Collection of light by Humans since 1982, is a luminaire formed from a collection of LEDs mounted like the insect collections you see in old drawers in museums. The aim is to create an aura of a real collection with the LEDs labelled (with name, size and colour temperature) and arranged in a specific order to accomplish harmonic light.
Via Lotta Agaton.
Hand Made Nobuo Yamashita Tin Art Robot, by Osaka Tin Toy Institute.
Via Rude Mechanicals.
Cool knotted chandelier idea, lifted from design blog Mokkasin.
Via Japanese Trash.
John’s Phone is the world’s simplest mobile phone: no frills and no unnecessary features such as a camera, text messaging and an endless number of ringtones. You call, you hang up, and that’s it.
A modern response to those ornate Napoleonic clocks housed in bell-jars, Jean Clock, designed by Pierre Favresse, is a simple clock movement encased in a delicate white cloud of hand-blown glass.
“Each clock is accomplished with a single blow and is as unique and variable as a single moment of life.”
Nice colourways from Slowear.
Titan, Dione, Pandora and Pan captured by Cassini spacecraft CICLOPS imaging.
Pan is furthest to the left, a tiny moon tucked into the gap in the rings. Dione hovers in front of cloud-covered Titan and Pandora is the moon just outside the edge of the outer ring to the right.
Via this isn’t happiness.
Neat shower radio concept by designer Gerhardt Kellermann, inspired by the Muji wooden brush and using the speaker as a volume control.