Presented at the Superstudio venue, a reclaimed railway yard, was Czech visual artist Jiri Prihoda‘s ‘arbor dwelling II, lampyriade (firefly)’, a two level urban dwelling made from plywood, wood, corrugated sheets, and plexi glass. The construction includes a staircase that leads to a functioning door, opening to the main space of the habitat.
Nendo has designed a three-piece dog accessory collection called ‘heads or tails’ for the japanese lifestyle magazine pen. The series of puppy products consists of a geometric bed, dishes and toys, all which have multiple applications and functions.
When we think of wood and paper, we usually see it in this manner; wood=source, paper=result. What if we flipped the model and saw paper as the source and wood as the end product? This was the concept behind Mieke Meijer’s project at the Design Academy Eindhoven. To think of paper as the end state of the product was limiting. With so much paper as the end result of making newspapers, Mieke envisioned an opportunity to upcycle the process and re-create wood.
Constructed from high quality, durable stainless steel, this collection of four Tuls feature several grooves cut out to perform the same tasks your household tool set can. There is everything from spoke wrenches and pry bars to bottle openers and iPhone stands. The best part is the fact that they can fit onto your key ring, back pocket, or wallet. All of the cards have been given different names to help organize them. The innovative tool set was created as a collaboration project between Dave and Calvin Laituri.
Essentially a single snowboard cut into 2 pieces, the Dual Snowboards offer up a ton of mobility that snowboarders would’ve never dreamed of. The individual halves attach to each one of your feet independently allowing you to perform a ton new tricks, while still being able to perform most of the tricks you could already perform with a typical snowboard.
Woodsman Axe Table by Duffy London is made out of solid walnut, oak, or ash and comes in the form of a dining table, coffee table, or console. It was inspired by the Grimms’ fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, and founder Christopher Duffy states, “You won’t need to be afraid of the Big Bad Wolf with [this table].”
Sponge is an outdoor lamp designed by Miguel Angel García Belmonte.“There is a new light. No dazzles. No marks. Not even corpuscles or lumens. It is a warm and porous light, coming from the hand made pottery piece skin. Sponge consists on a clay sphere where the light slips through, thus becomes more than a lamp, as an unusual clay piece with an unique design that achieves a very particular look along its uneven surface.”
This versatile lighting system can become your favorite if you give it a chance. The Ledge Hanging Lamp comes from designer Tim Wigmore, who has created the sleek lamp as a means to remind us how modern society can reuse and reshape scrap materials into fantastic new objects. “The recycled aluminium framework of the Ledge Lamp highlights random and colourful scraps of signage and contrasts them with a context of sleek refinement. “
Le Beanock is a UK designed and built bean bag hammock chair that will eventually find its way into our own personal homes.The chair comes in a handful of sizes and colors to finish off any space nicely, whether it’s indoors or outdoors. You can even get your own company logo printed onto the bean bag, which would be great for the office.
Designed by Redverz Gear, this spacious tent not only provides shelter for 2 adults, but also allows you a “garage” for your motorbike or bicycle making it perfect for not both storage and making repairs. There are two doors to enter and exit the tent along with hooped pole configuration to withstand high winds and increase interior space.
In Venice, California resides furniture and instrument builder Charles Lushear , the man that is responsible for these carved wood Batman Bat Symbol Tables.The table is shaped to look just like Batman’s bat symbol and comes in three different options including black or walnut with hairpin legs, and walnut with an option for curved legs.
The name of this one says it all, a furniture collection that takes on the shape of both numbers and letters. These lounge chairs incorporate the entire alphabet from A to Z, numbers 0 to 9, and even 25 different punctuation marks to let them know how you really feel. The best part is that this furniture can be customized to fit your needs, personal or corporate identity, and not just the letters and numbers either. You can even choose the type of finishes and materials you would like on the lamps and chairs.
Essentially a less bulky, more streamlined version of the Cave, the Wedge is also inflatable, which is quickly starting to become the industry standard. The 48 square feet of space is roomy enough for 2 people to not only sleep, but store a small amount of baggage and gear as well thanks to the inner pockets lining the tent
The Big Chop is the result of a special collaboration between us and multi-talented designer Danny van Kessel from Atelier van Kessel based in Amsterdam who designed The Big Chop and makes every board by hand!The Big Chop is a cutting board, but not an ordinary one. It’s a cutting board specially made for your iPad. The cutting board combines rustic low-tech wood with a stand for the high-tech iPad.