Tag Archives: Design

  • Stand or Sit? Why not both ...

    Stand or Sit? Why not both ...

    Image Courtesy Treehugger CC BY 2.0 Lloyd Alter/ photo aging by Brad Hanna In a recent post on Treehugger, managing editor Lloyd Alter gave us a glimpse of the MNN.com offices in Atlanta where staff (tired of sitting down all day) had taken it upon themselves to create standing desks reminiscent (especially when aged in Photosho...
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  • Spotlight | Mitt

    Spotlight | Mitt

    You'll find this incredibly fun, multi-functional chair is perfect for a multitude of applications. With its hidden, weight-activated, locking casters and integrated handle, this chair is easy to move around making it perfect for collaborative areas in everything from corporate and healthcare to libraries and education. From comfort ...
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  • Furniture For Thought | Bernhardt Design

    Furniture For Thought | Bernhardt Design

    John M. Bernhardt takes any notion you may have about what a lumberjack should be and turns it completely on its head. He wasn’t beefy and brawny with bulging biceps and dodgy tattoos. He didn’t wear a beanie. Heck, he didn’t even own a red flannelette shirt. But what he lacked in stereotypes, he more than made up for as the fou...
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  • Furniture Free Friday | ActiWait

    Furniture Free Friday | ActiWait

    Amelie Künzler and Sandro Engel are ushering in new generation of traffic light buttons, with their design ActiWait, which allows pedestrians to play virtual ping pong as they wait for the light to turn green. Recently installed in the city of Hildesheim, Germany, ActiWait transforms boring waiting times into positive experiences....
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  • Latest from Eden Design ...

    Latest from Eden Design ...

    Eden Design's latest lighting products made their debut recently at the Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Belgium and the KE-ZU showroom has been abuzz ever since. In case you missed it, we have put together your complete guide here! Diabolo Designed by Bart Lens, Diabolo evokes images of a solar eclipse, a chesterfield chair or a diab...
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  • The AW Design Contest ...

    The AW Design Contest ...

    Closing on 1 December 2014, the Andreu World International Design Contest is a hub of new design talent, a place where emerging and established designers meet on an even playing field for top international design honours. It’s an annual, international affair and the judging panel consists of successful journalists, designers and arc...
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  • INSTALLED!  The Generator ...

    INSTALLED! The Generator ...

    Taking the most negative of clichés and generalizations about hostels and dropkicking them out of their Barcelonan window is the Generator Hostel.   Here’s how they describe themselves: When is a hostel in Barcelona not a hostel? When it’s a hotel. I’m the best of both worlds. You see I’m a hotel and hostel. How is that pos...
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  • The Edge (of glory?) ...

    The Edge (of glory?) ...

    It’s Australia’s turn to host the Australian International Furniture Fair with Decoration + Design – the exhibition bringing together exciting furniture from Australia and around the world from 6 – 8 February 2013. Excitingly, today, the opening day of the Fair plays host to “The Edge 2013” an event for new and emerging de...
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  • Grand Designs Australia...

    Grand Designs Australia...

    Since 1999 the commanding, measured commentary of Britain's Kevin McCloud has been synonymous with the voyeurism of following everyday Brits embarking on their own building projects. Quite aside from the varied approaches to design and construction that are showcased, what has reinforced the Grand Design format's overwhelming success ...
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  • When in Egypt...

    When in Egypt...

    June 2010 saw some of the best names in the European design community descend on Cairo for +20 Egypt. Curated by Italian design queen: Paola Navone, the event was a showcase of selected products from the best Egyptian design companies, as well as international brands. The final result was ...a fascinating juxtaposition of tradition ...
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