The Tendence fair in Frankfurt offered a lot to discover..
In the following our nicest finds:
High chair Alfons by Sirch
Sirch presents an addition to ist children's furniture line: the highchair Henry IV got a smaller brother Alfons, which is less expensive but not less stylish. However, Alfons hasn't got a tray and a seat cushion. The seat consists of 3 modules and is adjustable to the abilities of the growing child: in the beginning the backrest is high to support your baby's back. Later the upper piece can be taken away and in a second Stepp the front bar can be removed, so that the chair looks like a small bar stool for kids that can be positioned close to the table.
S-XL CAKE form by Konstantin Slawinski
S-XL CAKE – a cake form by Konstantin Slawinski that looks like an architectural landscape model: Built-in portioning sections and differently high levels magically produce piece by piece 15 different portions for every kind of appetite. The material Silicone is resists to high temperatures in the oven and ist elasticity makes it easy to remove the cake from the form.
PuzzlePerser Katrin Sonnleitner
Persian rugs have been hand-knotted for hundreds of years. The arrangement of the knots in different colours forms the ornamental pattern of the rug.
With the Persian Puzzle Puzzle by Katrin Sonnleitner you can puzzle your own floor or wall decor. The collections includes tha classic PuzzlePersian with 9 persian rug colours, the PuzzlePersianBW with black&white pieces. The PuzzleGreen with four green tones is ideal for
a botanical wall decoration.
1225 pieces, 28 x 28mm large, are necessary for one square meter of rug – easy-peasy compared to 500.00 knots for a real persian rug.
The puzzle pieces are made of a recycleable mix of natural and synthetic rubber
And produced by water cutting.
Place mats by Tract
The Quebequois girls of Tract design have designed these place mats, which transform the end of the
meal in a game of domino (on one side), or in an origami course
(on the other side). The set contains 28 game place mats for 38 € and will be available from end of September 2007.
«Maisonnette» by Studio Lo
The nesting box «Maisonnette» is made of natural gray felt and water-jet cutted. Assembly is easy: the felt is folded and fastened with straps. To clean the house, the roof can be opened.
Studio Lo's designs follow the precept of flat objects, issued from a unique piece of material.
«Coquette» by Meike Böhme
Puschn is the label of Berlin based designer Meike Böhme. Model «Coquette» is available from size 27 to size 44 the whole family can be equipped with these great homey slippers. They are made of woollen felt and have a latex coated sole.
messenger bags of the funky collection by allerhand
The Diaper bags of the «Allerhand funky collection» are funky and functional. The combination of the two materials neoprene and truck tarpaulin is easy to clean. Bright colors and funny pictos appeal also to children but are still fashionable for adults as an unisex fashion-accessoire. The cover of the bag is reversable if you prefer the pictos inside.