Known to provide one of the most simple yet sublime experiences, the multiple award-winning Kosmos pen comes back in its latest avatar, with a brand new writing experience and exterior, but with the same heart. The Kosmos Ink follows its predecessors, the Kosmos ballpoint pen, in the fact that it echoes a certain purity that makes it a pleasure to own and write with, being beautiful yet absolutely distraction-free in its aesthetic
We don’t often think of dust as something that is desirable, let alone consider making it a feature within the home, but the designer of Bright, Sewook Oh, did and somehow it looks beautiful. Bright is a very unique air purifier that’s primary design feature has been inspired by nature; when dust particles are hit by the warm, harsh light of the sun, they shine and create a mystical and stunning effect. Bright captures this effect and uses it to visualize the operation of the air purifier, as well as signifying to the user that the device is working
If FPM’s luggage could fit a singe bed inside a solitary suitcase, Ivation’s EZ-Bed wants to out-do them. This easily carriable bag can, when plugged into a socket, transform into a completely elevated bed with an air-mattress big enough for two people! The EZ-Bed uses a compressor and a pretty beautifully designed framework and layout to fit an entire twin-sized bed into a bag that’s good enough to fit in the boot of your car. Simply unzip the bed, connect the plug to a power source, and run the air compressor and the bed unfolds before your eyes, expanding to its full size in under two minutes.
I don’t know whether the Sproaster is just plain silly or pure genius.
a vibrant armada of unconventional lights featuring light bulbs attached to the fingertips of plastic gloves.
When a client with a large family reached out to ACDF Architecture for an extension of their rustic country cottage in Quebec , the Montreal studio responded with a modern building that provides a visually arresting contrast to the historic house. Dubbed the Chalet La petite soeur, the addition mirrors the original building’s dimensions with a sharply gabled roof. Unlike the existing cottage, however, the new building is clad in white-painted timber and a sheet metal roof for a crisp and modern appearance
If your dream getaway involves nature excursions in a tropical environment, prepare to fall in love with the Cardamom Club resort in Thekkady, India. Recently renovated by Bangalore-based Kumar La Noce , this boutique resort features a series of elevated tiny cabins primarily built from sustainably sourced Bangkirai hardwood. Combining contemporary design with traditional elements, each 430-square-foot cabin rests lightly on the landscape and blends in with the verdant surroundings
Every year, the Design Guild Marks (now in its 10th edition) celebrate the excellent craft, creativity and ingeniousness which lie at the heart of the British furniture industry. This year’s awards honour twelve designs representing both the domestic and contract furniture market, and both new creative ideas as well as design classics. ‘It is very interesting to meet the very passionate designers and their product, ranging from domestic seating through to complex desk systems, presented to the judging panel,’ says the award chairman Rodney McMahon, head of a jury which included Twentytwentyone’s Simon Alderson, designers Terence Woodgate and Rodney Kinsman and journalist Barbara Chandler amongst others
When it comes to extravagantly monumental projects, Dubai’s urban planners have always cleaved to the notion that ‘bigger is better’. Which goes some way towards explaining the World and Palm projects, both of which can literally be seen from space. Equally, with such a benign top-down attitude towards largesse, it’s only fitting that architects of independent projects have felt encouraged to also dream big
Toronto’s new buildings are quickly cementing the city’s status as an architectural icon, and its latest gorgeously green residential tower is no exception.