Design House Stockholm's Pipette Oil & Vinegar Bottles by Camilla Kropp bring out the mad scientist in us all ~ and are by no means only for oil and vinegar, these would be just as fun for soy sauce, etc!
Alessi Miniatures ~ seeing them in context of the originals in the shop window make them far more fun than most pics online... can't you see using the starck citrus squeezer for designer kumquat juice shots?
zChocolat.com has gourmet handmade truffles prepared by world famous chocolatiers in mahogany boxes that can be engraved. After the sweets are gone, a beautiful personalized jewelry or card box still remains
If you are in Paris 9/30- 1/11 stop by the "Mingei Spirit in Japan, From Folk Craft to Design" at the Musée du Quai Branly. The exhibit showcases the work of Japan's artist-craftsmen, a dying tradition with today's mass-production methods.
Spark Lamp by Beverly Ng - The Spark lamp helps homeowners be more aware of their energy consumption and is a guide in achieving a more sustainable lifestyle. Collects solar energy by day and becomes a night lamp by night.
Vipp and Helena Christensen have solicited designers to create trash cans for a charity auction to benefit Food Bank NY and CCPI. Here's a sneak peek at some of the offerings. Auction takes place Sept. 18th