Via DesignBoom – Dutch designer Maarten Baas presented a specially-commissioned cabinet at design miami 09, where he received the ‘designer of the year’ award… in celebration of baas’ nomination, the french ‘tools’ galerie in paris hosts an extensive exhibition of his works, on show until 23 january 2010.
Opened in Paris last March, the 16,000 Sq foot concept store, is the new mecca for design and fashion lovers alike. Now in her sixties, Marie France Cohen and her husband, (who also created the chic children brand Bonpoint, 30 years ago), have founded yet another brilliant endeavor. Merci is the first “Charity Store” ( [...]
The January 2010 issue of Wallpaper is great, Augmented Reality and as usual their beautiful selection of design and fashion, but here I want to review their cover designer Bjørn Jørund Blikstad and his beautiful 3D wall cube shelving : Imeüble
Andreia Chaves is a young Brazilian footwear designer creating shoes like its a piece of art – her research of textures, particular forms, and visual effect makes Andreia creates those amazing shoes, who looks more like art objects than wearable shoes, but hey, if they comfortable, I would say girls, go for it !
We already told you that Pharell Williams loves designing chairs especially with his first ‘Perspective Chair ‘. Here is his second model, ‘The Tank Chair‘, this modern Plexiglas and leather chair will be on display at the Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin at design miami from December 1st to 5th, 2009.
Candy & Candy is a London based luxury firm, own by two brother: Nick and Christian Candy. Predominantly working on international private commissions, specializing in houses, yachts and jets, the Candy brothers have impeccable tastes! A mix between, art, interior design and fashion, Candy & Candy are some of the world’s leaders in creating innovative, [...]
Take your bike anywhere, with this Concept Eco // 07 by Mexican designer Victor M. Aleman – The Compactable Urban Bicycle is designed to save space when it is being transported or it is not in use. The Wheel is composed by six modules, each one has a double pivot in the joints… this allows [...]
Made from 10,000 drinking straws, the Clutch Chair, by Scott Jarvie, is an exploratory research piece that passes comment on our disposable culture. This piece was selected by Zaha Hadid as her Curators Choice at Noise Festival 2008 . The Clutch Project began as a microscopic observation of the structural composition of trees and the [...]
Designers Mike and Dan started silkscreening posters for various bands when they were working at Planet design firm in Madison, Wisconsin years ago, and from those roots grew Aesthetic Apparatus, and they are now Minneapolis gig poster heroes. Jack White from The Dead Weather recently commissioned the duo to create the posters for their national and Canadian tour. They create amazing prints that you can purchase online if you did not get to the show. Here is an interview with Mike and Dan in their studio.