Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

Microscopic organism inspired lights, deconstructed bathrooms, and a scented sofa resembling a park bench.

PSFK highlights the important design stories of the week. Get caught up and discover what’s new in product, retail, transportation and architectural design.

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3D-Woven Fabric Creates Organically Shaped Lamps That Glow In The Dark
Inspired by microscopic organisms, these lights take on a bio-luminescent quality when switched off.

 

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Vega Edge: A Wearable Light That Works With Any Wardrobe
A precursor to clothing with integrated brake lights and turn signals?

 

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Hand-Crafted Marble And Wood Furniture Systems For The Smart Home
Analog and digital functionality combined to create objects for the smart home of the future.

 

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“These products don’t look like they’ve been made by people living on the street” – Pepe Heykoop
80 families in an Indian slum now produce a line of successful design objects.

 

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Kyuhyung Cho And Erik Olovsson Just Reinvented The Humble Shelving Unit
A modular system which allows personal objects to be artfully displayed rather than just stored.

 

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‘Vortex’ Washbasin Mixer By Philippe Starck For Axor
An innovative transparent faucet combines art and physics.

 

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Dressage: A New Type Of Bathroom From GRAFF
A deconstructed bathroom suite that doesn’t need walls.

 

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Rui Pereira + Ryosuke Fukusada Slice Tile Sashi Bathroom Collection
Another deconstructed bathroom idea, this one uses sliced natural materials.

 

 

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Unstudio’s Gemini Chair “Allows A Variety Of Seating Positions” For Working Or Lounging
Most chairs are design for sitting on one position, the Gemini aims to increase user comfort and seating options.

 

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Looking For The Summer: Scented Sofa By Valerio Berruti
A limited-edition park bench inspired sofa that releases hints of cinnamon and orange fragrances to mimic the summertime season.

 

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Top Of Milan Design Week 2014
A best of the best look at Milan Design Week 2014 including Studio Dossofiorito ‘phytophiler’ plant pot with science lab inspired accessories to monitor plant growth and health.

 

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