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Tate Otama by Mikiya Kobayashi

The Tate Otama, which we can ascribe the simple translation of “stand-up ladel” to, is precisely that. The designer flattened the bottom, allowing for it to be easily stored, as well as easily accessible while in use. And yes, the inside remains rounded.

Tate Otama, by Mikiya Kobayashi
via: Spoon & Tamago

Squeeze Cup by Maya Vinitsky at MAD

Maya Vinitsky’s Squeeze Cup, a combined juicer and cup, simplifies a two-step process—squeezing an orange and then transferring the contents into a glass—reinventing an everyday task in an unexpected way.

Exhibition: Object Factory: The Art of Industrial Ceramics,
Through September 13 at The Museum of Arts and Design
via: NYT

Glass Candleholders by Laurence Brabant

Made from Pyrex, candleholders in different sizes and colours allow for a variety of arrangements.

Candleholders, by Laurence Brabant

Muji CD Player by Naoto Fukasawa for Muji

A minimalist wall-mounted CD player featuring speakers built into the player’s case with volume and playback controls mounted on top, and, of course, a pull-string power control. Muji’s unique CD player is simple, sleek and functional. Now part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

CD Player, by Naoto Fukasawa, for Muji

Modular Screen by Moorhead & Moorhead

Formed in 2000 by brothers Granger and Robert Moorhead, New York-based architecture and design studio Moorhead & Moorhead has designed Modular Screen, a screen system comprised of a series CNC milled panels, designed to de-emphasize the individual panel when the pieces are assembled together.

Modular Screen by Moorhead & Moorhead, for lerival

Dunes Room Divider by Out of Stock

Dunes is a set of modular, stackable screens inspired by the undulating sand dunes of the desert. Thick elastic cords weave surfaces within an inverse-triangulated steel frame. The result is a screen with rich colour gradients that act as a low-opacity colour filter, defining a semi-private space. They can be combined to form a continuous linear partition or used separately as spatial markers.

Dunes, by Out of Stock

Rock Vase by Jin Kuramoto

A combination vase that is influenced from Kenzan pinholder – a traditional item from Japanese flower arranging.

Exhibition: Complimentary Colors, by Jin Kuramoto, at L’Archivolto Libreria Galleria,
April 22-27 Milan, Italy.
Read more: dezeen

Belle by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Skultuna

Shaped like a wine decanter, Belle is actually a jewellery box made entirely of brass.

Belle, by Claesson Koivisto Rune, for Skultuna

See more products designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Insect Cage by Ryuji Nakamura

Insect Cage/Deroll Commissions Series 1:box, by Ryuji Nakamura

Footed Bowl by Finn Juhl

This rare teak bowl with teak feet is tiny, measuring 7.5cm High and 23.5cm wide, designed by Finn Juhl, a towering figure within Danish furniture design and the Danish Modern movement.

Footed Bowl, ca. 1950s, Finn Juhl for Kay Bojesen, Price on Request at Jacksons

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