Stripey by Simon Pengelly

Object: Stripey Designer: Simon Pengelly URL: http://www.modusfurniture.co.uk Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $1,200 Lust Factor: Warm Description: God, I wish I had something special to say about this piece. I do love it, the way I love danish consoles from the 1960s. The piece just shouts to me: buy me so you have somewhere to […]

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 […]

The D-TK10 Speakers from Onkyo

Object: The D-TK10 Speakers Manufacturer: Onkyo URL: http://www.shoponkyo.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $1990 Lust Factor: Warm Description: When is a speaker like a musical instrument? When it’s built like a musical intrument. This was Onkyo’s goal when it started to design the D-TK10. Onkyo worked with guitar maker, Takamine, to create a speaker that would […]

Dutch Design Week 2006: The Cut Chair by BLOKmeubel

Object: Cut Chair Designer: BLOKmeubel URL: http://www.blokmeubel.nl/ Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $1,400 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 the Dutch […]

Dutch Design Week 2006: Therese Chandelier by CULTIVATE

Object: The Therese Chandelier Designer: CULTIVATE URL: http://www.cultivate.nl Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $1,700 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 […]

Design Mart: Carbon Copies by Nadine Jarvis

Object: Carbon Copies Designer: Nadine Jarvis URL: http://www.nadinejarvis.co.uk/ Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $1,000 – 2,500 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 The product design, Carbon Copies, is […]

The Homeless Survival Coat by Jan Borchies

Object: The Homeless Survival Coat Designer: Jan Borchies URL: http://www.janborchies.com/ Category: Fashion Price: $1000 Lust Factor: Cold Description: The Survivor Coat, as you may be able to see from the toung-and-cheek design, gives all the amenities the homeless needs in convenient and easy to find pouches. As well, the jacket pronounces the wearer’s social condition […]

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 […]