Birds Birds Birds by Ingo Maurer is a huge chandelier comprised of twenty-four low voltage bulbs adorned with goose feather wings. Tin plated metal parts and colored wires complete this lamp which refuses to go unnoticed.
Soren Kjaer, the designer of this Milk Desk, calls his creation the “iPod of Desks.” And while that’s a pretty smooth pitch for a desk, it’s actually a pretty apt description. Milk is a Danish combination office desk and has a built in fish tank, penholder, garbage bin, file cabinets, height adjuster, and a storage box for your iPod. Half of those things are pointless, but it’s also white (like milk!) and looks pretty neat. If you stick it in your office you’ll feel like you’re from the future!
Spiralignt is a chandelier designed by Robin Carpenter made of 216 leds . The creative LED Chandelier recently made waves at the IMM Cologne design fair 2007. Robin Carpenter’s eye-catching LED chandelier, Spiralight, demonstrates how good those little light emitting diodes can look when they are used in a clever way.
LIFT is a new kitchen concept that fulfils our days needs for modular and dynamic systems. Lately we’re experiencing how space is becoming important. The kitchen features different sliding (up and down) modules containing all the necessary tools a kitchen must have. While your not working or cooking you can close the sliding units together and create different kinds of sideboards. LIFT can be well positioned in a one bedroom apartment, in a studio, in a loft or in a open space kitchen, living room area.
Based on current social trends in Japan and influenced by the old Shinto tradition and ancient Japanese beliefs in the spirits of nature (kami), this public transportation scenario for the next decade is designed to bring harmony between the natural environment, the human beings and the machines (technology).
Fedora is designed by Falaise Eric and Christine Birkhoven for the designboom “the radical radiators of the future” competition. “Fedora” is a radiator range for home or hotels room.Its purpose is cosiness: it offers a place to sit and relax. The recess is big enough for two cold feet or a lazy cat. A basket made of felt fits perfectly in it. This alcove which looks like a hat can be removed and placed for the sofa. It is filled in with granules which save the material a while in temperature. Let have a quiet cup of tea: fun’s only just started.
This toaster is designed to engage the user, re-invigorating the social context of toasting by questioning everything about what we toast with today. This is a toaster that brings life and joy to a stagnant domestic appliance, and iconic object for the home.
Cutoff Table is made of steel bar & walnut and designed by Jason HorvathThis table wears the process of milling wood on its sleeve. When dimensioning lumber, boards are chopped to size leaving rough and generally unusable scraps.
Francesco Cappuccio was born in Caserta, Italy, in 1967. He studied architecture at the University of Naples, specializing in Product Design, and graduated in 1997 with a Master.
Francesco Cappuccio multi customizable wall clocks “choose your time” is made in MDF white board, you can write your favorite city and notes. Produced by Hora.
Neues Licht means “new light” in German, and we can’t think of a more appropriate name for this innovative lighting design company which creates futuristic lamps with fiber optics.
Delicate decadence is brought to mind. Following the great tradition of chandeliers, Scintilla creates subtle, seductive lighting with exciting effects. The state-of-the-art materials lend an atmosphere of simplicity. The fragile, minimalistic design combines the latest in energy-saving fibre optic technology with the classical features of historical chandeliers.
The Sevn collection is designed by William Gordon for Meld. For each piece, Meld utilizes the latest mold making technologies, computer aided design concepts, concrete admixture, fiber technologies and premium raw materials to ensure consistency and the best quality.
The blue desk is fabricated in Paul Kelley’s studio in an edition of 10 and sold with a certificate signed by the designer.This revolutionary desk actually contains a built-in chair. What appears to be just a desk opens up and extends into a comfortable dual desk-chair. The blue acrylic outer shell is nicely offset by the solid mahogany interior.
Bruce is a balcony barbecue grill. To save space on the often very small balconies Bruce is designed to be hung up on the balustrade. His shape is similar to those of flower boxes. That makes it possible to use standard holders to install Bruce.
Whirlpool’s creative design offers a visually interesting solution to that old-age problem of how you can easily manage your laundry without getting tired.
The washing machine boasts three baskets above for the different types of items: whites, colours, and darks. Once the wash is done an ingenious device hauls away the clothes to another compartment, which dries, de-creases and refreshes them. The downside of course is that you have to sacrifice an entire wall and get another few jobs to pay for it.
Soft Pipe is the latest seat thought and designed by Samanta Snidaro and Andrea Fino. Two pipes covered with soft coloured leather and metallic parts become a dynamic, relaxed, surprising chaise lounge. The Soft Pipe is available in white, black and red. The structure is totally made of iron pipe, which is then covered with compact polyurethane.
Fire Furniture designed by Schulte Design, is a table where a small fireplace is integrated into a wood and stainless steel coffee table. German furniture company Schulte poses a clever and well-designed solution to the winter’s chill with its Fire Furniture line.
Moenia Design , specializing in designing woven furnishings and decorative accessories for modern living, will introduce the “Spa Collection” at the Las Vegas Market on July 24th, 2006. The collection features colorful furniture and decorative accessories based on organic forms. Targeted at spas, resorts, hotels, and high-end retailers, architectural and design firms, the Spa collection compliments Moenia’s Resort, Vineyard, and Home and Garden Collections. The collection provides a refreshing look and brings a sensory experience to modern living. This approach is symbolic in combining natural materials, organic form, and vibrant colors that enable designers to create a more sensory environment.