Design Lobster

Ben Strak
One question, one object and one quote from the world of design every Monday morning. Broaden your design horizons and start your week with some fresh ideas.
Created 17 Sep 2019
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  • #94 For the love of things
    15 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 8 2
    Design Lobster #94 is taking a critical look at our relationship with objects. From the surprising ways they can help us, to the power they can exert over our lives 😤 👋 This week I want to share a w...
  • #93 Designing virtual worlds
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 8 3
    Join Design Lobster #93 as we venture into virtual reality. From one of the disturbing new perils it might bring to a home-made 1950’s VR concept that included pizza smells – get those goggles on! 🥽 ...
  • #92 Spooky design
    01 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 5 0
    With Halloween just past, Design Lobster #92 brings you some suitably ghostly tales. From a 19th century spiritual communication device to cutting edge technology that is bringing back deceased celebr...
  • #91 The design of sleep
    25 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 7 0
    Plump your pillows and get cosy for Design Lobster #92, where we’ll be gently exploring some sleep-related design. From an app that aims to eliminate jet lag to an enormous Elizabethan bed. Sweet drea...
  • #90 Zip it!
    18 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 10 0
    It’s Design Lobster #90 and we’re just about holding things together. This week we’re exploring the history of the zipper and some rather unusual buttons. Unzip your mind and read on 🤐 ✨Enjoying Desi...
  • #89 Design in miniature
    11 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 10 0
    Design Lobster #89 is small but perfectly formed. This week, we’re visiting an Irish summer house that uses some clever illusions to diminish its true size and admiring some extraordinarily detailed m...
  • #88 Go reconfigure
    04 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    Design Lobster #88 brings you stories of adaptable design. From Google’s latest Android software to a iconic lamp from the 1970’s. This week it’s all about you 💅 Also, I’m very excited to share that ...
  • #87 The rhythm of design
    27 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 8 0
    Design Lobster #87 is putting its best foot forward and exploring the rhythmic side of design. From an elegant 17th century form of dance notation to featherweight 20th century Danish mobiles. Get in ...
  • #86 Design in balance
    20 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 5 0
    Design Lobster #86 brings you a balanced diet of 21st century nautical engineering and century furniture design. From the physics-defying AC75 yacht to an elegant living-room coffee table, this week w...
  • #85 Glassy design
    13 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 12 2
    Design Lobster #85 has a perfectly clear theme. From 15th century goblets to Coca-Cola bottles, we’re examining designs that have used glass in clever and surprising ways. 🪟 ✨Enjoying Design Lobster?...
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