Design

Meat pillows

Monday November 28, 2011

Finally, a pillowcase fit for Ron Swanson!

When form meets function

Sunday November 27, 2011

Much of the work of designer Gabriele Diamanti is directed toward objects that benefit everyone - from city benches made out of recycled plastic to traffic bollards topped with flowerpots.

From trash to trailer

Friday November 25, 2011

Berlin's Hüttenpalast sure is swisher than the average camping site, but it still has plenty of green and quiet.

God Save the Tsar

Friday November 25, 2011

Our friends in Moscow had their poster-printing chops down well before the Bolsheviks turned up.

Open for inspection

Thursday November 24, 2011

Ever gone over to a mate's and wished that you could leave with a few choice objects? Melbourne's 'Open House' gives free reign to this whim; objects include furniture by Smith Journal volume one alumnus, Greg Hatton.

Heer Heer

Wednesday November 23, 2011

How's this for niche: Daniel Heer's family have been in the hand-crafted horsehair mattress business since 1907. 

Old Faithful Shop

Sunday November 20, 2011

There's one thing we know about Canadians: they don't take kindly to bullshit. Maybe that's why Vancouver natives Savannah Olsen and Walter Manning opened Old Faithful Shop.

Property of...

Friday November 18, 2011

In between pouring macchiatos, Singapore-based coffee guys Peter Teo and Richard Chamberlain have turned their caffeine-stained fingers to making a line of bags. 

Don't look down

Tuesday November 15, 2011

Temperatures in Sweden might be hovering around the single digits right now, but we'd risk a little frostbite to get a closer look at the Treehotel in Harads in the country's north.

Manufactum

Tuesday November 08, 2011

"The good things in life still exist" is both the word and deed of Germany company Manufactum, which sources purposeful objects that are made using traditional manufacturing methods and materials.

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