Born in the 19th century and forgotten, the headphones exploded when Sony launched the Walkman. Today, they are miniaturised and wireless, but the function remains the same.
Whether wall-mounted, floor-standing or even suspended, apocalyptic or integrated, the coat rack is a tool for the essential order, curiously never tied to a binding dimension and capable of oscillating between moralising functionalism and imaginative evocative power.
An essential tool of communication and transmission of our individual and collective identity, the pen resists the rise of digital. Excursus between twenty major models that have marked its evolution.
Umbrella stands are an often poorly considered furnishing accessory. However, they continue to represent a fertile breeding ground for astute design intuitions. Here is our selection of the 20 umbrella stands that made the history of design.
When the need for a comfort chair does not clash with the style of home living: ten office chairs that facilitate their insertion in the home working mode.
A selection of tiny devices that can save space in a tiny apartment without forcing you to give up on the comforts of a contemporary home.
An overview of the work desk between great classics and whimsical variations – which continue to transform as our lifestyle and techniques change, too.
Suspension and release but also comfort and transformability. These are the characteristics that make the hammock an atypical type of furniture, a hymn to nomadic life in the open air, perfect to solicit a magnificent abstraction from time.
Emblem of a container devoted to apparent futility, the vase has accompanied humans for thousands of years. Today, it constantly renews itslef thanks to the rapid acceleration of technology, by turning characteristics that are considered unchangeable into a sensitive mirror of time.