Made.com is a furniture and accessories brand that believe great design is for everyone. They like their products to surprise, tell a story and make the everyday a little less ordinary. We were commissioned by Made to design a full range of wooden items, here we have one item from the range; the Decorative Birds, a purely ornamental object that adds a touch of personality to any surface or shelf.
Our design process was driven by the materials and processes used by the chosen manufacturer. This is our favourite way to work; utilising the processes in a sensible, yet surprising manner – turning what could be considered a ‘restriction’ into a design-driver and a design-feature. The personality and form of the birds is created with a simple ‘scallop’; where a section of wood has been removed from a solid cylinder. The simplicity creates a playful aesthetic, ensures a high-quality object and removes room for production error (and in turn; wastage).
Dizzie is on a mission to free the world from pointless plastic, making reusable packaging the new norm. Dizzie (formerly Good Club) is an online grocery delivery service, where the... Learn More
With the increased demand for wireless headphones and other portable devices, many charging solutions are now required to keep our tech powered. We designed Fold, a folding wireless charging solution,... Learn More
Joseph Joseph approached Blond to design the hero product in their new hydration range. We deployed various methods of research when starting the project. The most successful was a series of... Learn More
Fussy approached Blond in February 2020 to design a refillable deodorant with a screw-base actuator that can house compostable refills. To facilitate their subscription service, the refills had to fit... Learn More
Homes are becoming steadily more connected; smart light bulbs, smart speakers, digital home assistants, smart thermostats and home security cameras, to name a few; are now commonplace within the modern... Learn More
DADI, which stands for Decentralised Architecture for a Democratic Internet, is a peer-to-peer network owned by the people, shifting the balance of computational power away from large corporations. The Node... Learn More
The Borrn feeding bottle has been designed for both child and parent. For the parent; we moved away from a child-like aesthetic and took cues from homeware and furniture design.... Learn More
The current paper shredder market is filled with over-styled, complex and functionally-frustrating products. In response, we have designed the Aperture paper shredder to unobtrusively blend into any home or small... Learn More
DADI, which stands for Decentralised Architecture for a Democratic Internet, is a peer-to-peer network owned by the people, shifting the balance of computational power away from large corporations. The Founding... Learn More
The Extrusion Shaver has been designed in response to a market filled with over-styled, throw-away products. Our aim was to design a premium electric shaver with simplified functionality, neutral colour... Learn More
Ancient civilisations used shadow to tell the time. The Horizon Watch was inspired by these ancient time-keeping methods, as well as the transition between day and night. The peak in... Learn More
When designing the collection our aim was to utilise blow-molding as a production technique and create a durable collection of glassware with a delicate aesthetic. This has been achieved by... Learn More
Revolut is an ambitious FinTech startup - aiming to build the banking alternative of the future. Our on-going relationship captures many disciplines, including; Video Production, Packaging, Industrial and Graphic Design For... Learn More
The Fenn Chair is an honest design that is sensitive to modern-day use and manufacturing. This minimal design utilises the processes of molded plywood lamination and steam-bending, with no visible... Learn More
In April 2017 Rapha opened a clubhouse in Mallorca - one of the most beautiful locations to ride in Europe. Together with the Rapha team, we designed a unique 3D... Learn More
Segment is a simple, compact mirrorless camera for the modern user. A segment of the body has been removed, as if cut away, the physical controls have been nested into this... Learn More
Our back-to-basics concept phone is a reaction to the hyper-connected world we live in. Constantly connected to the internet and bombarded with notifications and alerts - sometimes we need to... Learn More
Hide is a simplistic wristwatch made from turned metal and vegetable tanned leather. A quick look at its analogue face will tell you the time. Twist your wrist and underneath... Learn More
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