Wired's December 2012 issue wrote: "For chefs with a head for math, these four knives — paring, utility, chef, and fillet — nest together in a design based on the Fibonacci sequence, starting with the width of the average human hand. The set won the European Cutlery Design Award." I featured them on July 16, 2010. Designed by Brussels-based Mia Schmallenbach. $749.25 for the set.
Above, the Bed Up Bed Down system from Italy, which allows a bed to levitate into a ceiling recess, here revealing a tub. Aftere more, you can see Duravits' Open Space Shower Enclosure, which folds flat against a wall.
The Lego Block Bag is a scale replica made from yellow 100% cotton denim which has an unbleached creamy yarn running through it. Little flecks of cream and brown give the denim a lovely variation throughout the surface. Dimension: Height = 6 3/4"- 17 cm; Width = 9 1/2" - 24 cm; Depth = 4 1/4" - 11 cm.
Bose's new TV Sound System, Bose Solo TV Sound System($400) a single speaker designed specifically for watching television. Measuring 7cms high x 52.5cms wide x 30.4cms deep, the Bose Solo TV sound is designed to fit under flat-panel televisions that have a base up to 101cms wide and 26.6 cms deep - requirements met by TVs with screens up to 32-inch and many 40-inch to 42-inch televisions. The Bose Solo TV system connects to a television with just one cable and one plug to the wall. No additional equipment, wiring or adjustment is required. A remote control is included, and the system can also be operated by most universal remotes
"Mise en abyme" is based on the development of a new piece of wood assembly as simple as possible. Its wooden structure represents the archetype of a light bulb, one of the elements is removable to allow maintenance of the lamp. This elemnt gets a different color to allow a simplified identification. "Mise en abyme" was designed to explore the possibilities of eco furniture, expanding current technologies used in furniture assembly.
The Echoism Chair by Korean designer Jaeyoung Jang tells the the story of our emotions and environment through beating, hitting, and plucking sounds, as we relax and feel the melodies with our body, and as we feel the natural tones with our heart, new stories of ourselves, sounds, and the work are created.
YOGA is smartphone stand is designed by korean studio I-clue Design. YOGA derives its form from that of the positions practiced in the spiritual and physical discipline. The stands offer various viewing angles for watching videos while protecting the edge of the smartphone, as well as keeping your earphone cables and USB charging cords organized - they can be wound around its body. 'YOGA' is made from nontoxic silicone.