Dutch Design Week 2006: Ontwerpers

Object: The Marlin Lounge Chair Designer: Ontwerpers URL: http://www.ontwerpers.nu Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $1,000 Lust Factor: Warm Description: Last week was the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. I, unfortunately, am too poor to go to any international design events this winter, so I’ll feature a few of the designers that have been featured in […]

Dutch Design Week 2006: Sisyphe by Asylum Collection

Object: Sisyphe Designer: Asylum Collection URL: http://www.asylumcollection.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: email designers for prices Lust Factor: Hot Description: Last week was the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. I, unfortunately, am too poor to go to any international design events this winter, so I’ll feature a few of the designers that have been featured […]

Billy Reid Fall 2006 Collection

Object: Fall 2006 Collection Designer: Billy Reid URL: http://www.billyreid.com/ Category: Fashion Price: $100-500 depending on the piece Lust Factor: Hot Description: I don’t believe I have quite the same opportunity to dress as well as women. I think I’ve always been a bit listless and disappointed with men’s clothing options. Then, my co-worker, Amanda, turned […]

Portland Fashion: Adam Arnold Fall 2006

Object: Men’s and Women’s Collections Fall ’06 Designer: Adam Arnold URL: http://www.adam-arnold.com/ Category: Fashion Price: $100-500 depending on the piece Lust Factor: Hot Description: Adam Arnold is one of many very tanlented designers coming from the Portland area. Adam’s work is, what he call’s, a balance of design and construction. I like his work especially […]

Kamism Papers

Object: Kamism Papers Manufacturer: Kamism URL: http://www.kamism.co.jp Category: Architecture and Construction Price: $varies widely Lust Factor: Hot Description: In honor of Design Boom’s awesome 100% Tokyo Design Week, I’m including a few intersting products that I’ve found from some of the exhibitors. I’m a designer, and for 7 years I worked at a corporate interior […]

Unicornicopia by Wowch

Object: Unicornicopia Designer: Wowch URL: http://www.wowch.com Category: Fashion Price: $30 ish? Lust Factor: Hot Description: Wowch makes great T-shirts, among other items, with animals on them. The shirts a derived from the 1970’s D&D, Rush-listening tradition and are best worn by those who have pointy beards and a wizard hat. Unicornicopia is my favorite T […]

Cotton Dress by Modaspia

Object: Cotton Dress Designer: Modaspia URL: http://www.modaspia.com Category: Fashion Price: $92 Lust Factor: Warm Description: Modaspia is a great find if you want style, and simplicity in well made, low-run fashion. Their latest cotton dress is hand made in the East Bay, California. The designers have created a collection that is hard to define. Bold […]

The Hunting Jacket Built by Wendy

Object: Hunting Jacket Designer: Wendy URL: http://www.builtbywendy.com Category: Fashion Price: $380 Lust Factor: Warm Description: Warm is what you’ll be in this extremely stylish interpretation of a flannel hunting jacket. The jacket has slightly squarer lines than a traditional jacket, though. And, the flannel pattern is turned at an angle so the jacket begins to […]

Repurposed Garments by Maison Martin Margiela

Object: Repurposed Garments Manufacturer: Martin Margiela URL: http://www.maisonmartinmargiela.com Category: Fashion Price: $15,000 Lust Factor: Hot Description: Martin Margiela’s house of designers are packed with a level of virtuosity that is almost unheard of. I’ve included two images of repurposed garments but the most impressive is the glove jacket. It takes 103 hours to construct this […]

The Campfire Pillow by Gama-Go

Object: The Campfire Pillow Manufacturer: Gama-Go URL: www.gama-go.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $34 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I have a soft spot for Gama-Go. I kind of think the whole cartoon as art thing has played itself out except for geniuses like Barry McGee. However, the boldness and crispness of the colors in the […]