According to PSFK, Patrick Weil, the Chairman of Libraries Without Borders, never worked with a designer before, but has heard of Philippe Starck. So he sent a letter without much hope and the French designer agreed on helping out - free of charge! The Ideas
French-based designer Philippe Starck… imagined this beautiful Axor Starck V collection comprising sleek transparent washbasin mixers, allowing the viewer to experience the vitality of water and the beauty of it. Made of transparentShow More Summary
Debuting in Milan, Hansgrohe's Axor brand released something newly transparent (literally) to the fixture market. The Axor Starck V, designed by Philippe Starck, is organic and minimalist: you watch the upward, swirling motion of water through the mixer’s body and its “free-fall” into the washbasin trigger. READ MORE »
A new furniture brand asks the customer to get involved.
Since most faucets are nothing more than a metal tube, you rarely get a glimpse of the magic inside when cold and hot water come together to create warm water. So Philippe Starck designed the Axor Starck V, a crystal clear faucet that creates a vortex as the streams of water mix and bubble up and out. Read more...
"Hey, you got scooter on my bicycle!" "Well, you got bicycle on my scooter!" In the near future, you can have both with the Pibal. The French carmaker Peugeot and designer Philippe Starck have developed this vehicle which can function either way. Show More Summary
Philippe Starck is no longer satisfied with crafting exotic-looking products that don't change -- he wants to give you control over the design process. He tells the Wall Street Journal that his newly opened custom furniture venture, TOG, will...
Philippe Starck is opening a store this summer in Sao Paolo where customers will be able to make their own pieces of furniture using 3-D printers.
"The only way to see life is no more trends," said all-star designer Philippe Starck at the launch of design brand TOG, for which he designed a line of furniture that can be custom-ordered via app. "The only trend that...
In somewhat of a departure for the lofty French designer, Philipe Starck's new range of furniture is produced in collaboration with a company called TOG—which prides itself on making all of its designs open source. Read more...
New bicycles designed by Philippe Starck with the input of residents of Bourdeaux are now on the city's streets.
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For the 10th anniversary of the Bourgie Lamp, Kartell commissioned 14 designers to reimagine the classic. Designed by Ferruccio Laviani, the Bourgie inspired quite a range of new works form Philippe Starck, Patricia Urquiola, and Lenny Kravitz. READ MORE »
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Bourgie, Kartell asked designers--like Philippe Starck, Patricia Urquiola, and Lenny Kravitz--to draft new versions of the lamp. Contrary to its name, the Memphis design movement originated in Milan in 1980. Show More Summary
Philippe Starck, the famous French designer and architect captured our hearts with his designs long ago. As someone who designs things from something as small as a shoe to some of the hottest hotels and office buildings in the world it seems there is nothing that Starck can?t put his stamp on. His heart and [...]Show More Summary
The answer to our question when Philippe Starck?s yoo Hotels would make its debut is here: January 2014. Just last week, yoo2 Taksim Square opened the doors to its 59 rooms and suites in the heart of Istanbul, across from Gezi Park. Yoo2 is the more affordable of two yoo Hotel brands, with yoo Collection aimed at the luxury market. Show More Summary
Neatmo is slowly creating a reputation for itself of combining smart sensors with neat design, having recently teamed up with Philippe Starck to produce a sleek wireless thermostat. Now, it's joined forces with Louis Vuitton to produce a bracelet that'll keep you safe in the sun. Read more...
"Um. I don't see the Philippe Starck asparagus streetlights in this plan. They better not get rid of those." - redbearded
The Nest has a new European cousin. Netatmo is a smart thermostat designed by Philippe Starck that launches in Europe this month. Since user experience between the two options is similar, it's all about the looks. What do you think? In other news, which city hosts the most holiday parties, and your eyes may soon be your passwords. See the headlines after the jump. READ MORE »
Parrot is a company known for a couple of products, such as the AR.Drone 2.0 and the Zik headphones which stood out partially thanks to its rather clean and minimalist design by Philippe Starck. The downside to these two products that...Show More Summary