Lunuganga by Wok Media

No time for actual camping or getting back to nature? I hear ya. With all my blog distractions and general urban puttering I have no time left for nature except to watch an occasional episode of National Geographic Explorer. But if you are looking for more of a natural distraction bring back natures glory in […]

The St.Peter-8XMile: Make Juice- Thumb Your Nose at the Church

This gold plated ceramic juicer is designer Giuliano Lacchetti’s opportunity to protest the Catholic church and make a fine citrus beverage in the process. The juicer, sown above, is a miniature version of Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican City. The concept is that the Church squeezes every last penny out of its parishioners while […]

Cityplates by not Neutral

Cityplates by NotNeutral are old news in the hyper acute world of cool trends being exploded into the blog ether at a mile a minute. But I haven’t written about them and maybe that’s what matters most to me, art least. The graphic nature of the map is so eye popping as to attract every […]

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 […]

NAT, designing nature exhibition 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. A project that is a cross between an exotic Garden of Eden and an […]

Established & Sons 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. Established and Sons presents their 2007 collection. New work by Sebastian Wrong (iconic clock), […]

The Flatpack Rug by Big-Game: Functional Furniture for the Transient Fashionista

Flatpack is a tufted wool rug by Big-Game, a Swiss and Belgian design house. The rug concept was born from the idea of taking a simple cardboard box and flattening it out so that each tab of the box spreads to make a rug.  I like this simply because it exploit an already interesting form […]

Hella Jongerius Four Seasons Teapot for Nymphenburg Porcelain

Miss Jongerius, through master porcelain maker Nymphenburg, has explored the boundaries of the Baroque Rococo with this teapot called Four Seasons. The work has what I consider to be the characteristic marks of Rococo: The piece is stark white, The figures of the teapot are crusty and ornate, and the overall form of the piece […]

Inside Out Collection Liqueur Glass Set: The original or a ripoff?

Hey! hey! What the f##k is going on here? Which one of these glasses is the original and which is a ripoff? About a year ago I reported on a woman who had created a design for a glass so similar that it feels like an impossible coincidence. The pint glass by Emiko Oki is […]