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Archive for July, 2011

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Prouvé RAW Collection from Vitra

The Prouvé RAW collection from Vitra is a series of Jean Prouvé furniture classics – newly interpreted by denim specialist G-Star and Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra in collaboration with the Prouvé family. Born out of a mutual passion for this French Modernist’s iconic designs, the G-Star and Vitra creative teams have worked for two years…




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Breakfast Express by Reiko Kaneko

This Breakfast Express series of egg cup, toast rack and salt & pepper cellar by UK-based designer Reiko Kaneko is just adorable. Each part may linked together by hidden magnets so that the entire train may be wheeled along. Handmade in England from fine bone china with birch wheels. Sold separately for £19.95 each (approximately…




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Escargot Lamp, Le Corbusier

This lamp revives the famous Escargot model designed by Le Corbusier in 1954. Nemo-Cassina Lighting is producing this table lamp in a limited edition, maintaining all of its stylistic essence and original allure. The model presents fluid lines recalling the shape of a snail, with a golden exterior and a silvery interior. The etched brass-plated…




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Globetrotting Designers: Your Guide to Design Fairs and Exhibitions

Claudio Larcher and Flavio Mazzone, both architects who founded Milan-based Modoloco Design co-wrote this Globetrotting Designers: Fairs and Exhibitions for Young Designers book as a guide to some of the important fairs and exhibitions around the world. It is also a book full of advice, answering two major questions: What can a young designer do…




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Oppopet Computer Mouse by Nendo

This series of Oppopet computer mice is the latest from Japanese design firm Nendo, designed for ELECOM. This wireless optical mouse comes with a USB receiver that is in the shape of different animal tails. Simply plug the tail into the computer and the mouse is ready for use. Once done, just plug the tail…




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The Lady Killer Vol.1 by Atelier Ted Noten with Laikingland

Lady Killer Vol.1 is definitely not a conventional jewelry box. This “box” designed by Atelier Ted Noten with Laikingland was inspired by the 2004 “Unstaged” installation of a robot and a ring, where Atelier Ted Noten set a full size industrial robot alongside a safe in an Amsterdam gallery with the function of protecting and…




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Forest Stools by Arik Levy

Designer Arik Levy created these Forest Stools for UK-based company Bernhardt Design. Like the name suggests, these Forest Stools are reminders of trees in winter. The symmetrical circular base of the vertical chrome rods represent the trunk, while each of the short footrests placed horizontally at different levels resemble tree branches. At the same time,…