Design is honest. Advertising is lying.


I feel the same. From Grandburo Online Store

Published: Jun. 12th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Advertising, Clothes, Design

Kohler Karbon Faucet

With its clean, crisp lines, the Karbon articulating faucet introduces a new geometry of versatile functionality to the kitchen. Intelligently engineered to hold any pose for hands-free operation, Karbon allows you to streamline your work surfaces and workflow. You can extend the faucet fully to fill large pots, lower it into the sink for food preparation and cleanup, fold it compactly out of the way when not in use, or position it anywhere in between.

Published: Apr. 20th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Home

Extend washbasin

Extend washbasin by Marike Andeweg.

Published: Feb. 24th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Bathroom

Entertainment - furniture project


For waiting rooms. An attempt towards distraction. Upon sitting down, a sound system is activated in the headrest of the chair. Each chair has its own recording. One falls in love with you, begging you to never leave it. One teaches you an effective Spanish lesson. One sings gently into your ears. One hates you for sitting down without first asking for permission, and lets its anger pour over you for as long as you stay seated.

Originally designed for solo exhibition titled ‘Waiting Rooms’.

Studio/Louise Campbell

Published: Feb. 5th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Furniture, Sensors

Mini USB Digital Camera


Stripped down to it’s bare functions, this mini USB Digital Camera combines the feeling of not knowing how your shots turned out ala analog film with the ease of USB transfer. No cables are necessary. Just plug it straight away in your computer and always be surprised. Yanko Design

Published: Feb. 5th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Product design

Red Hot

Exresso machine prototypes from Pierre Ittner and Room 69

Published: Feb. 5th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Product design

COR HOB chair


A flexible bentwood shell in the seat and back replaces the upholstery and provides the necessary comfort. As if made in a single casting, Hob seems to float gently above the ground.


Published: Jan. 29th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Chair

Slim-Club chair


Under its solid design representing the archetype of a tradition armchair, Slim Club hides a new comfort deriving from its composition of vertical units assembled at their base. By sitting on it, the 144 elements take the shape of your body. The upper parts of the Slim Club'’s lines change, open and become more personal just with the movement of your body.

By Michael Bihain.

Published: Jan. 28th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Chair

LED Desk Lamp


Space conserving, energy efficient, and award winning, this two-bar lamp has 66 LEDs (included) that brightly illuminate but create minimal heat. Adjustable joints extend up to 46", allowing for easily directed light. Includes a desk clamp. Made of aluminum and plastic. Simple assembly required.

Z-Bar LED Desk Lamp by Peter Ng.

Peter Ng, spent a year perfecting the design of the Z-Bar, which is manufactured in Hong Kong. "I always wanted to create a lamp that had just the essentials," Ng said. "At the same time I wanted the lamp to be functional and look good." A featherweight crop of LEDs enabled the designer to fulfill both profiles: Sixty-six bulbs put out more than 100 lumens focused in a 50-degree viewing angle, and the lamp's aluminum supports have been thinned to just ½ by ¾ inches. The piece extends with birdlike grace 47 inches from a weighted base that can tuck under external hard drives or act as a makeshift coaster. Once Ng had prototyped the bendy body, he said, "I handed out samples to co-workers and friends. I went back and spent days and nights figuring out how to make the joints as adjustable as my testers wanted." There are three joints in the neck alone, including a hinge, a rotational joint, and the light bar's plug-in spot. (The company has since extended the LED line with four other variants, including mini Zs with 40 LEDs and I-shaped lamps with 38 LEDs.)

Continued here.

Published: Jan. 23rd, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Fixture, Light

Troja Arc Lamp


Beautiful fixture to surround yourself in a (1/4) halo of light. The glow looks warm and inviting. Made from aluminum and many many LED's. Created by Munich based hansandfranz.

Published: Jan. 23rd, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Fixture, Light



Accentuating the negative and making it beautiful. Created by demacker_design.

Published: Jan. 23rd, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Light

Plusminus Zero

Love their products - worth moving to Japan for.

Plusminus Zero's Coffee & Tea MakerHeater. Via Mocoloco.

Published: Jan. 8th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Product design

Pluviae shower design


The shower head at the end of the shower curtain rail: simple and ingenious.

By Matteo Thun & Partners

Published: Jan. 8th, 2008. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Product design

Hulger Wooden PIP

A beautiful departure from the disposable concept of just about every other phone made today. This phone is designed to wear in not wear or be thrown out. Produced by Hulger, their first ever wooden pip*phone is fashioned from the distinctively grained African hardwood Ziricote, "normally used for decorative objects, this phone blends innovation with tradition. The Ziricote* comes in it own wooden box and is accompanied by a pot of wax, for treatment". Cost for this one time item is about $3850US - courtesy of Digital Wellbeing Showroom.

Hulger.com and Zircote One Off.

Published: Dec. 30th, 2006. Categorized: Objects. Tagged: Phone

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