The Bar Boy was originally created in 1963 by Verner Panton and was considered as a symbol of the 60s. The new version, specially edited for Moet & Chandon, has black lacquered coating and leather interior. The lower compartment, which contains three bottles of Grand Vintage Moet & Chandon, cools a bottle to 10 Â° … Continued
Gianfranco Ferrè is the next brand to join the racing stable of designers who collaborated with Coca Cola and created special bottles for Diet Coke. Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi, Creative Directors of Gianfranco Ferrè, drew inspiration from four of the house’s signatures. A rich croc texture, an Obi belt, a white silk shirt, and … Continued
The new window displays at Chanel on Rue Cambon in Paris. The window display design follows the polar theme of their Fall Winter 2010.11 ready to wear show.
Faber-Castell is celebrating its 250th Anniversary and to mark the occasion, the brand creates a massive birthday box set featuring many of the brandâ€™s best known creative tools ranging from pencils to pencil crayons and pastels.
Evian has partnered with fashion designer Issey Miyake – known for his innovative and minimalist style – to unveil its fourth annual limited edition designer bottle. Miyake joins a celebrated line-up who have unveiled designer bottles for the brand since 2008, including Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Paul Smith. The new bottle design is … Continued
The new Quentin Mackay ipad case brings an innovative, attractive, protective and stylish housing to the market for your beloved electronic companion. Under the ‘LUXOLOGY’ philospophy Quentin Mackay merges Luxury and Technology together. The luxury cases are made from a flexible 3M resinated carbon fibre trimmed with a smooth black calf and internally half lined … Continued
The first designs have emerged of “ultra high density” aircraft seating that could bring Ryanair CEO’s idea of stand-up flights one step closer to reality. The designs were recently released by Italian aviation firm Aviointeriors, with the firm saying that the designs are completely engineered and to be finally tested. The firm says that the … Continued
George Lee’s “A Date with Wine” is a wine stopper with twist-able date rings to help you remember when you opened a bottle.
City authorities on Wednesday approved plans to build a 67-floor skyscraper near New York City’s tallest structure, the Empire State Building, over objections from owners of the iconic landmark. The full city council overwhelmingly approved the project in a 47-1 vote. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has already voiced support for the building. The new skyscraper, currently … Continued
Thomas Goode, recognized by connoisseurs as the best fine bone China producer in the world, brings us Paul Smith china, made to original Victorian values. The multi stripes are achieved on the fine bone china by a way of slide lithographing, which is fired and fuses to the surface of the wares. The finer details … Continued
A second Apple Store opened on July 3rd, two steps from OpÃ©ra, 18 months after the brandâ€™s first Paris store opened in the Carroussel du Louvre in Nov 2009. Named as Apple Opera Store, the design is a radical departure from the usual Apple Stores that you might have seen around the world. The location … Continued
Designer Mike Flache has created a high-class magnetic salt cellar and pepper pot made of stainless chromium steel. Inspired by hundreds of breakfasts around the world he transformed the natural shape of a simple egg into a stylish accessory. Magnets on each part of the ‘Spice Egg’ stick it together and makes the handling comfortable.
Italian sparkling water company San Pellegrino has collaborated with Italian fashion brand Missoni. The collaboration allowed Missoni to cover the San Pellegrino bottle label with their signature zig zag pattern. Thirty million units of the special edition bottles are being produced and will be available in the best restaurants worldwide.
British designers Priestmangoode have unveiled a conceptual high-speed train for the UK. The London studio have created the design, entitled Mercury, in an attempt persuade the British government to advance the project. Paul Priestman of Priestmangoode, designer of the iconic Virgin Pendolino train, believes that the new high speed train is vital for the future … Continued
Sasha Selipanov from Berlin, Germany, aka the Angry Car Designer, has unveiled some renderings of what could be the Ferrari 612 GTO Concept. The car boasts an aggressive appearance that borrows styling elements from the 458 Italia, 250 GTO, Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, and Aston Martin One-77.
Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has trapped a crystal in a perfume bottle for crystal brand Swarovski.
Millennium Yacht Design Award winner Fabio Federici has created an innovative new sea-going vessel with the Origami Yacht. Origaniâ€™s distinctive feature lays in navigation which she easily does by closing the wings that makes her fast and aerodynamic. When anchored, she opens its walls to allow the user enjoy greater space on the main bridge … Continued
Luxury fashion and accessories retailer Louis Vuitton opened its new London flagship this week. The 1,500 sq ft store occupies a corner site at the junction of New Bond Street and Clifford Street. Set over three levels, the store incorporates Louis Vuitton heritage touches such as trunks and leather, as well as modern features including … Continued
Tonight, Sothebyâ€™s, in conjunction with Bombay Sapphire will hold a charity auction to raise funds for cancer research, at the Palazzo Colonna in Rome. Sothebyâ€™s and Bombay Sapphireâ€™s charity auction will feature 19 exclusive martini glasses, created by the worldâ€™s most innovative designers. The main attraction of the auction is the tall â€œChaliceâ€ cocktail glass … Continued
For those that seek retro chic in only its finest forms, luxury French silverware designers Christofle have lent their touch to one of video gaming’s most iconic images: the Space Invader. The first Space Invaders game appeared in 1978, with endless rows of pixelized grimacing aliens marching like an army of robot crabs towards earth’s … Continued