In the past I shared with you designer Patrick Jouin’s specially designed versions of Champagne House G.H. Mumm’s traditional Cordon Rouge Case and Saber for 2011 and 2010. The companies’ ceremonial Saber is a sword used to expel the cork and an accompanying case is designed to bold both the Saber and the Champagne. Read more
THE CONRAN SHOP UNVEILS RED, A SPECIAL EXHIBITION FOR THE LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2012, 14-23 September 2012
The Conran Shop is pleased to announce RED, a special exhibition to mark 25 years at the Michelin Building during the London Design Festival 2012. The exhibition includes works by over 40 designers including Jasper Morrison, Thomas Heatherwick, Nendo, John Pawson, Ingo Maurer, Marcel Wanders, Raw Edges and Alexander Taylor. Read more
Parador Designer Flooring by world-renowned designers Ross Lovegrove, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Jean-Marie Massaud, Karim Rashid, Jean Nouvel, Konstantin Grcic, Ben van Berkel, Matteo Thun, ORA ITO, Piero Lissoni, Werner Aisslinger and Zaha Hadid. Each has designed exclusive indoor laminate flooring for manufacturer Parador. Read more
I know you may have seen some collections of modern transparent bathtubs on other blogs and although some of those tubs may be on this list, this also features some new and more recent designs. Here’s an up-to date look at some of the more beautifully designed modern glass bathtubs. Read more
“hu”… simply means human.
a clear and pure statement embodied in a timepiece for issey miyake. it truly is a creative bonding and all my life long feelings about watches as prosthetic extension of the body, the concept of anatomical contouring and the organics sculptural possibilities of materials that integrate into one single skin. –Ross Lovegrove Read more
The 20 Wildest Speakers.
When I grew up, in the seventies, you basically had few choices when it came to speakers. The average consumer deliberated between JBL or Kenwood while the audiophile went for Cambridge Soundworks, Harman Kardon or Bang & Olufsen. Besides wattage output, your biggest deciding factor was whether or not you wanted wood paneled speakers or all black. Read more