Lite Tapestry Tower: a Floor Lamp by Aswoon

Have you been wondering how to dispose of your old couch, but you don’t want to send it off to a huge landfill? I’ve got an idea! Rip the thing apart and break it down into its component pieces. And when you get to the springs, cut those up and turn them into a chic, […]

Reader Request: Licht Im Raum and Dix Heures Dix

A reader has requested that I send a quick shout out to all in the interior design community: Do You Know of a Product Rep. in the United States for the two companies Licht Im Raum and Dix Heures Dix? Both manufacturers produce exquisite work, and I would very much like to know if there […]

Do Baby by Gabriele Pezzini

Within this past year several people I know including my wife had a baby. And for some strange reason 2 of the babies that I saw born this year (including my boy Lawrence) were photographed at one point in a tote bag. So it was some sort of fate that I was sent an email […]

The Origin Washstand by Nothing Design Group

The concept of  The Origin Washstand by Nothing Design Group kind of hits you over the head with a beautifully sculpted river rock with the strength of its metaphor. But as literal as its form is pulled from nature, there is no denying that being able to control a faucet with something as simple as […]

Benjamin Hubert Desk Acessories for Welmade

Do you remember when you were a kid, and your mother gave you a toy comprised of a board with various geometric holes in it along with a number of colored sqaures, stars and spheres? I remember this at least. It was a toy that teased your brain to fit the blocks in the right […]

BKLYN Designs: Vexell

This Sunday, I attended BKLYN Designs in the Dumbo Neighborhood of Brooklyn and was impressed with the level of craft by the offerings. Over the next few days, I hope to feature a few of the most exciting small companies I observed. Today, I’d like to mention Vexell. Vexell’s furniture, as was the case of […]

Pillowig by JooYoun Paek

JooYoun Paek may be one of the most innovative designers I’ve seen in a long time. Her project range from the practicle to the insane. But the thread that ties her projects together is each product solves very practical problems in garishly bold ways. There are so many ingenious products that this woman has made, […]

Paul Smith Spring 2008 Collection: Straight from a Wes Anderson Film

I’m one of those guys who wishes that Paul Smith was my best friend. Paul and I would hang out walking the streets of London looking for affected youth to star in his advertising campaigns. Every once in a while I would look over at Paul and say, ” Hey Paul, would it be possible […]

Armani Casa: Classic Big Brand Design Perfection

I’ve made it a point to cover big, chunky fantastically fashionable brands over the next few weeks, and today is one of my favorites: Armani Casa. Armani Casa is like the stage set for a highly stylized 1940s noir film with a good budget. Each piece evokes one of two feelings in me. Armani Casa […]

Tape Dispenser by J-Me

Like so many other products on DesignCrack.com, there is not much you need to say beyond your immediate visceral reaction to clever products such as this tape dispenser. Yep. It’s a tape dispenser in the form of that all important audio media device: the cassette tape. The design is so damn cute. And at twenty […]