Mystic Wall Clock
by Doug Black
The Mystic Wall Clock is a quiet addition to the new crop of products on Personal Interior Design, the Swedish internet shop. With no numbers and barely discernible hands, it's certainly not the most efficient timepiece. But what it lacks in logical...
Sèvres Vase Clock
by Tim Yu
The Sèvres Vase Clock, a prototype by Georgios Maridakis, indicates the hour with an audible knock. Just place the vase of your choice on the brass and wood stand and the hammer will strike the vase each hour. Each vase makes a different sound...
Tik Tak Clock
Designed by Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe, the Tik Tak clock explodes with every single minute represented on random lengths of powdered steel rods. The sizes of the 60 digits correspond with varying shades of steel for additional depth...
Grandfather Clock by Rob Price
by Tim Yu
by China Young Rob Price made a name for himself with the Grandfather Clock, a modern, abstracted take on the classic. Although you may have seen his slice of the traditional before (he debuted it last year), we think the way the design literally...
FOOD + DRINK
High & Dry
Architectural dish rack dries delicate glassware safely and beautifully
by Meghan Killeen
With the High & Dry dish rack, Black + Blum's architectural artistry transcends humdrum household ware into a harmonious form and function showpiece. Intent on turning "something quite mundane into something spectacular," creative partners, Dan...
by Ami Kealoha
Made from recycled die-cut felt that's leftover from the manufacture of ukulele picks, the Ukulele Trivet by the Los Angeles architecture firm Fung + Blatt is an example of creative re-use that's not only clever and aesthetically pleasing...
Microsweep Projector Clock
by Josh Rubin
This clock is projected on to a wall to provide a graphic, almost iconic representation of time. The clock features smooth sweep movement and a dimmer. It's available with Roman (ick), Micro (classic) or Micro 12 (modern) numerals. $219 at gnr8
Van Der Waals Clock
by Josh Rubin
When form defines function the experience of a product is better. In this case, Charlotte Van Der Waals' World Time Clock takes the math and confusion out of time zone hopping. Simply position the clock with the desired city on top and the correct...
We've just had the hottest July day ever in the UK, so having a decent fan at hand is a necessity right now. Most on the market favor function over form, but the Tykho Fan looks, and keeps you, cool. Designed by Marc Berthier and made by Lexon...
Furni's Miller Cutting Board
by Jacob Resneck
We first wrote about Furni a few months ago. Their products are stylish, practical and affordable (usually you only get two out of three) and this is what sets Furni apart. Their new "Miller" cutting board caught our eye. The bamboo cutting...
Plus Minus Zero Humidifier, Version 3
by Tim Yu
If you're already a fan of Japanese design house ±0's donut-shaped humidifier, the third iteration offers even more reason to love it. Keeping the clean, award-winning design that attracted all the attention in the first place, the...
Interview: Odile Decq
The Maison & Objet's Designer of the Year on her rock'n'roll attitude and transitioning from architecture to design
by Isabelle Doal
Each year Maison & Objet awards a Designer of the Year and the 2013 edition celebrates French designer Odile Decq. Decq's work as an architect and urban planner is well known and has received international recognition with such prizes as the Golden...