product designer fabien roy’s latest project explores the concept of light source mobility. like the iconic anglepoise lamp, a classic light offering a total freedom of movement over a desk, roy’s ‘low gravity’ will extend this ability to anywhere in space. this is made possible through new technologies in collaboration with LIS Lab (laboratory of intelligent systems) and the swiss federal insti..
Italian designer Mario Milana has created the ASANA Ground Chair, a floor seat whose aim is to bring those who sit on it closer to earth and allow them to have physical and mental balance. In eastern traditions asana means “the posture that brings comfort and steadiness”. Manufactured by Les Atelier Courbet and crafted from from Khadi cotton, natural toulipie wood and solid copper, the design of..
yamaha unveils a three-wheeled off-road scooter concept, featuring wire spoke wheels, thick knobby tires, and a distinct scrambler style to it. the ’03GEN-X’ is an unusual, futuristic concept designed with off-roading and ‘cross’ in mind. amaha’s ’03GEN-X’ concept sturdy aesthetic makes it look more like an assault vehicle rather than a three-wheeled scooter. additional highlights include a futu..
dubbed the ‘electric café racer’, this futuristic concept depicts what the future of motorcycles might hold for honda. created by spanish and russian designers, pablo baranoff dorn and alex guliyants, they have created no-less than four bike renderings in the past, most of which celebrate such a resolution level of graphical detail that they can easily be confused for real manufactured products...
created by barbara custom motorcycles, this series of bike concepts depicts the future for bike-brands husqvarna, triumph, and BMW. the france-based design preparation shop is directed by the enigmatic ‘barbara’, and has created no less than one forty captivating renderings in the past, all of which exhibit a unique and authentic interpretation of each brand. barbara custom motorcycle’s otherwor..
The Copperhead lamp is an expression of our fascination with the pure elegance of copper piping. The shape of the fixture brings together the beloved fluorescent lights that we often come across in abandoned factories and the classic simplicity of our Bauhaus favourites. We have taken the best of both, and added our own touch. from retaildesignblog
Ukrainian based MZPA design, have created ‘The Planet’, a piece of furniture that enables someone to have a private space in an open office, hotels, airports, or anywhere where someone needs a little time to themselves. The ergonomic design includes a couple of features, like a USB charging port, led-lamp or tablet holder (seen below), that allows the user to curl up inside and watch a movie, do..
Heather and Myles of Stak Ceramics have designed a collection of multi-purpose phone and tablet holders that have containers, planters or vases as part of their design. Operating out of their studio in Homewood, a neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, they create phone holders with a stoneware clay body that have space for pens behind the phone, and depending on the design, you can also char..
recipients of the liliane bettencourt prize david de gourcuff and creators aki & arnaud cooren have fashioned a unique low chair design using aluminum plates with the footprint of the fabric on both sides, finished with sewn edges. the combination of the rigidity of metal with the poetry of the fabric, ’tiss-tiss’ is an aesthetic vision realised by a feat in manufacturing. the tiss tiss chair is..
holon institute of technology graduate chen zalkind has created his own studio, ‘ZALKIND’, specializing in furniture and consumer products made using a wide range of materials and technologies. having grown up on a kibbutz, zalkind was surrounded by many industrial factories and small workshops teaching him about the various uses of materials. n his latest collection, ‘internal pressure’, zalkin..
the gulas ‘PI1S’ is a 38 horsepower electric motorcycle with integrated foot pedals that let riders glide past traffic at up to 115 km/h (71 mph). this distinct looking vehicle packs an enormous 38 horsepower and 100 Nm of torque. gulas’ ‘pI1S’ features two powerful battery options — a 6.5 kWh cell that can provide around 125 km (78 m) of mixed-use range and a 10 km option that gives up to 200 k..
Toronto-based Umbra Studio, the collaborative output of Umbra’s in-house designers, have created a minimalist magazine rack called ‘Hoop’ for Umbra Shift, a platform where the designers experiment with new materials, techniques and processes. from contemporist