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Living Pet

If you live and or work in a relatively noisy environment, there is something AMAZING you can do about it. Designer Lorenzo Palmeri, who is part of the Dutch design team at DeVrom, created the Living Pet collection – a breathtaking series of gigantic animals made from recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate). In a unique manufacturing process, the PET is transformed into soft felt, a material that absorbs and reduces noise. Most importantly, the large animals have a fantastic aesthetic appeal add style and sophistication to a space. Continue reading

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Growth Expanding Origami Pot

The concept behind “Growth”, an expanding origami pot, is nothing short of genius. Instead of having to transfer a plant every time it outgrows its pot, the origami pot expands with the plant, dramatically decreasing the trauma the plant undergoes. This method also saves the plant owner a lot of hassle since he/she doesn’t have to transfer the pot and only needs to add soil. The design is absolutely exceptional. Based on Japanese origami technique, the pot is composed of triangular shapes. In its most compact position, the triangles are closely knit, and as the plant expands, the triangles take on a three dimensional and more fluid look. Continue reading

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Chic & Basta

Can’t make it to Quebec, Canada for a one-of-a-kind shopping spree? Chic & Basta can make unique purchasing desires an online experience available to all! Whether you are looking for a hand-stitched quilt, a recycled cardboard bowl, or a ceramic chalice, this site is bursting with a curated collection of handcrafted items worth every non-existent Canadian penny! Continue reading

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Pen Uno

I love stationary. I can spend hours looking at different types of paper, pens, you name it… So naturally I got really excited when I saw the Pen Uno, created by LA-based design company called Ensso. What is special about the pen is that its diameter is immensely slim- only 5.3 mm- making it one of the slimmest pens in the world. Best of all, it comes in four fantastic finishes- space grey, silver, gold and rose gold. In short, slim and stylish, just the way we like our pens. Continue reading

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Larose Guyon

Larose Guyon takes online shopping to a whole other level. Named after the owner’s themselves – Félix Guyon and Audrée Larose – this design duo out of Vercheres, Canada, are as madly in love with one another as they are with design itself. Continue reading

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Desk Collection

The Desk Collection by Grovemade is simply extraordinary. It offers users several superbly designed pieces that instantly transform the standard office space into a neat, efficient and of course stunning designer workspace. The collection includes different items such as a monitor stand, laptop stand, keyboard tray, mouse pad, wrist pad as well as smaller accessories such as a phone stand, storage dishes and small potted plants. Continue reading

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Lignum Fold Collection

London based Another Studio has embarked on an exciting journey to take one of the most ancient materials in the world – wood – and use it in a new and modern way. Their new collection, Lignum Fold, introduces a series of items made from wood and processed using an origami style approach. The collection includes a lampshade, pencil pots and dishes. The design is simply extraordinary and opens up a whole new dimension of how wood can be utilized. Continue reading

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Filotto Pool Table

There is an Italian expression that goes “Calma e Gesso”. It originates from the ancient game of billiards and refers to the calmness (calma) and reflection a player takes before hitting a challenging shot, as he or she rotates the chalk (gesso) atop of the cue stick. Designer Gregg Brodarick and Adriano Design took this motto and created an entire brand out of it. The philosophy behind the brand is the need to take the time necessary before a challenging decision to calmly select the best direction. Continue reading

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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

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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