Faces Design

Posted on March 27, 2006 Under Design

Faces Design was created by Ferran Adrià, one of the world's most famous chefs, with the idea of producing a collection of kitchen and table wares. This demonstrates that Ferran's good taste is not limited to the culinary art, since…

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Rob Teeters: Skull Coasters

Posted on January 17, 2006 Under Design

Rob Teeters' calls his skull coasters "L'Ingestion de Poison", he's poking some fun at drinking alcohol as a "social obligation." Laser-cut into the bottom of each case is the French saying "L'ingestion de poison peut-etre fatale" which translates to "the…

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San Francisco: Lofts Unlimited

Posted on January 10, 2006 Under Design

For the rest of us who love modern living but don't have an MTV Cribs budget, there are more affordable alternatives in the form of newer loft/condo developments. Lofts Unlimited is the leader in new and resale lofts in the…

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Furni Creations

Posted on January 5, 2006 Under Design

Furni has some wonderful and inexpensive household items and accessories. Mike GIles and Devin Barette formed furni, a montreal based design company 'offering an alternative to cookie cutter lifestyles. My favorite pieces are definitely their clocks-- like this unique digital…

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Amadana Designs

Posted on November 30, 2005 Under Gadgetry

Japanese design company Amadana has created some exquisitely simple designs, like this basic telephone. The base is made of natural walnut and acrylic. The receiver is made of soft leather (also available in white with orange accents)-- a very nice…

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Help, It’s Broken!

Posted on October 18, 2005 Under Books

Are you rendered useless when you're faced with unassembled furniture? A leaky faucet? Broken lamp? If this sounds like you, I've got the book for you that I saw floating around the blogosphere a little while ago. I wasn't going…

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Acapella Audio

Posted on August 1, 2005 Under Gadgetry

No real word on how these German made Acapella Audio Arts speakers actually sound-- but they're definitely lookers. One of the only reviews I can actually find says ""Close your eyes, you won't be able to believe that the music…

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Basic House

Posted on July 27, 2005 Under Design

I'm totally intrigued by Spanish designer Martin Azua's 'Basic House'. The house is made of metal-coated polyester, and can be squeezed down to pocket size, and of course is thrown in the air, and expands large enough to serve as…

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Egg and Toast Maker

Posted on July 21, 2005 Under Gadgetry

If I lived in a dorm room, I wouldn't even think twice about getting myself this Egg and Muffin Toaster. Heck, I might even think about getting myself one so I never even have to fire up my stove! This…

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The Little Clock Shop

Posted on May 20, 2005 Under Gadgetry

The Little Clock Shop has the nicest selection of unique modern clocks I've ever seen--like this Gear Flip Alarm Clock designed by Wil Van Den Bos. They also the familiar and great Yoshitomo Nara Flip Clock, which contains 84 unique…

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