Connected appliances have the potential to be better designed, with new features, new services, and even new business models. Cloudwash is a prototype washing machine. Berg created Cloudwash to explore how connectivity will change the appliances in our homes, and to figure out what new features will be possible.
Decades of refined craftsmanship within loudspeaker technology is weaved with Nordic design in Vifa’s global launch as a new audio brand. Copenhagen is the first wireless loudspeaker in a series to be launched over the next few years. The series has been designed for anyone who values exclusive design just as much as authentic sound.
Solo Cello is a smartly suspended chair made by the French craftsmen at Les Ateliers Guyon. It’s rare to find something as simple as a chair in such a innovative shape. From the leather surface to the strings, all elements on this chair are functional.
You can admire the careful process of assembling in the video. The Solo Cello is the first in a collection to be launched next year.
+cinco is a set of tableware utensils from Portugese designers Miguel Lopes and André Meca. The name +cinco simply comes from ‘five’ for the five elements that this set contains. The set consists of a salad bowl, a bottle for olive oil and one for vinegar together with a three-pieced condiments set and a set of containers for sauces. With the use of porcelain and cork, Lopes and Meca developed something nice to look at when having an awkward dinner.
Round is a small and smart table lamp that generates a beautifully diffused beam of light. At first, the lamp looks out of proportions when comparing the arm and head. But because of the elegantly curved arm, Round is perfectly balanced at second thought. The soft indirect light makes Round your new best friend on your desk or reading table. Industrial designer Bao-Nghi Droste lives and works as a product designer in Heidelberg, Germany. He has made a respectable line of products with curves as a recognizable style feature.
In summer 2012 the social network LinkedIn.com got hacked and lost its whole user database. A few months later parts of the decrypted password list surfaced on the Internet. These eight volumes contain 4.7 million LinkedIn clear text user passwords printed in alphabetical order. Visitors are invited to look up their own password.
Ninebyfour is an archetypical tubelight fixture, crafted from an atypical material; wood. This is possible through the use of energy efficient Philips LED light tubes. These LED light tubes eliminate the bulk of electronics necessary for traditional neon tube light. And the light does not warm up during use, allowing for the use of wood and cork. And-and; the led tube will probably out-live those born before 1980.
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.