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Cylo One Bike

New to the Portland, Oregon bike scene, Cylo is a startup co-founded by American-French brothers Eric and Antoine Duvauchelle. Combining the American word “cycle” with its French equivalent “vélo,” the company name invokes both cultures, and their first release, the aptly named Cylo One, draws from both. The urban bike is American-made, although its lightweight aluminum frame was collaboratively developed with ARRO.studio in Paris, France. In addition to the distinctly ...

New Home Decor from Milia Seyppel Studio

Milia Seyppel Studio presented several new designs at Milan Design Week. Our favorites are the Cirkel end table and Series45 candlestick holder. The Cirkel is a circular table with skinny legs and a deep tabletop of metal and natural wood. This design comes in two distinctly styled sizes, the taller of which opens up, providing interior storage. A more delicate, decorative piece, Series45 is a three-part candlestick holder made of ...

MeetMyDesk by Frederik Alexander Werner

Presented at Milan Design Week, MeetMyDesk is a small office solution by young Danish designer Frederik Alexander Werner. The black and tan design rests a tabletop of laminated ash on black steel legs. The top slides to reveal two small storage trays, and the side can be pulled open to access to spacious drawer.

Boom Boom Speaker

Designed by Frenchman Mathieu Lehanneur, the Boom Boom speaker is a digital boombox inspired by simple, natural forms. The wireless device is an icosahedron in shape and fits in the palm of one’s hand like a piece of fruit. The attached strap makes the Boom Boom easy to carry, and, with fifteen hours of continuous playback, the speaker can follow one throughout the day, enlivening indoor and outdoor spaces with ...

Magh Collection by Absynth Furniture

New from Polish furniture company Absynth, the Magh collection designed by Redo Design Studio includes a table and a sideboard, each available in three sizes. The table’s shape is the root of both designs. The table stands on legs of solid oak, which are angled outward for increased strength. Naturally oiled, the legs complement the lacquered tabletop of medium-density fiberboard, available in graphite, white, or oak finish. The minimal design ...

Rival Multifunctional Task Chair by Konstantin Grcic

Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Artek, the Rival Multifunctional Task Chair is the first collaboration between the industrial designer and the home interiors brand. Exuding what Grcic calls “home office typology,” the swivel chair is distinguished by its smooth surface and curves. Each chair is milled from a single log of birch wood, a process that brings utmost polish to the final look. The legs are made of solid birch, ...

Plug by ZPSTUDIO

Designed by Italy’s ZPSTUDIO, the Plug is a dual-function umbrella stand and candle holder. The three sockets can secure three umbrellas, ferrule down, when placed on the floor or a trio of candles when positioned on a table. Made of a single marble block, each Plug is CNC-crafted and hand-refined by marble artists. Combining old and new, the Plug brings the industrial look to a classic material.

Cella Planters by Ecoid

Founded by Yongkyu Kim and Jonghyun Baek, ecoid is a sustainable design company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Their first product, Cella, grew from a green roof research project at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. In its current form, the urban gardening innovation serves as a microclimate for moss and small plants, grown from plug or seed. The planters are made of UV-protected, scratch-resistant, phthalate-free PVC, a plastic that is ...

Lumio, Creative Portable Lamp

Designed by Max Gunawan of San Francisco, Lumio is a handsome portable light that looks like a journal. The lightweight design weighs about 1.5 lbs (0.7 kg) and can be carried as a book. When opened, the lamp automatically turns on, illuminating any space with a warm, seemingly magical glow. The hidden LEDs give off up to 500 lumen, and their light is softened by the pages of Tyvek, a ...

Nambu Tekki Cast Iron Pans by Nobuho Miya

Designed and forged by master craftsman Nobuho Miya, this collection of Nambu tekki cast iron pans brings time-honored culinary style to any kitchen. Miya works in his family ironware studio, Kamasada, in the Iwate prefecture of Japan. With more than forty years of experience, he practices the art of traditional Nambu techniques, and his work is widely acclaimed. His commercial production of Nambu tekki cast iron includes a skillet and ...