Posts Tagged ‘Product Design’

The Spirit Of Craftsmanship

The Spirit Of Craftsmanship

The manually machined solid Brass Corkscrew I ($140) with handmade leather sheath for custom fit–also available without sheath–is limited to 72 only. The Corkscrew handle is 3.75" x .75" diameter and the wire is made from stainless steel. Anthony Lawson keeps up the spirit of craftsmanship in each piece he puts out, making it a perfect …

Sorri Lounge Chair

Sorri Lounge Chair

Sorri is a friendly chair, ingenious, wide and inviting. This chair was designed by Gonçalo Campos for Wewood and perfectly marries a simple and pleasant shape, with an efficient and optimized production. It's wide curves and generous dimensions make for a comfortable product to see and to use. Portuguese-born Gonçalo Campos, prides in finding surprising …


Wallmonds Shelves Frame

Wallmonds Shelves Frame

Wallmonds is a project Gonçalo Campos started developing in the Studio, in order to experiment and play with product typologies, communication methods, production and delivery to the final user, "in a way that our work designing for other brands doesn't allow," Campos adds. This freedom and direct link to the final consumer is part of the …

Essentials Of Ceramic Design: Form And Materiality

Essentials Of Ceramic Design: Form And Materiality

The ceramic artist Matthias Kaiser marries simple geometric shapes with the irregularities resulting from the hand-made manufacture process to create unique ceramics that span a web of suspenseful contradictions. Hailing from Austria, Kaiser perfected his trade at a number of international institutions, from Parsons School of Design in New York, to the Academy of Fine …

Minimalist Spoon Design By Yesign

Minimalist Spoon Design By Yesign

Spoon is a minimalist product design created by Germany-based designer Yesign. Once folded, the spoon allows the user to pick up coffee with ease by using a geometric design. The design dips into the coffee flat, and then the user bends the sides to collect the desired amount. The sides of the spoon are bent …


Fyne Ales 48 Miles Later Label Design

Fyne Ales 48 Miles Later Label Design

Freytag Anderson designed this wonderful 48 Miles Later label, which is a collaboration brew between Fyne Ales and Brewdog. The result is a unique Smoked Chilli Black Ale named ’48 Miles Later’, relating to the distance between the Brewdog bar and the Fyne Ales brewery. "We were engaged by Fyne Ales to develop a label …

TÎAN Makes A Clear Design Statement

TÎAN Makes A Clear Design Statement

TÎAN (roughly $475)  is the perfect combination of function and design. Whether single speed, retro race bike, or custom made – this fine bicycle furniture shows off your bike to its best advantage and provides plenty of storage space. Made from MDF (lacquered in white) and drawer made of oak (solid wood), it can be …

Extraordinary Inflatable Emergency Bench

Extraordinary Inflatable Emergency Bench

Jamie Wolfond is a Brooklyn-based designer originally from Toronto. Wolfond’s work is born from experimentation; with ideas, materials, patterns, colours and functionality – a emergency bench made from inflatable raft elements and tables from hand-molded plastics for example. He believes that the relationship between a designer, manufacturer and consumer needs to be evolving constantly. Jamie …


Field Chair By Shape

Field Chair By Shape

Nature is your sanctuary? Life is simpler when you’re spending your days in the great outdoors. You should spend that precious time comfortably and with objects you’re proud to own and use. Most outdoor folding chairs are built on the cheap and without elegance. Your most loved outdoor gear is the stuff our parents and …

Product Design With A Strong Graphic Aspect

Product Design With A Strong Graphic Aspect

The objects designed by Studiocharlie–Gabriele Rigamonti, Carla Scorda and Vittorio Turla–have a strong graphic aspect: they are drawings in matter and form volumes. Just as drawings on paper use lines and colours, so drawings on a sheet of steel might use laser rays and folds, or on fabric, threads and woven patterns. Take for example …

A Good Way To Welcome The "Year Of The Horse"

A Good Way To Welcome The “Year Of The Horse”

My Wooden Horse was born in that corner of the mind where nostalgia and creativity coalesce. The brothers Netta and Avner Shalgi set out to create a simple, handmade, durable wooden toy. "We wanted to create a product that wouldn’t end up on a table at a garage sale, a product that will be passed through …


The Invisible Table

The Invisible Table

The shape of a table can dominate a room; it is therefore important to adapt it to its environment. The Invisible Table by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka for Kartell has received the Red Dot Best Practice award. It is an innovative piece of furniture that will suit and enhance every interior. "The Invisible Table represents …

Table With A Built-In Ice Bucket

Table With A Built-In Ice Bucket

Can you remember the My Desk? A design concept by Miguel Mestre working with the term freedom. Freedom from the boundaries of your notebook pages and post-its. The entire desk itself is a gigantic notebook – 100x70cm blank paper that literally serves as the base for your work. Now Mestre has come up with another minimalist …


Tired Of Holding Up Your iPad With Your Hand?

Tired Of Holding Up Your iPad With Your Hand?

The iRest Lap Stand ($49.90) created by Rain Design makes reading and watching with the iPad more comfortable on the sofa or bed. The iPad accessory helps you keep your hands free wherever you use your iPad—without needing to worry that it might fall off. With extra refinements like soft foam cushions and torque hinge …

The Living Cube

The Living Cube

If you believe that useful furniture must be adapted to the needs of the user, then you might be interested in this minimalistic cube design with a shelf with lots of space for your vinyl collection, TV, clothes and shoes. Invented by Switzerland-based Till Könneker as he moved into a apartment studio without storage room. …

Handle With Care

Handle With Care

"Animals and their shapes has a great attraction for me. It is an ancestral, ancient call to our inner instinct and to the nature," says designer Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba. His Sending Animals is a series of wooden animal shaped furniture which are produced and distribuited by Seletti. "I always try to investigate the relationship between …


Booo Bulb: Soft And Unbreakable

Booo Bulb: Soft And Unbreakable

Booo, a Dutch company based in Eindhoven, has created with designer Nacho Carbonell a redesign of the regular light bulb while using the lates LED technology. Nacho used rubber for his user-friendly and unconventional Booo bulb design. Nacho (2700 Kelvin-warm white, roughly $120) is soft, dimmable, unbreakable and can be squeezed. The bulb can be …

Suunto Ambit2 Black Sports Watch

Suunto Ambit2 Black Sports Watch

First off, if you're not an ultra-marathoner, explorer or athlete, because that’s who it was designed for, you could like the style of the watch. Suunto's sport watch the Ambit2 ($500) has GPS at the core, a huge amount of on-board gadgets, and over 1,000 Suunto apps, up to 50 of which can be installed …

Incorporating The Concept Of Collapsible Structures

Incorporating The Concept Of Collapsible Structures

Royal College of Art student Jule Waibel's folded garments expand and contract with the wearer's movement. Collapsible structures reflect how our world is constantly changing. "My response is to use folding as part of my design process," states Waibel. A particular folding technique can transform simple sheet materials into three-dimensional objects, with the additional capability …


Neue Werkstatt - Bridging The Communications Gap

Neue Werkstatt – Bridging The Communications Gap

The Neue Werkstatt is the Bachelor Thesis of German designer Moritz Furhmann, Industrial designer Peter Kraft and Product designer Jochen Maria Weber. It deals with design and implementation of an alternative product culture and its clear communication. In this context, the interdisciplinary collective was founded as Neue Werkstatt, which can be translated as new workshop/atelier/studio, …

Convertible Sofa - Idea(l) For Limited Space

Convertible Sofa – Idea(l) For Limited Space

The Convertible Sofa by Julia Kononenko transforms from one small sofa into a dining-table for 6 persons. In our apartments we are always in the confrontation with furniture for the living space. It is so important, that the Interior items possess little space, are multi-functional and small in size. "I created a sofa for the …

Modular Pendant Lamp By Form Us With Love

Modular Pendant Lamp By Form Us With Love

"In Scandinavia, most offices are too bare and you only have your laptop screen as your protective shield. Hood is built around the emotional value of a shelter, where the intimate room is protected, letting you keep the landscape view," said Stockholm based design studio Form Us With Love. Hood is a wonderful new modular …