Welcome to the Phab* People blog.  An eclectic collection of inspirations, thoughts, influences and news from the design world in general and from  the Hoxton, Shoreditch and Brick Lane area of London.

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Vintage Ads

just because old advertising can be interesting for all kinds of reasons. This was found on flickr, dates from 1960

Monday, 13 October 2008

We enjoyed one of the best week ends of the year weather wise down in the west country with friends in the forest of Dean. This great view is from Symonds Yat, reminding me that this country has some fantastic scenery. A walk in the wood and a Sunday lunch overlooking the river Wye was a welcome respite from a busy week in London

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Bum Candy!

I am loving both these ideas seen on designspotter.com

Mademoiselle is a stackable chair. The structure is made in chrome and the seat - in Metacrylate with or without silkscreen.

Designer: Stefano Bigi (Italy)
Manufacturer: eXde by Cattaneo (Italy)

LED illuminated acrylic bubble with stainless steel ring and fixings. Engraved INSA artwork. White fur cushion for comfort

Designer: Rousseau x Insa

lets hear it for the boys

sometimes design can have a confused sexuality but there is no such issues with the work of ANTREPO which is unashamedly masculine even with something as feathery as a pillow. The clock is somewhat elegant too