Staring at the bottom of the glass

| Feb 6, 2015

Staring at the bottom of the glass

by Jean Snow

Here’s a glass that’s perfect for teasing someone who’s prone to having one too many. The Kanna Glass by Hiroshi Yamazaki (of Yamasaki Design Works) is a beautifully designed piece of glassware, with an unusually irregular bottom. The uneven surface means that it will ...

Designs to liven up house and home

| Jan 2, 2015

Designs to liven up house and home

Little chairs for little people The Dollhouse Chair by Torafu Architects — Koichi Suzuno and Alicja Strzyzynska — might sound like it could have been a Christmas stocking-filler, but in fact, it’s quite the opposite. This kids’ chair isn’t for a dollhouse, it doubles ...

Watch out for Nendo

| Jul 4, 2014

Watch out for Nendo

by Jean Snow

Nendo’s latest work to catch the attention of this column is its Fusion collection — an entirely new series of furniture and houseware comprising 13 pieces for Danish furniture maker BoConcept. As the name suggests, Fusion fuses different design elements together to allow pieces ...