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The small Copenhagen-based studio of _Fjeldborg Design has a smart and practical philosophy behind the products they create. Their goal is to create good design without the designer price tag it often comes with. They focus on incorporating the functional elements into the actual structure of a product instead of creating it around a design’s function. For example, the cords and sockets are part of the overall design. Smart, right?
The Glow Clock was exhibited by Hallgeir Homstvedt as a prototype at SaloneSatellite in 2011, and now the clock is in production for the renowned producer Lexon. The name comes from the glow created by the contrasting color behind the hands that reflect onto the white dial of the clock.
Polish design duo Beyond have created a bench that consists of isomorphic, repeated elements, which, when rotated, create different seating possibilities
Inspired by fairytale houses in a forest that we all remember from various fables and stories as children, Autumn Products designed the Bungalow Outdoor Lights. Made of waterproof silicone, the adorable house-shaped lights glow with the help of a removable LED light on a base plate.
Today’s Deconstruction, “Megan Geckler for Bobble,” may be the most colorful one ever. Created by artist Megan Geckler, the subject is a unique art installation created and featured at the International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago this past March. The piece was commissioned by water bottle company Bobble to commemorate its second year.
Milano Smart Living is about to take the US by storm with their high end, Italian-made furniture that is perfect for anyone looking to save on space. Multifunctional furniture is where it’s at for city dwellers and anyone living in tight quarters. Even if you’re not, dual-purpose furniture is a smart way to get more bang for your buck. One of my favorites is their Minuetto table.
Serbian designer Marko Runjic of Rudesign created the lightweight, 22-segment Karsa chair. The concept reminds me of the divided, intersecting inserts that go in boxes to separate stuff. With 11 segments going one way and 11 going the other way, the chair is completely sturdy when stretched out.