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KeySmart, ingenuity made in USA

KeySmart, ingenuity made in USA

There are people that rather than seeking the cheapest costs ever to build their businesses, they feel responsible for their actions and try hard to create jobs and added-value in their countries. When was the last time you bought a Made in USA product? Exactly, it’s been a while. This can change with KeySmart. Discover this amazing company which product will change your life, or at least the way you keep your keys. Above all: it is all hand made…

Switzerland reaches the stars with Victorinox.

Switzerland reaches the stars with Victorinox.

While Switzerland welcomes the entire world at Baselworld 2014, something else has happened. In deed Switzerland was targeting the stars with its best ambassador: The Swiss Army Knife by Victorinox. Samuel Hess, sponsored by Victorinox in Switzerland launched a weather-balloon at 30’000 m of altitude and on board: the little red Swiss Army Knife by Victorinox. The images are breath-taking and remind us another Stratosphere project. Here is the video: The weather-balloon was launched nearby Winterthur in Switzerland. The ballon…

Núria Pié, ceramic poetess – Alta Phone

Núria Pié, ceramic poetess – Alta Phone

Núria Pié is a Spanish Artist. Or should we say a Catalan Artist to be precise. After a complete education in Arts, she dedicated herself to one of the most noble arts: Ceramic. As a magician, she creates amazing things from simple ideas. And when the idea becomes true in ceramic, the result is purely beautiful. In a world where electronics are everywhere and that every single object has now a WiFi connection on it, Ceramic objects are rare. While…

DEVIEHL London, Coffee is a luxury experience.

DEVIEHL London, Coffee is a luxury experience.

Lifestyle is a matter of taste and not a matter of money. When clever people places Design at the service of a luxury lifestyle, DeViehl London is defined. Discover this amazing company that provides you probably the most outstanding experience in terms of Coffee cups design. All details count when it comes to a matter so passionate as coffee. When Andreas Bös and Jonathan Strauss decided to create DeViehl London, one strong idea united them: Their mutual passion for Coffee….

New Victorinox Cutlery block for Digital chefs

New Victorinox Cutlery block for Digital chefs

Tablets are all over the place. And if 2012 was the year of mobile, 2013 is the year of tablets. And because our life is becoming more and more digital, Victorinox launches the first Knife kitchen block for digital Chefs.   Tablets will be part of your life Last year, around 120 million tablets were sold in the world. In 2013, tablet sales might reach 140 million and by the horizon of 2016, we are talking about 370 million tablets,…

Emporium Chair by Marco Costa. “Cutting” edge design.

Emporium Chair by Marco Costa. “Cutting” edge design.

Design was often made to serve functionality. But some talented designers bring something more. Boca do Lobo always proposes exclusive designs made by inspiring people. Discover the Emporium chair – limited edition – by Marco Costa. You never saw something like it. Marco Costa is a self-taught artist and he finds his inspiration in Surrealism. He transcends design and function into a more intense experience. In hour case here the chair has only 3 legs ! This piece was conceived…

Koket, Love happens! Design brand.

Koket, Love happens! Design brand.

Sometimes… Love happens! Discover Koket, an amazing Design Brand for interior furniture. Founded in 2010 from the creative mind of Janet Morais, Koket proposes outstanding objects to spice up your home. According to the brand, the artistic work of Ms Morais is influenced by the decorative arts, fashion, flora and fauna, forms and decorative techniques from the glamorous eras reappear in the most sophisticated versions of contemporary trends. The Koket name comes from Janet Morais nickname: “Janet la Coquette”. Ms Morais…

Les Indiscrets de Joséphine, creativity and style

Les Indiscrets de Joséphine, creativity and style

Discover this month, Les Indiscrets de Joséphine. Born from the passion of a talented artist, she gives a second life to outdated furniture by revamping its look. Style remains but definitely the artist imagination gives a new breath to chairs, sofas and other interior objects. Each piece is unique. What motivates this interior designer is her passion for creative work and how to give a second life to furniture that time passed by and let some strong traces. After more than 10…

Diamond Emerald by Boca do Lobo

Diamond Emerald by Boca do Lobo

Boca do Lobo launched a new limited edition master piece called Diamond Emerald. It is an amazing Sideboard faceted and coloured as a true Emerald. This amazing furniture has the hit colour for 2013. When we push the boundaries of imagination at the service of home design, everything is possible. This incredibly sideboard is faceted in a way that colour and light play their role as on a precious jewel. The new sideboard also features three highly sculptured doors leading…

Munna, when design becomes an Art.

Munna, when design becomes an Art.

This week at luxury activist we are discovering a few portuguese treasures. This time meet Munna. Munna is a furniture Brand specialized in Upholstery. It was created to be part of these atmospheres, with their appeal to elegance, uniqueness and freedom. Established in Oporto, in 2008, Munna’s mission is to transform emotions into products. The pieces result from the combination of traditional techniques and creative innovation. Portuguese experts, among craftsman, designers and joiners, who are committed to deliver only the highest quality, set…

Boca do Lobo,Design made in Portugal.

Boca do Lobo,Design made in Portugal.

Meet Boca do Lobo, a portuguese brand founded in 2005 with the goal to become the best in furniture design and production. It was in April 2005 that Boca do Lobo was founded in Rio Tinto – Portugal. Since then, they achieved international recognition thanks to their presence in Design fairs like the Milano Design show,  the 100% Design in London or the Architectural Digest show in NYC. See here how the Brand describes itself: “BOCA DO LOBO was created to…

Diary of a Carafe by Bib&Sola

Diary of a Carafe by Bib&Sola

The creative brand Bib&Sola is launching this month a new collection called “Diary of a Carafe“. One simple idea: “For all the talk and noise, it is often the simplest messages that can change your outlook.” This collection is crafted from the finest hand-blown Murano glass, Carafes come accompanied by Glass Sets, each bearing a signature statement that skips from classic to quirky and plays upon Bib & Sola’s fundamental brand ethos – the love and appreciation of water. Inspired by…

Alessi, Master of Design.

Alessi, Master of Design.

In the Design world, Italians are for ever masters. Many italian brands just brought to the world brilliant creations. One of these brands is Alessi, master of design since 1921. In the right heritage of Italian industrial design, Alessi put on stage several designers creations until today. Famous designers and architects such as Philippe Starck, Alessandro Mendini and Ettore Sottsass have collaborated with Alessi, leaving their marks on the brand. Some examples of internationally recognized Alessi design objects include kettles…

Parvez Taj, the french collection!

Parvez Taj, the french collection!

Parvez Taj is launching a new event on Gilt. He is presenting his new artwork around a beautiful collection called the “French Collection”. From the Grand Roue de Paris to Val D’isere and Charmonix in the French Alps, Parisian locales and the city charm are the inspiration for Parvez Taj’s latest collection. Parvez uses Acrylic and water paints, photography, software and UV cured inks to create his signature style of wall art. in this collection the artist really brought his…

DeWulf, the Leaning coffee table in pure concrete.

DeWulf, the Leaning coffee table in pure concrete.

Avant-garde designer James Dewulf continues to apply his expertise in concrete compounding and furniture design to create another heir loom piece called The Leaning Coffee table. The Leaning Coffee Table was inspired by the work of Angelo Mangiarotti, who pioneered the use of gravity joints in the late 70’s.  DeWulf expanded on Mangiarotti’s work with a thinner top, stronger joint, and a shapelier look.  The result is a simple yet striking design that showcases the material’s strength and grace. Materials:…

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