Go from 1 to 8 and back. Jump on one foot, then two, get down pick up the stone and you go on. Hopscotch rules remained the same, but the silicone hopscotch makes a new world possible. Any child of the new generation has access to it whether they are in an interior space, like their home, or outside in the street. This silicone hopscotch is a contemporary version of a nostalgic game and it was designed by Anca Fetcu, due to the challenge of the Intro team to reinterpret a classic game and to adapt it to the imagination of children today.
Warsaw, Poland-based artist Marta Turowska creates these whimsical bowls and plates that feature our favorite animals like cats, hedgehogs and whales. Her works are all made completely by hand on a potter’s wheel and then the animals’ tiny features are painted on.
The shadow art of Italian artist Fabrizio Corneli is the result of carefully calculated projections of light. Using mathematics to produce each visually compelling and mind-boggling piece of work, Corneli gives life to his seemingly simple, geometric wall extensions with light. He poignantly says, “Light is energy which creates forms.”
Whether Corneli’s piece is a folded sheet of copper casting the negative space of an intricate scene, a suspended triangular lantern expelling a burst of light in the silhouette of a man with outstretched arms, or a few simple stick-like structures on a wall allowing shadows to create the defining contours of animal faces, they each utilize the power of light and shadow to form unforeseeable figures.
Spyros Kizis young Greek designer presents his creation called Artichair literally a chair and an armchair made from natural fibers.
As part of his training on the side of Edinburgh, he developed a new material, natural fiber combining agricultural waste, biological and derivatives thistles epoxy resin.
A starting point, kinetic art, vibration, waving, moving, trying to recreate this idea with 67 unique pieces of wood.
Change the perception of the animal, the movement of the eye causes the bird seeking a “vibration” of the optical structure. Each end is worked in aquariums with glass globes with different views. Finally litter compost is made possible to be fertilized creating a comprehensive ecosystem even within the object.
“A backpack bag which transforms from 2D into 3D with the simple gesture of pulling the zip up. The straps can be easily adjusted in order to carry it as a backpack or shoulder bag, and they also allow holding home keys which will always be on the top part of the bag. You pull the keys to use them, and they come back to their place when the straps are stretched.”
Designed by Italy based Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the Jet Capsule measures in at just 7.5 meters long. Don’t let its small size fool you though. The vessel provides seating for up to 7, with a fully customizable seating area. The fiberglass constructed hull allows the 325 horsepower Yammar diesel engine to propel the boat through the water at speeds of up to 25 knots. The futuristic design was inspired by space ships, and even features a rooftop lounge bad for catching some rays.
The BriefSkate Mini V2 deck is only 29-inches long, so it’s ideal for those tight spots that you need to kick through, be it a college campus or any random aisle in Target. It also features a hidden compartment for your phone or keys, and the shock-resistant interior promises to cradle your mini tablet with nary a scratch coming to it. The handmade deck also features adjustable tension latches and a custom-made hinge set.
The Slate is a household accessory, bringing form and function to our daily lives. It’s practical, aesthetically pleasing, and most importantly – it increases the efficiency of our laptops.The Slate is cut from a block of pure, premium bamboo. It’s ultra lightweight, super strong, and it will absorb the heat from your laptop. The curves, air ventilation, and docking station are chiseled, hand-sanded, and polished to mirror the feeling of glass. A super thick and heavy duty mouse pad is installed and sits flush against the surface of the slate.
The Nutter is a multi tool for bicycles, combing all the essential tools you’ll need when something goes wrong. Stowed nicely inside the burnt brown or jet black leather and recycled inner tube pouch are a nylon tire lever, 15mm box head spanner, spoke key, 3,4,5,6,8mm hex tool bits, philips head screw driver, flat head screw driver, T25 torx bit, magnetic tool bit extender, and yes, bottle opener. The Nutter itself turns into a handle, giving you some sweet leverage, and it all weighs just 3.9oz.
Pencil is the most natural and expressive tool for getting ideas on Paper—a beautiful blend of advanced technology and crafted design. Pencil’s special expressive features: Erase, Blend, and adaptive Palm Rejection, open up a whole new world of creative possibilities in Paper.
“Austrian designer Rainer Mutsch has created a series of lights made of fiber cement for the manufacturer Molto Luce. Each individual luminaire shade is moulded manually from soft fibre cement: the shades get their stability through their slightly rippled geometry which eventually leads to a minimum of material thickness.”
“It’s an exhibit about the famous masterpiece The Last Supper, by Leonardo Da Vinci. 13 young and famous designers were called to look beyond the scene and imagine the thirteen -never seen before- seats of Jesus and the Apostles. Each designer gave his own interpretation of the symbolic connection between one of the Saints and his chair, with creativity and the due respect.
The 13 chairs will thus be revealed On 19 October, together with contributions of 13 photographers and 13 critics at MAC (Museum of Contemporary Art in Lissone, Italy).”
A very intimate ritual of measuring the body and the trying on of a mock-up shirt by the customer – undertaken in a process of shirt-making- and presenting a ready made garment became our focus of interest in the Vienna Design Week Passionswege project. The final object expresses the carefulness for quality of the manufacturer and heads to become a quiet director of the shirt-trying ritual.
“‘De-Evolution’ is largely a critique of the US in its decline both politically and morally, but at the same time, it is an homage to the country’s underlying beauty and spirit.This notion is represented by a series of upholstered chairs that appear to melt, or de-evolve, before the viewer’s eyes. Where the gaps and deterioration begin to occur, however, the fabric remains beautifully intact, following the broken-down forms in their entirety. “
Icon hill is an exceptional red wine cuvee of 2009 vintage, produced by the renowned austrian winemaker Leo Hillinger in a limited edition of 999 bottles that have been designed by Zaha Hadid architects to reflect the wine’s bold and distinctive character.
Playfully enlarging sweets typically made from flour and dough into a real-life furniture, designer Boggy Chan has created this series ‘Sweeties’. the cupcake stool and biscuit table were based on the concept of playing with food, discovering its texture, smell and touch of the ingredients and turning it into a design object.