Florian Schmid used Concrete Canvas to create a set of chairs and bench that gives a gritty illusion of uncomfortable concrete until one walks closer to it and discovers that it’s simply a construction of canvas panels.
Carbon fiber seems to be coming in all shapes and sizes, cars, phones and now laptops. I think its unattractive to have a circle border around the logo, and would prefer if it had none.
Besides that I love the design. It’s simple, durable (perfect if you take your laptop everywhere with you) and you can’t get a more modern and sophisticated look than metal and leather all wrapped up in one product.
Open a used 4 inch diameter tin can on both sides. Use a normal can opener, the ones that leave the lip intact.
3D print both front and back part. Remove support. Nail or screw the back part unto a tree or a wall about 1 to 3 meters above ground to attract eastern bluebirds. More models for different type of birds will come.
Stack up those glossy magazines you can’t bear to throw out, buckle them down with a pillow on a pale Nordic-ish birch wood base, and voila! you’ve got a dandy designer footstool, or extra seating for a party…
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Karim Rashid was the superstar of the ’90s design world, his new sofa, Float, for the Spanish manufacturer Sancal shows a versatility critics doubted he possessed. A collection of fun looking sofas that was presented at this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan.
Truecartier is an ongoing jewelry project that explores form and luxury. By using audio data recorded at luxurious jewelry stores in NYC, with the use of generative algorithms and parametric design, the rings in the collection take forms that are unique to its environment.
Woods is a new lamp designed by Héctor Serrano for Arturo Alvarez that was inspired by the magic of the forest and the light that escapes from between the trees. Nature-inspired or not, I’m getting a mid-century vibe from it.
Street Charge is what design studio PENSA calls an “urban intervention.” It’s a solar-powered rest stop for the New Aesthetic, a place for your phone to sit dedicated to squeezing in a 5-minute email check without killing that last remaining sparks inside your smartphone battery.
It’s no secret that Nike has been trying to get its wearer’s as close to barefoot as possible. With all of the weight reducing and flexibility enhancing materials that they are developing its actually fairly obvious. They even have sneakers like the Nike Free line that are said to mimic the feel of being barefoot.