House & Home (128)
After years of white, minimalist cabinetry, the kitchen is becoming more colourful as leading manufacturers tempt consumers’ palates with brighter colours and wider pattern choices.
Why it matters
If consumers are truly tiring of the sober minimalist movement and instead craving something mood-lifting, could we begin to see brands in the house and home space looking at more direct ways to lift the human psyche? In the future could products be categorised by what they do for the mind as opposed to what they deliver functionally?
Source: Swedish design and housing magazines
18. November 2009
IONIT is a wall paint made with natural minerals. The paint releases natural ions when it comes in contact with the air. The product is said to influence the nervous and cardiovascular systems in a positive way. It claims it helps strengthen nerves and increase mental potential.
Empty toilet roll tubes are annoying. Now you can flush them away with Aqua Tube, from Spanish company Colhogar. The worlds first toilet roll tube that can be safely flushed down the toilet.