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TOP 10 POPULAR PRODUCTS FROM THE DESIGNBOOM SHOP

 

 

on the designboom shop we have an e-commerce space offering an array of exclusive products, collector’s items sold by designers and brands internationally. our shop has provided an easy-to-navigate platform that allows different creatives to showcase and sell their own product and for design enthusiasts to shop from the comfort of their home. as our catalog of products continue to grow; from indoor swings, kaleidoscope vases, and bookmarks that light-up, we have rounded up a top 10 list of the most popular items which are available to buy directly from our curated commerce space. even though we operate on an invite-only basis, we encourage designers, manufacturers and creatives from around the world to discover the opportunity to sell on the designboom shop!

 

 

 

 

 

 

QEEBOO RABBIT CHAIR BY STEFANO GIOVANNONI  

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stefano giovannoni’s ‘rabbit’ chair is part of a family of products that takes its form from the animal after which it is named, offering a playful place to rest. taking the rabbit’s ears and sculpting them in a way so that they become the back of the chair, the body functions as the seat itself. the design comes in two versions for both adults and kids, making it a sweet and auspicious object that brings good fortune and good wishes to all.

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

GELA AND GORO BY INTERNOITALIANO

 

 

internoitaliano’s glass carafe set is a project dedicated to water, its use and its importance. the surface of the glass seems to have been rounded off and smoothed by the movement of the sea, weathering it to a frosted finish. 

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

TOOL PEN BY MININCH

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the ‘mininch tool pen’ is the world’s first ‘pop-a-point’ screwdriver. the multiple head types and sizes are stored conveniently in the body of the pen making it easy to swap between them for any job. the multi-use object features a magnetic head and construction, and can be carried round everywhere ready for when you need to jot some notes down or make a small repair job. 

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

OVO BY MONITILLO MARMI

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‘ovo’ by monitillo marmi is a passive amplifier constructed from marble for iphones. it embodies a tension between tradition vs innovation, digital vs analogic, artisanal expertise vs technology. the shape of this speaker is accomplished by slowly carving material from a single block of carrara marble. the speaker element doesn’t include any electric parts and works exclusively by mechanic sound diffusion, employing geometry to optimize performance, creating a pleasant and immersive listening experience.

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

BOOKMARK LIGHT BY KOUICHI OKAMOTO

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the ‘bookmark light’ by kouichi okamoto uses a conductive ink that transmits electricity through the help of a lithium coin battery. the grid utilizes ink with nano-size silver particles between a layer of film that forms the liquid crystal. created in collaboration with business venture agic inc. of the university of tokyo – the interactive design can be used as page tab or as an illuminative source, allowing one to carry on reading without disturbing a sleeping partner. 

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

WOODEN CIRCLE SWING BY IWONA KOSICKA

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no time for morning exercises? jump on this rounded furniture piece and get your swing on while no one is watching. displaying a simple curved shape, this charming swing chair easily adapts to a variety of contemporary decors. 

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

BOTANICAL HANGER BY THE DESIGN LABO

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the design labo offers a series of iron hangers where one can physically hang any house plant. unlike traditional displays in planters or pots, the botanical hanger allows for a more ‘raw’ design where the roots are completely exposed. this approach indeed portrays flowers or any other ornamental plant in its pure natural state  — instead of being contained — which offers greater soothing effects.

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

QEEBOO DAISY LAMP BY NIKA ZUPANC

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planted one day by a flirtatious fairy, nika zupanc’s ‘daisy’ lamp features adjustable petals that allow you to control the intensity and direction of its light. available in six different glossy, pastel shades, it could become the object of your affection.

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

BRUM BRUM BALANCE BIKE

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the ‘brum brum balance bike’ for kids uses a high-quality U-shaped plywood frame which provides a natural suspension for the child when seated. the bike grows with the youngster, through the adjustable custom made thumbscrews which change the height in seconds.

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

 

 

 

 

OP-VASE BY BILGE NUR SALTIKE

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‘OP-vase’ is a series of vessels conceived by turkish designer bilge nur saltik, presented at ventura lambrate during milan design week 2015. the capsules seek to create the impression of a bouquet with only a single flower through visual distortions, multiplying colorful petals throughout the spherical space. the glass shield’s kaleidoscopic properties have a magnifying effect, creating the impression of numerous abstracted botanicals. 

 

see more of this product on the designboom shop here.

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