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Elena Salmistraro, a designer who lives and work in Milan, showed these Primates at Maison & Objet Paris this year. Crafted with fine ceramics, these vases display beautiful ape-like creatures that could remind you of ancient Egyptian sculptures. Carefully decorated, these primates remind us of the relationship between the man and his distant cousin.
GO is a modular furniture designed for both kids and adults. The name stands for the initials of “Growing Object”, which describes the coolest feature of the furniture. The concepts comes from SESTAVI, a small furniture agency from Ljublijana, the capital of Slovenia. Although the prototype look amazing with top quality materials and a great […]
If you are an adept of Feng Shui, a freestanding bathtub is the ideal way to furnish your bathroom. It allows for better positionning inside the bathroom, which helps to create a more relaxing environment. The object itself has sculptural features in terms of design, but that’s not all, it’s also more practical to install. […]
If cuteness was the main element for decision-making when purchasing kitchen furniture, the Lo-Lo by Misha and Tanya Repina would probably be on top of sales. This capsular microkitchen is ideal for anyone living in a small appartment, or for anyone who likes cute furniture.
The Bonsaiii Company has combined two, time-honored techniques to live a balanced life. They have united Bonsai and Meditation into a lifestyle-art-piece that sits on a persons desk. They call it Bonsaiii. (Pictured is the Founder of the company Nelson Bates, his Fiancée and their Baby.) It’s meant to encourage a person to not only care […]
In traditional Japanese construction, the joins in woodworking were all made without screws, nails or bolts. There is even an entire Twitter account dedicated just to that. The Joinery creates 3D animations that show you how these joins work. See a few here for yourself, or just follow The Joinery on Twitter. 腰掛け蟻落し継ぎ Koshikake-ari-otoshi-tsugi pic.twitter.com/uOPpNbXMth — […]
It’s not very often that a bedroom can hit that design sweet spot. You’ve either gone wild and packed your room with as much trendy furniture and artwork as possible, or kept things plain, yet ultimately boring and uninspired. But what if we told you that it’s possible to combine beauty with minimalism and still […]
If you are having a hard time to keep your desk organized at work or at home, maybe it’s time to think about taking these things off the desk and use the wall space to stay organized. In this post I have compiled a collection of awesome wall-mounted organizers that proved super-useful. Tasche Wall Pocket […]
On your desk, you probably have all kind of things that you often need quickly, but that you don’t know where to put. The MTO organizer is a well-thought, multi-functional little device that can help you keep all kinds of things organized. It can be hung on the wall or kept on your desk, depending […]
As the world become more and more urban, with people everywhere still moving from rural areas to cities, designers have to keep thinking about ways to make our cities nicer. Here are a few ideas that we could already implement. 1. The bench that includes a garden A great idea that also turns out to […]
Traditional arts seem to be an endless source of inspiration for contemporary designers. These moving origami lamps by Umut Yamac are just another example of this. The London-based designer created these sculptural lamps out of love of the poetry that comes out of a bird on a branch. The Perch Light family for Moooi launched at […]
Rubika B601 is a good looking bookshelf that will trick your mind into thinking it’s a rubik’s cube. Using the lines of basic perpective, the shelf will give some depth to your living room. It was designed by industrial designer Gorge Bosnas, from Greece, for Anesis.
Based in Amsterdam, young Dutch designer Jorrit Taekema likes to create unusual but still functional objects. His Time Pattern lamp is a good example, you can still read the time quite easily once you know how it work, but its main functionality is probably to be like a moving artwork in your home.
With a very simple design, these creative vases imagined by Omer Polak allow for amazing flower arrangements. The design is fascinated by Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, and so he built something inspired by it.
The De-dimension furniture are somewhat surprising. On the presentation video, you can see the chairs hanging flat on the wall, then a guy comes to pick it up and suddenly it is a tri-dimensional chair. It was designed by Jongha Choi, who invented a clever system to fold the furniture.