Cory

Cory Tallman

Cory is passionate about design and creativity and how they can expand our understanding of ourselves. He has lived from San Francisco to Japan but found his way, some would say inevitably, to New York City. His writing has appeared in a wide range of publications, but is thrilled to mark his blogging debut here at Gessato.

Mobile Kinetic Stool by Carlo Ratti

Do we shape the world around us through our creations – or is it the other way around? Torino-based firm Carlo Ratti Associati’s kinetic stool...

Illuminating Plant Holders By Studio Goula Figuera

Plants are marvels of design. Engineered through evolution, they are pure form and perfect function. Barcelona-based studio Goula Figuera augments...

Surf Shacks

A surfer can never leave the sea behind. They come to coasts all across the world, from homes in rural communities to the largest cities. The...

Gravity Headphones

Stylish, comfortable, and innovative – Korean designer Kyumin Ha’s new conceptual headphones are literally turning audio design on its head....

Nokia 3310 Phone

The indestructible, era-defining phone of the early 00’s, Nokia’s bestseller makes a modern comeback almost 17 years after its debut. The company...

Allbirds X Wellington Wool Runner

Sneaker culture thrives on spectacle. Eye-catching details and celebrity collaborations keep devotes lined up for the latest limited edition drop....

Ichelle Im 001 Drone

The drone hovers above contemporary culture. Like all tools, it’s an extension of human ambitions – be they helpful or deleterious. It’s...

Watch 02 by Grovemade

Experience time naturally with Grovemade’s newest collection of wood dial watches. A leading designer of handcrafted timepieces with a focus on...

ReykJavik : Margrethe Odgaard & Chris Liljenberg Halstrøm

Copenhagen-based designers Margrethe Odgaard and Chris Liljenberg Halstrøm collaborated on Reykjavik, a daybed inspired by architectural beauty of...

Ware Lamp by MSDS Studio

Design is craftsmanship made material. For Toronto-based MSDS Studio, the Ware Lamp explores this intersection through their innovative approach to...

Raan Stern’s Space-saving Studio in Tel Aviv

Is design the occupation of space, or its reduction?  Raan Stern’s modular Tel Aviv apartment demonstrates the later. Measuring 15-square...

Hotel Bikini Berlin

The newest old city on the continent, Berlin’s architectural modernization reflects historic necessity and prospective assurance. Construction...

Chalet C7

Hidden away among the glacially carved peaks of the Andes, the low horizontals of Chalet C7 are as remote from ornamentation as from...

The Useless Machine

If there’s a ghost in the machine, it’s clearly a prankster. Designed by Jason Allemann, this self-deactivating box utilizes a wealth of...

Thodio iBox XC

Beauty and the beat are mixed together into a portable speaker for the audiophile with an eye for design. Hand-crafted from individually selected...

Paper Cuts by Elena Mir

Dimensionalizing paper into geometric forms, Elena Mir recuts our conception of the material into entirely new forms. An illustrator from...

Supreme x Clarks Spring 2013 ‘Map’ Desert Boot

Keeping in step with Spring, Supreme joined Clarks Originals to create a new style of an old classic – the Desert Boot. Made by streetwear...

Norse Projects Spring 2013 ‘Denim Series’

Denim’s ubiquity keeps innovation harder to find these days. In a world under the spell of the jean genie, fresh takes on the universal fabric...