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A beautiful, water-conserving faucet

The Reves Chair

IKEA Unveils Line of Wireless Charging Furniture

Swedish home furnishings giant IKEA is making a bet the average consumer is finally ready to commit to a technology which has admittedly been around …

A Series of Geometric Furniture & Objects

Dubai-based product designer Aljoud Lootah created a collection of geometric furniture and objects that aim to explore form and function. The …

Cutting Corners with Moij Design

We spotted German design brand Moij Design‘s Origami collection at Ambiente Frankfurt. “Moij” is low German for pretty or beautiful and the design …

TOTEM: A Table Lamp by Alexandre Dubreuil Studio

Paris-based Alexandre Dubreuil Studio designed TOTEM, a table lamp made of a cylinder of solid concrete with a light blue ring of light that fits …

DOCKS: One Module, Endless Possibilities

Romero Vallejo is leaving the possibilities up to you with their latest design. The DOCKS collection for Gandia Blasco is made up of one module that …

Puzzle-Like Side Table by Herr M

Taking inspiration from a children’s puzzle, Hamburg, Germany based Herr M designed a side table with hidden storage called Schiebepuzzle. From the …

Multifunctional Sound Absorbent Screen System for the Office

Designer Stefan Borselius has joined forces with Abstracta to create an aesthetically pleasing and hyper functional sound-absorbent screen system, …

Furniture

Furniture Inspired by Modernist Architects by Liam Treanor

Designer Liam Treanor is about to launch a brand new collection of furniture, called Santiago, at the upcoming London Design Festival. Included in …

The Zebra Pendant Lamp Collection by Moloform

From Barcelona brand Moloform comes a minimalist collection of stark, black and white pendant lamps named Zebra.<p>The collection consists of Zebra …

Melodic Chimes by Ladies & Gentlemen Studio

I used to get annoyed by wind chimes, but these days, I find them refreshing. Their music sounds like a cool breeze… but there are not too many …

A’ Design Awards & Competition Call for Entries 2014

It’s almost time for A’ Design Award & Competition nominations. We’ve rounded up a selection of some of our favorites from the 2014 Edition, as well …

Architectural Photography by Paolo Pettigiani

Sony challenges Google Glass with its new 'Smart EyeGlass'

Sony’s prototype smartglasses use a built-in projector to display text and images in both eyes, and includes cooking and maps apps<p>Sony is developing a pair of smartglasses to rival Google Glass product, and has produced a slimmed-down pair of glasses with an integrated screen in the lens.<p>The Sony …

New Nunchuck For Jackie Chan

Based on the versatility of the Nunchucks, we have here a namesake set of speakers that are fashioned as cylindrical sets that work with your iPhone, …

Swing Bin is Almost Too Nice for Trash

At first glance you might not realize it’s a trash can but that’s what the Swing Bin is. The minimal design, by Shigeichiro Takeuchi, is so sleek, …

An Isolated Case: OM/ONE Is World’s First Levitating Bluetooth Speaker

Audiophiles often debate the merits of coupling or isolating speakers from their stands: the “coupling” contingency believes speakers should be …

J. HILL’s Standard Hand-Cut Crystal by Martino Gamper and Scholten & Baijings

It’s hard to find cut glassware or fine cut crystal with modern motifs, but J. HILL’s Standard, a new mouth-blown hand-cut crystal maker from Ireland …

Lantern Helix Chandelier by Think Fabricate

Think Fabricate expands their lighting collection to include Lantern Helix, a massive chandelier made up of fourteen Think Lanterns in a multitude of …

Furniture Made from Mount Etna’s Cooled Lava

Formafantasma utilizes a material not often thought about for anything other than what it is – cooled lava. The studio used basalt, an igneous rock …

New No-Tools-Required Tables from Soapbox

Remember Soapbox? We fell for their easy-to-assemble, flat-packed furniture a couple of years ago and they’re still doing their thing. The beauty of …

A Furniture Collection That Looks Like It’s Softer Than Steel

When you think of steel, you think of its hard, rigid strength, right? Well nendo, designed a furniture collection made out of said steel with design …

Furniture

Rainbow pencils

Newspaper wood

Vladimir Ivanov Puts The Fun in Functional

This whimsical set of objects comes from Siberian designer Vladimir Ivanov, who is also an architect. However, once the Russian designer began to …

Graphic, Hand-Printed Tees from NOWAY

We’re totally loving the simple, graphic look of these bold tees from Italian brand NOWAY. Full of colorful squiggles and bold geometric shapes, …

Poli Chair by Mika Barr and Producks

Textile designer Mika Barr, of Studio Mikabarr, and design studio Producks have united again to create another unique piece of furniture featuring …

Simple Playful Candle Holders by kaschkasch

kaschkasch is the Cologne-Germany-based design studio of Florian Kallus and Sebastian Schneider. They recently designed a minimalist candleholder …