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March 18, 2009

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Another Cool hunter post that the lego revivial post reminded me of

Cristian Zuzunaga – Mr Pixel

Spanish born designer Cristian Zuzunaga has zoomed in on color, literally, to create a fresh perspective on print design. The Royal College of Art graduate works with pixel concepts, applying designs to fabrics used in furniture upholstery. Inspired by architecture and the urban environment, Zuzunaga combined his graphic design skills and knowledge of printing techniques to devise his signature style based on squares and rectangles. He first burst onto the design scene with his pixel sofa, which was produced by Danish manufacturer, Kvadrat and sold through Moroso. He has now added more pixel-inspired designs to his portfolio including chairs and artworks. – Lisa Evans

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March 18, 2009

thecoolhunter.net – Lego Revival

Lego Revival

Iconic retro brands possess strong currency right now. The latest hails not from the annals of fashion or apparel but from the world of toys – we’re talking about LEGO, the multi-colored building bricks that we all grew up with. While LEGO is still one of the top children’s toy brands, it is spontaneously morphing into a credible street brand, adopted by Gen Y hipsters who still nurture happy memories of playing with the blocks as kids. It’s part of a bigger trend, which has seen other iconic mostly 80s brands such as Reebok enjoy unexpected revivals

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