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2016 Good Design Awards Opens For Entry

Australia’s oldest and most prestigious awards for design and innovation opens for entry today. Managed by Good Design Australia, the annual Good Design Awards program recognises and rewards excellence in Product Design, innovation and creativity at a national and international level. Australia’s Good Design Awards has one of the most diverse range of categories in the world with seven…

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BCC Street Furniture

Formzoo Design’s approach, experience and design aesthetic resulted in a successful tender for this project with Brisbane City Council (BCC). BCC’s vision was to create a new suite of street furniture with a uniform aesthetic, which would integrate well with the existing streetscape. We were engaged to develop the conceptual design of the new range…

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Bottlepops dives into the Shark Tank

Bottlepops started with a beer. And now it’s an idea that’s attracted two of Australia’s top investors and landed a $150,000 deal. We were excited to see Bottlepops creators and Formzoo Design clients Stephen Brooks and Greg Jury on Channel 10’s Shark Tank last night. We are proud to have worked with the Bottlepops team…

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WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL 2018 BID PROCESS LAUNCHED

ICSID, the world organisation for industrial Design, launched the 2018 bid process for the World Design Capital initiative. The World Design Capital® (WDC) initiative is one of ICSID’s international programs established to support the organisation’s vision to create a better world through design. Previous WDC designated cities have leveraged this platform for city promotion, to…

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2015 Good Design Awards call for Entries

The 2015 Good Design Awards officially opens for entry on 3 February and is calling for entries in seven major categories: Product Design, Service Design, Digital Design, Communication Design, Architectural Design, Social Innovation (NEW) and Design Leadership (NEW). The Good Design Awards is passionate about unearthing what is good and what is not. We evaluate,…

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Product Design Case Study: Taking Bottlepops from Idea to Shelf

Next time you pop the lid off a beer, cider or soft drink, take a look at your bottle opener. It’s functional, but is it fun? Memorable? Entertaining in the slightest? Bottlepops answers ‘yes!’ to all of these questions. This sports-themed bottle opener plays unique sound effects and has an easy-to-use push mechanism for opening,…

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Richard – The Dog Lamp

International dog of mystery. Richard has appeared in French future trends magazine TrendsNow. Check him out at: TrendsNow

Cute Modern Table Lamp

Just part of the furniture. Richard has made an appearance on EFurniture. Check him out at: EFurniture

Well-Endowed Doggy Lighting

Richard is out of his kennel and has made an appearance on Yanko Design. Check him out at: Yanko Design

Dart. The hardworking, good looking handheld scanner

Three companies, three continents, three time zones, three months, countless coffees and one product designed to perfectly fit in your hand. Today we’re looking back at one of our favourite projects of 2013 – for US-based inventory consulting company Datascan. Late last year we worked with Datascan to create a next generation handheld scanner tailored…

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