Leipzig based bicycle manufacturer, Retrovelo, produce a mix of finely crafted classic and modern city bikes combining understated design with practicality. Their classic range consists of 3-speed and 7/8-speed models with nice touches such as Brooks leather saddles, stainless steel fenders and Busch & Müller Lumotech retro chromed head lights and LED chromed tail lights.
Tejo Remy, Milk Bottle lamp, 1991
Via European Design.
David Lipson assembles awesome one-of-a-kind robot sculptures from random objects, inspired by his love of Tin Toy Robots, Sci-Fi movies, and retro design.
Beautiful Planets, by designer Béatrix Li-Chin Loos, is a series of spherical vases made from layers of scrap wood, glass, cardboard and leather, each representing a planet from the solar system.
In ‘Scales,’ British designer John Doherty adapts a Triumph Bonneville instrument panel and headlight bowl for use as a kitchen scale. The dial faces are altered to accurately represent pounds and kilograms.
Part of a recent collaborative exhibition between Triumph Motorcycles and the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design.
Octopus Chair is the first piece in the Animal Chair collection by designer Maximo Riera.
Loving the simplicity of Shelf Lamp and it’s low tech solution to light diffusion, bouncing light onto the wall behind it to provide illumination. Designed by Norwegian designer, Andreas Engesvik.
Dutch manufacturer, Pastoe, has recently published the book Vision – Space for Imagination to mark the 25th anniversary of their Vision range of cabinets, first created in 1985 by Pierre Mazairac and Karel Boonzaaijer.
Comprising any number of chests in various sizes, Vision cabinets have no handles or grips and instead utilizes a pressure-release mechanism borrowed from the car manufacturing industry.
Victorinox have a number of USB knives in their range but this latest version is not just any old flash-drive. It’s a highly compact secure SSD, available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB sizes, complete with an E-Paper display.
Oh… and you can whittle sticks with it too!