famuze.comA little round-round landbiaugust.comA little round-round land has brought joyand happiness over to the coffee table,overthrown the stereotyped image of acup.The cup itself has been processedwith platinum to create the mirror likeeffect. It reflects the picture of the innerside of the cup.With the influence of thesense of smell, vision and taste, the userenters the merry-go-round on the coffeetable and enjoys the coffee as soon ashe/she spins the cup with hands.
famuze.comSymbiosis - Mushroom Chairbiaugust.comA discarded furniture, forgotten in the corner, lifeless and no longer functional, sits quietly in its own lonely space.Newborn spores came falling on it and settled. Their roots spread into the depth of the furniture, starting todecompose its dead parts and transform them into nutrients, and grow into "rebirth mushrooms" that are attachedexclusively to the furniture. This inseparable "symbiotic" relationship allows both sides to coexist and makes lifemore valuable. Gaining its rebirth through the mushrooms, the once dead furniture continues to exist within ourlives. This series is a combination of scrap furniture and "rebirth mushrooms". The scrap furniture earned a new lifethrough "rebirth mushrooms"while keeping its original appearance and function.
A discarded furniture, forgotten in the corner, lifeless and no longer functional, sits quietly in its own lonely space.Newborn spores came falling on it and settled. Their roots spread into the depth of the furniture, starting todecompose its dead parts and transform them into nutrients, and grow into "rebirth mushrooms" that are attachedexclusively to the furniture. This inseparable "symbiotic" relationship allows both sides to coexist and makes lifemore valuable. Gaining its rebirth through the mushrooms, the once dead furniture continues to exist within ourlives. This series is a combination of scrap furniture and "rebirth mushrooms". The scrap furniture earned a new lifethrough "rebirth mushrooms"while keeping its original appearance and function.famuze.comWar is destructive and cruel; it will mercilessly take away life and laughter.biaugust.com
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Fan heater with ceramic heating elementPower: Anna 1000W, 2000WPower: Anna little 700W, 1200WVery slim housingAutomatic shut-offDimensions: Anna 146 x 367 x 95 mmDimensions: Anna little 146 x 237 x 95 mmWeight: Anna 2.05 kgWeight: Anna little 1.5 kgfamuze.comstadlerform.chAnna Heater
Stadler Form Anna Fan Heater 安娜 電暖器famuze.com低調 / 簡約 / 熱情如火
famuze.comstadlerform.chCharlyCharly floor Floorfan Power: 60 Watt Noiselevel: 35-49 dBDimensions: 460 x 500 x 230 mmWeight: approx. 4.1 kg
famuze.comstadlerform.chFredGETS UP STEAM!Hot steam humidifierWith integrated hygrostatAutomatic shot off when tank emptyPower: 150 Watt (eco), 300 Watt (normal)Output: 175 g/h (eco), 360 g/h (normal)Room Size: 125 m3/ 50 m2Water Capacity: about 3.6 litreDimensions: 363 x 267 x 363 mm
FRED Hot steam humidifierfamuze.com鴨子 / 擬物化 /
famuze.comstadlerform.chMaxTURNS UP THE HEAT !Fan heaterTemperature controlThermostatWhisper quiet fanPower: 800/2000 WattDimensions: 290 x 370 x 270 mmWeight: approx. 2.5kg
Stadler Form Max 冷 / 暖風扇famuze.com電熱絲 / 圓形 / 流線
famuze.comstadlerform.chOttoOTTO MAKES WIND!Worlds first fan with bamboo ringPower: 45 Watt3 Speed levelsNew out of sustainable bambooDimensions: 350 x 376 x 185 mmWeight: approx. 4.25 kg
Tourbillonfamuze.comVase / vortex / 3D glass model
famuze.comyiidesign.comLANTERNDesignerTong HoCraft ArtistTsun-jen LeeNo.ceramic, bamboo, plastic, LED lights andcontrol moduleDimensionsH45 x ø 20 cmA classic appearance and new technologiesgo hand in hand in this product. Fitted withan inner LED system, this ceramic version ofa traditional Taiwanese lantern reveals itsdecoration only when lit. The lantern ismobile, since it can be recharged from aground base.
famuze.comyiidesign.comPANLONG VASEDesignerChen-hsu LiuCraft ArtistShi-ren LuNo.Yii 08The vases in this series are made usingtraditional Koji pottery and ceramictechniques and decorated with dragons andtigers – the classical mascot figures of theTaiwanese temples. These ancient elementsare combined with the computer-designed,geometric polygonal shape of the vasesbody.
famuze.comGONG CLOCKDesignerHelen Chen, Wan-shan LinCraft ArtistLieh-chi Lin (brass gong), withthe help of Huan-chang Li (paper cutting)No.Brass, wood, electric clockDimensionsH80 x W40 x D22 cmAn interpretation of a cuckoo clock, wherethe bird is replaced with the twelve animalsof the Chinese zodiac. The ancient gong-hammering technique was applied here tocreate a perfect sound quality. The animalfigures were created by a paper-cuttingmaster and transferred to bronze.yiidesign.com
famuze.comPLASTIC CERAMIC-VASEDesignerPili WuCraft ArtistTsun-jen LeeNo.Eggshell porcelainDimensionsH32 x ø28 cmDisposable cups and plates, commonly seenat roadside banquets in Taiwan, were thedirect inspiration for objects of fineporcelain. The shapes of the cheap plasticare still recognizable, but gain newmeaning: the "rib column” structure, widelyapplied to lower the costs of plasticproduction, gives an elegant touch to therefined porcelain tableware.yiidesign.com
famuze.comMOON RABBIT CUPDesignerHsiao-ying LinCraft ArtistJun-ching TangNo.Yii 14An interpretation of the famous Chinesefairytale about the rabbit on the moon,traditionally commemorated every autumnin Taiwan during the Moon Festivalcelebrations. The rabbit sips the wateralong the lip of the cup and looks at theinverted image in the water, whichsometimes reflects the moon.yiidesign.com
famuze.comWORLD CUPS: CROAKING FROGDesignerIdee LiuCraft ArtistChi-hsiang YehNo.Yii 21The global Starbucks symbol is combinedwith traditional Taiwanese crafts such aswoodcarving, Koji pottery, glassblowing,and silversmithing. The recognizable shapeand circular logo element of the Starbuckscups are integrated with various crafttraditions to give each object a unique localcharacter. Creative input by the Taiwanesecraftsmen contributed to the decorativedetails, such as the climbing beetle andflower pattern, of the final design.yiidesign.com
famuze.comWORLD CUPS: PLACID DRAGONSDesignerIdee LiuCraft ArtistMeng-chen LinNo.Yii 16The global Starbucks symbol is combinedwith traditional Taiwanese crafts such aswoodcarving, Koji pottery, glassblowing andsilversmithing. The recognizable shape andcircular logo element of the Starbucks cupsare integrated with various craft traditionsto give each object a unique local character.Creative input by the Taiwanese craftsmencontributed to the decorative details, suchas the climbing beetle and flower pattern,of the final design.yiidesign.com
famuze.compiliwu-design.comFolk;TiePlastic strings are standard low-cost industrial products, and in addition toTaiwan being a plastic kingdom, plastic strings have been used for decades,whether it’s used in street vendors or for store… it’s everywhere. There aremany kinds of plastic strings available on the market, but this unique red stringswith saturated color is special to Taiwan, it is more than a colored string, it alsorepresents the process of Taiwan’s economical development, as well asTaiwanese people’s attitude and spirits. After taking some time to experimentthe material’s characteristics, its original meaning and uniqueness of quicklyfastening objects is kept, and used to be wrapped around handmade china vaseand dishes which are being forgotten as a result of mass production andindustrialization. Plastic strings are tightened and shaped after being placed inan oven at 200°C, forming the outline of traditional china vase. Traditionalpatterns may be seen through the string’s gaps, yet they are slowly fading awaydue to the replacement of handmade by machinery. The strings wrap out aresult of cultural values and historical emotions of Taiwan, as if telling the storyof the fast changes that the Taiwanese society has gone through.
famuze.compiliwu-design.comPlastic ClassicIn Taiwan, plastic stools are verypopular, seen on streets, alleys, andby street food stalls or ban dou(traditional Taiwanese outdoorbanquet, seen at weddings orcelebrations). Plastic chairs andstools have been present for a verylong time, yet interestingly nobodyknows about the designer orinventor of plastic stools, but it’scheap price, simple structure andfast production has enabled itspopularity, so popular that it hasturned into a “classic” design thatnobody has every really noticed.Similarly, loop chair is another classic of traditional Chinese furniture, its elegantand reliable structure represents a certain social status and position. The namingof Plastic Classic, is aiming to redefine the design of such unknown “classical”cheap plastic stool; combining mass-produced cheap stool with a contradictingtraditional loop chair of elegant structure and expensive imagery, hence creatinga new classic; a strong contrast is made due to differing history and background,as well as the cheap and expensive expression that people already had in mind,Plastic Classic is a chair that has two personalities in one body.
famuze.compiliwu-design.comAn “Industrial” product is to create an object which could result in the largest economical benefits possible, hencesuch objects are designed in a way which could be mass produced, modular, and efficient in transportation;whereas a “craft” product are usually defined as objects handmade in limited amounts with extremely delicatedetails, or even be related to invisible, sometimes spiritual. IKEA is known as a global brand and plays a key rolebehind the mass produced furniture market, the “Globallylocal” series is created in hopes of combining Taiwanesetraditional crafts masters with IKEA, Global brand IKEA meets Taiwanese crafts, generating a new meaning for itsmodern-style objects.Globally local
famuze.compiliwu-design.comA skillfully lacquered and decorated chair losesits everyday dullness. A typical IKEA table leg iscovered with a wood-carved decoration. Anordinary lampshade gets a transparentporcelain cover with a pattern insideportraying a mythical battlefield of tigers anddragons. A new lampshade for a desk lightturns a plain light bulb into a mysteriousfireball. “Adding” stories to dull industrialproducts, as well as enriching Taiwanese craftsculture while also helping such global productsto stand out from the crowd, thereforeredefining the stereotype and breakingboundaries of crafts and industrial products.Globally local
famuze.comcargocollective.com/chieh/Inspiration for ‘Urban Camper’ lighting objectswas drawn from the symbolism associatedwith lanterns in the cultural of east and west,and how each has found a place in the heart ofthe other. On a broader level, they attempt toencapsulate the contrast and contradiction inbuilding elaborate wood cages and delicatepaper shades.URBAN CAMPER