Wednesday July 25, 2007 1:01PM ET
Last few months we are dedicated to renovations. And last few weeks it was 40 Celsius outside, good weather to heart attack, but we where in full speed. First, we did some really urgent stuff in our cottage. You know: mowing (now I understand what does it mean "growing like a grass", painting summerhouse in courtyard and painting the fence.Tuesday July 17, 2007 4:03PM ET
The best things in design happen when the look and functionality became one. Without a functionality you end up with "cool" device that does nothing, except maybe sits on top of a pile of your business cards. Without a good design you have a functional thing, and function is important, I admit, but so ugly that you'll put in the drawer.Sunday July 8, 2007 5:49PM ET
Ask the designer what is the most difficult task and the answer will be: "To create a timeless piece." And it stands true. For how many designs, from print to industry to furniture, we can say it's timeless? They can be counted using number below five. And while we all agree that "Einsteins" are born every few centuries, we are lucky to live in time of one of the greatest furniture designers of our time: Jaume Tresserra.Wednesday June 20, 2007 2:57PM ET
Weather you like Nespresso coffee or not, their Lattissima machine if a fine piece of design. Following the well-known path, after collaborating with Porsche, Nespresso formed "joined forces" with Italian De’Longhi. Since everything in De’Longhi is about "living innovation" it was clear that the final product will be fine piece of craft.Sunday June 17, 2007 2:57PM ET
Bang & Olufsen could easily be two Danish words for "design" & "quality". Indeed, for many Hi-Fi and design aficionados they are just that. It seems that company founded 75 years ago is stuck in time. They created some truly amazing audio systems of 20th century, and they continue to do so. They live in their own time, caring only about state of the art technology.Tuesday May 22, 2007 2:41PM ET
Well, some people can spend months in searching for that perfect piece of furniture. It must be elegant, it must be "in", and it must have name on it...