brelli umbrella

the brelli umbrella/ brelli

It’s chic, supremely functional, and, of course, environmentally responsible.
The biodegradable BRELLI is sustainably made from bamboo, a renewable resource, and features a unique, patented, biodegradable PVC clear canopy.

flashlight for opera

flashlight for opera/ svetlanamikhailova

The project was inspired by architecture of Oslo Opera House. This is a flashlight which you can put to your finger. It’s shape reminds piece of ice or crystal.

REK coffee table

Rek coffee table/ reinierdejong

REK is a coffee table that grows with your coffee needs. When you have visitors, just get some chairs and extend the table any way you like. Built-in stops make sure you will not extend the sliding parts too far. Of course you can also put REK in a permanent position that fits your interior.

de-territorialised milieus

de-territorialised milieus/ philippe rahm

The living space of contemporary people today is confronted to a complete turnabout of its categories: between artificial and natural, inside and outside. The Artificial, that was only concerning the climate inside the house is now affecting the planet Earth itself.

lunch break

lunch break/ Sabine Stagl

Since ever, the farmer lives in a healthy environment and consumes fresh food, while the life in the city is hectic and damages our health and our quality of life.

peel pride

peel pride/ Rianne Koens

Everybody with a full fruit bowl unknowingly has a paradise of tasteful peels. Namely most of the aromas found in fruit come from the peel. Dried peels can be used as a flavour enhancer for food and drinks. Therefore I came up with a series of kitchen tools to accustom consumers to use of these peels.

box bag

box bag/ casey-ng

‘In this project of Food Culture, I wanted to introduce New Zealand’s Food Culture into the international market. And as part of the food culture in New Zealand, is to enjoy the great outdoors with great people. With that in mind I decided to choose a classic outdoor dish that best represents this food culture, which is Fish and Chips.

recession chair

recession chair/ tjep

After visiting the Dutch Design Week in October 1012, I was struck by how little the design world seems to react to the immanent economic crisis threatening Europe and the world. So here is a little something to make up for my esteemed colleagues. Following up on the XXL chair from 2005 we now present the Recession Chair.

heat pad pencil

heat pad pencil/ chihiro konno

Designers Chihiro Konno and Kenjo Ohashi have designed a heat pad pencil, a bamboo pencil set and small heating pad, conceived in the spirit of sustainable energy and production.

weightless lamp

weightless lamp/ kyouei

Japanese product designer Kouichi Okamoto of Kyouei Design has created ‘weight of the light lamp’ to visually show the load of something usually considered weightless. Light bulbs are placed into 16 nonflammable cloth bags to counter the weight this creates, a stone is placed on the other side of a wooden and stainless steel balance.

mare tranqullitatis

mare tranqullitatis/ shiro studio

Lunar craters are almost two billion years old. Today we can observe them unchanged since their formation. These craters show the physical impact over an undisturbed terrain by revealing the presence of concave depressions, left by the collision of an object against the silent lunar surface.

made of chair

made of chair/ Kim Beeen

“Made of Chair” by Been Kim, part of the ‘meet by chance’ exhibition of korean designers, designed by Korean designer Been Kim is made of compressed rice straw.

objects of another age

objects of another age/ evarielland

The project « Objects of another age » is to rethink high tech tools to make them easily understood by all, and particularly by the elderly.

magazine seat

magazine seat/ njustudio

Daily news and magazines no longer want to be stored in the shelves or been thrown away carelessly. Do it the nju way: amass, arrange and take a seat! The „Hockenheimer“ enables collecting magazines and newspapers and thereby creates a sustainable and personalised furniture. Enjoy the advantage of subscription!

hemp chair

hemp chair/ aisslinger

Today’s consumers are striving towards a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle that is in harmony with the environment. They want innovative products such as electric scooters and hybrid cars as well as new, environmentally compatible, light and durable materials.


vivid/ sararoxanadesign

A product line consisting of a stool: Trust me, clothes hanger: Stick With Me, table: Remember me, jewelry tree: Spoil Me


particle / formfollowsfunction

PARTICLE has 13 separate wooden parts representing the atoms and bonds that make a citric acid molecule. Fruits become the atoms in their own molecular component – citric acid connects all fruit.

moss shoes

moss shoes/ sensoree

NATURA pathos line of footwear brings nature to your feet. The next time you are too busy to go the forest or park, bring the park to you with wearable nature insoles that transport your body and mind to the natural world.

natural speakers

natural speakers/ joonjung

The idea for the ‘the natural speaker’ derived from the desire to create an absolutely unique, handcrafted speaker for the interior space.

growth plate

growth plate/ nmusalonesatellite

Growth Plate is a manifestation of the hybrid environment studied in urban ecology. By forcing contact with living representatives of this environment, Growth Plate furthers awareness of their existence.

engrain tactile keys

engrain tactile keys/ michaelroopenian

a computer keyboard that uses nature’s tactility to strengthen the relationship between user and interface;



And once again we are back with our beloved “briccole”….. Rising out of the surreal enchantment of the Lagoon of Venice, a magical metamorphosis restores its soul, free from time’s endless effort. Drawn together and united in rhythmic composition, their silent reflection extends across a shining sea of steel; timelessly.

felt mouse

felt mouse/ joeyroth

“I was inspired by the mouse’s intimate contact with the human skin, which is unique among peripherals. Although it’s more similar to a glove or shoe than a printer, mice are typically made from the same thermoplastics. For such a tactile and purposeful object, this is wrong.

tyvek & wheat grass fashion

tyvek & wheat grass fashion/ wrk-shop

The dress is part of the wrk-shp fall winter 2011 collection, which is an exploration of materials used from architecture in clothing construction.

glass pillow

glass pillow/ marleenkurvers

A pillow becomes a floor lamp. An object that fills the room with a warm glow. The contrast between the glass and the image of a soft pillow makes this lamp an unusual object.

leafy interior

leafy interior/ cinqcinqdesigners

“Sabz has asked 5.5 designers to design the interior of their new store dedicated to outdoor furniture. They drew from the topographic language the scenic writing of the place.

radio active

radio active/ erez baram

Erez Bar-Am’s analog radio is a modern interactive devise that requires users to physically move its strings in order to turn up the volume or change the station. By studying how people interact with the object, the radio brings about a new kind of behavior between man and product.

corn craft

corn craft/ studiotoogood

Taking inspiration from crafts found in traditional folk culture, Gallery FUMI and Studio Toogood staged a contemporary installation based around the sustainable and natural material, corn.


cloudscape/ joonjung

All nature is making relation and alive in everyday. It creates a constant surprising composition of shape and color. Mankind is individual, but sharing the common senses with group, and it makes them unique and
unified. Cloud Stool is inspired by the flexibility and softness of the cloudscape. It can be singular or become a group as a human being. It gives the illusion that it’s alive, by using irregularity, flexibility and subtle differences in tone of perception. Conclusively, the form interacts between objects, and people could explore with it.

origin part II: balance

origin part II: balance/ bcxsy

Origin – our explorations into traditional crafts from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.

out on the bubble time

out on the bubble time/ studio note

“out on the bubble time” is a take on an hourglass design that is inspired by water bubbles instead of sand
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driftwood lamps

driftwood lamps/ rebeccaasquith

I love walking along beaches looking at shells, finding interesting bits of wood, worn glass, and other flotsam and jetsam from the ocean.

calendar with vase the butterfly dream

calendar with vase the butterfly dream/ design nothing

A calendar that also functions as another object – a flower vase, is a sustainable design in that it is less likely to end up in the landfill, but treasured and reused instead filling a different function. A concept that integrates thoughtful recycling from the onset, is what a sustainable design is all about.
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floating garden

floating garden/ benjamingraindorge

French designer Benjamin Graindorge has designed a garden that floats on the surface of a fishtank and uses fish waste as fertilizer.


flashkus/ artlebedev

Flashkus are paper usb sticks made from a cardboard stock material, they come in sets of four, divided by perforations which make them easy to separate and use.
The paper surface allows one to hand-write labels directly onto the drives, indicating what is stored on the key. The set comes in 4GB, 8GB or 16GB storage capacities.
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waste folder/ akarchitectes

‘The waste-folder’ is a compact, hand-held bin, which easily unfolds into a six-compartment device for garbage and recycling.

ella umbrella

ella umbrella/ eneverdesign

Capturing dripping water from wet umbrellas and using it to grow grass. Ella creates a stimulating fun product to brighten up otherwise uninspiring entrance halls.
As water drips down from the wet umbrella, it flows down through a perforation into the base feeding the soil and allowing the grass to grow. The smaller container includes a fast growing grass seed.
by Simon Enever


Median ‘Liquid’ Toothbrush

Median 'Liquid' Toothbrush/ Rhea Jeong

The final product incorporates the ergonomic needs of the user blended inside the flowing form itself. Inspired by a stream of water, the essense of the toothbrush is focused on the natural yet comfortable shapes as the liquid.
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baked autarchy

baked autarchy/ FormaFantasma

Autarchy is an installation that proposes an autonomous way of producing goods and outlines a hypothetical scenario in which a community embraces a serene and self-imposed embargo, and
where nature is personally cultivated, harvested and processed to feed and make tools to serve human needs. Autarchy pays homage to the uncomplicated, the simple and the everyday.
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ceramic speakers

ceramic speakers/ Joey Roth

The Ceramic Speakers are made from porcelain, cork, and Baltic birch. Each material is minimally finished, left to add its natural beauty to the design. The included amplifier is made from stainless steel sheet metal, with a cast iron base and paulownia volume slider. Aside from the electronic components, plastic is completely avoided in the system’s construction.