Design

Walnut & Steel Lounge Chair

Walnut & Steel Lounge Chair

This lounge chair by Daniel Kaufman  is a chair made of reclaimed slabs of walnut and contrasts two materials: raw walnut with an industrial material: steel. "The idea behind this chair was to try to find a harmony between two very different materials. The cracks in the walnut are braced by butterfly joints made out …

Sony Xperia Z3 Limited StadtTalente Editons

Sony Xperia Z3 Limited StadtTalente Editons

The illustrations by visual artists Vesa Tapani Sammalisto from Helsinki, Shinpei Hasegawa from Tokyo and Jan Feliks Kallwejt from Warsaw got the chance from Sony to celebrate the lifestyle of each of their cities on Sony's Xperia Z3 series. Cities beeing covered are Berlin, Tokyo and Warsaw, each a hometown to one of the illustrators. …


Organic Ceramic Works By Frances Lambe

Organic Ceramic Works By Frances Lambe

Irish sculptor Frances Lambe crafts beautiful organic ceramic works which is drawn from a convergence of contrasting sources. Her work contains the counterpoint of opposites like smooth and textured, minimal and intricate, still and movind or vertical and horizontal. Lambe seeks to engage the viewer in a visual dialogue which explores cherished sources of inspiration. …

21:9 Curved Ultrawide Monitor - A World Inspired By Creativity

21:9 Curved Ultrawide Monitor – A World Inspired By Creativity

Global technology brand LG’s 34UC97 is an update to the fab LG 34UM95 - the major difference being that this UC97 edition is curved. The importance of a good monitor for creatives and designer is paramount, and this curved ultrawide monitor is tailor-made for anyone in search of quality. The panoramic curved display powered by QHD …

Collector’s Edition Featuring Handmade Artwork

Collector’s Edition Featuring Handmade Artwork

Collector's Edition is a new book by Stuart Tolley, published by Thames and Hudson. It is a global showcase for the new wave of limited edition, large format, lovingly produced graphic design and packaging created for the music, book and magazine industries. The edition is a very, very special handmade Collector’s Edition Artist Cover Bomb series …


Elegantly Mount Your Music

Elegantly Mount Your Music

This mountable speaker by Melbourne-based design studio Proper is in line with the Bang & Olufsen A9's aesthetic at an every day customer price point, which also allows you to mount your iPhone creating a nice little Apple music experience. The Proper Audio 2 mount disks are available in Black or White and install in …

Be Natural - iPad Air Folio Case

Be Natural – iPad Air Folio Case

Soffio is a fresh Italian accessories brand founded by Stefano Andri and Raffaello Galiotto. Established in Arzignano’s leather industrial centre (Italy), Soffio is the result of several studies abroad, an hereditary knowledge of the raw material natural leather and a consolidated collaboration with an important design studio. Soffio is offering a collection of meticulously curated …

TTMM Turns Your Mac Into A Aesthetic Clock And Screensaver

TTMM Turns Your Mac Into A Aesthetic Clock And Screensaver

Albert Salamon just released his new and free TTMM Collection for Mac. It turns your computer screen into a stylishly artistic and powerful aesthetic clock. TTMM works in two modes, use it as a desktop clock or as a screensaver. The following four settings are available: TTMMINUS (see boxheader image above) Three groups of dots, …


Handcrafted Jeanbag For Denim Lovers

Handcrafted Jeanbag For Denim Lovers

Just like your favourite pair of jeans, the handcrafted Jeanbag ($499) got street cred and embraces frayed edges and paint stains as beautiful reminders of the people who once wore them. Made from recycled denim jeans, it is built for comfort by KT. Practicing as an artist for over 20 years, KT has travelled widely, …

Metro AR-T iPhone App Turns Any NYC MetroCard Into An Art Gallery

Metro AR-T iPhone App Turns Any NYC MetroCard Into An Art Gallery

More than five million people use New York City MetroCards each day. To make new use of something ordinary to so many, a group of young advertising professionals recently launched an iPhone app that transforms any MetroCard into a tiny art gallery. The companion app to the Metro AR-T project, it uses innovative augmented reality …

French Fry Fork Reinvented

French Fry Fork Reinvented

Are you tired of awful tasting and breaking plastic or wooden forks contaminated with different kinds of bacteria? This exceptional futuristic design uses high quality stainless steel - precision crafted - one fork to pick them all. German-based Uberfork are Stephan Hotto, Sebastian Krempel and Lars Inger. This is what they have to say themselves …


Curator, A Modern Creativity Tool

Curator, A Modern Creativity Tool

Whether you are a designer, developer, photographer or an architect, there is simply too much to do, and too many deadlines to meet to have the time to stop and think about how to do it. "A large part of being successful at work, regardless of profession, is to form, shape and communicate ideas clearly …

Follow The Rules

Follow The Rules

This Letter Opener ($20) is Izola’s first venture into the world of office wares. It is a bold object and a perfect addition to the desk landscape. Constructed from brass-plated alloy, and equipped with a hole to hang it by, the functionality of this piece extends beyond what the name suggests. Engraved on one side …


Quotes On Shit By Jessica Walsh & Timothy Goodman

Quotes On Shit By Jessica Walsh & Timothy Goodman

Quotes on Shit is a little side project of designer duo Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman that brings all those objects surrounding us with no meaning or use back to life. "We all use so much shit. We collect shit, buy shit, steal shit, trade shit and then throw shit away. So what happens with …

Limited Edition: Gold Digger Fuzz Pedal

Limited Edition: Gold Digger Fuzz Pedal

Matthew and Emelie run a small design company called M&E based in Malmö, Sweden. Then designers just finished the project Gold Digger Fuzz Pedal (roughly $180). They have been asked to design a special limited edition of the new album Gold Into Dreams by the Danish band Black Light White Light. So they came up …

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above is a new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context. Situated behind a short fence, on a rolling grassy opening underneath three towering maple trees emerges the sculpture. Clad entirely in highly-polished stainless steel, The Air Above reflects vignettes …


Full-Size Reissue Of The NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual

Full-Size Reissue Of The NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual

If you found yourself in the New York City subway in the 1960s, you were probably lost. Signs didn’t help you find your way, standards didn’t exist, even handmade lettering was common. Mass confusion was the status quo. In 1970, the Standards Manual changed everything. Jesse Reed & Hamish Smyth reissued the full-size book of …

Handmade Record Frame

Handmade Record Frame

Sonntagsstaat was born out of the friendly collaboration of artisans and designers with a great affection for solid craftsmanship and clean design. The individual products are distinguished by their precious materials and the tradition-inspired crafting; Quality goods for quality time. Selling handmade furnishings and recreational products, these goods incorporate quality materials and proper processing into …

Orphée, More Than A Lamp

Orphée, More Than A Lamp

For over a year, Emeric de Meyer has been working together with a friend to design a lamp that is not only functional but aesthetically pleasing and unique. "We feel we have finally come upon a design that achieves this, so we just launched the brand Ollumi and the product recently," explains de Meyer. "The name …


26 Beloved Characters From A. to Z.

26 Beloved Characters From A. to Z.

German designer Sascha Grewe has decided to bring 26 beloved characters of the alphabet into tangible existence. The results are letters and words made of MDF, cork or concrete. Letters you can comfortably sit yourself on and which reveal their greatness as installations, when standing alone. Under the brand name artcanbreakyourheart each shape is 100% hand …

E-Book: Motion Design For iOS

E-Book: Motion Design For iOS

Have you ever been thinking about, designing and building animations for iOS apps since the SDK was first announced? Apps are no longer just a sequence of screens, they are now carefully choreographed experiences. Many designers are now would-be animators too, thanks to the transformation brought by native mobile apps. Mike Rundle wrote a e-book …

Threaded Bass Key Ring

Threaded Bass Key Ring

This minimalist Solid Brass Key Ring ($30) with threaded hex-shaped closure and laser engraving easily holds more than a dozen keys, yet keeps them compactly folded within itself. Each key ring is handmade in the USA by Maxx&Unicorn Co. from solid brass so it can stand up to a lifetime of being tossed in your …