ABC Stools

Dutch designer and technorati pioneer Esther Ermers has developed the first three dimensional alphabet. By rendering our two dimensional Latin alphabet into three dimensional shapes, she has brought the written word into the third dimension. Once we go paperless and immerse ourselves in a realtime digitally enhanced environment, we'll have a need for three dimensional letters. And until then? Well, we'll just have to sit …

Ideal House

These last couple years have been good ones for Joris Laarman, the Dutch designer behind the widely-covered Droog Design and 2006 is already looking promising for the young designer. At Cologne's International Furniture Fair, Laarman was one of those chosen to design the 4th annual "Ideal House," an exhibit that asks internationally-recognized designers to present their ideas about living environments. Laarman's contributions include ornamental climbing …