Yugen Table by Itoki

Object: Yugen Dining Table Manufacturer: Itoki URL: http://www.itoki.jp Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $4000 Lust Factor: Warm 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. The Yugen table by Itoki is maybe the most agile dining table I’ve […]

IQlight by Bald and Bange

Object: IQlight Manufacturer: Bald and Bang URL: http://www.bald-bang.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $500+ 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. The IQlight is a sign of the times. Wait! It’s 33 years old […]

Scottish Designs: The Jello Seat by One Foot Taller

Object: The Jelly Seat Manufacturer: One Foot Taller URL: http://www.onefoottaller.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $450 Lust Factor: Warm Description: One Foot Taller is a fantastic Scottish design firm with a sense of softness in their design. The Jelly Seat is no exception. The seat is made of “crumb rubber” and fiberglass, and moves not […]

Design Mart: Tide Chandelier by Stuart Haygarth

Object: Tide Chandelier Designer: Stuart Haygarth URL: http://www.stuarthaygarth.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $10,000 + Lust Factor: Hot Description: To Celebrate the London Design Museum’s exhibition, Design Mart, I am including several of their up-and-coming designers they have showcased. For more information about the exhibition, go to www.designmuseum.org Stuart Haygarth’s Chandeliers are as powerful to […]

Droog Designer: The Meatbag by Ted Noten

Object: The Meatbag Manufacturer: Ted Noten URL: http://www.tednoten.com/webshop/items/meatbag/ Category: Fashion Price: $10,000 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I can’t help but put another one of Ted Noten’s products on my list of highly addictive design. Here’s a purse that will turn heads: the Meatbag. This purse is a cast clear acrylic body with an 18K gold […]

The Animal Horse Lamp by moooi

Object: Animal Horse lamp Manufacturer: moooi URL: www.moooi.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $? Lust Factor: Hot Description: Moooi makes some products that are just way out there, and the “Animal Horse” lamp is one of them. I find this design compelling for a couple of reasons: the rendering of the horse, and the way […]

The City System Shelving by Marcel Wanders for moooi

Object: The City System Shelves Designer: Marcel Wanders for moooi URL: www.moooi.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $? Lust Factor: Warm Description: The design Marcel Wanders has done for moooi is exceptional in that the shelving system is extremly flexible and modular while still appearing simple. The modules when stacked together also mimic a city […]

Droog Designer: Praq Restaurant Dish Table by Tjep

Through January, the Museum of Arts and Design will be hosting an exhibit on the Netherlands’ Droog Design titled “Simply Droog”. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll spotlight some of my favorite design objects from the Droog Designers. I also highly suggest browsing the comprehensive list of links located in the sitemap. Object: Dishtable […]

The Samsung K5 Portable MP3 Player

Object: The K5 Manufacturer: Samsung URL: http://www.samsung.com/sg/k5/ Category: Consumer Technology Price: $210 for 4GB Lust Factor: Warm Description: Why do I like this piece of design? The ethereal display that shows the equalizer levels. From the very begining when Kenwood popularized the car EQ about 20 years ago, I have always been attracted to the […]

The Nike Plus iPod Running System

Object: The Nike+ iPod Running System Manufacturer: Nike ipod URL: http://www.nike.com/nikeplus/ Category: Sports and Recreation Price: $500+ Lust Factor: Warm Description: A lot of people have written this up, but I can’t help but mention this awesome piece of equipment. Why do I like it so? It creates a competitive videogame like environment around something […]