Matthew Laws, alongside Adam Paterson and Rich Gilbert, have together conceived the Optimist — a toaster that communicates a new vision for luxury product design — the luxury of longevity.
Fishes Dangerous to Man (book cover) | 1969
by Alan Mark Fletcher | illustrated by Jane Teiko Oka & Willi Baum
Tasked to come up with an identity for the upcoming Plone Conference 2010, to be hosted this year in Bristol by Netsight, I recently had the pleasure of working with Bristol-based illustrator Ben Newman.
These walnut veneer wrapped Ray speakers, from Danish manufacturers, Davone have a look reminiscent of the Eames lounge chair. At $6000 a pair they had better sound as good as they look.
Just been checking out Erik Spiekermann‘s pad over on Dwell. Not only does he have a stainless steel Bulthaup kitchen my wife would kill for, but also a two story bookcase accessible via a remote controlled mountaineer’s harness. Even the boiler (actually a borehole heat exchanger that uses the warmth from 105 feet down below the surface of the earth) is freakin’ sweet.
Read on for more photos.
Designer Saikat Biswas brings back the delayed gratification and sweet anticipation of analog photography in his concept for a digital camera, the Holga D.
Whilst big displays are currently the norm on digital cameras, the Holga D has no display at all, allowing your photographs to remain mysterious until you download the images.
Beautiful flowers made from coloured, printed, cut and punched paper by Sascha Nordmeyer.
There is a lot to like about the Jack Pine, a 2008 Triumph T100 Scrambler custom from Hammarhead Industries, a US company on a mission to create “simple yet modern motorcycles”.
Via Bike EXIF.
Part of the graduate thesis of designer Dominic Flask, Design Is History is a reference tool and graphic design history primer, created as a teaching aid for young designers.
A cool table made from reclaimed scaffolding boards, manufactured by Bauholz Design.