Zigzag Coffee Table by Tsai Design for 66 Degrees

I wanted to give a quick shout out to my friends over at 66 degrees who have got exclusive distribution of a new table by African designers, Tsai Design. The table is due out this Thursday, and Hey, it’s not the iPhone, but it’s a damn nice design by one of South Africa’s more talented […]

Goodbye Fly by Gulio Lachetti: Commemorate Milan by Killing Flies

Milan has an extremely intricate pattern that makes up its central city. Roads thousand of years old crisscross with modern freeways and light rail tracks. Now you will always be reminded of walking those crooked side streets by whacking a couple of flies.

Help! I Fallen for Help Remedies and I Can’t Get Enough.

I’m in love with the spartan and extremely generic packaging shown in an article at trend central.

Bel Air by Mathieu Lehanneur

Let’s face it. We live in a toxic world. Everything we build our home out of or bring our home into is constantly off gassing toxins. Then along comes Bel Air, a product proposal by Mathieu Lehanneur. He proposes with Bel Air to create a new type of air purifier by expertly selecting plants that […]

Periodic Table by One and Co for Council Design: Fourty Two Grand of Pure Luxury

Back in Early 2007, Council Design came out with a fabulous new collection they called “Optimism“. At that time, they were just prototyping the periodic table which they showed on their website for a while. But Derek Chen, owner of Council Design, had not yet perfected the table which he had commissioned from design superstars […]

Blaue Blume Teacup by Undergrowth Design

I met the maker of the Blaue Blume Teacup at the 2008 ICFF, and I still have about one hundred of posts left to do covering the fabulous designers I met while at the show. This was one of my favorites. The design feature a baroque cup and saucer set in pure white porcelain. The […]

Bubblicious by D-Vision

D-vision very clearly ums up the beauty of their bowl the best: “A bowl comprised of varying volumes of spheres, to place fruit of different sizes, in a way that enables to position the object in a new equilibrium each time, due to the change in the center of gravity. ” How cute! An ever […]

Pb Elemental Architecture

Seattle based Pb Elemental Architecture recently sent me a note to let me know that they exist and that I should write about them to let my readers know who they are. Normally, I sort of forget about these types of emails, but when I started to look in the PbEA’s work and found that […]

The Smoking Gun by Design Glut: Where Pun Mixes with Double Entendre

Design Glut is an extremely fresh design group of two making some of the smartest products out there in the world.  The product that caught my eye at the recent ICFF 2008 show was The Smoking Gun: a cigarette holder with a deeper, blunter sense of the act of smoking. The iconography of the cigarette […]

Mixko: A World of Undiscoverd Similarities

Mixko, as their namesake indicates, is a  company that mixes multiple unlike things together to come up with completely new meanings. They look at an object like a whistle, for instance, and say, “Hey, if the scale of that whistle were multiplied in size by, like four hundred times, then that whistle would make a […]