The Doorknob Lightbulb: A Bright Idea found at Core 77

I’m just in a cranky mood today. I saw this product a few minutes ago, and it made me think of the years of stupidity we’ve seen in American design today. Not this design, but the lack of doorknob innovation. See, I like this design. It immediately makes me think of something I’ve seen my […]

Vase by Francois Azambourg for Cappellini

Francois Azambourg has designed a piece of pottery that rivals the paintings of Joan Miro. Add a bit of bowling pin aesthetic to the miro-esque scene, and you have this vase.

Vessel/Architectural Pottery Beauty in Simplicity

 Let’s face it, we all want to make an extra buck. But it makes it so much more simple for me to sell goods when the goods are just so… good. Today, I’m exploring’s collection of Vessel’s Architectural Pottery re-issues from San Diego. The pieces are a higher plane of lovely. Most ceramic vessels […]

Snurkengoed Bedding: The Perfect Bedding for the Average American

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be homeless and sleep in the cool night air under a cardboard box? No? I never have, but if you have a weird sense of humor and a yearning to get closer to your grungy roots, or you feel like you need to practice sleeping […]

Tea Handkerchief by Miho Kaneko

Having tea time is a world-wide tradition that, at times, cannot be easily performed because of the unavailability of fine china. One way to circumvent this shortcoming is to print the china ona piece of linen and do away with needing plateware. Tea Handkerchief by Miho Kaneko : KithKin Presents : The Power Of Paah! […]

OFFI Duoplane CD Shelf

OFFI Duoplane CD Shelf These colorful wall-mounted shelves can be installed vertically or horizontally. They are perfect for the tight spot in the bathroom, and they work well in in groups of 3 or 4. One Duoplane Shelf holds 75 CDs.

Up Yours Ashtray by Jean Marc Gady

If you’ve read this blog from the beginning, you know I have a propensity to write about things finished in gold, ashtrays, and witty titles of design objects. This piece brings all three of my loves together in the golden “Up Yours” Ashtray. It gives a big fuck you to all the smokers out there […]

Paper Thin: A Bowl by Agata Nowak

Tear a piece of paper from your notebook. Crumple it up. Now begin to curve the piece of crumpled paper into the form of a vessel. What you get is a vague resemblance of what Paper Thin, a collection of ceramics by Agata Nowak, is all about. The amazing thing to me is a crumpled […]

RoCoco Chalkboard Sticker from Wall Candy

As you probably know, wall stickers have gone crazy. I don’t know what the market for wall stickers was three years ago, but know a days you can’t get away from them. But what innovations are left in the wall sticker business? Chalkboard wall stickers, as far as Wall Candy is concerned. They have recently […]

Die Electric by Scott Amron

Scott Amron sent me a link to his Die Electric project months ago, and I loved it so much that I wrote a post about it and but somehow it was lost in the ether. Finally, I’m back on the case: Die Electric is a play on dialectic mixed with a little die and a […]