bread and love

bread and love / Martin Azua
An everyday object transformed into a jewel. Two metal rings catch a napkin in order to make a breadbasket. The shape reminds embroidery hoops, so it’s a good chance to embroider a wish that accompanies us in everyday actions. It is a very suitable object for keeping a promise alive; it has many similarities with wedding rings.
+ martin azua

bread and love / Martin Azua

contour candleholder

A tea light is a nice source of light. That’s why we designed a shape that defines a place to enhance this quality instead of enclosing it.
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air lids

A kitchenware collection focusing on different lid designs in collaboration with Daikin, an air conditioning equipment manufacturer.
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OP-jects

OP-jects is a series of daily life objects with optical illusions. My aim is to change the perception by giving the brain maximum information. The function of the objects triggers the effect of illusions and it reveals hidden visual secrets.
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scraped mirror

Scraped Mirror typifies designer’s experimental approach. One version uses scraped mirror film on bent plywood to create a visual transition from wood to mirror surface; the other features polished corroded metal to achieve its mirror effect.

+ Cecilia Xinyu Zhang

chop chop

Preparing food seems to be the most normal thing on earth. And that is exactly why we don‘t bother performing all the tasks while working in the kitchen.
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glass blown shelf


With the fascination to show beautiful, funny or precious objects, Studio Thier&vanDaalen launched this design. An intense coloured shelf, made entirely from glass. In this design we combined traditional crafts with modern technology.
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salty divider

SALTY space divider
invites a user to interact with it by changing/adding/removing its layers. The room divider marks changeability and adaptability to different spaces. It combines woolen and polyester fabrics;

+ Martyna Golik

roots

Preparing and cooking food symbolize one of the turning point of human evolution, man became a social and cultural being.
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sweet pouf

SWEET pouf
slowly coming down while seated creating feeling of sinking in. Made of memory foam and quilted memory foam upholstery;
+ Martyna Golik

petali

Petali is inspired by the traditional Venetian mirrors produced since centuries in Murano. The piece offers a contemporary interpretation of the traditional mirrors, but preserving the traits of refinement and uniqueness that distinguish them.
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the new normal

“This project uses the idea from nutritionists that we can easily compare food portion with the individual hand size,” explained Vuthisatkul. “For example, a fist of carb, a palm of protein, a thumb of fat, a cupped hand of fruit, two hands of vegetable.”
+ Ponsawan Vuthisatkul

plateau shelter

The undulations of the Shelter Plateau may seem like a reference to pastoral roofs … But they also symbolize the interaction between materials and technical expertise. Finally, they show a different approach to the plateau itself with its main dock and its independent modules.
+ gregoire delafforest

missing ocean chair

A series of cotton tubes printed with the original motifs of the Glasgow-based team Timorous Beasties, embroidered in 3D with cashmere, fluorescent fishing lines and other materials by Chloe Patience have been added on the chairs.
+ nobody and co

Ikebana ring

The Ikebana Ring is a sterling silver ring that holds a small bouquet of wildflowers. Ikebana is the Japanese art of floral arrangement, based on a philosophy of developing a closeness with nature.
+ areaware

split mirror

A mirror reflects reality – but only part of it. The Split Mirror does this on three sides. Thanks to the fold in the sheet of coated metal that splits the mirror, you can see yourself three times, from different angles.
+ ontwerpduo

composium

Composium is a tabletop light made with a solid hand blown glass by glass artist/designer, John Hogan.
+ ladies and gentlemen studio

matter of color

“The viewer is encouraged to imagine the white form transformed by the colour, invited to make their own interpretation of the potential between the object and the unapplied colour.”
+ mr Dean Brown

layer project

I want to tell you about Individuality of the Layer. This chair has so much potential, actually it can be every image like paintings, cartoons or textures. If someone wants to have classical chair, just put a classical layer…
+ Yunsohyun

one for all

This is a very large and long piece of dish.
It is a dish like a table, a table like a dish.
We serve various dishes in large and small hollows and color the table.
At a party, at a picnic, at a restaurant …
It is a special dish to gather together.
+ narukuma

curator cabinet

By developing their own machine in which they can form plexiglass panels in organic curved shapes, they are able to make showcase cabinets with a magical effect. The most bizarre objects fit in with the advantage that you can see it from all sides.
+ studio Thier&vanDaalen

i want to be a Chinese vase

Imperfect vases that need other objects to fulfill their role.
“If you tell someone that looks like a vase or a flowerpot this is not exactly a compliment. A vase can decorate and make us happy but it seems that this is not enough. The exhibition is a claim of the vase as an essential object, a piece that represents like no other the usefulness of the simply beauty. “
+ Martin Azua

trough

Trough is the review of two of the main utensils of roasting and serving the famous Segovian suckling pig: the tray and the broth pearl. The design of the elements do not break with the tradition of their predecessors, presenting the same materials and finishes, although playing with their forms and functionality.
+ studiosolvente

les madeleines

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Les Madeleines is a collection of tableware born from the union of passion for food and memories of meaningful moments strongly bound to it. Wether in solitude or in a social gathering, the pleasure experienced in those instants is encapsulated in its simple and functional objects, which echoes those powerful sparkles of joy.
+ Friday Project

souce bottle

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A clay bottle for sauces, designed and cut for ease of preparation and pouring, useful both in the kitchen and on the table.
+ Martín Azúa

osmosi furniture

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Osmosi is an edition of unique glass and marble pieces, marrying both materials into sculptural objects and pieces of furniture.
Through gravity alone they fit together in synchronized harmony.
+ babled

fang kitchen tools

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The simplest kitchen tools in existence since time immemorial, by Joachim Froment
+ joachim froment

4th Dimension Watch

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The 4th Dimension Watch is composed of a thick circular case and cognac leather band. Although a relatively simple design, the watch has a complex balance of materials that includes concrete, stainless steel, bronze, and leather. Taiwanese designers Sean Yu and Yi-Ting Cheng imagined linking time and space into a visual form when they designed the 4th Dimension Watch. The shape is designed to take the shape of a spiral staircase, while the gold-hued hands move up and down. The effect is a careful and sophisticated interplay of shadow and light.
+ 22designstudio

chocolate textures

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There are many factors that determine a chocolate’s taste.
In coming up with a new chocolate concept, we turned out attention not to such factors, but to the chocolate’s “shape.”
The 9 different types of chocolate are made within the same size, 26x26x26mm,
featuring pointed tips, hollow interiors, smooth or rough surface textures–
and, while the raw materials are identical, the distinctive textures create different tastes.
Each chocolate is directly named after Japanese expressions used to describe texture.
+ nendo

multifacet

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Multifacet is a series of pretty shiny objects made of concrete and shiny metals to hold other pretty objects, designed by Matali Crasset for Concrete Beton, exhibited at Maison Object 2015.
+ concrete-beton
+ matali crasset

milk on wheels

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– “I want to trigger the young into drinking goat milk, and thereby give our ensuing generations a taste of this charismatic alternative.”
“Milk on Wheels” is a fully functional refrigerator with a peltier based cooling system. The self serving brass faucet combined with playful shapes and textures makes this milk tap ideal for school cafeterias. The container itself is made out of birch, has an inner layer of isolating foam and stores up to 14 liters of refreshingly cold milk.
+ lovehulten

light bracket

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The Light bracket is a clever and playful solution for a shelf bracket and under shelf light combined into one. The bracket is made from cold rolled steel and powder coated in glossy white. Perfect for supporting a shelf above a counter, desk, or bed with the added benefit of illuminating the space below. Also available in a wall sconce version. The braided, nylon cords come in eight vibrant colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, white and black.
Photo Credit: Andrew Kao
+ alex allen studio

the future of DIY

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The Future of DIY is a monthly column of projects and tutorials that explain in simple terms what rapid prototyping technologies are and how they work. Using 3d printing, laser cutting and CNC technologies TourDeFork designs easy and accessible DIY projects which can be downloaded for free from the magazine’s website and taken to the nearest FABlab to be transformed into real objects.
+ tourdefork

bobber pendant

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Bobber is a small pendant lamp with lots of personality! It is made in leather and glass and is inspired by the leather helmets that were previously worn by pilots in propeller airplanes. The light source in LED is hidden within the helmet.
Photographer: Kaja Bruskeland

+ caroline olsson

carpet tape

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A special order for a Parisian apartment, carpet Cassette plays on the unstable equilibrium illusion pedestal tables. Made of anodized aluminum, they just slide into the slots on the carpet.
Pictures of Jerome Galland
+ gregoire de lafforest

bread and love

bread and love / Martin Azua


An everyday object transformed into a jewel. Two metal rings catch a napkin in order to make a breadbasket. The shape reminds embroidery hoops, so it’s a good chance to embroider a wish that accompanies us in everyday actions. It is a very suitable object for keeping a promise alive; it has many similarities with wedding rings.
+ martin azua

embed surface

embed surface/ Daniel Michalik

Invited by Swarovski Crystallized in 2008 to prototype ?a furniture piece using crystal, this tabletop/surface was custom cast with crystals embedded deep into the surface, providing a striking contrast between organic and crystalline surfaces.
18″H x 30″W x 50″L – Custom-cast recycled cork, Swarovski crystals?

+ daniel michalik

colored wooden rugs

wooden rugs / Elisa Strozyk


colorful wooden rugs with dyed wood mimic the soft texture of carpets made of fabric
+ elisa strozyk

nurture the living fruit basket

nurture the living fruit basket / Hyunhee Hwang

Nurture : living fruit basket
The fruits in Nurture is designed to be nestled with their own roots in the form of a basket in order to keep them alive and fresh efficiently till the consumption. Consumers can buy them weekly, and nurture them by minimum of moisturizing. Also, the kitchenware tools are designed with an instruction to prevent from losing nutrition during the process of pick, wash, and dry the fruits. In addition, it is expected to get more disciplined and self refrained control towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle for users through the daily ceremonial routine.

+ hyunhee hwang

tavola archaica

Tavola Arcaica / Fabio Molinas


The Tavola Arcaica is a conceptual project that relies on our ability to build a strong emotional bond between people and food with everyday objects, that goes beyond their use.
The use of the first tools made from stone was the first technological discovery of our species.
However, we have assimilated their use in a way that we no longer give them the importance they deserve.
Photos by Lucho Dávila López
+ fabio molinas

grill

grill / Lou Moria

An outdoor cooking product made out of wood fibers and a ceramic plate.
Open the compartment and put the food in, close the comportment and light it up. The food will then cook sufficiently and all the materials will return back to Earth.
All the materials of which the product is made of are 100% natural and returned to the world after use without the need for the recycling process.
+ lou moria

cooking table

cooking table / moritz putzier


“The project calls the rigid conditions of our daily kitchen lives into question and suggests a new way of cooking and dining.”
+ moritz putzier

hemp eyewear

Hemp Eyewear


Industrial hemp has been the world’s super crop for centuries, used for everything from textiles in clothes to parts for cars. It is the strongest plant fibre in the world and is a more sustainable material than even wood.
We believe this incredible material should be used to create more sustainable and eco-friendly products, and that is why we have used it to make our sunglasses.
At Hemp® we use this material to make the only hemp sunglasses available, setting us apart in a competitive industry.
+ hempeyewear

triangle mirrors

triangle mirrors / Marvin Freitas


An unexpected shape for a mirror, yet it works unexpectedly beautifully.

+ marvin freitas

ki•ra and the edible tower (of containers)

ki•ra and the edible tower (of containers) / Konstantia Manthou


KI•RA and The Edible Tower (Of Containers) is a collection of utensils, that facilitate with the production, transportation and consumption of an outdoor varied meal. While cooking, one can as well prepare edible containers which will later become part of the dish consumption.

+kostantia manthou