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.
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.
Vega Edge: A Wearable Light That Works With Any Wardrobe
A precursor to clothing with integrated brake lights and turn signals?
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.
“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.
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.
‘Vortex’ Washbasin Mixer By Philippe Starck For Axor
An innovative transparent faucet combines art and physics.
Dressage: A New Type Of Bathroom From GRAFF
A deconstructed bathroom suite that doesn’t need walls.
Rui Pereira + Ryosuke Fukusada Slice Tile Sashi Bathroom Collection
Another deconstructed bathroom idea, this one uses sliced natural materials.
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.
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.
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.