ionic bench – laurie beckerman

Design | January 11, 2011

Ionic Bench – Laurie Beckerman The Ionic Bench is inspired by the capital of an Ionic column. Instead of the look of dense stone, the lines of the form are extracted to create a light, spacious and resilient bench in which a person sits in the middle – framed on either side by two big, […] Read more

flip & tumble

Design | January 9, 2011

Flip & Tumble The founders of flip & tumble, Hetal Jariwala and Eva Bauer, initially met while attending Stanford University’s Product Design program in 2007. While in school, they discovered that they shared a unique interest in solving everyday problems in clever, simple, joyful ways.  After working in the design field for a few months […] Read more

hermès – rive gauche by…

Design | December 21, 2010

Image Courtesy of Hermès Hermès – Rive Gauche by RDAI After one hundred and seventy years on the right bank, Hermès has decided to cross the Seine and embrace the future with a new store at 17 Rue de Sèvres in the ritzy Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood of Paris. The new store has come to life in […] Read more

areaware menorah – josh owen

Design | December 1, 2010

Areaware Menorah – Josh Owen Traditional in construction and modern in conception, the Areaware Menorah is elegant and functional. It has an incorporated plate which catches the drippings from the candles and provides a safe resting place for a used match while it is still hot. It is made of solid cast iron and has […] Read more

frangipani light shade – joug…

Design | October 26, 2010

Frangipani light shade NZ designers Helen Stipkovits and Jelle Nijdam from Joug Design create a stunning light shade that resembles an array of Frangipani flowers. The Frangipani light shade can be described as cylindrical light shade with a surface comprising of a complex array of symmetrical interlocking elements forming a soft 3D surface. With illumination […] Read more

lzf – armadillo lamp

Design | October 18, 2010

Spanish lighting company Lzf recently exhibited the Armadillo lamp during Valencia Design Week. The Armadillo pendant lamp is made from dozens of wood veneer squares. Lzf uses polywood, a technique they developed using wood veneers and treating it with a polymer to seal it and strengthen it. This technique allows the veneer to bend in […] Read more

design lubloy

Design | September 17, 2010

DesignLubloy   DesignLubloy is a designstudio which concentrates on usefull objects in glass, porcelain and ceramic. Zoltan Lubloy is the founder who finished his studies at Moholy-Nagy University of Art & Design Budapest and works as a freelancer in ceramic field & as a lecturer as well. His imagination can be described as a mixture […] Read more


Design | September 10, 2010

Junko & Yasumasa Shiba – Shibaya Yasumasa Shiba, born in 1972 in Shizuoka (Japan) starts working with stone in the family company. He wanted to pursue a career in this field and was now sufficiently trained to do so. Then, he passed a national trade skill test in Japan. Junko Shiba, born in 1972 in […] Read more

ongo seat

Design | September 6, 2010

World debut: ONGO® Seat the design stool for active sitting with acoustic feedback (Stuttgart) Modern man, once a hunter-gatherer who was constantly on the move, is increasingly becoming a “sitter”, suffering from the concomitant lack of exercise and back problems. The background is well known, as is the road to improvement: more exercise and healthy […] Read more

azimut industries

Design | August 11, 2010

Azimut Industries Christian Girard more info Christian Girard February 2, (1926 – 2008), Christian Girard was born in Toulouse. 1944, he joins the free forces of the French Army. 1946/47 he becomes chief decorator of the French occupation troops in Germany. 1949 he creates his agency in Paris. 1962, he’s introduced to Maurice Casanova, during […] Read more

octavio amado – designer

Design | August 10, 2010

Octavioamado – designer more info Born in Argentina, the designer Octavio Amado is known worldwide for his creations and installations of a stongly suggestive character. A painter and a sculptor in origin, Octavio Amado sees light as a primary source of confort, pleasure and a causer of sensations. Read more

BGM project

Design | August 9, 2010

BGM project Daily life wall clock This wall clock doesn’t indicate time by numbers and hands. Instead, the figures of a grandmother, grandchild and dog represent hours, minutes and seconds. Silhouettes of nature and daily life are arranged around the clock, and each figure moves through these scenes to represent the time. Read more

òli jóhann àsmundsson

Design | July 2, 2010

Óli Jóhann Ásmundsson Ojadesign Architect designer Óli Jóhann Ásmundsson was born 1940 in Reykjavík Iceland. He completed both his college studies and apprendiceship as a carpenter in 1961. He studied architecture at Nottingham University UK and graduated as an architect 1967. Besides working as an architect, Asmundsson has devoted much of his professional life […] Read more