The Prima table, designed by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón, is a simple table assembled by a single screw, with identical legs and no welded parts.
The table legs are expelled outwards, remaining constrained and fixed by a central ring, by screwing together two equal truncated cones to create a central ‘knot’. A rubber ring on each of the supporting arms softens the transition between metal and glass.
I like the ‘blobby’ treatment of the “14th Anniversary Issue” coverline in this cover for Vogue Korea, featuring Natalia Vodianova photographed by Paolo Roversi.
Loving the illustration work of Ben Kirchner.
Via this isn’t happiness.
If the retro-raygun aesthetic of most hairdryers is one that appeals to you then this new hairdryer concept from Industrial Facility may well not be for you.
The Dryerhair is a simple, clean-lined and convenient hairdryer with a mains cable that can sit inside an integrated frosted container where the wire-end acts as both an electrical plug and a cap.
Featuring spacesuits from all of the early manned space flights, as well as details of prototypes never seen before, Spacesuits: The Smithsonian National Space and Air Collection is a book about the collection and preservation of NASA’s space suit design work.
Via Public School.
Plenty of solid work to be found in the brand new, no-nonsense website of Melbourne based studio, Verse.
Loving the simple, workshop-crafted products of Makr Carry Goods.
The long awaited new site for Build (aka Michael C Place) has been launched and it’s a beauty.
Curated by Raffaella Guidobono for Moleskine, Detour is a travelling group show featuring notebook creations by internationally recognized artists, architects, film directors, graphic designers, illustrators, and writers. Some works contain extensive stories; others are turned into pieces of contemporary art and design. Shown above are extracts from the notebooks of Kenya Hara (top) and Naoto Fukasawa.
This simple identity and stationery on rough, unrefined stock, created by Ultra:studio for Lausanne based product designer, Nicolas Le Moigne, echoes the simplicity and craft element to much of his work.