Oslo Collection

The Oslo Collection by Muuto is truly art for your, can we say – derriere? Not only a pleasure to look upon, but also a joy on which to sit on. In fact, we feel this furniture series is well worth hosting a housewarming gathering over, if only as an excuse to obscurely show off your new find. Designed by Anderssen & Voll, this Norway crafted lounging collection is upholstered in Denmark with Kvadrat textiles, delivering beautiful design elements, backed by quality, and ensuring bottomless aesthetic appeal. Continue reading


Contour Rollerball Pen

There is an explosion in the use of concrete. Many designers have fallen in love with the material and are creating a wide variety of unique accessories such as jewelry and bowties. One such love affair is between Taipei-based 22 Design Studio and concrete. The designers view Taipei as a city “made of concrete and steel” and have set out to redefine these materials with their designs to create bold and unique products. An incredible execution of this concept is the Contour Rollerball Pen. Continue reading


Bonsai Equilibrium Vase

Here is a designer worth noting- her name is Beatrix Li-Chin Loos and she is based in Strasbourg, France. Loos specializes in creating unusual objects from recycled and leftover materials, especially wood. One of her signature designs is this captivating Bonsai Equilibrium Vase. Continue reading


Nude Landing Hangers

If you have ever played the game “Pick Up Sticks”, you will know what fun can be had arranging a group of wooden sticks in order to orchestrate a strategic game. The Nude Landing Hangers, designed by Wenjiao Shen and Ruiqiong Huang of Soso studio, act similarly. With no metal fittings, glue or paint to hold them together, they simply perch amongst themselves, waiting for your move on how they should be approached. Even the product name itself incites an image of simplistic beauty, and that’s essentially what they deliver also. Tall, slender, natural, simplistic beauty. Continue reading


Maria S.C. Chandelier

I am always inspired by artists who take “defined” objects and place them in a new and refreshing context. Polish based artist Pani Jurek, did just this when she created the Maria S.C. Chandelier from laboratory test tubes. The result is a colorful and playful design with a strong reference to the classical European chandelier. What is even more wonderful is that the Maria S.C. Chandelier invites its owners to participate in the creation. The tubes can be detached, and you can add liquids of various colors to change the appearance of the chandelier. Another option is to add plants or candles which too create a whole new effect. Continue reading


Zoo Multidisciplinary Furniture

When it comes to finding the perfect furniture piece, little else is more appealing than the words ‘exclusive’ and ‘handmade’. Which is what Mayice boasts of with their beautifully crafted piece, containing no screws or other such substructures, and delivering nothing short of perfection. Continue reading


Bed R1

The Bed R1 is a designer bed created by a young team of Ukrainian architects who founded a company called ODESD2. Much thought went into the design of the R1 bed and it is truly built to last. It is created from steel, veneered plywood, solid ash wood and felt, and will add a fresh and exciting twist to minimalist bedrooms. Continue reading


Farmhouse Lounge Chair

Whether you live along a backcountry road, or dwell high atop a city, this shabby chic Farmhouse Lounge Chair delivers equal parts comfort as it does class – assimilating nicely within any living quarters. Inspired by antique barns of yesteryear, hailing from the stirrings of a Pennsylvania Dutch land, this wire lounge chair delivers an extra wide seat section capable of hosting any caboose in which to ease itself onto. Continue reading


TGM & Airbnb

The Good Mod (TGM) is no new kid on the block, having offered their multidisciplinary designs from their fabrication studio since 2002. They are a seasoned Portland, Oregon team of inventors who recently had the opportunity to collaborate with Aaron Taylor Harvey from Airbnb on a revolutionary line of custom furnishing for a new call center tailor-made for laptop-based work in 2014. Continue reading


CX491 Induction Cooktop

Cooking food has never been easier. Gaggenau, a German manufacturer of high-end home appliances, which has continuously won awards for the design of its products, has launched the CX491 Induction Cooktop. It makes cooking a true delight, and what is really cool abut its design is that the induction base knows to identify where the cookware is and heats only that space. Continue reading