the age of design

Archive for design (ers)

get lit


lindsay adelman 9-globe bubble lamp, like a craftier, exploded version of the sputnik. see versions on a theme here.

spin doctor


spin tables by tomoko azumi for mark, available through architonic.

matthias pliessnig

rivulet3 - matthias pliessnig

embrasure - matthias pliessnig

providence - matthias pliessnig

we cannot get these images out of our little heads. matthias pliessnig is our idol, both in design and in fabrication.

summer snow

duncan wilson’s snowbench mimics the effect of a snowy blanket: you can’t sit down without leaving a trace.

*via kate pruitt.

let’s talk about

bassam. specifically, their many gorgeous and way-too-expensive pieces of furniture.  par exemple:

oh hello, daybed.

geometric arm chair, you retro devil you!

bassam stripe bench

stripe bench!  why you’re looking fetching today.

bassam tractor stools

oh tractor stools, you are naughty things.

sea defense

Sea Defence by Andy Murray - D&AD Student Design Awards

andy murray takes first place in this year’s d&ad student design awards with his ‘sea defence’ series, a set of stackable wall shelves plus a coffee table.  the sculptural pieces will be produced in white oak or american black walnut for matthew hilton.

I.D. annual design review

the results are in, and as usual, we’re giddy with new products and current favorites.  shot in a portfolio by pal noah kalina, winners range from loft, the chair pictured below designed by student shelly shelly for bernhardt, to the ghostly periodic table by one & co.

"loft" chair by shelly shelly for bernhardt design

in the consumer products department, we especially like the zisha tea project. the purple clay is famed for “retaining heat, preventing oxidation, and gradually taking on tea flavor during years of use.” awesome!

check out the entire list here.