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Olympic Torch Wins Design of the Year Award

Unveiled last year in June, the London 2012 Olympic torch won the Design of the Year award during a ceremony held at London’s Design Museum yesterday. Designed by Barber Osgerby with a triangular shape, it was (…)

Ikea Uppleva Tv

Last week Ikea revealed the “Uppleva” (which translates as “Experience” in Swedish): a piece of furniture, a smart television, a DVD player and a sound system combined which aims to bring design and functionality to (…)

Oups Lamp Collection by Nathalie Bernollin

A clever collection of lamps which look like paint spilling out of a bucket by French designer Nathalie Bernollin. With its playful design, “Oups” will add a funky touch to your home and fit with all (…)

Fender Telecaster Prototypes by Matthew Schneider

A smart rethinking of the Fender Telecaster by New York-based art director and designer Matthew Schneider. Since guitars are all made of wood and carbonate material with the same monotonous finishes, it was time for a (…)

Il Capo Dining Table by Creazioni

“Il Capo” (the head) by Creazioni is an unusual dining table that is three quarter minimalist and one quarter ornately carved. It clearly makes a statement with a clashing contrast which creates a beautiful balance (…)

Tout Va Bien Cabinet by Bd Barcelona

The “Tout va bien” collection by Bd Barcelona is a rare breed resulting from Paris-based graphic designers Antoine Audiau and Manuel Warosz (Antoine + Manuel) taking an adventure into the field of furniture design. It (…)

Menu Picnic Corkscrew

A smart and well designed carry-on corkscrew designed by Jakob Wagner for Menu, a rapidly growing Danish design brand. Its case is covered with soft silicone and becomes the handle so that it can (…)

Crashed Ferrari Table by Charly Molinelli

French designer Charly Molinelli  has had the clever idea to place body parts of a crashed Ferrari inside a wood box coffee table, just “like a dead hero placed into a coffin”. The designer first had (…)

Levity LED Light by Peter Stathis and Virtual Studio

Designed by Peter Stathis & Virtual Studio, Levity is an ingenious LED lamp that retracts into the work surface. It is flexible, its height is adjustable and it features two power outlets to accomodate (…)

Divisible Balloon Whisk by Hansol Kwon

Divisible is an easy-to-wash balloon whisk designed by Hansol Kwon. Since cleaning the wires of a whisk is no easy task, users tend to solely rinse the utensil, which is everything but hygienic. Divisible has a (…)