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Kit Men have created a new dual-time alarm clock for Hong Kong manufacturer M.N.S., the Home Away is a dual-time alarm clock that “explores how people’s perception can be diverted into an everyday product”
★★★★★ I miss Mr. Prickles, May 8, 2009Guardian Angel
By A. Christian-Richardson (Florida, USA)
I have no idea about what this thing is suppose to do but it’s a wonderful surrogate for my dead hedgehog. RIP Mr. Prickles
The venerable Italian brand Brionvega thinks the 60s and 70s are worth bringing back, or that at least some of the design sensibilities of the era warrant new life. The classic, groundbreaking Radiofonografio, divined in 1965 by two of the three Castiglioni brothers, Pier Giacomo and Achille, is making a new entrance as RR226. In 1965, the ‘musical component robot’ was a home electronic marvel that in one sleekly designed device included a radio, amplifiers and a record player.
The modernized model has also a CD and DVD players but otherwise it is as close as possible to the original. The amplifiers are moveable which makes it possible to create different configurations both for visual and listening pleasure.
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It’s a large (41” /104 cm diameter) umbrella, and a pretty solid one too - not to be mistaken with the cheap, flimsy thing you got at the street corner. What makes it spezial is the typical samurai sword handle. When the umbrella is in its ‘scabbard’ and you dare to carry it on your back, the handle protrudes visibly, and you look like you are out to fight. Well, we guess that you can fight the rain in a way…
Concrete + glass tumbler
CITY RAIN concrete glass is made of high water-absorption concrete with idea of wet street and glass window, the ingenious combination of two kinds of hard materials – glass and concrete with low contrast gray and simple lines presents a unique taste for the glass.
airsquare – is a modular plastics foam shelving system. The high-tech material – used in automobile and aircraft construction – is sturdy and very lightweight. The system consists of single cubes, each cube only weighs approx. 1 kilo and can be used individually or be assembled into a complete and resilient shelving system using hidden knobs. One cube holds approx. 15 kilos. Height adjustable powder-coated metal feet level the system on bumpy floors. Metal cube tops refine the surface of sideboards and bed side tables.
This is what packaging for a $15,000 bottle whiskey looks like. Only 500 individually numbered, hand-blown glass bottles will be available, each adorned with Scottish silver and packaged in leather-bound cases. 50 bottles will be released each year, for a period of 10 years.