Set of 2 Show Tealight Holders by Menu
There are objects we simply accept the way they are, even though we should know better. Copenhagen architectural and design studio NORM is determined to make us rethink the design aesthetic. Designed for iconic Danish homewares firm Menu, the set of two Show Tealight Holders reimagine the classic object with an inventive eye: each piece contains a cavity to store something small like extra matches or create a personal accent with a thoughtful decorative arrangement. Whether in the bathroom or sitting on the coffee table, this modern piece of design creates an ambient scene.
Georg Jensen candle holder, Ilse
Chipolo Locating Device by Chipolo, made by Zlovenci
Life’s too short to be turning the house upside-down in search of your keys every morning, and the activity is simply too frustrating to carry into the future. Slovenian label Chipolo has the solution in nine different colours: the slim Chipolo tag, locally made with recyclable materials, is an advanced Bluetooth device that works with an app on your phone to help locate what you have lost. Simply attach it to your keys, your wily earphones, or even your wayward cat, and find them by ringing them. No more frenzied ransacking.
Spice Mill by Gense
Whether you’re a professional or just want to feel like one, the right tools make all the difference when it comes to culinary creativity. Swedish heritage label Gense has been producing the finest in cutlery and cookware since it was founded way back in 1865. Crafted in beech wood with a high-gloss finish, Gense’s Spice Mill is an essential for every serious cook to get that precise grind of pepper or salt—amateurs and top chefs alike.
Designed by Jean-Marie Massaud for Italian brand Eumenes, Arkys is a dynamic and versatile chair with a metal mesh shell.
Grohe Ondus Digital Bath by GROHE Design
Digital touch interface. Preset functions allow the user to personalize their preferred temperature and water pressure.
Grohe Ondus exudes the very essence of water; created following the “SensualMinimalism” philosophy, a fusion of simplicity and emotion. Technology should make things easier and reduce the complexity of everyday life. The icon-based user interface facilitates intuitive and effortless operation. Preset functions allow the user to personalise their bath- and showering experience and an innovative “pause” function allows the user to temporarily stop the water flow, perfect whilst applying soap or shampoo. One touch and a perfect bath or shower is waiting for the consumer.
The Grohe Ondus, is a series of modern looking digital bathroom faucets that let you digitally set the temperature and the water pressure of the water that comes from the faucet. The Grohe Digital series features a sink faucet, a bath faucet, and a shower head, all of which you can digitally set your temperatures and water pressure. Although the Grohe Ondus series is very sleek, modern, very cool, and extremely expensive, not being able to digitally set your water temperature and/or water pressure could be the biggest first world problem ever known to man.