Posts Tagged ‘folding’

Torggler doors

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Two brilliant, beautiful door designs by Klemens Torggler. Above is the Evolution; below is the Stahltür. They work on a similar principle.

I find the doors so beautiful that to some extent questions about practicality seem a bit irrelevant, but let’s deal with those first.

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Colour Barr

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Folding bar by my friend (and well known Toronto designer) Barr Gilmore. Available from made design. Via moco loco.

The Colour Barr is made of stainless steel, polyurethane enamel, ziricote, glass decanters, tumblers, shot glasses, cocktail shakers and various bar equipment. The point is to move you away from the computer/TV screen and toward socializing.

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Gift idea: Sun Songs by Slade/Cranfield, published by The Or Gallery

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

I guess this is ruining the surprise but I’m buying this album for quite a few people for Christmas. It’s ridiculously good, very catchy, it topped fancy local charts, it features internationally known art and music stars, and it’s published by Vancouver’s Or Gallery, one of Vancouver’s best non-profit art centres.

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