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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

“Coffee Cuffs”

Coffee Cuffs by Bentwood satisfies both form and function. This eco-friendly item serves as both coffee jacket and a bracelet. Each piece is made with reclaimed architectural veneer offcuts.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:36 am  

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Innovations in Recycling

Italian architect and designer Gianluca Soldi showed off his “Ovetto Recycling Bin” last week at the London Design Festival. The bin has three separate compartments that allow for easy disposal. This egg-shaped receptacle is a step above the standard blue bins we’ve all grown accustomed to. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:01 am  

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Dorm Life: Tired of labeling your food?

Austrian design student, Stefan Buchberger, took his roommate troubles and came up with a clever design solution. He created the Flatshare Fridge for the Electolux Design Lab 2008 and was awarded the finalist recognition. The lego-like design allows for up to 4 modules to easily coexist in one space – which means, no more sharing (in theory).

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:45 am  

Monday, September 15, 2008

Cutting Edge: Japanese Robotic Bike Valet’s

via oneplusoneequalsthree:

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:26 pm  

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Design Talk: Karim Rashid

Yes…It’s a fact. We are big fans of Karim Rashid’s work. So naturally, we felt compelled to post this interview where he shares his thoughts on design, its accessability, and its future.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:32 am  

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Rashid is at it again

Kurve, a NYC pan-Asian bistro, has received the “Karim Rashid Treatment.” Avoiding the application of straight lines, Rashid filled the interior with organic contours.

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Rashid discussing the use of PINK as the dominate color:

You seem to like pink a lot. Why use it in the restaurant?
It’s something I’ve always gravitated toward. It’s incredibly positive and high energy. If I’m walking through the airport in a pink suit, you’d be surprised how many people say something nice and positive. At the same time, you can’t put another color into the world that’s so controversial. A lot of the colors I work with are inspired by the late eighties, when I started using computers a lot.

To read entire article go to Grub Street

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:57 am  
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