ROOM Collection

A modular storage system by designers Erik Olovsson and Kyuhyung Cho

By taking an unconventional approach to the relationship between object and space within the typical home environment, designers Erik Olovsson and Kyuhyung Cho created a piece of modular furniture to act as miniature rooms for objects of assorted sizes and shapes. The ROOM Collection is a shelving-unit-meets-storage-space for both clothing and objects of affection. Shown for the first time this week at Spazio Rossana Orlandi …

Morgaw Shock Absorbing Bicycle Saddle

An innovative design increases flex and rider stability while cutting tension both on and off road

As an answer to the cyclist’s favorite component to complain about, Slovakian designers have developed a new type of bicycle saddle called the Morgaw. The lightweight, carbon-based saddle combines a modular rail system with two small shock absorbers to add flexibility and stability while absorbing road rumble, thus reducing tension on the spine and lower back. Unlike traditional saddles, the innovative design allows for torsional …

Unit Portables + Ucon Arko Bag

Celebrate the Stockholm label's two-year anniversary with a collaborative rendition of their Unit 01 shoulder bag

The makers of highly functional, modular bags for everyday use and extended travel, Stockholm’s Unit Portables are celebrating their their second year of superlative bag design by teaming up with Berlin-based clothing brand Ucon to recreate their founding design; the Unit 01 shoulder bag. Released today as Unit Portables’ first collaborative project, The Arko bag blends both companies’ creative spirits in a limited edition release. …