The Maria USB Drive by Luis Eslava for ABR Produccion

Probably every blog and their mother has posted this Maria USB Drive by Luis Eslava from 2004. Unfortunately, most of the blogs (that I’ve seen, at least) have not given credit where credit is due, so definitely check out Luis’ site because Mr. Eslava is a great product designer with a strong sense of joy […]

Oragami Table by Anthony Dickens and Tony Wilson

The Oragami Table is a pretty amazing piece of design and quite possibly the only table I’ve written about that I really, really want to own. Each table consists of three legs that interlock together to form the structure. The glass table top is put into place, and there you are. Assembly of this table […]

Alder by Brent Comber

I post all the pictures to Flickr that I put on the site . (let’s not get into the legalities, but I only post things I love and then promote the hell out of them, so I’ve had no complaints) I posted this one just yesterday, and it already got a comment suggesting that the […]

Bracelet by Pinel and Pinel

Frederic Pinel has brought us many different fantastic products from his Paris design studio, the latest of which is the current special issue bracelet. His mode of operation, if I’m not mistaken, is to take to the streets to see what the youngsters are doing, and then re-interpret a piece for his collection. His recent […]

Brand Crack: The Louis Vuitton $42,000 Handbag

Maybe I watch too much crappy television? I don’t know. But, I was watching the Preview Channel – you know, the channel that scrolls the TV guide at the bottom while washed up child actors talk celebrity gossip- the other day when the woman on the show started barking on and on about Louis Vuitton’s […]

Razor Blade Pendant by Arash and Kelly

As you may know, I’m a huge fan of NIKE shoes. So, when I saw this pendant available at the Arash and Kelly design store, I just had to have it. It’s a pendant using the (most likely) trademarked NIKE phrase, “Just Do It”. A Phrase NIKE has used for years as a call to […]

Diorette Collection by Victoire de Castellane

Victoire de Castellane is the queen of enamel and jewels, and her new Diorette collection for Dior shows off her skills better than ever. The rings are huge, bold, chunky. It’s like wearing a little forest on your finger. All this is topped on a white or yellow gold band of exquisite quality. The rings […]

The Dutch Tub

Object: The Dutch Tub Manufacturer: The Dutch Tub URL: http://www.dutchtub.com Category: Furniture and Housewares Price: $6000 Lust Factor: Hot Description: The Dutch Tub is one of those ingenious ideas where you wonder, ” Why has no-one thought of this before?” It’s a bit like an old-fashioned wood fired hot tub, but it uses a bit […]

Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial 2006 Designers: Enteractive by Electroland

Object: Enteractive Designer: Electroland URL:http://electroland.net Category: Architecture Price: $? Lust Factor: Hot Description: The project was an grid of squares embedded within the entrance walkway of an existing office building. Each square was illuminated by LEDs and was pressure sensitive. The effect is that the LED lights would light up when anyone walked over them. […]

War Bowl by MosleymeetWilcox

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 […]