Monday, December 22, 2008

Bauke Knottnerus

Thanks to Hector for passing along a link to 'Phat Knits' by Bauke Knottnerus. These giant threads can be knit, woven or simply piled to a variety interior products.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Tres Birds

Tres Birds, a wonderful design/build architecture firm out of Boulder CO sent me some photos of their latest work, a stump seat made from a found Maple log. The rotted areas were filled with wood aggregate epoxy.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Gallery Libby Sellers

I just came across some info on Gallery Libby Sellers, a guerrilla gallery in London that promotes the work of emerging designers. Her most recent show 'Beau Sauvage' showcased some great pieces including the 'RAW_rocker' by Jens Fager and 'Thin Slice' by Peter Marigold.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Mathias Hahn

Nice lighting by Mathias Hahn - these 'Lanterns' stretch between the ceiling and the floor, allowing the user to adjust the height.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Micahel Bom

The 'Typo Chair' by Michael Bom is made from recycled billboards.

Monday, December 08, 2008

Make an Artifact for 29

Dear Denver Residents,

One week left to make an artifact for the next exhibit, titled '29', at the Denver Community Museum. What were/will you be doing at age 29? Share the drawings, objects or photos that tell your story. Due at the DCM 12.12. or 12.13 from 12-5 PM.

Tomas Kral

Designer Tomas Kral's 'Upgrade' takes traditional, industrial-made glassware and gives it new life by cutting, engraving and gilding.

Sunday, December 07, 2008

Studio Jo Meesters

Studio Jo Meesters recently started TESTLAB, a project which aims to create prototypes made only from recycled materials. The first collection of the series is 'Odds & Ends, Bits & Pieces', a set of furniture made from 34 discarded wooden beams and 16 leftover blankets.