The Record Bowl by TimeSurvivors

Yesterday, a guy from the Netherlands left a comment on my blog announcing that he had this vase that I had profiled a while back for sale on his site. The piece he pointed out to me was this fabulous Tulip vase by Lotte van Laatum which sells for about $140. So, I went to […]

Brand Crack: With Love. Hillary Duff

From Sephora’s Website: “With Love�Hilary Duff is an expression of love in all its forms and dimensions: the unconditional love of family, the generosity of friendship, and the breathtaking excitement of romance. Exotic fruits add an intriguing sparkle to the rich woods and sultry ambers of this effervescent, oriental fragrance.” OK. I really want to […]

Pillow by Trine Kornum

Trine Kornum’s work is extremely simple and consistent. She takes small irregularly shaped flowers cut from a soft, vibrantly colored felt, and she sews a grid through the felt flowers directly onto a linen pillow. The result is an opportunity to lay your head in a flowing field of flowers. I find her work to […]

Ashleytray by Diplomat Design

Object: Ashleytray Designer: Diplomat Design URL: http://www.diplomatdesign.com/ Category: Tchotchke Price: $see website Lust Factor: Warm Description: The AshleyTray is one of those designs that makes me want to take up smoking just so I can use this product, It’s an elegant piece of glass that smacks of my grandparent’s decor circa 1970. I mean, they […]

Flock of Starlings by Quelle Est Belle Company

Object: Flock of Starlings Designer: Quelle Est Belle Company URL: http://www.mossonline.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $60 Lust Factor: Hot Description: Moss, as you may know is the store in Manhattan’s Soho district that is like a gallery of creativity on crack. I’m sure I will have several more product to show on Design Crack in […]

Van Amburgh by Sam Johnson

Object: Van Amburgh Designer: Sam Johnson URL: http://www.thorstenvanelten.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $80 Lust Factor: Warm Description: Here’s a couple of items from Thorsten van Elten… Van Amburgh is like a black diamond that you can sit on. The gray poly body is lightweight and stackable. I find it to be the perfect touch […]

Pigeon Light by Qubus

Object: Pigeon Light Designer: Qubus URL: www.qubus.cz Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $see website Lust Factor: Warm Description: We have a local writer named Michele Tea here in San Francisco, who writes about pigeons an a manner so eloquent and personal as to give me a fondness for this bird that I never had. This […]

Brush 2 by CITIZEN:Citizen

Object: Brush 2 Designer: CITIZEN:Citizen URL: http://www.mattermatters.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $95 Lust Factor: Hot Description: This is a brush that I am sure Saint Martha, patron saint of domestic servants, would approve of. The brush is simple, clear, direct, and suited for the most zealous Christian.

LED Alarm Clock by Jonas Damon

Object: LED Alarm Clock Designer: Jonas Damon URL: http://www.mattermatters.com Category: Consumer Technology Price: $90 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I like when reading time is a game. This simple clock makes telling time an effort in concentration. And, when I wake up in the morning, concentration is key to actually get me out of bed. BTW, […]

The Papton Chair by Fuchs+Funke

Object: Papton Chair Designer: Fuchs+Funke URL: http://www.fuchs-funke.de Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $50-100 Lust Factor: Warm Description: The Papton Chair is here for pure nostalgic reasons. A good friend of mine had bought a similar cardboard chair about 10 hears ago, and it took maybe 2 hours to figure out how the chair was supposed […]