There is a new trend, that I predict will be BIG: designing products with their app. Adding service to a product or adding a product to a service. And, like every new trend, there will be good and less good stuff! I'd like to review this trend now and in...read more
electrical outlet as an hidden wall safe. Is that good design? Or even a clever way to hide your –small– safe? You can buy it here, other angles down below: ...read more
Young designer Mugi Yamamoto re-designs the printer: I call this the "piling down" solution. Most of us do "adding up" solution, solving a problem by adding something new without rethinking why the product was designed for in the first place. Well, getting...read more
The 15 minutes lamp, or how product design can help you fall asleep: This team of three designers: Hye Min Lee, Hye mi Lee and Sun Hwa Jung came up with a nice, poetic and sensible solution to shut the light down and fall asleep at the same time: And, they...read more
kana nakanishi is a Japanese designer who named its finnish birch wood bench by its dimension: W1200xD380XH480. So, W1200xD380XH480 is this sleek, zen bench, very sculptural: Here is the link to kana nakanishi's...read more
Studio Metaphys designed a series of small building plant pots: Definitively a way to trigger your imagination! Nice miniature building planters, isn;t...read more
Quartz Armchair by CTRLZAK and Davide Barzaghi "Nature with its’ astonishing perfect geometry has always been the primary source of inspiration for most forms of creative projects. QUARTZ is a system that couples two-dimensional pentagonal and hexagonal...read more
Noam Bar Yochai designed this TurnKey pencil sharpener, Semantic design? There is an obvious intuitive way to understand the function: You can buy this...read more
Louis Vuitton created "la malle", and psychic factory created Traveler’s Closet! Well, it's always a bit of a pain when you travel a fair bit and you have to pack, unpack and pack again all the time. This is a very practical, elegant solution: I suspect...read more
This is refreshing design, the 3 colour grass leaf pen by Zeup design studio, fit nicely in a plant-pot: You can get them here, they will enhance your office desk! Buy them here! And more about Zeup design studio...read more
"Philippe is a gifted Industrial Designer with the rare ability of coming up with relevant concepts and strategies on one hand and the ability of leading and inspiring a cross functional team to turn concepts up into profitable products on the other hand. One is his award winning products did create a whole new trend/category within the aquarium market."
— Alain Mars
"I reached out to Philippe for advice about a product innovation I had invented, because I was unsure how to move it forward. It was such a joy to exchange ideas with a fellow 'inventor' who warned me about all thinkable pitfalls, yet was encouraging and practical in his suggestions to take it to the next level. I've got a long way to go and therefore I cherish the priceless source of information and inspiration Philippe is, as an expert in bringing innovations to the market."
— Johanna Canberra