Yachiyo rug, by London designer Philippe Malouin, is handmade from galvanised steel wire rings, in a Japanese chain mail design that took 3000 painstaking hours to create.
This morning I had to bury our Russian Blue cat Odie, after he was knocked down in the small hours of last night.
He was such a loving, sweet-natured, beautiful, beautiful boy; Odie was special and his loss is going to leave a big hole in our family.
Sweet dreams li’l chap. :'(
Loving this simple porcelain lamp fitting from Byggfabrikken.
These glass bowl wall lamps, from Tom Dixon‘s Pressed Glass series of shades, are made in industrial plants more commonly used to manufacture architectural products including car head lamps or glass insulators.
Each shade in the collection is created by compressing molten glass into a hollow mould which is then annealed in a kiln to form a robust object.
Cracking image by photographer Alix Malka.
That is one bad mother of a motorcycle, right there, nicely served up with a fine helping of concrete.
As Little Design As Possible: The Work of Dieter Rams, published by Phaidon and available from mid June 2011, is the definitive monograph on the life and work of Dieter Rams, detailing the intellectual context in which he worked, his designs for Braun and Vitsoe, and the ideas and lectures he developed as an advocate for good design.
Sketches and photographs of finished products and prototypes provide insight into Rams’s design process, with diverse archival material and photographs of Rams’s house and the Braun archive giving a never-before-seen glimpse of the world’s most complete collection of Rams’s designs.
The book includes a foreword by Jonathan Ive, head of design at Apple Inc.