Weekly Design Links — 05/02/23

John Freeborn
3 min readMay 2

The fact that we are jumping into May seems unfathomable to me. January was two minutes ago. I started a new job, everything was new, and there was so much to do. There’s still so much to do–that hasn’t changed. Progress is being made on all fronts. I can see that, but it’s never enough. Two steps forward, three steps back, falling backwards, getting up again, sprinting to catch up, and repeat. It might sound like I’m tried of it. Right now, yes–but it’s late. Ask me again tomorrow and I’ll probably be too busy doing work.


Stunning 3D Illustrations for Primavera
Mathieu L.B is a French art director and 3D artist

Industrial Design

McDonald’s Makes Takeout Even More Convenient With TableBag
a takeout box that converts into a temporary cardboard table

Prowl Studio develops “first injection-moulded chair that can be composted”
Made from corn-derived PLA and hemp fibres

Rick Owens creates wearable helmets that double as fluorescent floor lamps
A collection three of helmets that have a single and dual-prong strobe light protruding from their shell and can be used as sculptural floor lamps

Stunning 3D puzzle design could be a game-changer
Touch the Valley, a 3D topographical puzzle for the visually impaired

Graphic Design/Branding

Clean design + Messy illustration = Goodness

John Freeborn

designer, artist, skateboarder and video gamer