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Solar Powered Current Table

Created by Dutch designer Mathijs Labadie in collaboration with Solaronix, the Current Table charges one’s electronics with solar energy. Unlike standard solar panels, the design’s translucent orange surface collects sunlight indoors, through a window. The innovative furnishing has a triangular base made of wood, balancing the boldly colored tabletop with a simple, natural based. See the design put to use on Vimeo.

The New Sorapot by Joey Roth

The New Sorapot by Joey Roth brings architectural aesthetics and innovation to kitchenware. An exemplar of modern, simple design, it is made from stainless steel and houses a transparent Pyrex tube. The Sorapot is intended to brew loose-leaf teas, allowing the user a unique experience – to watch the leaves unfurl as the tea steeps. An updated version of the Sorapot is available after four years of planning. While it ...

Magnum Lamp

Up to the ceiling or spreading throughout the room, this magnum lamp will shine its light into any direction you desire.  Patrycja Domanska and Felix Gieselmann have designed the magnum lamp in matte black, with a minimalistic approach for multifunctional applications.  The lamp structure consist of two parts: a coated aluminum rod and a luminous body in the form of a disc. With the addition of a magnetic plug that ...

Patterned Kino Lunchbox

A playful accessory by Swedish designer Gustav Karlsson, the Kino Lunchbox folds up like a paper box to form trays and carriers of various sizes. The exterior is minimally decorated, while the interior is printed with symbols of food, drink, and culture. Three take away boxes, with integrated handles. One for the main course, one for soups and stews and one for salad/bread. Inspired by vintage camera bags, the packages ...

Carriza, DIY Suspended Playhouse

A virtually universal childhood experience, transcending culture and creed, is that of building a tree house or some other kind of adult-proof fortress. Something within us sparks to create hideaways where adolescence can take solace, but to the dismay of the parents charged with construction, this kind of project takes significant amounts of time, effort, and money. For those who ask how to create a backyard Ziggurat without selling their ...

Laceup Leather Shoemaker Chair

The Shoemaker chair is adjustable thanks to its shoe-inspired lace and eyelet system. Created by Martín Azúa, the piece offers a backrest and sloping arms form comfort. The design stands on coppery legs, gently contrasting with the matte leather seat which is made from a single hide.

Top 10 Home Office Desks

These aren’t just desks; they’re inspiration. They give a boost to your workflow and your sense of connection to the tools of your trade, whether you work in a traditional office or in the comfort of your own home. Here are ten of GBlog’s top desks to do the job right. Worknest by Wiktoria Lenart This modular piece of furniture fluidly transforms from a desk to a gardening table or ...

Topographic Calendar by Zeynep Orbay for Land Rover

The Land Rover 2014 is a calendar designed by art director Zeynep Orbay. The 3D topographic map has a different shade for every month of the year and is sure to win over geology and design lovers alike. It’s an ideal desktop calendar for a teacher, a professor, or a designer with naturalist aesthetics.

Wood and Aluminum Desk with Built-in Lamp

The Ring Desk by Codalagni Design Studio is made of wood and aluminum and features a built-in lamp fashioned from the same materials. The innovative desk showcases the natural ash with matte veneer and the sleek aluminum with a white powder-coated finish. Distinct yet simple, the design adapts to fit almost any home office decor.

Concrete and Oak Table Clock

Designed by the Netherlands-based Studio PS, the MOAK Clock is a table clock handcrafted from wood and concrete. The base and hands are made of concrete, and the tip of each hand is painted a bright orange. The dial is cut from oak and left unfinished. Both raw materials will show age over time and use, but the industrial design is nonetheless incredibly sturdy. $110 at GSelect. Via Design Milk