Taking out a Gold award for their Maxdoor at IDEA/Brasil, Nódesign are one of the freshest agencies to emerge from Brazil in recent years. Commissioned to reinvent the 'door' for a luxury loft development, the interactive solution combines a number of playful and practical features including, video capabilities, a touch-sensor lock eliminating the need for keys, built-in secure mailbox and the red dots are actually configured to display a life size apartment number.
We've seen some exciting motion graphics come out of Brazil in the last 2 years, and Industrial Designer's should take note of Nódesign's video above to showcase their project. If you can ride out the loading time on their flash-intensive website, it's worth downloading the PDF case-studies which are a great example of graphic rich presentations that tell the back story behind their work.
Founded in 2001, Nódesign are based in São Paulo where they specialize in consumer products, furniture, packaging, design research and user interface design.