Keeping An Eye On The Milk For You

Keeping An Eye On The Milk For You

If you have a full house, there are less chances of anything staying for long in the fridge. Meaning it will get consumed sooner or later. But if you’re on your own or are the sorts who don’t raid the fridge often, you can very well expect some of the contents to expire before consumed fully. Fresholling here is a handy gadget that you attach to your milk carton or opened bottle of juices, and set the expiry date on them. Like an alarm clock, it ticks off at the end of the set date, ensuring you don’t consume spoiled goodies.

0 Designers: Min-Jung,Kim & Se-Han,Kim

Finding the Right Furniture Piece

Finding the Right Furniture Piece

So you live in a really, really expensive house. Or a really, really modern art sort of house. You’d like something odd, something nice, something wild. You’d like to try to find something made entirely out of metal, and shaped like a puzzle piece. Perfect! Here it is! The new Dondola furniture set by Defne Koz for Megaron! Made of stainless steel formed in a way that makes it suitable for the domestic environment.

0 Designer: Defne Koz for Megaron

Up The Ladder Down The Chord

Up The Ladder Down The Chord

When you’re working on a house or a project that involves ladders, often you’re also working with tools that require you run a chord up there too. Lots of power tools are wireless now, meaning they’ve got battery packs, but there’s still a lot of chords in the world. What do you do to make your time up there with that a lot easier? You clip this lovely baby on up on your belt loop and roll a little bit simpler!

0 Designer: Rami Tareef

A Lamp for Screwing

A Lamp for Screwing

In a creative fit of emotion, Jonathan Rowell found himself a brand new way to adjust. To turn, to spin, to tighten and un-tighten. That’s what he found himself into. The lamp that goes up and down, the lamp of many colors, designer Jonathan Rowell went for the sexual reference, “Screw Me” by name, vertical adjustment by game.

0 Designer: Jonathan Rowell

How Many Boxes Does A Bathroom Make?

How Many Boxes Does A Bathroom Make?

Plenty if you want the Roca Box. Segmented sanitary spaces, all come together like the accordion; compact in the box! For a good measure, a concept known as the “Thermal Bomb” has been thrown in. Thermal Bomb essentially uses humid air to heat the water and is supposedly energy efficient as well. Would you like to bathe in the box, or do you need conventional spacious grandeur?

0 Designers: Clara del Portillo Pardo & Alejandro Selma Lázaro

Herman Miller Setu Review

Herman Miller Setu Review

Lets keep it real. The Herman Miller Setu is priced to sell at $650. It’s no Embody but in this economy throwing around over $1k for a chair is wishful. The good folks at Herman Miller sent one to try out and my bum (cue Brits laughing) and back thank you. The supportive mesh and innovative spinal support really do make the difference. Whatever you do, don’t call it a poor man’s Embody. Hit the jump for my review.

Updated with prototype pics!

0 Designer: Herman Miller (Buy it here)

Stump Furniture Made From Reclaimed Wood

Stump Furniture Made From Reclaimed Wood

The Stump series of furniture are all made of reclaimed wood that might otherwise be tossed out. The object was to create a sustainable business and create designs that were engaging while hiding their recycled nature. The price point is excellent too at just under $200 for most pieces. Normal carpentry facilities would cost too much to mass produce the series. Instead, work programs for rehabs and disabled people made production possible while providing employment for a large group of marginalized people. I love it!

0 Designer: Ubico Design Studio

birds Birds BIRDS!

birds Birds BIRDS!

Seoul metro stations still use old school ad boards but designer Changhee Kang thinks his AD projection system called Motion Graphic might keep commuters more entertained. The large screens show of all things – birds. Not pretty blue jays or cute parakeets but black birds. The sight of a swarm of black birds flying by as a train enters the station sure will wake sleepy commuters but I can’t help and think of the scene from Hitchcock’s The Birds.

0 Designer: Changhee Kang

Three Dee Power Socket

Three Dee Power Socket

One plug is not enough. In the USA, two is not enough. Everywhere in the world, basically, more power plugs are needed. So what did ArtLeb do? They built it into the plug itself, rather than relying on the ever-present power strip. And it’s got blue on it! And it uses the Art Lebedev logo on it! I’m pretty excited by it. I’m gonna need it in three-prong, please.

0 Designer: Art Lebedev Studio

Peel The Skin, Drink The Water

Peel The Skin, Drink The Water

In an effort to battle the oncoming disaster that is the ever-decreasing clean water supply, Sarah Taiho’s created this bottle extraordinaire. It’s plastic with a special elastic rubber skin. When the skin is on, it acts as protection against outside elements, it keeps the dirtiness out, and the filtrated water in. How did that water get in there then? Once the skin is peeled off, it acts as the filtration system needed to fill the bottle up with cleanliness!

0 Designer: Sarah Taiho

Back to 3D Basics

Back to 3D Basics

If you are the sort of person that’s got their fingers in the 3D rendering world, you might know about computer graphics researcher Martin Newell. In 1975 he took it upon himself to digitize his own Melitta teapot. Since then the teapot has become a common symbol, a basic project for every 3D object worker and designer. What Art Lebedev studio’s done here is to take that concept, that teapot, and push it back into the real. Red, green, blue, and alpha.

0 Designer: Art Lebedev Studio

Ten Way To Get Your Fix – Coffee Machines & Kettles

Ten Way To Get Your Fix – Coffee Machines & Kettles

As the winter sets in, more of us are going to be downing the liquid gold, just to keep out the chills. Coffee! A warm mug to curl your hands around, just as you watch the first snowflakes hit the ground. Here are Ten ways to get your fix; machines, coffee sets and kettles. I like mine instant coffee with milk and strong; how about you?

0 Designers: Various

 Entire Vanity In A Strip

Entire Vanity In A Strip

On a recent trip out of town, I crammed into my suitcase this vanity bag containing soap, facewash, lotions, perfume, gels etc. In short a mini replica of my personal hygiene collection. Then again Murphy’s Law kicked in and the bottles of lotion and shampoo just burst open, soiling all my clothes! Wish I could have carried this “Wash One” pills instead. Tablets of hair, face, body wash and even toothpaste! Brilliant!

0 Designer: Se Jun Lee