Emeco's new version of the Navy Chair, made of recycled Coca-Cola bottles. Great ad campaign showing the chair encased in a one-ton block of ice created by ice sculptor Duncan Hamilton and photographed by Peer Lindgreen.
This is a nice packaging approach from Ryanna Christianson a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. She created a six pack of Norsk Øl which is based on the Scandinavian Nisse.
Mathias Bengtsson's Paper Chair will be part of the Danish Crafts Mindcraft show in Milan next month. 12 works by Denmark's most talented craftspeople will be shown at Zona Tortona, Spazio Vuoto, 55a via Savona.
Back to a classic 20th century design desk calendar. Timor has been in production by Danese since 1967. A clever design combining great style and ease of use, the Timor is a great example of form & function by Enzo Mari.
Per Brolund's "Joyride" is a great car. The set consists of 10 pieces of plywood, 3 aluminum tubes, nylon rope that serves as a "wheel" a few pins to hold the ring and keep everything in place and 4 wheels with rubber tires.
Headspace: On Scent as Design, a one-day symposium from Parsons, MoMA, IFF, Seed, and Coty on the conception, impact, and applications of scent with leading thinkers, designers, scientists, artists, perfumers. March 26th.
Neverend Clocks: Kitsune Noir today launched the first in a new series of laser-cut birch wood clocks, featuring decorative patterns by Dan Funderburgh in collaboration with the Montreal-based design/build shop Furni.
Berlin-based artist Hans Hemmert (famous for his work with balloons) threw a party where guests wore shoe-extenders to make them all 2m tall. "Level" (1997) was part of the Personal Absurdities show at the Galerie Gebauer Berlin.
Sneak preview of 'the castiglioni effect', a show that Italian furniture company, de padova didi gnocchi, in collaboration with studio museo achille castiglioni, curates this exhibition of achille castiglioni's work.
German designer Konstantin Grcic added a container series for magis. A plastic drawer unit swivels out from a vertical pole to open. This 360° container is available with five or ten drawers and comes in various colours.
Tabasco Hangover Headquarters: a special-edition food truck serving a Tabasco-infused menu by Laurent Tourondel of BLT Market. Opens today parallel to the Charging Bull on the east side of Broadway in downtown NYC, 12-2.
Grasshopper: a range of metal garden furniture designed by Dutch designer Wieki Somers for French brand Tectona. The collection consists of two tables and a chair made of steel and aluminium, powder-coated in light green.
OLOMOUC, CZECH REPUBLIC — Radim Kralik, wife Barbora Kralikova, live in a modern concrete box on top of a 1943 grain silo, a stark contrast to the neo-Gothic spires that dominate this small city about 175 miles east of Prague.
Curious how this ancient Chinese table game became such a smash among American Jews that it evolved into a Jewish game. “Project Mah Jongg,” opens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on May 4 and continuing through December.
I love this map of London from Herb Lester Associates. The map charts the most pleasant and civilized places, around London, for a secret liaison, a sneaky skive or an out-of-the-office very-important business meeting.
Swiss watchmakers Hublot's F1 King. The watch is based on the King Power model, with everything blacked out for a sleek, matte look. Only 500 numbered items will be on offer before Hublot unveils its next Formula 1 edition.