We’ve had another stunning week of posts here at NOTCOT.org and this week’s roundup is especially elegant and almost futuristic.
Tools for Living: A Sourcebook of Iconic Designs for the Home looks like a great collection that showcases excellence in domestic design. Edited by Peter and Charlotte Fiell, and now available for pre-order.
Stunning staircase from Bell Phillips for a south London home.
KeyTool Keyring Multi-tool has a file, tweezers and screwdrivers and takes up even less space than a pocket knife.
WeSC bedsheets from Mode2 and Delta. respectively.
Campoy Príncipi Domenech's great packaging for prima luce's cherry jam.
Mark Reigelman's White Cloud is an outdoor installation for the Cleveland Museum of Art's annual summer solstice party.
House Tumle from Johannes Norlander Arkitektur north west of Gothenburg.
"Objects and Projects - Alessi: History and Future of an Italian Design Factory" exhibit at Munich's Die Neue Sammlung with curator Alessandro Mendini.
Stunning house by Masato Sekiya is elevated to fit its site in Ashiya, Japan.
Give Water's new packaging draws attention the line's charitable mission. PurBlu Beverages, GIVE’s parent company, partnered with Little Big Brands to create this new packaging.
Adroable baby tenrecs born at the Bronx Zoo.
There are plenty of drinks to whet your appetite over at Liqurious. Here are just a few selections to get you started.
Great packaging for Moonstruck Chocolate of Portland, Oregon by Sandstrom Partners.
Bucket vases by Jakub Berdych of Qubus Design Studio are made of plastic buckets coupled with hand-blown glass.
Sydney’s digital origami tigers will raise awareness for the WWF's international Year of the Tiger campaign. Design by LAVA with Jennifer Kwok of Customs House Sydney.
Incredible slideshow of nudibranchs of the Philippines from the NYtimes and Terry Gosliner of the California Academy of Sciences.
The NYtimes capture some incredible bird houses for purple martins.
The Finnish are set to represent at the upcoming London Design week with their pop-up restaurant/gallery space, Hel Yes!
Lovely packaging for Schiszler Silver (Hungarian Palinka) designed by 5andor 52alay of öthuszonöt.
New CLS Freecom devices designed by Sylvain Willenz incorporate a labeling system on its side allowing users to organize their data more easily.
Gorgeous series of illustrations using India ink on white 150gsm Munken Polar Rough paper by Megan Herbert, titled Commonality.
Modernist designer Charlotte Perriand's furniture, photography and art form a new exhibit at the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich in Switzerland.
Dior's Chiffre Rouge T01 with movement designed by Orny and Girarden comes in a limited edition of just 100 pieces.
The Steripen Sidewinder is a great little hand powered water purifying device.
Casa Iseami from Architect Juan Robles in Playa Carate, Costa Rica.
Slybox by Keiji Ashizawa are wooden drawers on a light metal frame.
Terry & Terry Architects have designed the Diamond Project house in San Francisco, California.
Hangar Bicocca is an incredible gallery space in Milan with new partnerships with Paris' Grand Palais and The Armory in NYC.
Intimacy, dresses by Dutch designers Studio Roosegaarde and V2_ are made of electrically-sensitive foils which can be either opaque or transparent depending on the currents flowing through them.
Sangwoo Nam of Appree's Ginkgo and Leaf-it bookmark memo pads are adorable!
Erik Magnussen's classic steel vacuum jug from Stelton.
This week’s NOTCOT.org roundup has an understated elegance, combining simplicity and style to perfection.
A House in Showa-cho by Shintaro Fujiwara.
Raven is just one of Anna Wili Highfield's gorgeous paper sculptures.
Wingtip is an a member's only urban refuge in San Francisco's financial district for loyal customers of retailer On the Fly.
Gorgeous shelving from Faktura Design.
Lake Burbury by Stuart Williams at Sydney Design's Workshopped 2010, an exhibition of Australian design.
Avery Monsen and Jory John's picture book for adults, "All My Friends are Dead".
Architect Paul Kaloustian's stunning office, the Chammas Chalet in Lebanon.
More gorgeous packaging from ISAK!
Another sophisticated and stylish roundup of fashion’s finest from Notcouture.
Thomas Stanley's minimalist bird feeder, “Thee Apple”
Chris Bosse sliced up the Panton chair as part of the Re-Loved: Designer Stories exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
Gorgeous house on New York's Fire Island from Studio27 Architects.
ikymagoo makes gorgeous PVC pipe speakers.