Design Objects

  • architect-designed products—a doctor spec web-extra

  • flow going

    Grohe's streamlined Rainshower F-Series showerheads and body sprays help create a minimalist, contemporary bath.

  • the business of making art

    Bruce Tomb had no clear plans in 1984 when he hand-cast a basin for a gallery exhibition in Santa Clara, Calif. As an art piece, Sacred Basin was successful, but “it wasn't done with the intent to become a product,” the San Francisco-based designer says.

  • decades of domestic space

    In the course of his work, renovation contractor and emerging artist Reece Terris of Vancouver, B.C.-based Terris Lightfoot Contracting removes and dumps tons of building materials. Some of the fixtures and fittings removed from his residential renovation projects are in good condition and...

  • dymaxion map offers multiple views of the world

    Collaborating with the Buckminster Fuller Institute, alternative map publisher ODT Maps has faithfully reproduced the original Raleigh Edition Dymaxion Map, designed by R. Buckminster Fuller in 1954. 

  • practical kitchen design tips

    designer lyn peterson told attendees at the kitchen & bath industry show to keep kitchen designs and appliances simple.

  • vsaia announces inform award winners

  • the 2008 good design awards

    The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design recently announced the winners of the 2008 Good Design Awards. A record number of Good Design Awards—500—were given for the latest design innovations in such categories as electronics, medical equipment, transportation, furniture, textiles...

  • objects of desire

    when it comes to product design, what creates a classic?

  • architect creates construction toy

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