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Victorinox Tomo – the unboxing by LuxuryActivist

Victorinox Tomo – the unboxing by LuxuryActivist

Reading Time: 1 minutesHi, this month the Makers of the Swiss Army knife, Victorinox, is launching a new product called Victorinox Tomo. It is the result of a beautiful collaboration between the Swiss brand and the Japanese design studio Abitax. We can really say that Swiss Precision meets Japanese Design for a cutting edge product. I have already made an article about it a few month ago, before the launch. You can find it here. There is more information about Mr Yamaguchi work and the collaboration. Now, here below you will find a video of the unboxing I made of the Victorinox Tomo. It gives you a good idea on how great this product is. You will like to collect them all!   According to Mr. Yamaguchi: “for Japanese people, Simple is beautiful”… check here an exclusive interview from the Designer: Victorinox Tomo is definitely a beautiful product with a beautiful story. Visit…

Victorinox Tomo, when Swiss ingenuity meets Tokyo style

Victorinox Tomo, when Swiss ingenuity meets Tokyo style

Reading Time: 2 minutesVictorinox is launching in May this year one interesting 2011 “must-have” products. It is called the TOMO knife. This creation is the result of an amazing alliance of Swiss Ingenuity and Japanese “cutting edge” style. The japanese house Abitak, based in Tokyo got inspired by the functional design of Victorinox knifes. Behind this project, we have Mr. Yamaguti Kazuma.

Konstantin Grcic, artistic pragmatism.

Konstantin Grcic, artistic pragmatism.

Reading Time: 6 minutesKonstantin Grcic is a german designer, born in 1965 in Munchen. He had a strong school curriculum with first the Parnham College in the UK and then the prestigious Royal College of Art in London. Mr Grcic has a functional artistic approach of Design. He describes his own style of current, feasible and realistic.

Coca-Cola Mystic – By Jerome Olivet

Coca-Cola Mystic – By Jerome Olivet

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Coca-cola bottle is one of the few universal objects that everybody knows. And trust me, you do not have so many. The Swiss Army Knife perhaps and that’s it. But the Coca-cola bottle evolved in years and always got the attention of many artists and designers. Today, it is french designer Jérome Olivet. Designer Professor of prospective design, he has worked with large international companies, such as Alessi, Thomson, Baccarat, Nissan, RocheBobois… his creations are in the collections of museums of modern art around the world. He created in 2004 his own brand, a collection of fashion accessories with futuristic and functional lines. It is sold today in nearly 20 countries, and shown in several museums of Modern Art (Denmark, New York, Tokyo) and the museum of Contemporary arts in Chicago. Mr Olivet presents a very organic and sexy variation of the traditional Coca-cola glass bottle that reveals a…

Veronica Posada, hunting Origami

Veronica Posada, hunting Origami

Reading Time: 2 minutesDo you know Veronica Posada? She is a Chilean Industrial designer. Todays she is running her cabinet from Santiago de Chile and has been working a lot for the past 5 years. Today we can appreciate several collections of objects that bring a new perspective.

Tokujin Yoshioka and the invisible chair for Kartell

Tokujin Yoshioka and the invisible chair for Kartell

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe well known designer, Tokujin Yoshioka just created an astonishing polycarbon chair called the “invisible chair”. Thanks to a very high-end technology on polycarbonates, he succeeded to create the most thick polycarbon object in the entire furniture industry.

Philippe Starck and his Revolutionair Wind Turbines!

Philippe Starck and his Revolutionair Wind Turbines!

Reading Time: 1 minutesWorld-renowned super designer Philippe Starck has just revealed two highly-anticipated wind turbine designs for home use!

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