Chocolates like a set of oil paints. Tubes in a box of paints contain a variety of colours, and these chocolates a variety of flavoured syrups. The labels indicate each chocolate’s flavour and also function as wrappers, keeping fingers clean for eating. A design that combines the childhood excitement of opening a new box of paints and the thrill of opening a box of chocolates you’ve been given unexpectedly.
In the late 1800s, Thomas Edison introduced the phonograph, and just like that, life had a soundtrack. This Gramophone borrowed the iconic speaker horn from those early machines to amplify sound with the power of pure physics. Simply set your iPad or iPhone in the solid wood dock, and the metal horn will boost its volume by three to four times, with no need for electricity. Just don’t tell Mr. Edison.
Made up of two small magnetic lights, the Lucetta is the new, essential light for your bike. Easy to attach to any bike, the two small lights switch on with just a click and are guaranteed to stay securely in place even on the bumpiest street. When you reach your destination, remove the lights, join them together and slip them in your pocket ready for your next outing.
Combining a light, curving leather seat with a strong carrara marble base, french designer Grégoire de Lafforest has created the ‘lounge chair Opper’ for Galerie Gosserez in Paris. Opper is influenced by motorcycle saddles from the 70′s. The quilted surface of the chairs upholstery highlights the contrast between the light density of the soft foam and the stiffness of its positioned axis.
Also known as You & Me or Bola Service, this table conveys the warmth required on a piece for the home but without losing the sporty look. The net is worked as a piece of upholstery, using top quality brand fabrics combined with sport elements such as rope. The colorful strip hides a drawer that serves to store the net when not playing, so it becomes a fully functional table.
Mugi Yamamoto’s diploma project is a compact inkjet printer, which is placed on top of a paper pile. When printing, “Stack” slowly moves downwards and swallows the pile until no paper is left. The paper disappears under the printer and exits on top, where it creates a new pile. Thanks to this new way of printing it is possible to remove the paper tray, the bulkiest element in common printers. This concept allows a very light appearance and avoids frequent reloading.
Viks is a single speed steel urban commuter for a modern, style appreciative cyclist. It is made entirely from high quality stainless steel tubes. The design is highly exclusive for Viks as there is no seat tube. Two identically shaped tube frames run alongside the entire frame. The fork and handle bar is all in one piece as well, making the Viks look extremely sleek and flowy from every point of view.
The British furniture desginers at Splinter Works produced an amazing bathtub. The Vessel is a joy for the eye and looks comfortable as well. The carbon-fibre body is attached to the walls with two brackets. Because of the lack of feet and drain pipe, the tub seems to float like a hammock. Vessel embodies pure luxury and tranquility.
Lost keys. A misplaced wallet. A stolen bike or guitar. Everyone has dealt with the hassle, frustration and stress that comes with losing their things. A new company, Tile, is launching a matchbook-sized Bluetooth Low Energy device that aims to ignite a community movement around keeping track of the small, or big, items in life.
Created by french designers Thierry Boltz and Claude Saos of BSG bikes, the ‘WOOD.b’ is born is conceived as a high-quality urban bike, influenced by a passion for cycling. The conception incorporates the use of a unique frame system: it draws functional elements from traditional bike parts, but delivers a refined metal and layered wood veneer package.
The NW3 speakers by Germany based interdisciplinary collective Neue Werkstatt are designed, manufactured and distributed in close collaboration with local craftsmen and businesses. The collective tries to explore alternative forms of production and graphic shapes. The NW3 speakers form a natural looking and sounding HiFi system. Their warm sound fill almost every area.
As the name suggests, is a solution that through a common piece of furniture tries to rediscover the beauty of analog, writing on paper, the immediacy of a note, a scribble, or the classic “smart idea”. A structure with an essential design made of maple wood. A desk to record all the small items you write down once, but intend to forget tomorrow.