Paraseat by Steven Haulenbeek

The paraseat is a beautiful concept that exploits the use of a simple mechanical concept. It’s a simple plastic cantilever with a lot at the end that allows you to wedge this thing on a post and use paraseat as a comfortable impromptu place to read a paper or have a drink. If you combine […]

This Table Will Self-Destruct from Studio 1a.m.

“This table will self-destruct. The top of the table is structured as a grid of concrete pixels. Each time a new table is produced, one pixel is removed from the design. Following these rules of self-destruction, the shape becomes more intricate as it diminishes. This project converges elements of mass production and handmade craftsmanship, resulting […]

MyYour Furniture

The MyYour collection is a relatively young furniture company with a great deal of skill in not only crafting unique products but also presenting those products in the best possible light. And speaking of light… The Community table and chairs, which combines to make one monolithic form when not in use, has a beautiful detail […]

1 Year Ago at Design Crack: Riddled by Steven Holl

From time to time, I like to pull out pieces from the archives that I’ve found particularly beautiful. This is one of my favorites from December 2006. Enjoy! Horm is unlike any furniture company I know of. This company has hired a gaggle of famous architects as their designers. One piece I love is Steven […]

Stool Wraps by Arik Levy: An idea for the space challenged magazine readers

Arik Levy has created a design that takes recycling to new levels while also creating an opportunity for those magazine hoarders out there to remain fashionably clutter free and still keep their magazines. We all know these people. Usually they are older single people who have saved every magazine for the past forty years because […]

Honeycomb by Quinze and Milan

Quinze & Milan is a design studio run by the mad man and egotist, Arne Quinze. Quinze, for American subculture freaks, was partly responsible for the massive wood structure in the Blackrock desert during Burning Man 2006 known as the “Belgian Waffle“. Before the Belgian Waffle came about, I had never payed much attention to […]

TreehuggerTV: HauteGreen Salon

Treehugger.com has created a series of videos for Haute Green which are definitely worth watching. I find the designers in these videos to be a bit weenie-ish, but they have designed and made beautiful and well crafted products that are a bit less energy intensive on the environment. Go-Green-Go!

watdesign on Revver

Over the next few weeks, I thought I would start adding some of my favorite architecture and design related videos from the awesome video sharing site, Revver. These next few are from Designguide.tv. I think you’ll find these videos pretty compelling. robert andriessen interviews the guys from watdesign, a young design company based in the […]

watdesign on Revver

Over the next few weeks, I thought I would start adding some of my favorite architecture and design related videos from the awesome video sharing site, Revver. These next few are from Designguide.tv. I think you’ll find these videos pretty compelling. robert andriessen interviews the guys from watdesign, a young design company based in the […]

Piet Hein Eek and Front Design at Spazio Rosanna Orlandi on Revver

Over the next few weeks, I thought I would start adding some of my favorite architecture and design related videos from the awesome video sharing site, Revver. These next few are from Designguide.tv. I think you’ll find these videos pretty compelling. For Spazio Rosanna Orlandi (an intuitive talent scout of design attracting some of the […]