Best MoCo Objects This Week
by Harry / January 7, 2009

This and last week's picks:

+ Art Lebedev Studio's Sharikus New Year's Ornament at Core77, "Can be hung from a still-standing Christmas tree to ring in the New Year, or dropped into the ocean to disrupt shipping lanes."

+ Ikea art by Christian Giroux and Daniel Young at designboom, "using the Ikea furniture as a starting point, the two build out or on top of to create a variety of geometric sculptural work."

+ Fulguro's Bookmark bedside lamp Tree coat and umbrella stand at designboom.

+ Bauke Knottnerus' Phat Knits at designklub, "These giant threads can be knit, woven or simply piled to a variety interior products."

+ Hughie's Removable Kitchen Sink at Trendir, captures "water which would normally go down the drain, when washing hands, cleaning the veges, or even the warm up water in the shower. Submerge in the bath and this water can also be reused to water the garden."

+ The Electrolux Aurora, an induction cooktop with Corian base at Appliancist.

+ The well-designed office products by ANYTHING at sub-studio design blog, "a collaboration between Michael Sodeau and Suikosha. While the products have standard functions, the detailing is anything but standard."

+ TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter digs into Dwell's recent Prefab Issue, "But as interesting as what is in the issue is what is left out."

+ Monocle Launches the Monocle Weekly podcast: Small Talk, Big Issues at Design Mind, "There is something reassuring about listening to smart people having cultured conversations." Via DesignNotes.

+ Objectified movie trailer at Gizmodo, "Gary Hustwit gathered the world's top designers for his forthcoming documentary Objectified, telling the story of the magic behind the objects we use every day." Via SallyTV.

+ Conran's new Boundary project unveiled at Design Week, "Boundary will comprise three restaurants, bars, 17 guest bedrooms, a bakery and a food store by the time its phased opening has completed later this year. The Boundary rooms, each with an individual look, are due to open in March and have been inspired by seminal designers and design movements including Bauhaus and Vitra stars Charles and Ray Eames." Image via Camron on Flickr.

+'s 2008 Review PDF, "we've compiled a digital magazine to download packed with highlights from the year and special features."

+ Sadly, PingMag suspends publication.

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