Crosses represent religion to a large part of our population. That doesn't mean that they are taboo from design. A cross is one of the most ancient symbols of humanity and is used by many major religions, such as most notably Christianity. It is a symbol of the division of the world into its four elements as well as the union of divinity and the world.
In this post, we've found five great examples of crosses used in modern design, from technological devices to interior design. Read on to find out more.
Cross MP3 Player
MP3 players are getting bigger and bigger in storage capacities, and they are getting smaller and smaller in size. It now makes total sense to have your MP3 player around your neck. The Cross mp3 player just takes it a step further. It's made in the shape of a cross, which is religious and cool. When not in use, it's surface is matte black, so it's hard to tell that it's an MP3 player. It's designed by the Russian firm Man Works Design. [via SoundsHunter]
This is another way of transforming a typical daily object into something that will attract attention. The wooden cross is transformed into a radio. It's designed by Ewa Bochen. [via TrendsNow]
The Cross shelves are designed by the Belgian firm Casimirmeubelen and will most definitely stand out from all of the normal shelving that people have around. This clean design could easily be incorporated into a religious theme. It's made out of cherry and walnut wood.[via Ilovebadthings]
† (cross) album by Justice
† is alternatively known as Cross and it's the debut album of the French electro house duo Justice. It was first released on June 11th 2007. It's a great album and worth a listen. The band is known for their visually distinctive and unique music videos like D.A.N.C.E., DVNO, and Stress.