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Greycork

Greycork

    Greycork’s mission is to responsibly grow a brand for the home through understanding our customers, our partners, and ourselves. Our vision is to empower others to keep on working with their hands. Furniture brand Greycork has been rapidly growing for the past few years since its crowdfunding campaign took off over at Indiegogo. Co-founders John Humphrey,...
Ikawa

Ikawa

A nifty contemporary coffee roaster Ikawa, which means coffee in Kirundi, and first digital micro-roaster is now available. With the success of founders Andrew Stordy and Rombout Frieling’s kickstarter campaign, roasting your own coffee beans is made possible, enabling you to adjust the temperature, air flow, and roast duration to experiment and bring out the best flavor of...
MINNA

MINNA

MINNA is a Brooklyn based textile studio created by artist Sara Berks. Also a graphic designer prior to starting her craft, Berks shows a distinct ability in fusing texture with geometric symmetry and serene palette that resonates distant landscapes. Her handcrafted pieces are available on her online website.
The Pressery

The Pressery

The Pressery has become immensely popular among the brits because of its unsweetened flavor and for its nutritional value. This cold press almond milk is extracted without heat, keeping all the nutrients intact. It is rich in protein, fiber, calcium, minerals, and antioxidants that helps with the immune system, it is naturally sweetened, no artificial...
Mykita

Mykita

MYKITA is an eyewear company based in Berlin where traditional craftsmanship is merged with the technologically advanced engineering. Mykita is also known for its innovative  contemporary frames and minimal aesthetic using no screws on its hinges. The company has also won various design awards over the years for their ingenuity.  
Foldwork

Foldwork

Berlin based Studio Berg simply aims to question the orthodox appearance of lifestyle products through design and artistic approaches. Foldwork is an exemplar model of this conception taking an ordinary clothing rack into a decorative piece. This product was developed by Friederike Delius for her diploma with the concept of bringing a household product into the living space without compromise of...
Building Block

Building Block

The intent of each product is to clear away conventional standards of luxury by magnifying what is essential and editing out excess. Through the exploration of materials and forms, Building Block suggests a minimalist alternative to accessories, finding continual inspiration in returning to square one. Building Block is a multi-medium design studio based in Los...
The Citizenry

The Citizenry

We believe our homes should be reflections of the journeys we take. Our personal spaces deserve designs with a soul, a story, and a purpose. It’s why we travel the world to develop our exclusive collections of home goods. Country by country, we partner with master artisans, blending our modern style with their time-tested techniques. By...
Sound1

Sound1

Sound1 from Elevenplus is a speaker with built-in bluetooth allowing the device to be remotely controlled from any room. The design is minimal and portable. The hollow ends of the speakers serves as a storage for the cord and magnets at the bottom of each speaker which allows it to connect as one piece packed in a leather pouch. The product was...
How To Amuse Onself

How To Amuse Onself

Gift Guide Instead of appealing to the latest tech gears this time of year, here are a few selected games to occupy the keen mind players and lawn gamers meant to get them on their feet, for gatherings throughout the year. Find more interesting board games on my gift guide, something for the whole family.
The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair is a charity project by Toko. The chair was designed for the single bloke in mind, designers came together to create a reinterpretation of Hans J. Wegner’s ‘CH 33’ chair, bringing a unique combination of 14 Australian and New Zealand icons and an awareness of 14 charities. This event is set to bring in bidders from...
Wiktoria Szawiel

Wiktoria Szawiel

Wiktoria Szawiel, a Polish designer residing in Netherlands and Portugal, designed these collections of wicker chair furniture and basket weave. Szawiel’s deliberate use of broken rattan encased in resin encourages us to see beyond its delicate appearance and see the ‘landscape within’. It’s opaque material enables us to see the contrast of the dark skin and its...
Brian Persico

Brian Persico

Born and bred New York designer Brian Persico keeps a studio in Brooklyn where he produces wood and metal tools and furnitures using traditional methods of manufacturing which makes his pieces more personal and unique from the mass produced homewares.
Kjell Rylander

Kjell Rylander

Swedish ceramicist Kjell Rylander made a comprehensive catalogue of all his work on his site. Photographs taken by Joakim Bergström and web design by Research and Development who also produced a print catalogue published by Bergen Academy of Art and Design and Gustavsbergs Konsthall.
Kollekt

Kollekt

I recently found a lovely collection of home goods from Kollekt store by A Merry Mishap and who also runs her own blog filled with wonderful interior inspiration.
Northern Lighting

Northern Lighting

Northern Lighting has been manufacturing modern lighting to Europe and Asia for nearly a decade. This Norwegian company is known for its modern designs from sleek and elegant desk lamps to a sculptural moose head wall lamp. Their latest catalogue was designed and bound by a design studio started by Christian Bielke and Martin Yang Stousland...
Mugi Yamamoto

Mugi Yamamoto

Stack is a diploma project by Industrial Designer Mugi Yamamoto who disassembled several printers to come up with a compact design. This simplified inkjet printer is placed on top of a pile of paper and automatically fed into the printer, minimizing the space for bulky printers. Yamamoto is based in Switzerland.
Evolution Door

Evolution Door

Austrian artist Klemens Torggler has reinvented the mechanics of a traditional door, without fixed hinges and a doorknob, he’s created a non-obtrusive entryway design called Evolution Door or flip panel door. Made of wood, steel, or glass this functional door appears to be more of a sculptural piece, which folds seamlessly like rotating origami squares and works...
Revo Heritage Radio

Revo Heritage Radio

This wonderfully redesigned Revo Monocle 24 Radio includes wireless connectivity that seamlessly streams wirelessly to your mobile and tablet computers. It can be programmed to stream Monocle Radio and connects to the Spotify archive.
Atem

Atem

  ATEM came to fruition in 2012 in the studio of Nelson Abulencia in Hamburg, Germany. Atem or breath in german is indeed a refreshing view on how it perceives its merchandise, as contemporary timeless classic pieces made with durable materials crafted into functional design with a sense of tactile simplicity. Art direction was designed by HelloMe. Their merch...