One of the latest projects at the international crowdfunding site Indiegogo, the FreshWall lets you grow fresh herbs and vegetable all year round and also purifies the indoor air. FreshWall is an affordable, automated green wall for the urban dwellers, which does not take too much of the floor space. FreshWall brings vertical gardening indoors and requires minimal maintenance. All you need to do is to put the plants into the pot, plug it to your FreshWall and add water to the reservoir. Plug in the cord and the FreshWall takes care of the rest.
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The winner of the Muuto’s annual design competition for Nordic design students, the Tick Tock wooden clock enjoys a distinct personality, thanks to its unmistakable shape and the noteworthy Scandinavian traits in material. To make this beautiful plywood clock, Charlotte Ackemar has broken down the clock in geometrical forms and lines to simplify the shape and add in the movement of the pendulum into the shape. She says that the sculptural Tick Tock clock is a transformation of the grandfather clock.
Inspired by Jazz evenings, Dutch interior designer Djanim Fabian has created an exclusive table lamp using real, new trumpets and luxury materials like silverized and gold lacquer. No matter where you place it inside your home or studio, the TrumpLight table lamp is sure to start conversations. Available in silver, gold and black color, the TrumpLight can be also customized to your liking on special requests. If you are music lover or are simply on the hunt for a unique lamp for your abode, the TrumpLight seems worth consideration.
Every now and then, we stumble across ingeniously designed lighting fixtures that offer a perfect blend of form and function, and the Pilu lamp is no exception. Created by German designer Leoni Werle, the Pilu lamp is able to switch between two different positions – upright and inclined – like a seesaw. The bell-shaped Pilu lamp comes with a V-shaped solid oak base, which helps it stand vertical or in a rock forward. In the inclined position, the powder-coated steel stem becomes angled.
A’ Award and Competitions have lately announced that the project Muse by Kevin Lim, Yo Sup Ryu and Jun Ho Park of Anarkhos Design has won the prestigious Golden A’ Design Award at Lighting Products and Lighting Projects. Born out of the challenge to physically manifest different qualities of light into a single form, the Muse lamp embodies ‘light’, ‘heat’ and ‘time’ into a single product. The design comprises of a luminaire with a quantity of water that continuously evaporates and condenses within a contained vessel.
Designed by Will Wetherilt, in collaboration with Delta Faucet Company and the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Virtaus is a minimalist, modern lavatory faucet featuring proximity sensor technology and an embedded touch interface. Made from porcelain and solid walnut, the Virtaus faucet has a touch sensitive user interface, which displays graphically the current water temperature when user approaches it and lets them select their preferred temperature with the touch of their finger.
Organizing wires and cables at home or office is a serious business. While there are plenty of colorful and fun solutions on the shelves to tackle the cable clutter, industrial designer Christopher Santos thinks that most of these cord keepers lack any sculptural or aesthetic home decor appeal. As a solution, he has designed Nído [nee’-doh] Cord Keeper, an ornamental tabletop solution for managing those cords and cables. Whether in use or not, the donut-inspired Nído blends beautifully into your exiting décor.
One of the latest projects launched at Kickstarter for crowdfunding, the Natural Edge Lamp Collection by Worley’s Lighting make for a perfect addition to any traditional or contemporary home. Made with wood taken from some sustainable local source, these lamps enjoy clean, mid-century modern lines. Each hand-turned lamp base (oak/cherry) boasts unique qualities owing to the wood grain, wood species and slight differences in shape. Each piece is smoothened and sealed with an all-natural non-toxic mineral oil wax.
For artist Milan Bender who lives in Little Forest Hills in Dallas, Texas, life means art and he seeks inspiration in almost everything around him. Milan considers his art “Modern Recycling” that comprises of 80-90 percent recycled found objects. One of his amazing works is the Camera Lamp Series, a collection of unique lighting fixtures made with vintage cameras, such as the Argus 75 camers, Kodak Instamatic cameras, Ansco Number 4 bellows camera, Agfa bellows camera and the Ansco B2 Speedex camera.
Designed by Wayne Ching during his studies in Melbourne as part of the Reece BIA contest in 2012, What-a-turn project focuses on the sustainable idea of saving resources by merging bathroom components having supply from one water source to create a whole new bathroom experience while saving bathroom space. The concept of recycling and reuse has been integrated through a rotatable faucet that functions for both sink and bathtub.