Industrial designers Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien of Doshi Levien develop some pretty amazing furniture. I especially love the ‘Paper Planes’ collection for Moroso. The London based design office, established in 2000 celebrates the hybrid and explores the coming together of cultures, technology, story telling, industrial design and fine craftsmanship. Working across disciplines and industries, [...]
Working out can be hard, and actually getting to the gym in the first place can be even harder. Thanks to these crafty designers it’s now incredibly easy to get off your couch and bust out some crunches, without actually leaving the couch. Batia Bertho, Marjorie Broudieu, and Salomé Lelay, three students from L’Ecole de Design [...]
Now that summer is on it’s way and you’ve loaded up on all those pastel colored garments, it is time to take the ‘Fluo Meets Pastel’ trend to the next level. This particular photo shoots design concept, originated by the minds of Floor Knaapen and Anne-Sophie Markus, explores the way in which fashion and furniture design [...]
The Herman Miller Pop Up Shop opens today in New York City’s Soho neighborhood. The 6,000 square foot space will exhibit the recently announced Herman Miller Collection which aims to serve both consumer and commercial furniture needs. Visitors will likely spot a few prototypes of forthcoming pieces Herman Miller will produce scattered around the shop.
The ‘Mutation Series’ by Belgium-based designer Maarten De Ceulaer will be presented this year at Milan Design week 2012. The pieces in this series look like they weren’t made by hands, but have grown to their present form organically. They might be the result of a mutation in cells, or the result of a chemical [...]
Simple and clean are the two words that come through my mind when I discovered the furniture collection of Dutch photographer Fien Muller and artist Hannes Van Severen. The two creatives created Mueller Van Severen and their furniture collections are build from need and function – Simple tubes become light sculptures, minimal lines become tables [...]
For those of you who are in Germany, be sure to visit the Vitra Design Museum and see Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec – Album, an exhibit with over 300+ framed objects, mostly drawings, offering a panorama of the work of the French design duo. Drawings are the main focus of the exhibit, as well as archived [...]
Japanese studio Torafu Architects introduced the Ichiro Japan Shop 2012 – an exhibition space designed to showcase the new catalog and furniture prototypes of famous Japanese maker of decorative plywood, Ichiro . The vision Ichiro had for the space was
Wall and ceiling lighting system Light Forest is the brain child of young Dutch design duo Ontwerpduo. The design consists of different parts, which can be connected to ceilings or walls, step by step the lighting system will “grow” across the space with endless possibilities.
Favorite and devoutly-followed Japanese creative collective Nendo is about to stage its first solo UK exhibit during next week’s London Design Festival, presented in two parts: at the Saatchi Gallery and by Phillips de Pury & Company’s London Headquarters. True to form, Nendo’s new series, called Thin Black Lines, turns everyday objects
Italian designer Giorgia Zanellato created this great project called Narciso, which started with the intention of designing some vases, focusing on the functionality of the vase as an object. But what is the function of a vase? They are used to display flowers. Narciso is a collection of six different vases which use mirrors to [...]
Italian furniture brand Kristalia is well-known for its challenges in the materials field. The Boiacca table, produced as a result of the company’s partnership with the creative couple LucidiPevere, stands out for its material, typically used for modern architecture, which has been taken to the limit and is also increasingly used in the design field: [...]