For Salone 2010, education (ArtEZ Institute of the Arts), industry (Weltevree, product label and manufacturer) and retail (Coming Soon, concept store) present creative entrepreneurship under the title ‘Made in Arnhem’.
Nadine Jarvis' project "Carbon Copies" brings beautiful design & practicality to bereavement. A lifetime supply of pencils made from the remains of your loved one, with a gorgeous box/sharpener that measures time and becomes an urn.
This work table, Blickfang, by Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design graduate Beatus Kopp, would be a perfect addition to your home/office. It has hollow legs to hide your electrical wires making for a clean tabletop.
The Robo chair by Luca Nichetto is “Kama Sutra meets Industrial Robotics.” The concept of dismantlement provided the spark for Robo’s design, which found inspiration in the Icelandic singer Björk’s 1999 video for the song “All Is Full of Love”.
This exclusive Coca-Coca Light bottle featuring Karl Lagerfeld's silhouette is an exclusive creation with the addition of a unique box in limited edition, accompanied with a bottle-opener discreetly hidden in a drawer.
The Houten Fire Station designed by Samyn and Partners features a giant wall of pictures painted by local children from all 22 of the surrounding schools, an act to deter kids from vandalizing the building.
Oakley makes incredible military gear! And some of the technology, design, and research leads to new retail products... take a peek at this prototype of a new super water shoe! Dries nearly as soon as you step out of the water...
Frogfish ~ related to anglerfish, but with crazier camo-colours and the most adorably awesome elbows and arm/fins... also a peek at some stunning nudibranchs, and a few other Lembeh Strait creatures i found!