Category Archives: Design

Our team at UrbanHello is keen on designer products: we frequently share updates about the design industry in this category.

5 high-tech gift ideas for kids

Are you a fan of new technologies? Pass on your enthusiasm to your kids these five high-tech gift ideas this year. The Clementoni interactive globe Help your children learn about the world’s geography while they have fun. This interactive globe with … Continue reading

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Design the Made In France way

Credit: France is renowned for its design prowess. Over the course of history and still today, famous names have imposed their own unique styles and driven trends, within a perpetually evolving creative world. We take you on a guided tour … Continue reading

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Engaged design: a new way of communicating?

Design isn’t just about aesthetics and ergonomics. It can be used as a tool to convey strong messages and help shift the boundaries. Spotlight on engaged design. Givebox in Lyon: encouraging sharing A bizarre wooden totem pole has just been … Continue reading

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7 French design blogs to look out for in 2015

Here is a selection of design blogs you absolutely must look out for to stay ahead of the game and keep up with the latest trends and the most innovative objects. 1. Blog Esprit Design: a must This French blog offers … Continue reading

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Christmas list: 5 designer gift ideas

With Christmas fast approaching, are you looking for original designer gift ideas? Draw inspiration from our selection below. 1. A wooden keyboard Made in France Resolutely original, this elegant wooden keyboard adopts a traditional design, while remaining at the cutting edge … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about Scandinavian design

These days, Scandinavian design, with its streamlined and warm interiors, is very much centre stage. Here we take a look at the characteristics of one of the trends of the moment. Décor Scandinavian style: omnipresent white Credit : Scandinavian … Continue reading

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Industrial Design: 3 talented young designers to look out for

The creative genius of young industrial designers never ceases to amaze us. Here are 3 more promising youngsters to keep an eye on. Paul Morin: reinventing neighbourhood communication Credit: Parisian Paul Morin has just walked away with the top … Continue reading

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5 everyday objects, reinvented by designers

When left in the creative hands of designers, everyday objects, both old and new, are remodelled to take on a new lease of life and bring us something fresh. Below are 5 items that have been reworked by designers to … Continue reading

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6 splashes of colour for your interior

While white is timeless, the trend for 2014 is towards an explosion of colours. Rather than anything garish though, the design world increasingly favours smaller splashes of colour. Below we describe six options to add a touch of colour to … Continue reading

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3 everyday objects that have changed almost beyond recognition

Every day, we discover new products, offering new functionalities in totally new forms. To gain a better understanding of the technological developments of the future, it’s a good idea to take a look back at the history of such items. … Continue reading

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