Sibirjak by Anastasiya Koshcheeva is a modern lounge chair made of birchbark. The almost forgotten natural material is not only flexible, soft, water-repellent and antibacterial, but also breathable, durable and strong.
Bentley introduces Bentley Elements, a new series of art and design commissions conceived by creative directors Campbell-Rey presented at Design Miami/ 2014. The first instalment in the series celebrates the element of Light, as interpreted by Italian artist Massimo Uberti.
As part of a creative partnership with the architectural firm B3, Canadian fashion brand Dubuc introduces Close Up, an installation by Sébastien Breton that integrates seamlessly into the Saint-Pierre Street boutique and beautifully complements the collections.
Calvin Klein has unveiled a special holiday installation by Snarkitecture on view in the windows of the brand’s Madison Avenue flagship store in New York City.
Built into the unique architecture of the Darwin ecosystem Project’s green building in Bordeaux, France, Vortex is a light sculpture by Paris-based firm 1024 Architecture. Made from scaffolding, Vortex has a raw wood skin highlighted by 12 lines of LED light and merges organic materials with new technologies.
GPS tracking and proximity alarms are just two of the tech features that offers the new Bluesmart smart carry-on suitcase.
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has opened the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde Bicycle Path in Nuenen, The Netherlands.
Snøhetta, in collaboration with Norwegian musician and artist, Magne Furuholmen, designed the latest Braastad XO Contemporary cognac bottle and packaging.
Japanese studio Nendo has conceived the ‘giftote-bag’, a gift wrapping with a second life: after receiving a gift, the recipient can pass the ribbon through grommets in four places to transform the wrapping into a simple tote bag.
Japanese studio Nendo designed cosmetic containers for the new shu uemura’s TSUYA skincare series.
Japanese studio Nendo designed the ‘stay-brella’, an umbrella whose handle makes it not only stable when in use, but able to stand on its own when turned on its handle, hang securely from tables and stay propped up on a wall when not in use.