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Pet Snake Eco Bottle Holder by Formfjord - Featured Image

Pet Snake Eco Bottle Holder Designed by Formfjord for RIG-TIG

Next week RIG-TIG will release this Pet Snake Eco Bottle Holder, which is a rubber bottle holder that is designed to hold plastic bottles for recycling. Bottles snap into each of the 20 slots. No more paper bags, plastic bags – and clutter. This bottle holder neatly holds everything together. When you fill it up…

Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant Helsinki Finland - Featured Image

Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant Opens in Helsinki

During the Salone del Mobile in April, I had the great opportunity to dine at the Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan (see previous post). The pop-up restaurant was presented as a preview to the Helsinki opening, which happened earlier this month. The concept of the restaurant was a…

Kotoli Picnic Box Designed by Nendo for Ruinart - Featured Image

Nendo Designs Picnic Box for Champagne House Ruinart

Japanese design company Nendo worked with the oldest champagne house Ruinart to design this Kotoli Picnic Box. Ruinart wanted to celebrate all that a city has to offer through picnicking, rather than trying to escape the hectic city life. Nendo’s designs just tells that story. The inspiration comes from birds that perch on the criss-crossing…

Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant - Featured Image

Lunch at the Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant

I had the great opportunity to dine at the Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant yesterday at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. As stated in a previous post, this “preview” restaurant is one that is fully powered by (and therefore dependent on) solar energy, so the amount of sunshine each day will determine the menu…

28'18" Moment for Häagen-Dazs - Featured Image

Interview: Cédric Ragot Designs the Perfect Moment for Häagen-Dazs’ 50th Anniversary

We all love ice cream. For those of you that are reading this piece, you most likely also love design. So how do you mesh the two together in a design project that involves ice cream? French designer Cédric Ragot has done this with 28’18” Moment, a project commissioned by well-known ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs…

Mi-Sha Pop-up Restaurant by Simone Michelli - Featured Image

Pop-up Restaurants During Milan’s Fuori Salone

This year the Fuori Salone will also feature some pop-up restaurants as part of design showcases for designers and architects. Here are a few that we found to be interesting: Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant This is a “preview” restaurant that is a collaboration between Catalan designer Martí Guixé, Finnish food visionary Antto Melasniemi and…