Milan Design Week: Incredible Mirrors
by Jill Singer What is it that makes the mirror such fertile ground for experimentation among designers? Is it its stubbornly unchanging material DNA? After all, is a mirror made from anything other than glass really a mirror? Whatever the case may...
Walnut Hand Mirror
Staking its claim on a tried-and-true classic, the Walnut Hand Mirror by Fellow Barber doesn't mess with what works. The simple, round mirror features oil-rubbed walnut with a beveled edge and a six-inch mirror—handcrafted in the US.
Fog-Free Shower Mirror
Shower shavers, rejoice. The Shave Well Company has come out with a deluxe version of their effective fog-free mirror that's 33% bigger—and it still does what it promises: hangs, stays, doesn't fog up. Seems like a no-brainer, but in a world where...
Acclaimed international artist Lee Bul currently has a show at NYC's Lehmann Maupin, bringing together futuristic works that are at once massive and meditative. Dealing mainly with what Lee calls our "disappointment about modern life," the show...
Cristian Reyes Studio Taco Mirror
When we last caught up with Spanish industrial designer Cristian Reyes he had just introduced the Giros Table, a beautiful example of purpose-driven design. And now, we see another aesthetically fun and functional piece for the home, the Taco wall...
Oasis by Klára Šumová and Dirk Wright
Strong storytelling plays a vital role in the work of Klára Šumová. Through her interior objects of various typologies and scales, the designer explores poetry and stories in design. Šumová debuted several years ago with her elegant Love floor lamp...
A typical bicycle mirror can be quite boring. Luckily, creative bike accessory line, Charly, a name which means bicycle in Japanese, have created a whimsical array of bicycle mirrors that easily affix to your handlebars. Great for children and adults...
London Design Festival 2013: Hunting & Narud
by LinYee Yuan Rough quarry granite, matte steel and a highly polished copper mirror are the elements that make up one of the most visible design objects at this year's London Design Festival. The sculptural Copper Mirrors series from Norwegian...
Stand Alone Mirrors at NYC Design Week
The idea of round hanging mirrors with thick leather straps may have blossomed with modernist designer Jacques Adnet’s “Circulaire” mirror—the result of a partnership with Hermés in the 1950s—but over the past two years we’ve seen it bloom even further...
Noho Next 2013
Always a high point of our NYC Design Week, Noho Design District has fast become a destination for up and coming and established designers looking to introduce their latest work outside the conventional confines of ICFF. Among the many impressive...
Barnaby Barford's Seven Deadly Sins
by Sabine Zetteler Never one to shy away from making a bold statement, ceramics artist Barnaby Barford's new exhibition "The Seven Deadly Sins"—currently showing at London's David Gill Gallery—addresses biblical maladies in a tellingly...
by Sabine Zetteler It's Fashion Week in London, and the city is abuzz with gossip, martinis and forward-thinking style. Frankly, we're exhausted—and to seek a little solace we've headed back east to LN-CC, the place where even the most po...
PAD London: Eight Mirrors
The Pavilion of Art and Design London marks the annual gathering of Asian, European and American galleries in Berkeley Square. The extraordinarily eclectic range includes creative work from modern masters' paintings and sculptures through to contemporary...
As a part of Prague's annual design show, Designblok 2012, the Czech creative firm Okolo unveils its new exhibition, "The Mirror," based around the relationship between design and mirrors. Opening today, 1 October and curated by one of Okolo's...
Following the installation by Anish Kapoor in 2011, Monumenta 2012 invited famed French artist Daniel Buren for the fifth edition of the annual challenge to create an installation that will fill the soaring nave of Paris' Grand Palais. Buren's take...
A simple idea easing a regular task, the new Reflect showerhead streams water from the attached mirror for a fog-free shave. Reflect initially debuted in New York at ICFF, but I got the chance to check it out up close recently at Dwell on Design...
Who's the Fairest Black Mirror
Adding a sinister touch to home decor, Canadian designer HXfour's new design called "Who's the Fairest" is a black mirror made using high-gloss acrylic cast into a vintage frame. Custom sizes and shapes are available, check in at...
Jason Miller's Daydreams
Jason Miller latest work is a series of mirrors, titled Daydreams, that take you away to a serene and surreal place. Acid etching and digital printing enable the application of an image in to the mirror. When you look at yourself you're transplanted...
Later this year, Philips will begin distributing its Mirror TV which 'in essence is an LCD display integrated in a mirror.' There have been may attempts in the past to put a display behind a mirror. Some of the coolest were created as art installations...