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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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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2014 Design As Strategy Forum

Thought leaders from around the world come to Sydney for Australia’s premier design event – 2014 Design As Strategy Forum This year’s DESIGN AS STRATEGY FORUM will look into how enterprising leaders from business, government and the creative service sectors position their organisations to thrive – in a time where others struggle to survive. Good…

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2014 Good Design Selection Announced

2014 GOOD DESIGN® SELECTION ANNOUNCED The 2014 Good Design® Selection has been announced with more than 150 entries qualifying for the next stage of this year’s Good Design Awards. The Judges set a very high benchmark for the Good Design® Selection with entries having to satisfy the criteria for good design including: Form, Function, Safety,…

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