The new British coin designs have been chosen via an open competition. The winning designer is 26 year old Matthew Dent, who lives and works in London as a graphic designer.
British Coins, by Matthew Dent, for The Royal Mint
Colour coded, typographic and functional, everything we need in a daily planer. We love the details, perfect for that busy design agency.
Studioplaner, by Sven Winterstein, for Planolux
B-LINE has come up with some furniture using a special manufacturing technique. The bending of 3mm thick aluminum sheets like paper, yields the origami line. The Icon bar stool (we like the name) is horizontally stackable and comes in a range of colors, for those who invest a lot of time in this activity.
Icon Bar Stool, by Matthias Demacker, for B-LINE
With regular cameos in music videos, Neumann microphones are the gold standard of recording technology.
TLM 49, $1,500, by Neumann
“Less. but better”, is his motto, and certainly the work he did for Braun in the ’60′s and ’70′s exemplified this. One of the most influential Industrial designers of the 20th century, Dieter Rams worked with Braun to produce some of the most pared down and beautiful stereo equipment ever produced.
Wandstereoanlage, by Dieter Rams, for Braun
It’s a very hi-tech, high status office chair, but we think Silver, a new range of chairs from Interstuhl fits very well into the home environment, perfect for those who work remotely.
Silver, by Interstuhl
When moving house, don’t throw away your Carlo Mollino table.
This 1949 design classic fetched a record price at auction. The table, whose presale estimate was $150,000 to $200,000, was part of the collection of Greek art collector Dakis Joannou according to the New York Times — the buyer’s identity was not disclosed.
Table, $3.8 million (sold at auction), by Carlo Mollino, at Christie’s