Chic-Beaches! Planning ahead for a Summer beach getaway? These handcrafted totes and pouches from Antic Mallorca by local women using the leaves from Palmito plants are the chic-est and eco and socially friendliest choices.
So I heard that you have boarded the electric powered “green” bandwagon and started a zero-carbon-foot-print “green” company. All you need now is a “green” logo and Vegetal Identity can give you the ultimate “green” logo!
So the Bouroullec brothers successfully created a the Steelwood Chair where one material cannot do without another, Hilla Shamia has taken the idea one step further by fusing wood and aluminum into a beautiful inseparable new material, casting them into furnitures.
Japanese designer seems to all have the talent to distill an idea to the essence and then add that drop of embellishment to it that makes the product simply desirable. Oji Masanori is exactly such a talent. He’s products are simple, thoughtful, but at the same time, extremely precious and luxurious. Everything from a child-safe table corner bumper in buttery leather instead of the usual rubber to a trivet that looks as good as it is useful, Oji’s eye and idea of everyday object can do no wrong…
I imagine Noga Berman patiently squatting by a pile of rubble, quietly looking at one piece of rubble after another, her eyes lighting up when a beautiful piece turns up. She runs back to her workshop, endless and tirelessly working on making these discarded construction waste into beautiful, one of a kind jewelry that you can buy on Etsy.
Rachel Boxnboim sews each of these objects, fills them with liquid clay, drains off the excess fluid and then fires the clay coated fabric to create these organic but usable tea sets for to go with your Sunday scones and its paper dollies . Such labor intensive process creates unique one-off tea sets as the moulds can only be used once.
These beautiful seaweed are designed by I&S BBDO Tokyo for Umino Seaweed. The japanese patterns symbolising long life, luck, beauty and happiness are laser-cut to convey the company’s hope for Japan’s future.
Designed by Japanese designer Taku Satoh and sold at a charity market earlier this year to benefit victims of the 3.11 tsunami and earthquake, these beautiful pebble shaped wood seems like the perfect toy for little hands to stack and play.
A great paper-crafted identity and collaterals for Parklife 2010, one of Australia’s biggest music festivals, designed not just to reflect the energy of the music, but the beauty of the venues. By Briton Smith.
An immensely romantic and beautiful look at the life of a whale carcass after it passes on. A whale’s carcass can apparently sustain an entire ecosystem for 50 years, about as long as its life expectancy.
Florian Schmid has created these intriguing stools with a new material know as Concrete Canvas. It combines the softness of cloth with the stability of concrete. Once brought in the final shape, you just have to water the material and within 24h it will alomst harden out completely.