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Contemporary Flat-Packed Yurt

Like a traditional yurt from Central Asia, the Jero is a small structure in the shape of a donut. Collaboratively designed by Trakke and Uula Jero, this contemporary version comes flat-packed, allowing the lightweight hut to be moved with ease. No tools are needed for assembly, though some labor is involved. Intended for camping and alternative living, the stilted design is weatherproof and durable. The 15oz canvas roof protects against ...

Lab-Grade Glassware Wrapped in Leather

Wrap Glassware is a collection of handmade vases by Simon Hasan. The stunning designs are made of laboratory-grade borosilicate glass, wrapped in moulded leather, and finished with brass hardware. Balancing science lab typology with simple, classic forms, these are fine heirlooms fit for use and display. Each piece varies slightly in size and shape. The unique designs are available in select stores and through the studio. Contact the designer to ...

Hand Tools for the Modern Era

This unique set of hand tools from ChauhanStudio -a London based industrial design practice founded by Tej Chauhan- are designed to turn a once industrial item into a tool that will fit in outside of the workshop. Each tool is a juxtaposition of plastic and wood, melded together in order to create a streamlined work of art that will pull at the user’s emotions. Chauhan and his designers work daily ...

Isar Rucksack

Whether you’re looking to start a new year at school or are just looking for a fresh start, this is the bag for you. This raw canvas bag is ergonomically designed to be perfect for any function with its futuristic appeal and enlightened design. The Isar includes an integral laptop pocket for up to 15” devices in medium and 17” in large, interior compression straps and two zippered inner compartments. ...

Indoor-Outdoor Stool and End Table

Designed by the Polish studio WitaminaD, the ½ Stool is a versatile piece of furniture that serves as a stool or an end table and can be placed indoors or outside. The two-part design is composed of a solid oak wedge seat and metal triangular base. The wood is sustainably forested and oiled, and the metal is laser-cut, zinc-plated, and powder-coated. The durable materials are a fine pair, as the ...

Broken Collection of Salvaged Wood Furniture

The Broken Collection by the Finnish designer Jalmari Laihinen is a series of rough-hewn furniture made of wood and glass. Connecting boards that were previously splintered, Laihinen transforms scraps into beautiful, functional pieces and frames the sharp edges behind glass. See the furnishings in person at Tent London. The Broken Collection will be on view at Old Truman Brewery from September 18-21, 2014.

Reusable Goal Board

The Goal Board helps individuals and groups keep an eye on their priorities. A graphic design project by the Californian studio Linear Calendar, the board is a minimalist poster with plenty of space for sticky notes. Organized by year, month, and 1-2-3-4, the design offers multiple ways of looking at the big picture. As there are no dates, the design can be used year after year. Plus, the poster is ...

DIY Cardboard Pinhole Camera

The VIDDY is a fully-functional 35mm pinhole camera by Kelly Angwood of Pop-Up Pinhole. Nostalgic for childhood crafts, the camera is made of cardboard and available as a flatpacked DIY kit that takes less than half an hour to set up. The process is easy, and the product comes recommended for ages eleven and up, including grown-ups. The resulting camera takes nice, soft pictures and is a great item for ...

Wire and Leather Rocking Chair

Revamped by Belgian studio Muller Van Severen, the rocking chair gets a minimalist upgrade. This two-part design is made up of a slender wire frame and a slingback rest in sunny yellow leather. Simply gorgeous. Check out Muller Van Seversen’s website to find the nearest retailer.

Watch Case Handmade from Wood and Leather

Designed and made by carpenter and craftsman Callum Robinson, the Campaign Watch Case was originally created for watchmaker Vacheron Constantin. Now available to the public, the case can be found online in Method Studio’s boutique. The accessory is finely crafted from hardwood and full-grain leather. Each case is handmade to order from one’s choice of American black walnut, Scottish oak, or Scottish elm and outfitted with black, brown, camouflage, or ...