Art director Emilie of food and design blog “Griottes” has a love for color.
Check out her work for “Fricote” – a French culinary hipster guide to urban and street food. She created tarts in different Pantone shades, using the delicious color palette of fruits, vegetables, candies and chocolate. The tarts are designed to look exactly like the famous Pantone swatches, complete with white (sugar icing) bottom and their respective color code.
Find the recipes for all tarts in the latest issue of the super stylish Fricote magazine.
Lebanese designers Hoda Baroudi and Maria Hibri established their company Bokja back in the year 2000, combining design classics such as the Eames Lounge Chair or Arne Jacobsen’s Egg with middle eastern vintage fabrics and tapestries. The beautiful and colorful designs are the perfect way to get in the mood for spring – also check out their blog featuring unusual art projects and current exhibitions in Beirut.
CURRENT STATE is more than just a book. Professional snowboarder, David Benedek, has worked 2,5 years on this project. He created two interconnected full-size books which everyone who loves snowboarding should add to their library. He compiled images and stories of the past three decades and interviewed the most influential characters. All the content is packed in a highly creative artwork. As he writes on his website, the book is the attempt to create an overall – if blurry – image of snowboardings current state.
CURRENT STATE is only available in the online shop of the website. The price of 89,00 EUR is rather good if you watch the pictures below or the making of. 2/3 of all copies are reserved for people who are on the waiting list – some of them for more than two years. So be fast and get one of the very limited books.
Current State: Snowboarding MAKING OF from David Benedek on Vimeo.
Steckwerk is a start-up company based in Karlsruhe, Germany and founded by Lukas Hechinger. The 26 years old student of engineering had the idea to create furniture that could be easily build up without using any screw or glue. In the father´s joinery he learned as a kid the first steps of craftsmanship and completed his skills within his studies. The Steckwerk idea is patent pending.
The product range includes tables and shelves. The technique of just sticking together the products offers a huge variety of designs. However the specs of the room are the Steckwerk shelves will fit in every corner. And the best thing: if you need a change in your room, more space or if you move out, the screw- and glueless design let you easily disassemble your piece of furniture. Pack the wooden parts and stick it together wherever and however you want. Besides that the high quality raw materials are produced in Germany the versatility makes the Steckwerk products to longlasting and sustainable design pieces.
Watch out for new stuff. Lukas is already working on new designs.
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Graphic designer Norma Bar is a true master of deceit. His unusual, colorful prints cleverly manipulate the eye and will certainly make you take a double look. Although undeniably decorative, his work carries a deeper message. Growing up in Israel during the first Gulf War, political caricature became one of his great influences. He has since been features in publications such as The New York Times, GQ, Esquire, Wallpaper and more. Check out Outline Editions for more of his work and a great selection of affordable and quirky prints to pimp up your pad!
Loveme is all about items to love, not just to own. Everyday from December the 1st Love Me Company is releasing a special handcrafted item. Each is released in a tiny limited edition and each has its own unique and style and quality.
Character, patina and the perfect level of imperfection are for Loveme the things to cherish the most. Still 10 more days to go and definitely worth checking out every single one.