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During the cold war, Eastern Europe became famous for its big blocks of concrete that shaped the cityscapes. Nobody would really want to live in those, but apparently some designers find these to be inspiring for furniture and toy design. Easter block furniture by Lassak Studio This project, titled Panelak, is named after the pre-fabricated […]
Created in the 1930s, the Anglepoise lamp has become a design legend in itself. Its design hasn’t evolved much since its creation, yet it remains a perfect example of design done right, and nobody feels that it’s old-fashioned. It’s lesser know that the lamp got a giant version. So far, this giant version was only […]
A carpet or a rug can change the face of a room and instantly make it feel more cozy. Alexandra Kehayoglou’s rugs are even better because they also bring a more natural look-and-feel. Her rugs are inspired by moss and other natural elements and can take up to two months to create.
Cyprus-based designer Stelios Mousarris runs his own company from his wonderful island, and it seems to really inspire him to create cool things. On his homepage, you can see some of his chairs, benches, or sofas. Some are more creative than truly functional, but who cares, right? Actually I know who cares about functionality, designers usually […]
Anne Paso first started to design decorative items when she tried to design a wooden alternative to the plastic bauble for Christmas trees. She started out by glueing the items she built, but quickly figured out it would be cooler to design decorations that assemble together, puzzle style. Now she runs Lovi, a family-based company from […]
Are you looking to get some recognition for all your hard work as a designer or as a design studio? The A’Design award & competition was made for people like you. Exposure online and offline, networking with designers, useful press kits,… these are only a few of the benefits for the winners of awards. To inspire […]
Modern product design is often criticized for the lack of personality that comes with the smooth lines, clean material, and pure shapes that it often features. The Flowerman Vase is a good positive example of clean, modern design that acquires personality when used. This project, by Japanese designers Ayumi Sakamoto and Tomomi Uchiyama, is vase with a […]
First shown at Design Miami 2015, this spectacular series of chairs is titled “Monstera Deliciosa“. Inspired by wild predators, the hanging chairs were made to look like you have your own monster in your house, and you can even sit in the monsters’ mouths safely. The designer of the chair is Porky Heffer, a design […]
When watching underwater photos from the ocean, I’ve always been fascinated by the jellyfish photos and the subtle light that they emitted. I suspect that designer Roxy Russell shared this fascination with me, because she dedicated a whole project to create lamps designed to look like jellyfishes. The Medusae collection is a set of five […]
If you are a regular reader of Designer Daily, you probably already noticed it, tons of well-designed products are launched every day, and it’s hard for designers and studios to stand out from the crowd. The A’Design award & competition was made for these designers and studios in need of exposure and recognition. Are you […]
If your living room is big enough and you can afford it, you should seriously consider these awesome animal furniture created by Maximo Riera. The animals are made of Polyurethane, while the seats are made of fine leather. The inner frame supports the whole thing with steel. Each chair is unique and uses a different design […]
As designers, we are often told that we should think out of the box. Easy to say, but not that easy to do when you design with a grid. Haoshi, a design label from Taiwan, recently released a cuckoo clock that truly takes the birds out of the box. That would be “out of the […]
If you are not too rich and live in a city, one of the problems you probably face is to find an appartment with enough space and a balcony. Most people don’t have access to a decent view of the sky from their home, and it’s kind of depressing when you think about it a […]
Kim Fisher is a gardener and a floral designer who understood that people’s walls could just as well be decorated with living things. For this purpose, she created some very elegant round vertical planters made of glass and a simple aluminium frame. They have a diameter of 22 inches and are very lightweight, thus easier […]
If you have the space in your garden, a root cellar can be a great alternative to a fridge and keep your food and drinks fresh without any electricity used. Talk about eco-friendly… However, root cellar have one major default, they will quickly be invaded by mice and roots if you are not extremely careful, […]