Buddy is a minimalist design created by German-based design firm bao-nghi droste design for Markus Form. Buddy is versatile piece of furniture that was created to accommodate a variety of spaces and environments. The object could serve as an occasional piece beside the sofa or a freestanding sculpture within a long hallway. More here.
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A.P.C. co-designer Louis W.’s capsule collection explores the iconic status of the leather jacket, experimenting with this timeless design in different varieties. The Ferris Jacket is cut from a supple calf suede, taking on the classic bomber jacket design. Constructed with a ribbed collar, cuffs and hem, it has two welt pockets and is closed with a full length talon zip. Available at End Clothing.
This amazing bookshelf – by Oki Sato aka Nendo, for the Italian furniture and design company Cappellini – is inspired by the colours of Japan’s natural landscape. The shelf is crafted from laser-cut sheet metal and finished with a matte laquer and is available in three different height models. It’s the top part of the shelf that gives it a touch of intelligent humour. Available here.
Tom Hide is a creative company born in 2010 from a desire to produce modern items, hand made in England, inspired from traditional designs and proven craft techniques. This Danger Red weekender sized carry all is hand crafted from premium waxed canvas and leather. Waxed cotton is the original performance fabric – beginning life over 200 years ago with sailcloth cloaks created to provide protection on the world’s oceans. Today, it is more than a tough shield against the elements, it has become an icon of natural style, seen both in the countryside and on city streets around the world. More here.
This holiday house in Niseko (Japan) house is designed by Florian Busch Architects. The two blocks of the building are shifted to accommodate the challenging landscape. The structure is reinforced by a concrete shear wall and covered with light wood on the outside to combine the coolness of concrete with the warmth of wood. The interior is minimalistic and simple.
Favela. is a 21-year-old singer/producer from Leeds (England). He has been making a name for himself since the release of his debut self-titled EP that was released in March 2013. ‘Easy Yoke‘ is his latest song to be released, and is a warm and relaxing track. Make sure to keep an eye (and ear) on him. Listen to his latest track here.
À Bloc is a new bicycle store/gallery in Melbourne, Australia, that serves coffee too. The front of À Bloc is dedicated to serving coffee, then comes the bicycle showroom floor in the middle with a workshop that offers comprehensive service facilities. Up the back is an open gallery space, featuring an exhibition of cycling-themed photography, rotated every six weeks. Make sure you check it out when around. More here.