All start with thankful. A series of letter openers that reflects occupations: Memento is not just a set of tools but also a series of objects that expresses the user’s gratitude and feelings. Through product semantics and simple images of different professions, the designs and the unique ways each Memento piece is used give the user various heartfelt experiences.
Contact is a redesigned wine-cork, developed by the inspiration of making people create new and unic connections by using a very old way of communication: "sending messages in a bottle". It is thought to be a gift item and aimed to evoke some curiosity by presenting nearly in a standart wine cork appearance. Device is powered by a photovoltaic panel, has a lighting signal during night and let you record your voice or any other sound. Device has a gps navigation system which makes possible to trace the journey of the bottle and to check its current location via smart phone.
Brainfood bookmarks is a humoristic approach to reading activity as "food for the brain" therefore, they are shaped in spoon, fork and knife! Depending on your readings, the literature kind, you may choose the proper shape eg. for romance and love stories prefer the spoon bookmark, for philosophy and poetry the fork shaped, and for comedy and scifi readings you may choose the knife. Bookmarks come in many themes. Here is greek food, greek summer and greek motifs, as a new design proposal for the traditional Greek souvenir.
Miio Palette's design was inspired by a painter's palette but it was meant for dental laboratory. The designer combined the artistic and the functional perspective, creating a product that comes equipped with an easy to clean, detachable glass surface to mix the composite and with 9 wells where you can practically storage your ceramic jars. With the aid of the mixing plate the user can easily set in order all the little bottles in utter compliance with their distinct characteristics in order to maximize the performance of the dental technicians.
In everyone’s childhood, one of the first objects they encounter is a pencil and sharpener. Standing over the trash bin and sharpening your tool, and make your marks on paper. This interaction can be related to everyone across different cultures and background. The pencil sharpener is a work of beauty — it’s a piece that expresses simplicity and the magic of analog. A pencil sharpener is honest, and as you sharpen your pencil, you see the graphite and wood shavings fly out each turn.By utilizing zirconia’s material property, the blade doesn’t need to be changed and sharpens smoothly.
Sostanza is a simplified lead holder that combines the warmth of a traditional pencil with the convenience of a propelling pencil. It's composed of only two pieces, the lightweight wooden body and the external ring that slides up to lock the lead in place. Its functioning is elemental but not taken for granted, all the mechanisms have been eliminated, in order to simplify the assembling process and improve its sustainability. Sostanza is a handmade object, entirely produced in Italy using beautiful natural materials.
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