Double-A seating power

| Nov 27, 2012

Double-A seating power

by Jean Snow

The AA Stool is the lovely result of a collaboration between Torafu Architects and the Ishinomaki Laboratory, a platform that brings together creators in one of the hardest-hit areas during last year’s earthquake and tsunami, Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture. Based on the concept of ...

15.0% keeps ice cream cool

| Sep 25, 2012

15.0% keeps ice cream cool

by Jean Snow

15.0%’s ice-cream spoons have already been featured in this column, and now they’re being complemented by Naoki Terada’s new Ice-Cream Cup. Made of porcelain, this container takes on the form of a flat-based ice-cream cone, which is not just a fun design but one ...

Purifying plant power

| Aug 28, 2012

Purifying plant power

by Jean Snow

The Airleaf Mini is an interesting product that makes use of your fan or air conditioner. It contains little beads filled with oils extracted from fir trees, which purifies air as it’s blown through by cutting down the carbon dioxide and restricting production of ...