This is a must read! Its our first interview and who better to kick start our segment than our favorite design agency. I present to you, Studio AIO, the geniuses behind our blog design and whose owner we consider to be a dear friend. Many people have asked us about our blog and who designed it and now that they finally launched, we are proud to shed some light on their work and all ...

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Nuqat is holding their 2012 conference entitled “The Lost City Of Arabesque” Their mission is to “To strengthen the creative industry by cultivating a culture of growth, through reinforcing creative dialogue and inspiration”, which is a powerful message, one that we at Chuknum would like to encourage. This year’s conference will be held in Dubai from the 17th to the 22nd of March and will feature lectures and workshops taught by some of the best in ...

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Faith moves mountains, and these illustrations are an outline to the things that we should believe in during 2012. Well, according to the French creative studio Soleil Noir that is. They created a gorgeously illustrated and animated graphic series called “Believe In” where they show what they, you guessed it, believe in. The designs are simplistic with true minimalistic elements which bring out the ideas in a playful manner. Some of my favorites have got to be ...

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This is just a clever idea, I never imagined wanting to eat Pantones, well the edible ones of course as Artist and Art Director Emilie Guelpa has managed to make them so. We are familiar with Pantone color swatches which for those that don’t know, they are pre-defined colors in code that designers can use so that when they print something they know exactly how it would look like. This artist combined food with design and ...

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I dedicate this to Green whose favorite car is probably the Lamborghini Aventador and here to show you yet a better car, the Lamborghini Aventador J. This car is so unique that only one was built and only it will be sold, no prototypes will be made even for display, if you buy this car you’ll know it is the only one on this Earth. This new car is based on the Aventador but omits the ...

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This modern residence called ‘Harborview Hills‘ is located in Corona del Mar, a neighborhood in the affluent city of Newport Beach, California. The architects behind the design are Laidlaw Schultz Architects, who have designed many homes in the area. Here’s what they had to say about the project. “With a passion for modern architecture and an international understanding of style, the homeowners approached Laidlaw Schultz Architects seeking something unique and suitable for their growing family. ...

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There is more horsepower and there is a shift to electric but Audi is one company that realizes that there is more than what lies under a hood of a car. Audi is introducing to us a conceptual implementation of OLED lights on their cars and it is not like the sharp LED’s on their rear and headlights, their canvas is the whole car. With this technology they are able to create art, one that blinks ...

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Regularly Adobe introduces us with a batch of software every year with improvements. This year, they are bringing Photoshop further not only with new features but with performance enhances. One thing you’d realize is that the interface is dark but that is only an option and I’m not sure I like it, it does however makes an artist focus more on the actual work and have less clutter. Among the other features is the huge performance ...

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Infiniti is really stepping their designs and with this concept they are officially entering the sports car category. This car is called Emerg-E and the name just implies it is an electric car and though it is a concept it is not so far from production. The design of this car is very modern and safe to say, it is very produceable even in todays market. The car merges both smooth and sharp edges seamlessly forming ...

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When I imagine walking into a bakery, I can almost taste the rich aroma of freshly baked bread straight out of the oven, and the way it tickles a person’s sense of smell. But this bakery is quite different, it caters to yet another sense, sight. The Melbourne-based architecture firm March Studio came up with the interior design for the bakery named ‘Baker D. Chirico‘, located in Carlton, Australia. The concept behind the design was to ...

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Everything is ten times better in Japan and this post proves exactly that. Feast your eyes on the one of kind Starbucks in Tokyo. Now I know that Starbucks can be found everywhere in the world, heck it could practically be found on every street, but none are as unique as this! The design is beautiful to look at as it was the result of the Tokyo based architects Kengo Kuma and Associates. The architects didn’t want ...

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Yamaha needs no introduction, this however can use a bit of introduction as it is not by Yamaha. Designer Stephane Fougere from France was inspired by Yamaha bikes especially the 2007 Yamaha R6 where he based this unique design on. This whole project is actually more of a design study than a full polished project, this is why you’d find the renders not being that professional. Anyway, my interest here is the actual bike design, it ...

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We’ve previously posted about numerous projects that have made good use of cargo containers as parts of structures but in all cases it was a retail store or a company. This time we are featuring the couple that decided to implement that technique into their own home! Meet Jeff Wardell and Claudia Sagan a San Francisco couple who love to travel and collect art. They live in a 127-foot-long loft with large windows at either ...

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Last month we posted about this clever ad called “Clear” that got us very hyped over a simple yet intuitive task management app. The app from the videos looked brilliant and it turns out it is as great as I had imagined. Clear is cleverly named as it is truly clear and straight forward, using simple gestures you get to add tasks or (to-dos) with ease on the go and with style. Pinching lets you add ...

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Im not a huge fan of porcelain and fine china, since its a bit too posh and upety (yes I just made up that word) for my taste. But thats not the case with this collection since it has a bit of a modern feel to it which is more along my style. The collection was released by classical Dutch porcelain house Royal Delft, created in 1653, with a new contemporary line, Blue D1653. ...

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Last year the Jaguar C-X75 was showcased as a concept and a year later, the design has been finalized and is more than ready to take your money away, all in good reason. This is a limited edition car and only 250 of it will be made for anyone for a passion of cars. The car looks stunning from the outside, it is not ridiculously detailed nor plain flat, the designers have managed to create a ...

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