Introducing Slim d'Hermès: The Elegant New Backbone Of The Hermès Collection
Philippe Delhotal, creative director of La Montre Hermès, looked a bit apprehensive as he pulled out his new line to show me. He hadn't had much feedback from anyone outside La Montre Hermès yet, and he was probably more than curious to know what ...
March 18, 2015
10 of the Best Design Kickstarters Of 2014
Breaking down not just the various types of tea but how those types are turned into, say, chai instead of a cup of earl grey, SweetTooth Design's flow-chart is as informative as it is easy on the eyes. The poster was Their Moment watch utilizes a ...
December 12, 2014
Hacked K-cups latest in battle over Keurig coffeemakers
This pack wasn't designed for this brewer.” Not a fun error message at 6 a.m.. But shortly after the brewers went on sale, a site called KeurigHack.com appeared, featuring a video that shows how to tape a piece of foil from an authorized K-Cup into the ...
December 21, 2014
More than thrill rides bloom at Kings Island
It takes about three weeks for plants to root before they're transferred to larger trays and placed on a mist table. "It's sort of a His green thumb and artistic flair have helped contribute to some notable features over the years in the park's ...
January 17, 2015
Hermès Veils Time With Dressage L'Heure Masquée
At Baselworld 2014, Hermès introduced a timepiece that perfectly fits with its fun string of playful haute horlogerie timepieces: Dressage L'Heure Masquée (“Time Veiled”). Almost as whimsical as the Arceau Le Temps Suspendu (“Suspended Time”), which ...
February 4, 2015
The Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity: My, How Things Change
There is an old-school Maurice Lacroix fan in my immediate family. My “better” half (in his dreams!) acquired his first Maurice Lacroix – the original Cinq Aiguilles – way back in 1995; it was his first “real” watch. The second one – the now-classic ...
February 26, 2015
Hermès Puts Pen To Paper With The Nautilus
Designed by Marc Newson, the prolific Australian industrial designer who has also designed watches for Ikepod and clocks for Jaeger-LeCoultre, the Hermès Nautilus was purportedly conceived in 2009 during a conversation between Newson and Hermès ...
November 6, 2014
I spent 2 years cleaning houses. What I saw makes me never want to be rich.
I parked my car where it wouldn't drip oil on their driveway, lugged my tray of supplies inside, and called to clock in, standing by picture ... We talked for a bit while I cleaned her stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in the kitchen.
July 16, 2015
No-scratch stainless steel whisky stone
Yongkang Zhengliwei Kitchenware Co. Ltd's model 900028 whisky stone, which is shaped like an ice cube, has rounded edges that do not scratch whisky glasses. The product is made of stainless steel. Established in 2004, Yongkang Zhengliwei manufactures ...
June 24, 2015
Eurostyle Allan Round 32"x32" Dining Table in Stainless and Aluminum
Our designers made a good thing even better with the decidedly Euro Style Bistro Table. The shiny Allan Bistro stainless steel table top is secured atop an aluminum base with a quadruped base. And we've got it in two diameters, and as both table and bar ...
June 21, 2015
Bram Vanderbeke creates furniture
"I started wondering how they would look in a domestic space," Vanderbeke told Dezeen. "I thought about ... a squat square structure, again made from steel rods, a concrete plinth and black MDF, which could be used as a table. "It can become an obstacle ...
June 6, 2015
Lorenz’s Static Table Clock: Classic, Elegant and Topple-Proof
Its creator—the prolific and storied industrial designer Richard Sapper—fitted the clock’s rounded stainless-steel ... the table’s surface, which gives the clock an almost magical, buoyant appearance. Even 55 years after its debut, the design ...
Now that's a conversion! Nine-floor flat in clock tower of former church goes on sale for £1million
Spanning nine floors, a luxury flat in the clock tower of a Grade II* listed former church has gone ... The building was an early Gothic Revival church designed by architect Francis Goodwin, who also designed the original Manchester Town Hall, and was ...
December 28, 2014
Lee Stanton's English-Inspired Laguna Beach Home
In a ground-floor sitting room, Stanton arranged a vintage French cocktail table, a pair of circa-1840 lounge chairs, and a sofa of his own design in front of a stone mantel from an English country estate; the curtains are made of a Rose Tarlow Melrose ...
January 1, 2014