
    2016.10.21Jorge San Luis
  • Caixa Ontinyent Culural Centre
    Located in the emblematic centre of the Spanish town of Ontinyent, Caixa Ontinyent Cultural Centre is the result of extraordinary work by architecture firm Ramón Esteve Estudio. By placing the Cultural Centre in a historic location, revitalising one of the last noble homes on the Main Street, there is a respect of the local heritage and a […]
    2016.10.14Jorge San Luis
  • Pana Chocolate
    Pana Chocolate is a Melbourne based company that creates raw, vegan cakes and chocolates by hand, using only natural and organic ingredients, and they have The Company You Keep as brand partners, who created a fun and fantastic modular packaging system for their retail outlets, and explained to us: With their products being a wide […]
    2016.10.07Jorge San Luis
  • Bündner Kunstmuseum
    June this year saw the opening of the new and incredibly designed building by Barcelona-based studio Barozzi Veiga — a project developed to be an extension of the Villa Planta, which accommodates the Bündner Kunstmuseum, in the Swiss city of Chur. The striking cubic 4,000-square-metres building, an exercise of integration within an urban ensemble, is understood as […]
    2016.09.30Jorge San Luis
  • Never Sit Still
    Founded by Mike Tosetto, Never Sit Still is a motion design company based in Sydney, for whom the creative studio Christopher Doyle & Co. — also based in Sydney — has designed an exceptional identity and branding work. Contagious energy and a restless desire to constantly progress in both craft and knowledge were the foundations that informed the company […]
    2016.09.23Jorge San Luis
  • Au Pont Rouge
    In Au Pont Rouge, a 110 year old iconic department store located in Saint Petersburg, architecture studio Cheungvogl has created a singular and innovative open exhibition retail space around a robotic system. The customer scans items to his/her virtual basket and upon purchase, the robotic system processes the order in the background to the point of […]
    2016.09.16Jorge San Luis
  • Fold In, Fold Out & A Cut
    Rony Schneider is a graduate from the Department of Visual Communication in Shankar, Israel, and as final project he has created this incredibly beautiful piece of art work: Fold In, Fold Out & A Cut. This exercise works on the 22 letters of the Hebrew language, simplifying the letters to their most basic structure first, and then recreating […]
    2016.09.09Jorge San Luis
  • Dome Series
    Dome is the new unisex collection presented by the great Australian watchmakers AÃRK Collective, where the growth and maturation of the brand can be seen since its inception in 2013. Based on traditional timepiece construction with a contemporary take on the classic wristwatch, the Dome Series design embraces curvature that is exalted with rounded forms and […]
    2016.09.02Jorge San Luis
  • Pudica Chair
    After the release of his Avoa Chair and Arauto, the Brazilian designer Pedro Paulø-Venzon has recently unveiled the Pudica Chair — another marvellously simple, elegant and throne-like chair design. Pedro explains to us his inspiration and referents for the development of this new chair: The Pudica Chair is an artefact that seeks syncretism between the rationalist style of the early […]
    2016.08.26Jorge San Luis
  • OSLO Collection
    OSLO is an stylish and sophisticated collection of Scandinavian furniture, lighting and accessories designed by Anderssen & Voll for Muuto. The OSLO Collection combines light and modern design with an ergonomically focused comfortable lounging experience. The furniture is crafted in Norway and upholstered in Denmark with Kvadrat textiles, ensuring the highest quality. The collection comprises […]
    2016.08.19Jorge San Luis
  • A-TO-B
    With a network of one hundred and fifty stores in the Nordic countries specialising in accessories and shoes, Venue Retail Group approached Stockholm Design Lab looking to create something new and refreshing in the bag retail market. After a complete study, the conclusion was that market did not offer any go-to locations that provided everything you need […]
    2016.08.12Jorge San Luis
  • Memobottle
    Memobottle is a wonderful product with an equally wonderful initiative and reflection behind it, combining simple and sustainable design with functionality. Made of BPA-Free Plastic, Memobottle is a reusable drink bottle designed to go with you — in a bag or even in a pocket, for example — looking to reduce single use bottle consumption and […]
    2016.08.05Jorge San Luis