The past year has seen an increase in architecturally designed and interior inspired product design. These, amongst others, have caught our attention. A combination of creative and design disciplines, this list of products and objects don’t compromise on functionality, style or performance.
Ahead of the release of Fisher & Paykel’s new Companion range, Habitus speaks to industrial designer Adam Moody on the rigorous research and development that went into setting a new series of appliances apart in the market.
Exclusive to James Richardson, rD by Ross Didier is a new range of furniture borrowing design cues from the mid-century Melbourne tramway and turning it into utilitarian luxury.
Born in India, and trained at IIT – Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and later at Art Centre College of Design Europe, in Switzerland, Satyendra Pakhalé established his practice in Amsterdam. An active member of the international design community – in the field of Industrial Design, Transportation and Architectural Design, he brings a unique cross-cultural perspective. We chat to the award-winning designer about how George Nelson influenced him, what his favourite spaces are and the little details that make him a Design Hunter.
The career of Singapore-based Nathan Yong has had many incarnations. Best known for founding successful furniture design and manufacture company, Air Division, he is now branching out into new areas. Kirsty de Garis talks to him about sculpture, Singapore and simplicity