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Bonnet Poufs by Liset van der Scheer for Casalis

Dutch designer Liset van der Scheer has created the Bonnet collection for Belgian carpet company Casalis. Simply a knitted cap (or tuque) thrown over a pouf. Cozy.

Casalis Bonnet Collection, by Liset van der Scheer

Split Fruit Bowl from Maigrau

Designed as a presentation bowl, split is made from laser-cut aluminium. Its elegant appearance offers the ideal presentation surrounding for your tiny favourite objects.

split, by Alexander Stamminger, Nik Back, for Maigrau

Burning Time — A Calendar by Yurko Gutsulyak

Designed specifically for a Ukrainian energy company, we think this calendar would make a great product.
“Each page is a month and it looks like a comb made of matches that correspond to the days. The matches are real and the construction of the calendar is absolutely safe.”

Match Calendar, Designed by Yurko Gutsulyak
via: The Dieline

Jaime Hayon Makes a Rocking Green Chicken

“The chicken, a rather unexplored shape, found its place amongst my green dreams. I wanted to portray this common bird as a sensational object by amplifying its characteristics and dimensions, turning it into a modern piece, one of great beauty and utility: a rocking chair. The movement, subtle and constant, would give the object a zoom-like trait, a sense of speed and dynamism. My green chicken had taken on a face, a shape, a place and a function.”

Rocking Green Chicken, by Jaime Hayon

Royal Tichelaar Bloom Vase by Roderick Vos

Fully functional ceramic vase with white glaze, designed by Roderick Vos for Royal Tichelaar Makkum, the Netherlands’ oldest company.

Bloom, by Roderick Vos, for Royal Tichelaar

Light Modulator by Liam Hopkins

Liam Hopkins has designed a Light Modulator for Lazerian, a practice focused on the creation of functional objects through playful investigation of materials and processes.
The form was computer-generated then converted into modular sections, which were cut from 1.5mm birch plywood using a CNC routing machine. There are 26 unique units used in the construction.

Light Modulator, by Liam Hopkins, for Lazerian

La Conica & La Cupola Aldo Rossi Pens from Alessi

Alessi has made a set of pens ‘La Conica’ and ‘La Cupola’ designed by Aldo Rossi. Produced in conjuctions with Uniball, the pens are designed with the same elements as Rossi’s classic designs the ‘La Conica’ and ‘La Cupola’ coffee pots first manufactured in 1984 (La Conica) and 1988 (La Cupola)

La Conica & La Cupola Pens, by Aldo Rossi, for Alessi

WoodyKellen Spoons by Studio Vertijet

Originally sketched for Authentics this kitchen cutlery called WoodyKellen will soon be part of a special collection named Vertijeté by Studio Vertijet

WoodyKellen by Studio Vertijet

Sahara by Pablo Gironés

Large white pots for the garden or deck designed by Pablo Gironés.

Sahara, by Pablo Gironés, for Gandia Blasco

No Ordinary Spoons by Kirsten Hecktermann

 

These Spoons from Kenya are hand carved from managed East African hardwoods. The spoons are produced locally in Kirsten Hecktermann’s fathers workshop, and exported throughout the world.

Spoons, by Kirsten Hecktermann, Available at Analogue Life

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