Artist Nino Sarabutra
During our recent venture to Bangkok, we stopped by the home and latest exhibition of Thai artist Nino Sarabutra. Sarabutra showed us her portfolio of work, mostly consisting of porcelain sculptures, that lives throughout her house and garden. Sarabutra...
The Ricky Bag with Light
Ralph Lauren brings their classic Ricky Bag into the future with the addition of four discreet LED lights (which activate when it's opened) and an integrated USB port to charge your phone on the go. This bag, and its Bentley-like features, are the...
C35 Rose Gold Watch
Uniform Wares timepieces boast a clean, refined aesthetic that are as sophisticated on the exterior as they are on the inside. Their high-calibre, C35 rose gold watch features Swiss-made Ronda movement, four jewels, sapphire crystal and choice of stylish...
Javi Design Letterbox
While many take careful consideration when choosing a mailbox, finer details are more often than not an afterthought, with most mailboxes conforming to a uniform design that serves a basic function. But if the front door acts as the first impression...
Modern Rocking Chair
Leaving the mechanics intact, J Rusten updated the traditional rocking chair silhouette with an oversized, slightly more free-form structure. Maple cantilevered rungs make up the frame, with a bent walnut base to rest your arms.
A redesign rendering an already-sleek portable radio even more effortless, Bang & Olufsen's iPhone-compatible Beolit 12 is a handsome take on the Danish brand's iconic Beolit Transistor Radio from the 1960s. A leather carrying strap lends a humble...
Graphic designer, Mike Joyce combines his love of music with Swiss modernism in this series of redesigned vintage punk, hardcore, new wave, and indie rock show flyers that delightfully play with type and color.
Herman Miller Wireframe Sofa
As one of the more exciting seating designs to be introduced to Herman Miller's already near-comprehensive offering of home and office furnishings, the Wireframe Sofa Group blends a comfortably minimal aesthetic with a visual and physical lightness...
Three Reissued Modernist Lamps
by Adam Štěch As the year rolls forward many furniture and lightning brands continue to show an interest in reissuing historical design artifacts of decades past. Large or small, most producers comprising the design market now present some form of...
The Made Collection
Driven to design a set of items that together form something greater than their individual parts, LA-based designer David Okum introduces The Made Collection. Now on Kickstarter, the handmade home and office accessories blend beautiful, mid-century...
Century of the Child
The historical ebbs and flows of an entire century can certainly encompass a significant amount of societal change, but did anyone bother to ask about the kids? The new book "Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000" by MoMA's architecture...
Unit Portables 05-08
Based in the haven for functional modernist design, Stockholm's Unit Portables is the brainchild of a group of likeminded individuals educated in product, fashion and technology design. Founder Andreas Ehde and his team of creatives designed...
Eight years after Angie Myung and Ted Vadakan of Poketo moved from San Francisco to LA, they've fulfilled their dream to open a store for their successful business. Located in the downtown Arts District, the newly opened 4,000-square-foot boutique...
Lug Von Siga 2013 F/W Collection
After eight years in advertising, Turkish designer Gül Agiş switched gears and returned to school, studying fashion first in Istanbul and then in Milan, where she received a masters degree from the revered Politecnico di Milano. Her talents...
Bauer Pottery Company
Southern California's Bauer Pottery Company first made a name for itself in 1932, when the company released California Color pottery after the Great Depression. Before its sunny introduction, ceramics came in white, cream or brown—Bauer was...
Modern in the Past Tense
When the traveling exhibition "Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was" opened in 1991, the accompanying 424-page catalog startled the industry with its declaration that the Modern period was over, and should, from that point, be spoken about in the past...
Five Objects in White
Now in its fifth year, the Pavilion of Art & Design gathers the most exclusive European galleries under one large, pink tent in Berkeley Square to show their beautiful objets d'art and design as part of the ever-growing London art week—with...
Knoll Textiles 1945-2010
Known as one of the world's leading modern furniture design companies, Knoll has employed the likes of Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen and other leading designers in its postwar production periods. Although less recognized, Knoll Textiles has...
Born out of Genova, Italy's school for industrial design, designer Arianna Vivenzio founded Ochobags in 2006. Centered on a modular and customizable bag, Vivenzo describes her mission as "obviously to combine function and aesthetics." Staring...
Luxe Home Swap
Even the most opulent hotels can't replace the comforts of home, where decor and amenities truly speak to your interests. While plenty of alternatives exist in the form of apartment swapping and rental sites, few tailor their offerings to the style...
Jig and Crown
The new Jig chair by Massproductions in Stockholm is, in a word, beautiful. Absolutely poised in its form and slightly odd colorways, it's the work of English designer Chris Martin (who founded Massproductions with his design partner Magnus Eleb...
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