The Falten Packaging acts as a case for the sunglasses post purchase. Additionally, the packaging is designed to be environmentally kind by combining sustainability harvested bamboo, recycled plastics and soy based inks.
A dynamic space divider with storage for retail / studio / home. From one point to another Dominus tells a story of movement in a stationary object.
Continuous in the lines this bench brings unity in wood and metal inviting conversation. Flow is structured by Japanese influences and it's modern sesibility.
Translated from Japanese, Kohei literally means wide and flat. The Kohei is a table that utilizes reclaimed wood to create a relationship between natural result and human refinement. The varied sizes in wood and their deliberate placement create a smooth planar top and side surface. The result is a natural, uneven allure on the opposing surfaces of the table. A Study of beauty in perfect and imperfect objects. Dedicated to the late Kohei Ishihara.
A seamless balance between spatial maximization and work space usability, Hinge is a folding work space that uses simplicity as an aesthetic and innovation in its construction. When folded, the work space spans only 7 inches in width.
The 0Hundred Timepiece harmonizes modern uniqueness with the appeal of vintage military masculinity. This design is inspired by the strong relation of shape in tandem with function. The polycarbonate lens further embraces this idea by 3 dimensionally framing the inner components.
The Falten Sunglasses are a modern twist on the classic acetate aviator. Every opportunity to add detail was utilized so long as the simplicity and continuity of the Design was not compromised. This approach has created a product that is fresh, yet familiar.
This full touchscreen mobile device uses facets on the screen to frame interface functionality while granting the user a different touch/feel experience. The Facet interprets the beauty of multi-faced gems by pressing angles into a flat geometric surface rather than protruding them out.
The A-B netbook sleeve is an essay on functional style. A vacuum molded hard shell protects all contents while organizational details and clean design ensure that getting from point "A" to point "B" is a smart and easy process.
The Knot Ear bud is like a condensed high end audio system that fits continently in a pocket. Inspired by the idea of translating a high end amplifier to ear bud form, the Knot Ear Bud has an anodized finish and exposed fasteners, while transparent silicon allows users to see the speaker components.
Upon achieving his B.S. in Industrial Design from Art Center College of Design, Kort Neumann worked for Honda R & D and BMW Design Group. Kort is passionate about design and offers experience with surface development, proportionalism, and brand recognition.
After obtaining his degree in Industrial Design from Art Center College of Design, Nicholas went to work for Volvo Design. He then honed his product design abilities while working for a design consultancy managing projects ranging from consumer products, material innovation, packaging and brand development.
Emi Stacey Ishihara graduated from Art Center College of Design with a B.S. in Industrial Design. She has extensive product development and Color Material Design experience with Belkin and Nokia.
Jessica Duncan holds her degree in Business Management from Antioch University. As the Director of Operations, Jessica is responsible for marketing, business development, and PR as well as assisting the co-owners of Knot to achieve their business targets.