Even the most functional and humblest of objects can be empowered with design. Archipanic’s design contributor Antonella Galimberti had fun selecting unconventional pegs with an artsy, poetic, and quirky attitude.
Galerie kreo tasked international designers to reinvent the humble and functional ladder, probably one of the least-cared-about objects of contemporary design.
The R for Repair exhibition shines a timely spotlight on consumerism by showing how cherished but broken objects can be given both new meaning and a fresh lease of life with a bit of ingenuity.
Summertime, cocktail time. Our indefatigable contributor Antonella Galimberti has selected ten sustainable design straws made from blades of grass, pasta and borosilicate glass. Enjoy!
FOUNTAIN OF HYGENE design competition: forget hand sanitizing pumps, discover disinfecting doorbells, air cleansing bubbles machines and spongy door handles dispensing hand-washing liquid.
A humble cabinet for contemporary creatives, a framed minimalist clock and multifunctional measuring tools. Ladies & Gentlemen reinterprets Shakers’ humble furniture for Furnishing Utopia design collective in NYC.
Humble objects require simple gestures. Italian university students were challenged to think out of the box to design new rituals and actions for the pencil sharpener.