With the end of summer just around the corner, Smokestack by Dutch designer Frederik Roijé is the perfect solution for the cool fall nights ahead, spent out on the patio. The outdoor, woodburning fireplace is an evocative design, inspired by factory chimneys from the industrial era. The Smokestack is constructed from corten steel, which creates a shielding layer around the fire, and will gradually weather with use and time in the
August 8th, 2013
August 6th, 2013
MEDITERRANEA is a design collection of bone china designed by Studio Natural for Marino Cristal. Mediterranea is inspired by the traditional ingredients of the Mediterranean diet. The main ingredients of the diet have been selected and divided into three different patterns to create the appropriate doses for lunch. The meal has been divided into three courses: first course, main course, and dessert. The dishes are used to help create a healthy and balanced meal, by using fresh colours to coordinate the ingredients.
August 1st, 2013
Keidos is a design collection of tiles by Mut Design for Enticdesign, and are inspired by the patterns and compositions created by a kaleidoscope. The tiles do not need to be fired and are made individually because they are manufactured using a traditional hydraulic technique that has existed since the 19th century. There are four different tile designs to choose from, and are available in a blue or red colour scheme. The tiles can be laid out in endless combinations so no two floors will look the same.
July 31st, 2013
CRANE-IT, designed by Dutch interior designer Micaela Nardella, was created to be placed around and over an existing workspace and provide extra functional space above the desk through a system of hand-operated pulleys placed on a CNC milled plywood framework. The inspiration for the project comes from the mechanisms of cranes and industrial lifts. Each element that moves vertically is visible and over-scaled so that the pulleys, ropes, and handles become the principal components of the design. The pulley system provides extra space for pens or coffee mugs, book holders, temporary dividers, among other options. CRANE-IT offers a progressive methodology to workspaces, where the possibility of continuous
July 30th, 2013
The Piano Coat Rack was design by Patrick Seha, and is a multi-purpose wood panel with folding hooks. It is a very simple design for temporary storage. This piece is used for saving space. Inspired by the principle of piano keys, and the interior works of a piano. The Piano Coat Rack has multiple hooks at different heights, making it great for children. It is created out of solid oak, and is available in a natural oak, black or white. The Piano Coat rack is an interactive coat rack that has a sophisticated and simple design.
July 25th, 2013
Designers Scott Eunson and Francoise Turner-Larcade blur the line between art and design with their unique and custom Sculpted Doors, which are composed of plywood. The individual designs of these doors are accomplished through the use of a CNC machine that gives the door texture, movement, and depth. The doors are available at Roseland Art & Decoration, which is owned and operated by Turner-Larcade in downtown Toronto.
July 22nd, 2013
Capsian Grande and Mali pendants are hand-blown by Italian artisans for Tech Lighting. The pendants have a Moroccan inspired shape, with a transparent glass that allows for the use casino online of unique lamp options. It includes the A19 Classic Edison lamp or the compact fluorescent Plumen lamp. The hand-blown glass is available in three different colour options: Smoke, Amber, and Steel Blue. These pendants create a dramatic statement individually or as a cluster!
July 19th, 2013
is produced, by simply raising or lowering the light along the stem of the lamp. The light is off when the shade is lowered to the very bottom of the pole, but as it is shifted upwards, the light from the LEDs increases, reaching the highest intensity at the apex of the stem. This vertical movement of the shade also provides the user with control over the surface that the light will cover. The shade is constructed out of aluminum, while the stem is composed of technopolymer.
July 18th, 2013
Chuck is a customizable shelving system designed by German industrial designer Natascha Harra-Frischkorn of Hafriko. The whimsical piece was inspired by the desire to create a room that could be manipulated by the user, resulting in endless individual configurations. The shelving system is composed of six bendable plywood pieces, which are anchored on both ends by two stainless steel joints. Objects then can be added between the pieces of wood, causing them to expand or contract, creating infinite unique formations with each object added or subtracted.
July 15th, 2013
Jewelry Design by Pasha Moezzi is inspired by the theme that no two pieces should be alike. He focuses on using simplicity in his designs. Each piece is hand crafted from start to finish, with a
strong attention to detail. His jewelry designs are primarily made out of brass and leather, with an introduction of glass and semi precious stone.