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Innovation in Form – The Ninaber Pendant watch

The Pendant Watch can be worn around the neck or used as a pocket watch, leaving your hands free. The design hinges around the meeting between the soft rubber and the hard aluminium. The pendant watch has been included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

Pendant Watch, by Studio Ninaber

Fireplate, Outdoor Fireplace by Radius

Fireplate, by Ralph Kraeuter, for Radius

Livingstones, Soft Pebbles from Smarin

Practical as a pouffe. Oversize pebbles, a rest area with an open geometry.

Stones, by Smarin, for Livingstones

Nutty bowls and Vessels by Husque

Made from the Australian macadamia nut shell, Mark Harrison developed a special compound that combines the shells with injection molding to create colorful bowls inspired by nature and surroundings.

Frag, Pinch, Wax, by Mark Harrison, for Husque

Wine Opener for Muji

With a foil cutter integrated into the handle, this wine opener is an instant classic.

Wine Opener, by Industrial Facility, for Muji

Define Your Garden with a Flowerbox from Conmoto

The Flowerbox series is made of stainless steel, powder-coated in an anthracite colour. A perforated plate serves as a stand surface, enabling water to flow away at the same time.

Flowerbox, by Carsten Gollnick, for Conmoto

+ & – Bathroom Mirror From Boffi

A Bathroom cabinet in aluminium, with mirrored sliding doors. The opening mechanism works by rotating 90º on a central hinge, vertically positioned to allow free access to all the lateral spaces.

+/- by Studio Dror, for Boffi

Neutraface House Numbers

Neutraface, by Christian Schwartz and House Industries, for Custom House Numbers

Union French Press

Union Coffee Press, by Jonas Damon for Bodum/Habitat

Ligne Roset Pixel Clock

An unusual illuminated wall clock. Lacquered metal frame; two-part face with honeycomb structure in fibreglass and aluminium. Lit with 300 white LED’s; Swiss clock mechanism; titanium hands.

Pixel, by François Azambourg, for Ligne Roset

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