“The end of the Big Beer Barrel” from Switzerland-based Yask asks what will become of the larger beer barrels as they are retired from use. Fascinating project and one of our highlights from London's May Design Series.
Hurbz "Vegetable Spirit" Kiga Planter. The interesting design allows the four parts to nest when shipping, and can be assembled like a table or along a wall. It also comes with an APP to "coach unskilled gardeners"
Third Man Records has releasd a limited edition gold and platinum record set for the feature film The Great Gatsby’s soundtrack. Assembled by hand, the deluxe metallized discs come packaged in a laser-cut birch wood LP jacket, riveted to aluminum spines.
Vince Rossi and Adam Metallo, of the Smithsonian's 3D Digitization Program Office document the three-dimensional details of many important collections so that the objects are available for research, education and general interest.
Verso Shelf by Mikko Halonen for One Nordic Furniture Company - these beautiful ladder-esque shelves are perfect for displaying books either spine out or cover first with the addition of shelves... (our NY Design Week Favorite so far!)