We are alerted: World Animal Day is October 4. This post celebrates environment, design, fashion, and animals used in marketing efforts. Here we feature a collaboration between Puma and Atmos NY, which consists of three pairs of Puma models inspired by three endangered polar animals: the Harp Seal, Macaroni Penguin and Polar Bear. Each sneaker […]
Phillipe Starck’s latest — a plastic chair — earned it’s name on the first sketch. Mr. Impossible. The designer said it couldn’t be made. The challenge being the weld. Using existing methods to weld the seat and the legs would create an unsightly seam. Kartell’s engineers had to go the blue water route. The key, […]
It’s summer in our hemisphere. Long days. Warm weather. Spending more time outdoors. Here is a innovative product that you make yourself at the beach or on a picnic — the cutlery! What fun! The cutlery (Do!) and an extension cord (Thrush-In) that stores nicely in its own felt container is designed by Arihiro Miyake. […]
a home that makes the Smart car, standing side-by-side, look like a SUV. no, an 18-wheeler.
Worried about space? The Dyson DP24 is for you. This version of the top-shelf Ball, measures only 29.6 inches tall and weighs 11.6 pounds. And its sucks the color off the carpet. Visit Dyson DP24 Home Depot was surprised by the fire-safety statistics. Their new design lab creates Home Hero. The goal was to create […]
When does form and function equal art? Here is an example. A recent reviewer said “If Apple did housewares, this might be the iPot.
Just about the time we should be thinking about 86ing our plastic bottled water habits we have a bottle story. We came across this art and artist via trespluscool The artist is Martine Camillieri, a french artist who works with colorful plastics. Trying to think of an adequate bumper sticker here. —No to trash. Make […]
if you like Eames, a collectors item, a childs toy resurfaces.
stairs are both clever and beautiful.
why wood? wood is up to 10 times stiffer than fiberglass and nearly 6 times stiffer than a kevlar.