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Modern Interiors: Design by Kolme

A photograph of an interior design scheme for an advertising firm

Advertising and marketing headquarters


Kolme is an interior design firm, based in Taipei, Taiwan, that specializes in sleek, modern interiors for homes and businesses. Kolme interiors tend toward right angles and combinations of industrial materials and warm wood accents.


A photo of interior designs for a law officeLaw Office


It’s interesting to be able to see the difference between Kolme’s designs for business and private interiors on the company website, as subtle…

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Functionally Aesthetic Objects: Design by John Greg Ball

A modern porcelain cream and sugar setBlend, porcelain cream and sugar containers, designed for

Industrial designer John Greg Ball’s portfolio is packed with examples of functionally aesthetic objects. John frequently collaborates with companies and other designers to create products that not only look good, but also solve common difficulties and annoyances.


A stage design in an Alberta public parkGeorge Lane Park - centennial stage design, created for a public art competition in High River,…

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Sleek, Streamlined Products by Joel Yatscoff

A photo of a mirror shaped like a coat hangerHanger Mirror (photo by Lauren Cheong)

Industrial designer Joel Yatscoff creates sleek, streamlined products for a variety of household and other applications. Working to create objects that are serve both as decorative pieces and functional tools, Joel’s portfolio is packed with effort-saving concepts.


A photo of the Vitaliti XPrize TricorderVitaliti XPrize Tricorder (collaboration with Cortex Design Inc. Photo: Dejan Kocetkov)


While the designer’s style varies…

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Curated Collection: Industrial Design

An electrical outlet attached to the bottom of a car seatArconas In-Power Flex, Joel Yatscoff

This month’s Curated Collection looks at some of the amazing examples of industrial and product design that we have in our Artist Run Website community, and throughout the wider contemporary art and design community. Design is a vast and ever changing field, and designers may create plans and models that fill many different needs. One of the most well known “types” of design that you might hear…

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Design With Sound by John Greg Ball

A design project that comprises a sleek chair with subwoofer speakers embedded

Subsonic Chair


Currently based in Calgary, Alberta, John Greg Ball is an industrial designer and our featured artist for today! John produces design for household and commercial products as well as outdoor public art and spatial installations. He is currently completing his Master’s of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary, where he is researching new ideas in design with sound and sound-related products.


Two lighting features designed to look like water currentsCurrents of…

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Beautiful Form and Efficient Function: Designs by Joel Yatscoff

A photo of a set of picture frames sold at UmbraDwell Multi Frame

Here’s something a little different for today’s featured artist post – Joel Yatscoff is a product designer currently located in Toronto, Ontario. Joel’s designs for everyday products are a great examples of what modern design should be – a marriage of beautiful form, and efficient function.


Website of Joel Yatscoff's industrial

A small, clean-looking game with plastic rabbit-shaped piecesBunny Hop Solitaire Game

Even the design of Joel’s website is simple, attractive, and…

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