The Navicula pendant lamp is another nature inspired design by the New Zealand based designer, David Trubridge. The lamp, that just recently got recommended for the Darc Award 2017, is inspired by the many microscopic diatoms that float in the ocean. It is illuminated by a row of LED pin point lights at the inside of the skeleton, that is made of CNC cut Bamboo-Plywood.
In times of making everything wireless and online, with a minimalistic approach, there are things we don’t need any more when it comes to a desk. But things have been coming up that we hope for, like a neat way of holding the energy cord. Artifox has created the modern and minimalistic Desk 02, that has everything you need and nothing more.
There is a bicycle light on the market that substantially increases the side visibility and clearly identifies the cyclist. It is called the Revolights Bike Lighting System, and it is mounted on the bicycle wheels with the help of special hardware. These are actually LED ring lights which ensure 360° visibility for bikes thus increasing cyclists’ safety. And they are perfectly legal. Men’s Journal called them “the best bike lighting system in the world”.
Inspired by the Origami based sheetmetal designs for glasses by MYKITA, the design agency RELVOAKELLERMANN developed a concept for glasses or sunglasses, that uses sheetmetal even more efficient. As a result, the iconic shape of this Frame called glasses concept, is defined by the way it is produced.
“Micro” miniature radio, USSR, 1965-69. Unlike many advanced Soviet designs, which were produced in a unique copy - for reporting purposes only - and then were placed on shelves of their designers, “Micro” was mass produced in tens of thousands of copies with most of them being exported to the USA and Europe, where they were in great demand. Khrushchev proudly gave this miracle of Soviet microelectronics as presents to his high-ranking colleagues, including Queen Elizabeth II.
Birdhouse Cabinet by Siebring & Zoetmulder Design Products
This Birdhouse Cabinet named side table that is obviously inspired by birdhouse, is a multi-functional piece of furniture designed with the reading people in mind. The top part is made of Birch Plywood, offering the gable of the roof as a book rest. This modern creation by Siebring & Zoetmulder Design Products fits well into a bedroom as well as a living room.
Grimbergs is a Cabinetmaker/Woodworker located in south Sweden. STYGN ( Swedish for stitches) is a wooden bench and a stool, that has a wool made pad stitched on top of it. The two pieces are inspired from the Scandinavian nature.
Doverail a shelf/mirror by Hallgeir Homstvedt for Mjölk
Doverail is a simple piece of furniture that can either become a mirror or a shelf. The main part is the stick in the center, that is hung to the wall with only one screw. By sliding either the mount of the mirror or the shelf plates onto the X profiled stick you can decide its purpose and adjust its hight to your desire. This clever item is a design of Hallgeir Homstvedt for the Mjölk company.