Be&liv creates innovative and contemporary Scandinavian design. They have some great news in their lineup this year. The Blossom lampshades and a new summery color of the Petals fruit bowl – dusty pink. And also a whole new product in be&liv’s product range; Lily cake stand.
A collection of specialized tools, the Indoor Gardening Project is an urban green thumb’s dream. Designed by the Norwegian design studio Anderssen & Voll for the Canadian store Mjölk, which pairs international designers with local artisans to create small homeware lines.
be&liv have some new products, Blossom candle holder & Petals fruit bowl. All the products are designed flat and are easily mailable and they blossom after assembly. be&liv is a Scandinavian design brand for contemporary gifts, home decor and lifestyle items. They create unique products with a fresh twist!
be&liv’s first product theme is gifts which come in small packages and make large impact when they blossom after assembly. They think that making products you need to think all the impact it makes to our world. Not just material resources consumption. Flying big boxes full of air around the globe is big part of the carbon footprint of the product. So be&liv design everything flat and they also use this as design advantage and creates organic shapes with natural beauty. Read More
Alexa Lixfeld design studio based in Hamburg, Germany has a portfolio which ranges over a great variety of projects, from tableware and cashmere products to children’s dolls and a fragrance. Alexa Lixfeld design studio experiments with textures and colours and in this serie the glass and wood complimenting each other. Using the old molds in which the glass is shaped create a unique duos – perfect in their exactness.
Alexa Lixfeld design studio’s beautiful series of glass pieces, Glass Wood, was launched in Milan in April 2013. The glass elements were handmade and mouth-blown in a workshop in Novy Bor, a small town in the Czech Republic, between the Lusatian Mountains and Central Bohemia, famous for its history of glass production. The glass tradition still survives in hundreds of small factories in the surrounding villages. When confronted with their techniques, Lixfeld decided to celebrate them by combining the glass with the wooden molds that lend it their form in the blowing process. Read More
SQUID INK STOOL made by turned ash by Felix McCormack available from Folklore. This is the first in a collection of furniture that uses squid ink as wood dye. The inspiration comes from the way coloured slips are often applied to ceramics, where you can see brush strokes and the impact of the human hand on the work.
100% Norway at Tent London 2013 – Lars Bjeller Fjetland designs furniture that achieves a sense of both timelessness and durability. This year he presents Equal and Cloche, products that will last for generations.
Lars Beller Fjetland established his company Beller Design in 2011 while he was a student at Bergen National Academy of the Arts, from where he graduated in 2012. His work often offers alternative ways of thinking about sustainable design, initiating his processes by thoroughly investigating material properties and seeking new and unexpected combinations from them. Read More
Not only are this ecofriendly bright coloured Pompom pouf amazingly beautiful but it also has a history behind. The story of the Pom Pom pouf is that it’s made from recycled silk saree’s. Studio Avni, an Indian designer, gives these unused sarees, which are great material, a new life.
This ecofriendly Pompom Stoolby Studio Avni is a burst of color and inspiration for environmentally conscious homes. The small, bright-colored pompoms are made of recycled Sarees, the vividly draped traditional Indian garments worn by women in India.
The ecofriendly Pompom Stool Series is yet another whimsical textural take inspired from the various traditional garments and accessories worn across many regions using manipulating different indigenous techniques. The result is a vibrant 3D tactile series that livens up any indoor space. Read More