Smeg, which has developed home appliances for 60 years, and Italia Independent, a brand of creativity and style, have combined two icons to create the SMEG FAB28 Jeans Refrigerator. Read more
Mono Pendants in Duo, Trio or Quartet offer a unique way to display living things, be them goldfish or succulents. The suspended glass display bowls are made in Germany of stainless steel and glass and come in three variations. Read more
Sculptor and artist Stephen Newby began working with inflating stainless steel back in 1995. Creating home furnishings and furniture, water fountains, art installations and sculptures with his unique process, he has turned a cold hard material into something that looks organic and inviting. Like glass, blown metal has beautiful transient surface finishes. And, like soft inflatables, it also has limitless shaping and size capabilities. Blown or inflated metal combines all of this with the strength, durability and permanence of metal. Read more
Ready. Aim. Lights out.
BANG! is a desk lamp with a gun-shaped remote controller. User can fire the “gun” to turn the light off. The light goes out and the lampshade knocks to the side, showing that it’s been hit. To turn it back on, simply shoot it again, and the lampshade will raise up slowly and turn the light back on at the same time.
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This modern looking, smart thermostat, the Nest, has been getting a lot of coverage on design blogs and in the news recently – and with good reason. In addition to being great looking, the technologically advanced thermostat saves energy, learns from your behavior and is wifi-connected so you can even program it from a downloadable mobile app when away from home. Read more
above: goldfish printed on glass doors turns a shower it into an aquarium
Sprinz of Germany makes lovely glass items for both commercial and residential applications. Etched and colored glass doors, shower enclosures, walls, stairs and more. Now they also have digitally printed glass and as you will see in the following images, it’s a great way to add some color and life to an otherwise traditional utilitarian product. Read more
The Elica collection of ceiling and wall mountable range hoods from Italy are so beautiful and innovative that even if you’re not in the market for one, they are worth sharing. Read more