Brooklyn-based experimental design duo Chen Chen and Kai Williams are well-known for creating functional art pieces that surprise. Finding the ideal balance between playfulness and elegance are their latest products—created exclusively for furniture...
Milan Design Week 2015: Lee Broom's Department Store
At this year’s Milan Design Week, British designer Lee Broom is presenting his largest and most mature collection to date. Known as “The Department Store,” this installation consists of 25 of Broom's newest pieces—from furniture to lighting and accessories...
Formafantasma: From Then On
One of the more cleverly named design studios, London's Established & Sons has lived up to its moniker over the years, and 2015 will mark the progressive company's 10-year anniversary. To celebrate the indelible impact they've had on the industry...
Give cheese a proper display with the stunning stone work in the Marmoreal Board by Max Lamb with DZEK. The 95% marble slab blends Verde Alpi, Rosa Verona, Giallo Mori, and Bianco Veron in a highly engineered combination with an organic beauty that...
Handmade Kitchen Goods from Makers & Brothers
For five days, the Irish team behind Makers & Brothers (an online retail site that celebrates making, founded by siblings Jonathan and Mark Legge) recreated their off-the-radar shed in the garden of The Standard, East Village for NYCxDesign. The...
Brendan Timmins combines unexpected materials into original geometric formations. These unique Threshold Bookends are meant to resemble a deteriorating facade, and are constructed from combo'd marble, steel and electric blue painted pine. Graphically...
Saddle Magazine Rack
A paragon of beauty in both craftsmanship and symmetry, Noble & Wood's handcrafted Saddle Magazine Rack features sturdy Italian leather pouches affixed to a base of either white Carrara marble or American black Walnut.
"Osmosi" by Emmanuel Babled
Some products own the rare ability to combine magic and technology, craftsmanship and digitalization, uniqueness and industrial processes—but Emmanuel Babled's latest project, called "Osmosi," incorporates all of that. Babled's pre-production research...
Marmo Table by Ólöf Jakobína
A relative newcomer to the Nordic design community, Iceland has been making strides in recent years thanks to DesignMarch, an annual event hosted citywide in Reykjavik. We were lucky enough to attend once again this year, which is where we came...
G&T by Bethan Gray
Discovered alongside Anthony Dicken's Tekio lighting at Clerkenwell Design Week was a beautiful range of tables by British furniture designer Bethan Gray. This capsule collection has been created by Gray in collaboration with furniture developer...
Studio Thol Bathtub
There is always an abundance of innovative production techniques at Milan Design Week, though we saw few that rivaled the exquisite craftsmanship and unconventionality of Studio Thol's Bathtub. Dutch designer Thomas Linseen beautifully showcases...
Alpha Beta Gamma
Following the success of his crumpled city maps, which solved the problem of paper by replacing it with durable Tyvek, industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso has now come out with a set of blocks made from Carrara marble, the same material used...
Paolo Ulian for Le Fablier
Italy's Le Fablier, known for its impeccably-crafted classic wood furniture, in recent years has worked with a host of innovative designers to show how traditional style can translate in the future. In 2010 they collaborated with Gaetano Pesce on...