Design

Lithium table by Peter Harrison

Lithium table by Peter Harrison

Peter Harrison just launched a new beautiful piece of modern design, a Lithium Table. The Lithium Table is 29 ½ inches tall and 48 inches in diameter. It visually creates three layers, transitioning from mass to air with a core of concrete, a middle ring of stainless steel rods, and a perimeter created by the glass. The cast concrete column exudes strength and balances the slickness of the other materials. It is cast with round holes to lighten its mass…

Parvez Taj, The white Barn Collection

Parvez Taj, The white Barn Collection

Parvez Taj, canadian artist, has released a collection of 50 artworks called the white Barn Collection. A series of hanging wall art pieces using reclaimed wood siding scored from white barns around the country. These barns were built from the mid 1800’s through the early 1900’s.  The siding varies by age, exposure to weather and wood type as most were built utilizing the stands of wood closest to the structure. Parvez philosophy is to make Art accessible. He uses water paints, photographs,…

Peter Harrison, the Divergence Table

Peter Harrison, the Divergence Table

NY designer Peter Harrison has designed and built a really cool hall table for those seeking a clean, modern look and excellent hand craftsmanship.  Known for his use of nontraditional joinery in fine, handmade, limited production furniture, the award winning designer has taken his work to a new level with the introduction of his latest design, the Divergence Table. The Divergence Table is an evolutionary step in Harrison’s embrace of nontraditional furniture fabrication, as it uses an aluminum corner bracket…

Bib&Sola, essential luxury.

Bib&Sola, essential luxury.

The designer brand of the month is Bib&Sola. They launched an exquisite collection of Murano glass carafe and glass sets called The Marta Collection. “Water is life. It’s the briny broth of our origins, the pounding circulatory system of the world. We stake our civilizations on the coasts and mighty rivers. Our deepest dread is the threat of having too little –or too much.” –BARBARA KINGSOLVER Bib & Sola is the creative vision of contemporary lifestyle designer Kira Heuer, who has…

The Evolution of USB by Victorinox

The Evolution of USB by Victorinox

The Swiss Brand Victorinox is presenting a video about one of their new pocket knives, the one with a USB key called the Victorinox Slim. As the Brand was  always motivated by Innovation, Quality, Design and Functionality, Victorinox has a tremendous heritage that you can see on the following video, from the stone to the modern era! “Evolution is just a normal step in all things” – Darwin. Also check my latest Victorinox products reviews here: Victorinox Swiss Unlimited unboxing…

DEWULF, the Triton Pendant – Luxury design

DEWULF, the Triton Pendant – Luxury design

Hi, I discovered a very interesting designer called James DeWulf. All the Industrial Design world knows his unique work on hightech and luxury concrete furniture. He is launching a very original, elegant and interesting Light fixture called Triton Pendant. From sinks, tables, fireplaces, outdoors pieces, and coutertops, James DeWulf developed his own style. And today he is evolving towards other materials like glass and metal. In 2004, the artist established DeWulf Concrete, a small design studio and since then he has…

Victorinox Tomo – the unboxing by LuxuryActivist

Victorinox Tomo – the unboxing by LuxuryActivist

Hi, 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…

Victorinox Tomo, when Swiss ingenuity meets Tokyo style

Victorinox Tomo, when Swiss ingenuity meets Tokyo style

Victorinox 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.

Konstantin 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

The 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…

Veronica Posada, hunting Origami

Veronica Posada, hunting Origami

Do 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

The 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!

World-renowned super designer Philippe Starck has just revealed two highly-anticipated wind turbine designs for home use!

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