Starting as a fishing chair. Quite like a director chair. But ending up a little more.

October 31, 2011 § Leave a comment

director chair with a twist

director chair with a twist (not the one in the pic)

Designed by Spanish studio Mr. Simon, these chairs can be stacked into a sideboard (they refer to it as a desk), thus serving as a multi-purpose piece of furniture.

Cóm-oda is made from wood and cotton, the chairs detach from the whole and provide additional seating for impromptu guests. « Read the rest of this entry »

Cheap and fast and modern(ified) decor

October 31, 2011 § Leave a comment

old figurines, modern looksEver wondered how could you add some interest to your collection of figurines or some wooden/china animals? Perhaps you just don’t want to trash them up or store them somewhere only to add clutter to your already crowded living space. I once wrote about a « Read the rest of this entry »

Straw Collective piece of lighting design that won my admiration

October 31, 2011 § 1 Comment

Straw Collective piece of lighting designSimple like it grew there by itself, very natural looking (it makes me think of a bird nest and tree branches), the design from Straw Collective is really an inspiring  design. Congratulations, I’m loving it. « Read the rest of this entry »

Like DIY? Get (make) one of these

March 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

portotrash, your trash bag holder

keep it clean

All DIY lovers out there, this one won’t have any fancy description, just the picture.

Admired it? Ok, now go clean up the table and see what difference this might make.

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Laptop stand for the frequent traveller

March 15, 2011 § 1 Comment

Traveler's "office" - a better way than bed-working

Traveler's "office" - a better way than bed-working

A while back I changed my job  (which involved a lot of traveling) in order to have a few years (no plans to go back to hectic traveller’s life but who knows) of quietness, stability, sense of belonging to a place. I was even asked at the interview why switch, as the current position didn’t suppose traveling. All good. A few months. Too few.

The project I was on was just kicking off and the company needed a boost so they proposed a « Read the rest of this entry »

Grated soap dispenser promises better sanitation and a happier earth

January 17, 2011 § 1 Comment

grated_soap_equals_better_sanitation_and_a_happi er_earth

Another breed of soap dispenser is born

This is another example of  “why didn’t I think of that”, so I won’t rant much on that but I will at least give credit for this simple but ingenious product and the philosophy behind it to Eindhoven grad Nathalie Stampfli who got inspired by cheese graters and peppermills. Nathalie explains that: « Read the rest of this entry »

Flux Chair: a solution for gatherings in space challenged rooms

September 17, 2010 § Leave a comment

Flux Chair

folding chair by Flux

Douwe Jacobs has designed a fun, stable and seems pretty confy too chairthat can adapt to as many spaces as you can imagine, from outdoor fun to office meetings as you can learn from the link below. Built from some kind of plastic by injection molding it isn’t exactly green -unless it’s recycled plastic, of course – but it wins strong points « Read the rest of this entry »

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