Object: War Bowl Designer: mosleymeetswilcox URL: http://www.thorstenvanelten.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $180 Lust Factor: Hot Description: The concept is simple and brilliant: melt a bunch of toys in a wok just enough that they form a bowl. The toy of choice is an army soldier. I had a number of these soldiers as a […]
Object: The Earset 2 Manufacturer: Bang and Olufsen URL: http://www.bang-olufsen.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $200 Lust Factor: Warm Description: The new Bang and Olufsen Earset 2 is everything you would expect from BO. They build this device out of black plastic and brushed aluminum to create their signature styling. Of course, the striking visual design […]
Object: About Time Designer: CULTIVATE URL: http://www.cultivate.nl Category: Consumer Technology Price: $120 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 in the Dutch Design […]
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 […]
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 […]
Object: The Weltenbummlerin Bag Manufacturer: Tausche URL: http://www.tausche-berlin.de Category: Fashion Price: $150 +/- Lust Factor: Warm Description: The Custom Bags built by Tausche are very similar in concept to the popular American Timbuk Designs messenger bags. There are a couple of items that set the Tausche bags apart, though. First, theses bags have some very […]
Object: The Rotolog Manufacturer: Nixon URL: http://www.barneys.com Category: Personal Technology Price: $250 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I’m an architect, and architects are generally well behind the cusp of trends. That being said, I like the way stainless steel and walnut looks together. Yeah, so what if everyone from Wal-Mart to Pottery Barn has worn out […]
Object: Gobble Coat Hanger Manufacturer: Materia URL: http://www.materia.se/ Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $250 Lust Factor: Warm Description: It’s gorgeous black rubber construction allows for tons of coats to be jambed onto the rack in such a way that when full mimics a tree.
Object: The Sponge Vase Designer: Marcel Wanders URL: www.marcelwanders.nl Category: Tchotchke Price: $100 Lust Factor: Hot Description: Marcel Wanders is a multi-talented designer who makes products that range from small vases to buildings. The Sponge Vase is an excelent example of his wit and sculptural abilities.
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 […]