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Industrial Design

  • Bruzzoni
    Be proud of your bathroom electronics. Let them be a part of your interior design, and take them with you when you travel. What Nespresso, OBH Nordica and KitchenAid has done for the kitchen, we will do for the bathroom. With this categorical premise, Krister Mossberg, CEO and Founder of electronics startup Bruzzoni, explains how […]
    2016.05.06Jorge San Luis
  • THE Lunch Box
    The inconspicuous bento box may encapsulate two diverging facets from Japan: sporting hectic, excessive colours and textures, just like the crowded streets of Shibuya; or absolute clean lines and reductionism, like the renowned Japanese architecture. Fortunately designer Keita Suzuki masterfully chose the minimalist variance for his take on the famous Japanese dish. Japanese brand THE […]
    2016.05.03Mateus Andrade
  • Arauto
    Table, coat rack, chair or even sculpture, what is Arauto? In this singular work, Brazilian designer Pedro Paulø-Venzon invites us to discuss the possible uses for the object, seeking our gaze to define it, with its absence of limitations. As an embodiment of discourse, Arauto — comprised of Nero Marquina marble and steel — still […]
    2016.04.29Jorge San Luis
  • Earin Wireless Earbuds
    Small but fierce, the Earin Wireless Earbuds are a force you’re going to want to get in the momentum of. Cleverly engineered, from the mobile capsule charging dock, to the adjustable earpiece selections, these earphones are unassuming in their power. The sound is great, powerful and comparable to other market offerings. The engineering is clear; […]
  • Nod Light
    Nod Light is the newest table lamp by German product designer Simon Frambach. The name is derived from Frambach’s clever decision of combining function and aesthetic into one minimal movement that makes the lamp lift its shade up and down, mimicking the act of nodding. The design is void of any functional accessories such as […]
    2016.04.23Nhat Vo
  • Tumble Vase
    Why should home wares be limited to the flat bi-dimensionality of table tops? Oslo-based Norwegian designer Falke Svatun challenges this conventional perception in shape, function and appearance with his Tumble Vase design. The stoneware vessel was a contribution to Structure, a recent exhibition on contemporary Norwegian art and design in Milan. Tumble’s cutout at the base […]
  • H-horse
    One of the most interesting projects viewed at Salone del Mobile Milano 2016 is a beautiful reinterpretation of the traditional rocking horse by Japanese studio Nendo for Kartell Kids Collection. The designer created H-horse using only three curved pieces of transparent plastic, referencing the steel I-beams — also known as H-beams — used to construct large […]
  • One Piece Knife
    Johanna Gauder’s One Piece Knife is industrial design done cleanly and beautifully. Made from one piece of stainless steel, from a sheet, folded to form the handle and knife in one seamless sweep. The flowing form isn’t interrupted by an added handle, which uniquely identifies this piece from other market offerings. As a result of […]
  • Q iPhone Dock
    Q is a simple and minimal iPhone dock for desk, shelf, side table, kitchen top, or any other domestic environment. Comprised of precisely machine crafted stainless steel, brass or copper, Q is assembled with the original Apple lightning cable, achieving a perfect fit with the sleek cube design, becoming a truly authentic object that suits your domestic environments. Q features micro suction […]
    2016.04.08Jorge San Luis
  • Danzo Desk Organisers
    Many of us like to keep our desks organised. It’s a basic necessity, but one that’s essential to me when working, in order to maintain focus and a sense of calm. Design studio, Danzo have created a small series of aluminium alloy organisers that would be fitting for any minimalist. The Landscape organisers introduce a […]
  • Pin Lamp
    Ichiro Iwasaki for VIBIA sees the Pin lamp available as a counter-activity of form and function. Weighted with a heavy metal disc base, with a streamlined and thin arching line that provides light, Pin plays with contrasts. The collection is available in both floor and table lamp options, and in four colours: black, white, cream […]
  • Orb Door Handle
    The Orb Door Handle combines technology and streamlined detailing, through a push to create a smart object. Conceived by Ukraine-based designer, Michael Samoriz, this piece is integrated into the door system and challenges the classic lever by inviting users to push down on an orbit. The use of lighting into the orbit element allows for use as […]
  • TMA-2 Modular
    Sequels impose an interesting challenge, as the success of the previous generation may cast a long shadow on the new effort; thus hindering the process to bring something new to the table. Danish audio design company AIAIAI, cleverly averted this problem however. The timeless design of the headphones remain, with its capsule design and stark […]
    2016.03.15Mateus Andrade
  • Less and More
    Epitomising minimalism in all its everything, Dieter Rams and his work is a point of reference for many a designer. Less and More is an expertly curated lens on said work. His envious body of work stretches his curious beginnings in craftsmanship, through his studies of architecture and later, to his fascination with industrial design. […]
  • Balancer Lamp
    Balancer is a minimalistic floor lamp created by Berlin-based Yuue, considered one of the best young Chinese design studios, having already won several awards, and showcased their work in design fairs worldwide. Made from steel with a marble base, the lamp comes in two different versions: light grey and black marble. Balancer uses a simple and elegant mechanism […]
  • Concrete Paperweight
    Recently discovered design studio, StudioKyss, brings the Paperweight into fresh light. Paperweight is a well-articulated concrete piece that is approximately 58mm in length, 55mm in height and 43mm in width. Available in both a light and dark aggregate concrete finish, this piece is made to formally emulate a miniature staircase. Playful in its form, this […]
  • VARA Light
    VARA Light is a pioneering light system that joins together software, hardware and design — a strengthening trend in product design, and one that will soon be present in many products that we use in our daily lives. In this context, VARA Light is the the first light system with unique app-control, where the user can control every single […]
    2016.02.26Jorge San Luis
  • After 8 Pendant
    The After 8 Pendant by Molto Luce is a slight line of illumination. Literally. The pendant is just over 1200mm in length, 80mm in height and a mere 5mm wide. Its subtle and refined coming together of thin black metal casing and an even more compact light source, are what contributes to its simplicity. Suitable […]
  • PURITAAN
    There’s something so pleasing about functional and beautiful products being born simply from the need for their existence. The founders of Budapest-based PURITAAN come from a creative background and had, quite straightforwardly, a need for simple and honest cases and bags for their beloved Apple products. PURITAAN combines digital technology with traditional craftsmanship to create minimalist products for […]
  • Axcent Pocket Watch
    How to improve upon a classic product design and give it a new lease of life? It is a challenging exercise in design, but one Klara Petersén of People Products has executed beautifully with her design of this minimalist pocket watch, working in collaboration with graphic designer and art director, Tomas Carlsten. Based on the idea that there are very few brands […]
    2016.02.12Jorge San Luis
  • Skin Thermos
    Javier Moreno Studio’s Skin Thermos is a beautifully minimal hydration accessory. Conceived in 2010 as a prototype, and later published in 2011, the Skin Thermos is a silicon covered flask for the transportation of liquid. Designed with the subtleties of a curated mind, the piece is intended to have a skin-textured look and feel, imitating […]
  • LOOP Lamp
    Designer Timo Niskanen, founder of Himmee, was taking a leisurely walk on an ordinary winter night and looking into a miniature golf course, covered in snow, a loop obstacle grabbed his attention. What better than perfect snow to set a minimalist stage for an unusual form to emerge captivatingly? And so, from such a simple […]
    2016.02.09Mateus Andrade
  • Dune
    Dune is a fine aluminium flatware set inspired by the concept of food design meant as experimental cuisine and molecular gastronomy. Designed in Hong Kong by Italian designer Andrea Ponti, in this beautiful object, the experimental aspect of food design appears both in the structure of the set and in the materials. The traditional flatware […]
  • Uzu Vacuum
    Uzu is an astonishingly beautiful electric vacuum cleaner by the Japanese design brand METAPHYS. Designed to make it very easy to overcome one’s inhibitions against cleaning, Uzu’s characteristic and minimalist appearance was inspired by the conception of a vacuum cleaner that can proudly be presented. One movement is enough to get it started: just lift the […]
    2016.02.05Jorge San Luis