philippe starck, creator of high-tech lamps, modern-style furniture, and chic hotels, has revealed two highly-anticipated wind turbine designs for home use. “Revolutionair,” the sleek turbines were officially debuted after a lengthy 2 years of research and work. The “Revolutionair” turbine is “revolutionary” because they’re designed for homeowners. That means wind turbines in yards, gardens, or […]
Citrus-squeezer in aluminum casting, mirror polished. Price: $96.00 USD Specifications: Diameter: 14 cm Dimensions: h. 29 cm Designer: philippe starck Producer: alessi
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, a very big laser.
A most inviting chair with an organic design that inspires comfort, neatness and style. It takes on a new technological challenge with highly sophisticated processing methods that consist in the welding of two shells: the transparent structure and the seat, in a full-colored and translucent version, are joined together making them indestructible and guarantee a truly surprising design effect.
batch-dyed or clear polycarbonate
L. 62 cm; H. 79 cm; D. 70 cm.
transparent seat version: crystal, green, grey, ochre, purple, orangey-red;
mat seat version: Kartell red, white, black, silver; structure: transparent.
The Braun geometrical kettle takes aesthetics to a whole new level. It is being touted as a shape shifting kitchen implement because it presents you with different shapes at different angles. It’s unique, contemporary, and simply beautiful. <strong>Designer:</strong> <a href=”http://objects.designapplause.com/emi-schenkelbach/” target=”_blank”>emi schenkelbach</a> <strong>Producer:</strong> <a href=”http://www.braun-geometrickettle.com/” target=”_blank”>Braun</a>