Philippe Starck‘s “Chapeau” table lamp for Flos is a pretty simple idea that translates well when applied: take your ordinary hat and place it over a light to act as a lampshade. The “Chapeau” table lamps works well to serve… Philippe Starck “Chapeau” Table Lamp for FLOS is a post by Jeff Carvalho on Selectism.
Starck’s new collaboration with Kartell is “timeless” injection-molded furniture. Philippe Starck is going back to his injection molded roots this spring, unveiling a new Kartell line that pushes the technology to new limits. The sculptural...Show More Summary
Philippe Starck is known for designs that are as functional as they are beautiful. So it’s not surprising that when it came to designing a sofa, the results would include everything from privacy dividers, to accessible power outlets, to even a Powermat wireless induction charging pad. More »
Philippe Starck is known for designs that are as functional as they are beautiful. So it's not surprising that when it came to designing a sofa, the results would include everything from privacy dividers, to accessible power outlets, to even a Powermat wireless induction charging pad. Show More Summary
Back in 2009, we learned about a new hotel brand conceived by yoo, the design company founded by Philippe Starck and developer John Hitchcox. Though we're familiar with a number of yoo-designed hotels all over the world (Mondrian South...Show More Summary
Starck has improved a myriad of categories, including now-iconic products for Alessi (Juicy Salif) and Kartell (Louis Ghost Chair) and the interiors of the first boutique hotels -- as well as boats, knives, transit cards and touch-responsive headphones.
Designed by Philippe Starck, the $400 Parrot Zik is a luxurious combination of sleek chrome and soft, synthetic leather. But the headphones are not just visually appealing. They also come with a host of smart features to adjust the volume, make hands-free phone calls and mimic the acoustics of a concert hall.
Bikes are great for all sorts of situations, but sometimes, when you’re pedaling through heavy foot traffic, you’re better off taking your feet off the pedals and scooting along at a lower speed. For just those circumstances, designer Philippe Starck and Peugeot have teamed up to design a fashionable bike-scooter hybrid that will be used for a [...]
The main design elements of the household kitchen have remained more or less the same for many decades, but the Philippe Starck collection from Warendorf are surprisingly fresh and different. The Starck collection takes kitchen design in a rather unexpected direction. The collection features the combination of kitchen functions with elements of different rooms. In [...]
Philippe Starck is man of many profound words, having once described his $100M-plus renovation of Paris' Le Royal Monceau Raffles hotel as such: "Like perfume creates another sentimental or phantasmagoric universe, we have created a space where somebody is...
Behold the utterly nuts Miss Ko, a new Paris restaurant designed by Philippe Starck and branded by British firm GBH. Le Fooding refers to the space, which opened last week, as "une...
The swanky Clift Hotel (interiors by Philippe Starck) has just sold for $120M. Hospitality Properties Trust bought the 363-room hotel in the Tenderloin (or are we calling its location Downtown?) from Tarsadia Investments. Still looking for buyers are The Ritz-Carlton,...
Photo via ArchDaily · Brooklyn's most valuable townhouse finds a buyer again. · Old Infinity II site is getting an SLS hotel by Philippe Starck. · East Village rooftop lawn with pool seeks $13,500 a month. · Updated: the Curbed...
Timpee1, an eBay seller in Wisconsin, has decided now is the time clear out the Philippe Starck + Target baby gear that's been sitting, unused, in the packages, since 2001. Which, if you're in the market for a baby spoon or dish, isShow More Summary
By comparison with the FLOS/Philippe Starck D’E-light we reviewed last year, Satechi has taken a substantially different approach with the LED Desk Lamp. While each design was intended to be minimalist, FLOS chose expensive-looking materials,...Show More Summary
Available in white or black, Satechi's new LED Desk Lamp ($150, aka Smart LED Desk Lamp) is the latest iPod/iPhone-ready desktop lamp, taking a substantially different approach from the FLOS/Philippe Starck D'E-light we reviewed last year. Show More Summary
• Google is fleshing out a national map of long-inscrutable North Korea. The largely crowdsourced cartography debuted this week on Google Maps. • Calvin Klein is going to the big game–or at least his underwear is. Here’s a sneak peek at the company’s first Super Bowl ad, a 30-second spot directed by Fabien Baron. Show More Summary
This limited edition hard drive was designed by Philippe Starck for LaCie, and it looks pretty interesting. There’s a metal interior, a cage-like shell, and an attempt to mirror humans and machines. While I’m not sure if this last part actually worked, the hard drive almost looks like a piece of modern art. The LaCie [...]
And the award for most striking external hard drive goes to: LaCie’s Blade Runner ($299). Designed by Philippe Starck, it’s drastically different from accessories we’ve seen from his studio in the past, as well as virtually everyone else for that matter. Show More Summary
Tomorrow begins the massive sell-off of the estate of the late Studio 54 co-owner Steve Rubell, who amassed furnishings and artwork by Warhol, Gio Ponti, Salvador Dali, Philippe Starck, and many others. Just for fun, Curbed National arranges these pieces...