Luminous Sheep by And Design Japan

Object: Luminous Sheep Designer: AndDesign URL:http://www.anddesign.jp Category: Tchotchke Price: $contact designer Lust Factor: Warm Description: Each season ( I believe ), And Design chooses a theme and then builds a series of products around that theme. This year, their theme is “borders”. As you can see from the luminous sheep, an object that collects sun […]

iPod Clip by Wolf Udo Wagner

Object: iPod Clip Designer: Wolf Udo Wagner URL: http://charlesandmarie.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $33 Lust Factor: Hot Description: The iPod Clip speaks for itself. It’s a laser cut piece of acrylic which is brought to an ungodly shine. It looks absolutely gorgeous which begs the question: ” Do I need a scratch protector for my […]

Spoon with Pin by Lukas Huber for Faces Design

Object: Spoon with Pin Designer: Lukas Huber URL: http://www.facesdesign.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: approximately $25 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I wanted to say “hot” on this item, but I refrained because how hot could a spoon be? The spoon seems simple enough, but the concept is revolutionary: design a spoon where aromatic herbs are held […]

Brush 2 by CITIZEN:Citizen

Object: Brush 2 Designer: CITIZEN:Citizen URL: http://www.mattermatters.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $95 Lust Factor: Hot Description: This is a brush that I am sure Saint Martha, patron saint of domestic servants, would approve of. The brush is simple, clear, direct, and suited for the most zealous Christian.

LED Alarm Clock by Jonas Damon

Object: LED Alarm Clock Designer: Jonas Damon URL: http://www.mattermatters.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $90 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I like when reading time is a game. This simple clock makes telling time an effort in concentration. And, when I wake up in the morning, concentration is key to actually get me out of bed. BTW, […]

The Leica M8 Digital Camera

Object: The M8 Digital Camera Designer: Leica URL: http://www.leica-camera.us Category: Consumer Technology Price: $5,300 for body only Lust Factor: Hot Description: I can’t say enough good things about the Leica M8. This camera company has created design perfection. The M series lenses, which are meticulously detailed to perform with the most clarity possible, had never […]

The Archos 604 Wifi

Object: The Archos 604 Wifi Manufacturer: Archos URL: http://www.archos.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $450 Lust Factor: Hot Description: The Archo 604 wifi is one of those sort of dream products as far as gadgets are concerned. It’s a TV, it’s a web browser, it’s a photo sharer and mp3 player. Why is it great? It’s […]

The D-TK10 Speakers from Onkyo

Object: The D-TK10 Speakers Manufacturer: Onkyo URL: http://www.shoponkyo.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $1990 Lust Factor: Warm Description: When is a speaker like a musical instrument? When it’s built like a musical intrument. This was Onkyo’s goal when it started to design the D-TK10. Onkyo worked with guitar maker, Takamine, to create a speaker that would […]

The Earset 2 by Bang and Olufsen

Object: The Earset 2 Manufacturer: Bang and Olufsen URL: http://www.bang-olufsen.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $200 Lust Factor: Warm Description: The new Bang and Olufsen Earset 2 is everything you would expect from BO. They build this device out of black plastic and brushed aluminum to create their signature styling. Of course, the striking visual design […]

Dutch Design Week 2006: Woofer speakers by CULTIVATE

Object: Woofer speakers Designer: CULTIVATE URL: http://www.cultivate.nl Category: Consumer Technology Price: $750 Lust Factor: Hot Description: Last week was the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. I, unfortunately, am too poor to go to any international design events this winter, so I’ll feature a few of the designers that have been featured in the Dutch Design […]