.selected *Good Design - buy less, choose well, make it last
Following 5 design companies and their work also contribute to a healthier planet. This longevity is what will aid in the climate crisis. When the need for fast fossil fuel consuming design is eradicated, so too will the crisis. Now more than ever, the words of Vivienne Westwood are relevant, ‘buy less, choose well, make it last ’.
.selected *Google Pixel x lala Berlin
Google Pixel teamed up with the Berlin-based fashion label lala Berlin for a two-piece product collaboration for this year’s Pixel 3 Live Case artwork series. With this project, Google Pixel once again celebrates the #teampixel community, which brings together creatives, visionaries, and changemakers and proves innovation with original works by today’s leading artists and designers.
.selected *The MEISSEN Collage
Just recently, MEISSEN launched its new and innovative dinner service collection [titled: The Meissen Collage] with unique decors in a modern aesthetic language. They present an eclectic collection that picks up on icons decors and reinterprets them in the content of colourful graphic elements and shapes.
.selected *SOPHIE HULME final collections
“We have launched our pre-fall collection in August with our new Winter collection dropping now. I am very sad to announce that these will be our last. […]”.With these words, Sophie Hulme announced the end of her luxury brand. The designer has been battling with two very rare medical conditions over the past few years.
Berlin-based womenswear brand Marina Hoermanseder combines finest artisanal sophistication with eccentric yet elegant design. French-Austrian designer Marina Hoermanseder represents with her collections a bold and feminine individualism. Her design unites progressive cuts with fetish elements, experimenting with sharp contrasts and playing with the beauty of the unconventional.
.selected *LE LABO
“We work to make the lives of people more beautiful by creating unique sensorial experiences […]” says Le Labo (French: "the laboratory"). Born in the French Riviera [in Grasse], the capital of perfumery, Le Labo was raised in NYC, the city where Fabrice Penot and Edouard Roschi opened their first lab on Elizabeth Street in New York's Nolita neighborhood, back in 2006.
.selected *VIU Pioneer
The revival of an all-American design classic with added Japanese precision and traditional craftsmanship.
.selected *strangelove nyc
The New York-based fragrance brand strangelove nyc prides itself on their unique blend of natural ingredients with the ability to provoke the senses, awaken emotions, and linger there with profound effect.
.selected *JEROBOAM PARIS
In the beginning there was ORIGINO. Invented by the independent perfumer Vanina Muracciole, ORIGINO is a base composed of a cocktail of musks
Back in the 90s, digital designers and brothers Markus + Daniel Freitag were looking for a functional, water-resistent and robust backpack to hold their graphic works. By seeing the heavy multicolored trucks that rumbled infront of their apartment, they got inspired and created a bag from used truck tarpaulins, discarded bicycle inner tubes, and car seat belts.
Knowledge, freedom and happiness - moving away from the darkness of the Middle Ages to look towards a bright future based on progress. These were the core ideas of the Age of Enlightenment which AIGNER reinterprets through a fascinating mix of clean and cool shapes, with contrasting rich details, decorations and layered textures.
Amanwella ́s setting is a scenic country standout arranged on a hillside above a pristine curved bay shared with fishermen and their jewel-hued boats.
.selected *M C K N G B R D
In a world that often moves too fast, with too many things that become disposable too quickly, we wanted to make a personal tech accessory with quality and substance. A MCKNGBRD iPad case is a long-term companion, designed with rigorous functionality and impeccable style, to have and to hold.
.selected *nomos glashütte
“Designing a mechanical timepiece was such a rewarding project. And now it feels incredible to win a Good Design Award for it. The year is already off to a great start.”
.selected *aman skincare
Aman announces the launch of a skincare collection, made bespoke for the brand, which not only embodies and celebrates, but is also inspired by its constellation of hotels and resorts. Introducing a collection of 30 products on the occasion of the brands 30th anniversary, Aman Skincare has been formulated using an exotic roll-call of natural, rare and precious ingredients, many of which have been wild-harvested in various Aman destinations.
.selected *Happy Socks x Andy Warhol
Pop art for all. That is the ethos shared by the decade-old Swedish sock and underwear maker, Happy Socks and the late transcendent artist and cultural icon, Andy Warhol. Drawing inspiration from archival screen prints including 1964’s Flowers; Banana (1967); Dollar Sign (1961) and Cow (1966), The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts revered works can now be seen on a palette of loud, vibrant hues, in rich shades the likes of crimson red, pale pink and baby blue.
.selected *college x aries*
College: An institution of higher learning, the place to go to earna bachelor’s degree. AndCollege is also the name of thefootwear brand which has the coolest take on that all-time collegiate classic: the penny loafer.
.selected *nomos meets bauhaus
Tangente from NOMOS Glashütte is the most widely-knownwatch from Glashütte; no other model from this town famous for fine watches has been inproduction longer. It is often described as a ‘Bauhaus watch’—and in 2019 the German Bauhaus movement is turning 100 years old. To mark the occasion, Tangente is available in a nine-part special edition, with each version limited to only 100 timepieces.
As the name suggests, &tradition believes firmly in the talent and vision of past designers. The studio also believes in the celebration of new designers who are forging their own paths to become the avant-garde designers of the future.
Max Hoffman and Lloyd Wright: The common bond between two of America’s most influential aesthetes. Driving south through New York State, heading for Manhattan, cold Atlantic rain runs in rivulets up the windscreen and hammers along the taught canvas roof. Small, be-chromed wipers on a time warp 356 Cabriolet beat a furious metre, marking the rhythm of steady but rapid progress.
Archivio was established in Milan in 2016 by Cecilia Federico and Rosita Giammarino. The brand represents an unique intersection between art + fashion. Its creativity comes to life through the reinterpretation of iconic fashion pieces blended with a timeless and authentic design. Iconographic research and contemporary aesthetics merge together and become the core of every creative process of the brand. A daring design of hybrid silhouettes connects the feminine and masculine in a single universe. “Made in Italy” design and high quality materials are a fundamental value of the brand.
.selected *ANDREW COIMBRA
Toronto-based designer Andrew Coimbra is a lifestyle and ready-to-wear brand, created back in 2015. With a strong focus on simple yet powerful design, in revisiting classic staples Coimbra is driven by conveying an aesthetic that is unique in its vision and realization.
VIU x LE MILE Studios
Exclusively for the first opening of VIU in Denmark, we present a group exhibition of five inspiring Copenhagen-based artists: Freya Dalsjø, Albert Grøndahl, Lea Guldditte Hestelund, Amalie Adrian, and Gro Sarauw . With this exhibition VIU combines the highest standards of design and quality with fascinating contemporary art from different artistic disciplines.