Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso

Silicone pots that grow with your plants

Certain designers have a knack for solving problems so basic that their creations feel immediately timeless. Industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso is one of them. The Helsinki-based Italian creative responsible for a pre-crumpled city map for flustered tourists has now created the Fold Pot, a simple silicone container that grows along with the plant it contains. Plants grow—pots, not so much. The flexible design of Fold …

Linha Combine Portable Table Set

Bamboo rounds stack up in an eco-friendly approach to picnics

Brazilian design company Bold announced this week Linha Combine, an all-in-one set for transporting family-style meals. During the presentation at Rio+Design, we were struck by the combination of sharp design, eco-consciousness and material innovation. Linha Combine features Bambootube, a fibrous material made from bamboo and rice husks, and the design looks to be riffing on the ubiquitous Indian dabbawala lunch tin. Cups, plates and bowls …

Ops! Rock Collection

Jumbo gems and soft silicone in a new line

Having made a playful name for itself with its ultra-thin Flat watches, Ops! Objects has most recently added to its silicone and jumbo gem family with the Rock collection. The oversized rocks point to the hyperbolic notion of “bling” with a light attitude and bright colors. Swapping out precious metals for soft-touch resin, both the necklace and ring pop with a simple, slightly cheeky statement. …