Random Shelving by MDF Italia

I wish I could express the beautiful patterns this shelving system makes when the owner puts his or her books onto this shelf. At first glance, you might be saying, “OK. It’s shelves…NEXT.” But wait. MDF Italia has made a couple of subtle design maneuvers that make all the difference in the world. First, the […]

The 2007 Ford Shelby GT500

Please don’t hate me because I love muscle cars. I know the Ford Shelby gets an estimated 13mpg, but it is hot. Mind you, I do not even own a car, and I haven’t for the past ten years. I’m what you might call a granola cruncher when it comes to fuel consumption. But when […]

Spring 2007 Collection by Y and Kei

Y and Kei are a Korea base design duo with offices in New York who’s 2007 Spring collection astounds me. Their work is permeated with white and a shimmering tan. The overall concept is casual as if the models were walking along a beach boardwalk enjoying the summery breeze. I’ve been looking at several collections […]

Cell Screen by Korban Flaubert

Korban / Flaubert is a Sydney based design duo. Janos Korban is the metal specialist. Stefanie Flaubert is an Architect and principle designer of the the K/F line. Their work derives from experimental forms that evoke natural cell structures at a larger scale. The Cell Screen is inspired by their ethos. The screen is made […]

Alog Shelving System by Johannes Herbertsson & Karl Henrik Rennstam for Vujj

Vujj has produced a brilliant storage solution. It’s possible to combine the shelving in any configuration you like, so the shelving can grow as your collection of stuff grows. I just like the endless compositional possibilities of displaying my stuff. This system could make a collection of dog turds look beautiful.

DollyPop by Dirk Wynants

I haven’t figured out why Extremis has decided to name their sheepskin koozie “Dolly Pop” . Duh! It’s sheepskin. Who’s the most famous sheep in the world? Dolly, the cloned sheep, of course. (God, sometimes I could kick myself for being so dense.) So, if you were ever wondering what happened to the most famous […]

ID 40 2006: Pig Bank by Harry Allen of Areaware

Areaware is a New York based design collective whose focus is on the design of everyday objects. Harry Allen, in particular is an extremely talented individual who is probably more well known for his interior design work which include several high profile retail interiors. And although Mr. Allen has had great success in product design, […]

ID 40 2006: Re Ciclos by Culdesac

Over the next week or two, I will include some of my favorite designers from ID Magazine’s “ID 40” list of top designers of 2006. It’s a pretty amazing list, so I urge you to pick up a copy of this magazine. Culdesac is a Valencia, Spain based design collective with a multidisciplinary approach. Their […]

ID 40 2006: Love is Blind by Jessica Lertvilai of Vest Collective

Over the next week or two, I will include some of my favorite designers from ID Magazine’s “ID 40” list of top designers of 2006. It’s a pretty amazing list, so I urge you to pick up a copy of this magazine. The Vest Collective is a Canadian group of designers with a bit of […]

ID 40 2006: Memento by Tonerico

Over the next week or two, I will include some of my favorite designers from ID Magazine’s “ID 40” list of top designers of 2006. It’s a pretty amazing list, so I urge you to pick up a copy of this magazine. Tonerico is a Tokyo based collective of designers with a focus on austere […]