Braun has re-issued its line of classic watches designed by Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs from the 1970s. The collection has been approved by Dietrich Lubs, and only slight modifications have been made in the reissues.
Beija Flor is a lifestyle brand established by Designer Maya Kounievsky in 2007 and now sales in over 30 countries around the world.
Based in Northern Israel, the company designs and manufactures unique home products that combine authentic art with home practicality.
The designs pay homage to cultures around the world that have crafted beautiful arts from natural materials.
At the heart of Beija Flor is the belief that every person is a designer and we should encourage and provide the tools for creative spaces and internal expressions.
Beija Flor means “The Kisser of flowers” – The hummingbird in Portuguese. Beija Flor products kiss the space they are in.
QEEBOO: IL DOLCE STIL NOVO
During the 14th century, a small group of young poets from Florence (Guido Cavalcanti, Guido Guinizzelli, Lapo Gianni, Dante Alighieri, Cino da Pistoia) were the first to stop the Middle Age with its dogmatic and useless theologies in order to talk about Love, about Women (which may have never even existed, just like Petrarca’s Laura), about their diversity from the Byzantines, becoming witnesses of a generation without a clear destiny… By inventing the Women, they also invented the New Men.
Dante, the Father, coined for them this magical name, which changed not only poetry but also the history of the world… As a matter of fact, all great things always come from little ones, apparently useless and redundant; from a title and sometimes by chance.
The Dolce Stil Novo of Design is founded on a figurative and narrative matrix, completely different from the one of the commercial markets, but maybe even more invasive than that, herald of a new feminine and masculine sensitivity: less testosterone, more irony, more simplicity. An innocent Design and therefore braver.