Droog Designer: Labeled by Claudia Linders

Through January, the Museum of Arts and Design will be hosting an exhibit on the Netherlands’ Droog Design titled “Simply Droog”. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll spotlight some of my favorite design objects from the Droog Designers. I also highly suggest browsing the comprehensive list of links located in the sitemap. Object: Labeled […]

Henk designed by Frog Design

This week marks the annual Millionaire Fair, this year held in Moscow: home to 60,000 Millionaires and 30 Billionaires (The highest concentration in the world). All week, I will be reporting finds from the Fair on more obscure companies that cater to the super rich. What categories of design are on the lists of the […]

Millionaire Fair Finds: Schonbek Crystal Chandeliers

This week marks the annual Millionaire Fair, this year held in Moscow: home to 60,000 Millionaires and 30 Billionaires (The highest concentration in the world). All week, I will be reporting finds from the Fair on more obscure companies that cater to the super rich. What categories of design are on the lists of the […]

The Samsung K5 Portable MP3 Player

Object: The K5 Manufacturer: Samsung URL: http://www.samsung.com/sg/k5/ Category: Consumer Technology Price: $210 for 4GB Lust Factor: Warm Description: Why do I like this piece of design? The ethereal display that shows the equalizer levels. From the very begining when Kenwood popularized the car EQ about 20 years ago, I have always been attracted to the […]

The 2008 Dodge Challenger

Object: The 2008 Challenger Manufacturer: Dodge URL(unofficial): http://www.dodgechallenger.com/ Category: Automotive Price: $25,000-35,000 Lust Factor: Hot Description: I have not owned a car in years, and I never intend to own a car again. However, I cannot deny the beauty of a well designed automobile. The Dodge Challenger is one of my new favorites. If you […]

The V Box by Venue

Object: The V-Box Manufacturer: Venue URL: http://www.venue.com.sg/vbox.html Category: Architecture and Construction Price: $50,000-100,000 Lust Factor: Warm Description: The V-Box is a shipping container cum high-fashion store. I find it highly efficient to plop your store any where you like any time you like, and when it’s out of fashion just pick it back up and […]

The Sony 8GB Micro Vault

Object: 8GB Micro Vault Manufacturer: Sony URL: www.sony.com Category: Personal Technology Price: $50-100 Lust Factor: Warm Description: Maybe I’m easily impressed by extremely large memory in small packages. I don’t know. But 8GB! Damn if I will ever need any other device for storage again! I’m buying one of these… that is unless the 10GB […]

The Boss Bed by Alivar

Object: The Boss Bed Manufacturer: Alivar URL: www.alivar.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $5,000-10,000 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I have always wanted to sleep in a cross between a Barcelona Chair and one of those Le Corbusier lounge chairs. This bed fulfills all my desires… at least in that department. I mean, you can’t fuck […]

The Eclectic

Object: The Eclectic Manufacturer: Venturi URL: www.venturi.fr Category: Automotive Price: $30,000 Lust Factor: Tepid Description: The Venturi Eclectic is a fully sustainable automobile running of both wind and solar power, and weighing in at a light 700 pounds. The Venturi Eclectic is pretty amazing breakthrough in the field of go-kart technology… or maybe golf cart […]