Leser Gesucht by Marcus Kutter, published in 1959, with cover typography by Karl Gerstner.
Testa Mechanica (mechanical heads) are handblown glass heads containing industrial gear-like forms, created by artist-designer Jaime Hayon for Glasstress 2011.
A quick update on the awesome work of Stockholm based studio Research and Development.
Via The New Graphic.
Triboro updates with identity work for denim label BLK DNM and catalogue design for an exhibition on the band Crass.
Thanks to ISO50 for the heads-up on MoMA’s stunning collection of Jakob Jensen designs for Bang & Olufsen from the 60′s and 70′s.
IDEA Dynamic Headphones were developed in collaboration with Ashidavox, one of Japan’s oldest audio companies. The minimal retro design is based on one of the company’s original headphones, the Ashidavox ST-90, but the internals have been reworked to provide better sound and comfort. Using Ashidavox’s sound technology, the headphones produce a sound which is well-balanced and true to the original source.
France is a collection of 30 dinner plates, designed by Albert Schrurs of Allegory, which combine to create a map of France showing the location of the country’s Michelin-starred restaurants.
“Korean sailor takes a break from trasporting cargo and people, sitting under the shadow from the sail, smoking from his long bamboo pipe. He wears cool hemp clothes.”
From the Cornell University Library collection.
Love the simplicity of Jump lamp in wood and ceramic, by Claude Saos.
Via of paper and things.
Pixelmöbel is a furniture project developed by Claude Saos, in collaboration with Thierry Boltz, in which furniture items are generated by the pixellisation of classic paintings of the same name.
Shown above is Still Life with Three Salmon Steaks in natural beech and lacquered wood, based on Goya’s Nature Morte avec Trois Tranches de Saumon.
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