Design

Tom Dixon presents angular Caesarstone kitchen referencing frozen lakes in Canada

British designer Tom Dixon has created a kitchen designed to resemble jagged chunks of ice and made using quartz surface material Caesarstone. The design is influenced by the jagged pieces left over when Canada’s frozen lakes are cleared by icebreakers during the winter. To reflect this, Dixon, best known for designs including cog-like light fixtures  and brass tea sets, developed a series of triangular-shaped prisms in different sizes […]

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Minimal alternative to “ugly” electric toothbrushes created by Bruzzoni Global

Electronics startup Bruzzoni Global has created a pared-back electric toothbrush with metallic accents, as an alternative to bathroom accessories that “completely disregard” aesthetics. The device features a rubber-coated handle that tapers into a more slender neck, and includes a single multi-colour LED to indicate battery levels, and whether the toothbrush is on or off. A single metal band encircles […]

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InOut clock by Héctor Serrano includes a miniature pop-up alarm

Spanish designer Héctor Serrano’s clock for Lexon has a baby version that pops out of its top for setting an alarm. InOut’s users press a rectangular section in the top of the timepiece to reveal a second hidden clock, which can be used to display the alarm time. The alarm screen can then be hidden and deactivated when the pop-up element is pressed […]

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Front sketches paper patterns for Eco Wallpaper collection

Swedish studio Front has drawn patterns created by cut-out paper shapes to produce wallpaper designs with subtle three-dimensional effects. Front’s Arches wallpaper includes curved tiles overlaid in rows The collection for Sweden-based Eco Wallpaper includes nine variations. Front folded, wove and layered the paper cut-outs to form the repeats for the white wallpaper. Faint shadows on the drawings give a 3D […]