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reshaped tradition



Kathi Stertzig and Albio Nascimento @ The Home Project

I am going to ask few questions first.

Why few young designers just do not design beautiful luxurious products, follow market trends and be happy with fame and fortune!

Why research for endless hours?

Why rummage through the tradition and think new designs?

Why insist on sustainable life style?

Why develop new material culture?

And why ask disturbing questions through designs?

Hats off to those young designers who do all these and much more and bring beautiful things to make our life easy!

Kathi Stertzig and Albio Nascimento @ The Home Project are two such designers whose designs, I am unable to ignore.

I already did a post on their postcard-which evokes a succinct remark on our life and times!


Here is their stunningly beautiful and eco -sensitive ‘unblossom’-salt crystal bowl .

Traditional hand-crafted crochet -work doilies are given new shape and function by crystallizing salt which raises them into bowls.



Egg-holder is a natural useful object to expose, serve and eat boiled eggs.

An old Portuguese tradition sells boiled eggs out of a plate which is filled with salt. The salt conserves the egg for a longer period and avoids strong smell. The crochet technique builds a structure for salt to crystallize. The outcome is a standard egg holder made of pure white salt crystals. A natural useful object to expose, serve and eat boiled eggs.

Few more of The Home Projects’ designs…..

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time does fly


wallpaper puzzle

Designer : Andreas Graffelder @ details-producte+ideen

These three products from details-producte are fun, beautiful and intelligent.

Wallpaper puzzle and carton : if you love the challange and the wallpaper, this is for you.


wall clock

Designer Chris Koens @ details-producte+ideen

Time does fly with this ceramic and feathers wall clock. The little, the big hand and the second are feathers; the ceramics are light or dark blue.


the file pecker

Designers: Patrick Frey & Markus Boge @ details-producte


Designers maintain after creating this mischief – After a long search, we found him. Who else is responsible for the holes in the files?