Notes from the design studio, Revision

  • Inspiration for the Tetra Puzzle

      The tetra puzzle started as an intuition: A tetrahedron (pyramid) has four corners and four faces, so there was a gut feeling we could break it...
  • Everything about the Cork Booklift

    The Cork booklift is a simple block of cork that holds books and tablets at a gentle angle. It all started as a simple cookbook holder. We built a couple prototypes and it worked beautifully.
  • Here's the thing; Bibita Bottle Rack

    Bibita Bottle Rack by Max Frommeld is a minimal wine rack designed with an eye towards dutiful service and elegant display. A simple modular unit c...
  • Here's the thing: Cassetta

    Cassetta Box by Julien Renault. This beautiful and dead simple storage tray is designed to resemble a stack of books: A familiar, comforting sight....
  • Ciao, Enzo Mari

    We lost a great one this week. Enzo Mari will be remembered as one of the most inventive and uncompromising designers of his time. Over his 60 yea...
  • Our very first thing: The Convex bottle opener

    The Convex bottle opener is a reflective stainless steel ball ready to de-cap any beer or beverage. It’s made from a huge industrial ball bearing intended for use in heavy machinery, but re-imagined as a modern bottle opener.
  • Read: 100 Whites

    100 Whites by Kenya Hara, art director at Muji. Kenya Hara shares 100 short essays about simplicity and subtlety by exploring the nature of white. ...
  • Here's the thing: Wireframe Sofa

    The Wireframe Sofa by Industrial Facility is a beautiful blend of hard and soft. The wireframe itself allows all light and space to pass through wh...
  • Follow: @_basketclub_

    Basket club - So much fun to be had with this collaborative IG project between two dozen designers. Each week, they produce some sort of baskets ba...
  • Interview: Cal bookend

    We released our first product: the Cal Bookend with the Brooklyn based design brand, Craighill.  Nate actually started his career working with Hunter Craighill and was Craighill's first employeeThere he worked on much of their early portfolio, notably the Jack PuzzleThe Venn Puzzle, and...
  • Should I buy an iPod in 2020?

    "A buffet of infinite choices that seems appetizing in the abstract can in reality feel paralyzing." Check out GQ for good read on nostalgic music ...
  • Here's the thing: Wiggle wire

    Wiggle wire is a construction method usually employed for greenhouses. A specially designed C-channel aluminium extrusion is applied to the exterio...