This monkey in teak and limba wood, first designed way back in 1951 by Danish designer Kay Bojesen, has got me all nostalgic for the one I played with in my childhood.
Nice and clean graphic design by Bisgràfic in a neat little site with a cool jQuery gallery thingy.
Cool new leather wallets from Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER label. Part of the ‘Less but Better’ collection, the wallet comes in Ivory, Black and Olive, and is available at UNDERCOVER online store.
Yves Béhar of San Francisco design studio fuseproject has collaborated with Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake to design a watch who’s function represents time’s fleeting appearance and disappearance in our lives, by revealing only the current hour, while the last hour representing the past and the next one representing the future subtly fade in and out.
The iVictrola iPhone dock from made-craft* combines cutting edge technology of the early 20th century and the 21st century.
The iPhone is mounted in the dock of the walnut base and the sound is carried from a hole in the base, amplified by the metal Magnavox horn to fill the room.
Design studio 157+173 Designers conceive simple products constructed from cheap and reusable eco-friendly materials, that, whilst designed with function in mind, are also injected with a humorous theatrical essence.
The raw, industrial aesthetic and utilization of simple construction materials such as wood, metal and concrete, betrays the designers’ intention not only to reveal each object’s origins and relationship with the natural environment, but also to situate them in the industrialized modern world.