benjamin hubert's shaving brush set for follicle & limb taps into traditional male grooming
 

benjamin hubert's shaving brush set for follicle & limb taps into traditional male grooming

benjamin hubert of experience design agency LAYER has designed OFFSET, a shaving brush system for london-based male grooming accessories start-up follicle & limb. the collection  is composed of three parts – a badger hair shaving brush, a case which transforms into a stand for drying the brush, and a dish for the razor.


the clever functionality and contemporary form of OFFSET represents a new approach to shaving

 

 

male grooming has recently experienced a surge in popularity, however the associated accessories are still very conventional. hence, with the OFFSET series, benjamin hubert disrupts the traditional market with a sleek, contemporary product designed to bring the experience of the barber shop shave home. the strong, geometric silhouette is reduced in form compared to standard shaving accessories. on the other hand, the brush handle and case are made from machined anodized aluminium, which is tactile, easy to clean and rust-resistant. all components finally connect with a hidden magnetic system, keeping the form neat and minimal.

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the badger hair brush is of the highest quality

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the transforming case lets users easily dry the brush and display it on a bathroom vanity

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benjamin hubert OFFSET – a contemporary form made from machined anodized aluminium


when packed, OFFSET is small enough to fit into a wash-bag


the case protects the shaving brush when packed away


easy to clean and rust-resistant machined anodized aluminium


twenty prototypes were created over the course of one year


a hidden magnetic system connects each component


the magnetized case can be used for storage, drying the brush and travelling


OFFSET has been designed for ease of travel to fit into today’s nomadic lifestyles


the brush handle is flared at the top to make it easy to grip while shaving

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom

  • I love benjamin hubert’s shaving brush set! Where can I purchase them?
    Would be a great treat for my husband 🙂

    All the best,
    Daphne

    Caroline Daphne Georgiadis says:

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