The AnZa Espresso Machine In Corian or Concrete

The AnZa is a sculptural tabletop espresso machine available in either Concrete or Corian with accents of brass, steel, wood and glass that was created by the Montaag design studio and an espresso repair shop which share the same space in Berkeley. Read more

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A Visit To The Museum of Failure in Los Angeles

The Museum of Failure is the brainchild of Swedish clinical psychologist and self-described “innovation researcher” Dr. Samuel West. Brought to Los Angeles last December for an initial two-month run, the temporary museum exhibition consists of a 100+ marketing failures from some of the world’s best known brands and companies such as Mattel, Apple and Nabisco. Read more

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Original Porsche 911 GT3 Tailpipe Trim Turned Into Wireless Speaker

Porsche Design’s high-end wireless 911 Speaker is made from the original tailpipe trim from a Porsche 911 GT3 and is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and aptX technology for wireless audio streaming with a battery life of up to 24h. Read more

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Simple, Elegant Wooden Tripod Stands for TVs and Monitors

If you’ve ever shopped for a media cabinet or a stand for your tv you know that there are several, but few that are aesthetically pleasing – unless you purchase one that’s custom-built. Roomours of Germany offers a really nice alternative: The Front Row (and Front Row On Tour). Wooden tripod-like TV or Monitor screen stands made in Germany that are a pleasing alternative to cold glass and metal high tech stands and heavy media cabinets. Read more

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The Hope Motorbike: A Custom Revamped Vetrix V1 Scooter

The Hope Motorbike, a custom revamped Vetrix V1 Scooter, from Sam Aguiar of France’s Shiny Hammer is a futuristic, fully electric maxi scooter that is made-to-order. Read more

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Vintage Rocking Horses Turned Into A Magical Unicorn Chandelier

If you are not familiar with the work of Stuart Haygarth, you’re missing out. An artist and designer who turns found objects into spectacular lighting, furniture, and art installations, his pieces are whimsical, technological and imaginative. A wonderful example of this is his Prairie King light, an enormous chandelier that turns English mid-century, ride-on, spring-mounted rocking horses into unicorns with illuminated horns, clinging to a suspension lamp covered with fairground bulbs. Read more

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SplinterWorks Custom Luxury Pool Slides.

Way, way back in 2012 I introduced you to SplinterWorks’ Shoot, a limited edition sculptural pool slide. Then, made of carbon fiber and leafed in silver, the arching outdoor sculpture with unique steps slid you right into the pool in a trajectory that emulated spouting water. And they only made three of them. Now, the same company of craftsmen have launched two more beautiful pool slide designs: The Reflex, and an updated version of the Shoot Slide in a Bronze resin finish. Read more

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Bad Marlon Architectural Dog Houses

Korean company Bad Marlon knows how to treat your pets. Their beautifully designed modern dog houses (as well as the finest accessories for your beloved companion) are hard to beat when it comes to style. Read more

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Zaha Hadid Design Carries On With Stunning Bathroom Designs for Noken.

As big fans of the work of Zaha Hadid, we were thrilled to find an amazing collection of bathroom furnishings: tubs, sinks, mirrors and more designed by the late architect’s company for Noken. Aesthetically in line with Hadid’s inimitable style, the Vitae collection combines avant garde style with functionality. Read more

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Ratio Eight Edition Coffee Makers: Brewing Meets Beauty

In the world of coffee, “pour-over” coffee is the big thing at present. Burgeoning home Baristas have been buying up pour-over coffee makers, machines and accessories like mad. I’ve been waiting for Poppy Home’s pour-over coffee machine  for years ever since I caught a glimpse of it in 2015, but it has yet to make it to market. In the meantime, an equally beautiful option has emerged. Read more

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