Space is a premium for inner city living. So storage solutions must really work to help maximise every available inch. For anyone with a bike you will know just how frustrating it is to find a safe, handy place to put it. Leaving it on the street is just asking for trouble and so they find their way into the apartment and end up propped up against a wall. No doubt your bike will be conveniently placed so you can then spend your life tripping over it.
I imagine Chris Brigham, the creative genius and mastermind behind Knife & Saw must have thought the exact same thing when he created the Bike Shelf. This is a man of many talents from graphic designer, photographer and now furniture designer. Custom made from solid wood the Bike Shelf can be adjusted to your personal preference and to ensure it fits your bike. Continue reading
It appears that there were several Saint Valentines and like all good martyrs, they found themselves at the pointy end of a sharp object. In one case, the Roman Emperor Claudius II had one Saint Valentine beheaded because he continued to marry young couples even though Emperor forbade it.
It’s a little sketchy on why the Emperor was being such a kill joy but there is a suggestion that these were young soldiers getting married and he felt they were more effective warriors as single men. Given that Rome was taking on the might of the barbarian Goths I can see why he was keen to have an effective fighting force but it hardly promotes the message “love conquers all”. Continue reading
I unwrapped another item as we began to dress the client’s house. I looked over at the pile of packaging that was steadily growing. Thankfully a lot of it can be recycled. It is obvious what to do with the cardboard and the biodegradable void fill. There are now solutions with the plastic wrapping that will vary on your location from curb side pick up to drop off points.
But what about the polystyrene?
Once they have served their purpose as packaging, the pieces are reassembled to become your new entertainment stand with a built in cable management system. While currently still in a prototype stage it is easy to see how this could revolutionise packaging in the future.