Feb 17, 2011
This Italian designed chair is casual, sophisticated and perfect for any modern furniture fanatic. Lacquered in black or white, its aluminum casting frame and seat cushions would look great in any room of your home. designer: marcello ziliani producer: casprini materials: aluminum and nylon or polycarbonate period: 2009
Feb 11, 2011
A clever new building toy is a creativity incubator in a (recyclable) cardboard tube. One kit – a cutting tool and a variety of fasteners and hinges – will help your kid transform all those boxes leftover after the gift-giving ends into … well, take a deep breath. $25 for a Kit for One, $50 […]
May 4, 2010
Daring bright colors and contemporary designs are key essentials of Angharad McLaren’s woven textiles. Inspired by a dynamic mix of human and natural influences McLaren’s latest Shibori Pleat collection is influenced by water sport activities such as sailing and windsurfing.
Her passion for the sea and water-sports visually inspired McLaren to create a collection which features Dobby and Jacquard designs which are ideal for indoor and outdoor applications such as blinds, screens, wall panels, floor mats and furnishings. Her textiles are created using traditional techniques which are updated using the latest computerized hand-weaving and industrial technology. Materials range from organic natural fibers to neoprene to performance textiles such as recycled ropes which are appropriate for climbing. While recycling and being super eco-friendly McLaren has an ethical production method of repurposing existing materials into new woven patterns.
Product: shibori pleat collection
Designer: angharad mclaren
Producer: angharad mclaren
May 4, 2010
trek lime is no lemon. here’s why. the people have spoken. after one month of online voting, 198 finalists, the Trek Lime wins the 2009 people’s design award—the fourth annual cooper-hewitt design museum competition. Introduced as the answer to the millions of American adults who do not ride a bike, the Trek Lime bike was […]
Apr 22, 2010
three good things to say about this chair. a chair that fits in your pocket. a great gift idea. a designer object that is in your budget. Designer: alejandro aravena Producer: vitra