Sarlac Pit inspired laundry hamper

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Design on Thursday 1 December 2011

I suck at ‘laundry basketball,’ I always miss. Good thing French designer Pierre Vedel has created this simple cardboard backboard, inspired by the sarlacc pit in Star Wars, that you can build yourself out of cardboard.

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Polaroid Scarves

Clare Hillier Reader Find

By Clare Hillier in New Fashion on Wednesday 17 February 2010

Outkast got it wrong. Apparently you shouldn’t actually shake it like a Polaroid picture because rapid movement during development may damage the image. Philippe Roucou on the other hand, is definitely getting it right. This French bag designer has recently released a limited edition series of 100 percent silk scarves. Each piece features an image […]

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Kate Barnett Reader Find

By Kate Barnett in New Products on Wednesday 26 March 2008

I work from home, and as much as I like using the laptop on the sofa, my posture won’t be thanking me for it when I’m 70. If I had the finances and a place of my own I’d be furnishing it with products from French design duo, brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

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