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 […]

Gorenje Refrigerator With Swarovski Crystals: The Agelina Jolie of Kitchen Appliances

This may be one of the flashiest, most insanely gorgeous, and at the same time functional gadgets I have ever seen. A Few minutes after I spent time with this refrigerator, I immediately thought of Angelina Jolie. When I think of Angelina, (we’re on a first name basis, you know) I think of beauty, I […]

Carafe Jacket by Eva Solo

It’s very rare that I look at a product and just say to myself “Awwww, you are so cute!”, but I must admit that I did this when I saw the carafe and jacket by Eva Solo. The object is a simple glass carafe that is quite wide at the base and tapers up. Surrounding […]

The Chicago Spire by Santiago Calatrava

Famed Spanish Architect, Santiago Calatrava, known for such buildings as the recent Milwaukee Art Museum, has moved further down the lake to Chicago to create what might be his most enduring work in a long career of enduring works. This one is not as flashy or anthropomorphic as his previous buildings, but it has one […]

The Aurea HDTV by Philips: A new Paradigm in Television Experience

Philips, one of the most innovative companies in the world, has taken a big leap of faith with their new Aurea HDTV. This is no ordinary 1980 x 1080p LCD HDTV. No. It adds two dimensions to the viewing experience that I think are unique with these types of televisions. First, the Aurea is surrounded […]

East Beach Cafe by Thomas Heatherwick

Thomas Heatherwick created this beach side cafe in Little Hampton, UK around an extremely strict design cept. The owners wanted to discourage graffiti, which was a problem in the past, by getting rid of any large expanse of flat surface on the building. But it was the building’s intention to be long and thin to […]

When a Chair Becomes a Light

This post comes via Moco Loco. It’s a baroque chair re-purposed as a piece of neon art. The chair is striking, straightforward, iconic, classic, and fresh at the same time. The designer Lee Broom, is a baby faced kid, with a big career ahead of him. I’m excited to see what happens next. BTW, Mr. […]

Lineground Round Mirror by Skram

Mirror, Mirror. On the wall. What’s the fairest (mirror) of them all? Possibly the Lineground Round Mirror by Skram? I was looking through 2Modern’s retail catalog, and I came upon this mirror and was a bit stunned. The mirror is built with the same craftsmanship as a fine musical instrument. The bent wood frame is […]

Lamp by Konkret Form: Minimalism, Sandinavian Style

Konkret Form is a minimalist design duo from Stockholm Sweden. They are a fairly young but well accomplished crew. All of their projects follow a simple rule which is, as you may have guessed from the lamp, K.I.S.S.: Keep it Simple, Stupid. As you can see, they haven’t strayed from this with this lamp that […]

Bling H2O: Design Crack at its Worst

I just happened to notice this on Yahoo today, and I could not help but to put it on the blog. I present Bling H2O– the next best thing to selling luxury air is luxury water. The water is the brainchild of Kevin G. Boyd who is a Hollywood writer and producer (I’ll get to […]