March 3, 2008

Morigeau Lepine, Meet JC Le Penney

Sometimes you're the whacker, and sometimes you're the weed. The last time we saw the Quebecois crib powerhouse Morigeau Lepine mentioned on Daddy Types, they were hiding a flatout David Netto knockoff crib in the walled booth at the...
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This Is Not The Bloom Baby Bassinet You Were Looking For

Note to recent graduates of industrial design programs: When you present a concept for a co-sleeper/bassinet made from molded EVA foam and molded ply, check to see that the name is not already being used by an existing baby...
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Posted by greg at 11:17 AM | Comments (3)

Hit Or Miss? First-hand Accounts Of Dwell For Target

So the Dwell for Target [oops, make that DwellStudio for Target] bedding collection has been in stores for a few weeks now, and it looks fine; it has nice, Dwell-y design with get-what-you-pay-for quality. But the nursery furniture is...
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Wow. Sixteen Other Animals Puzzle NOT By Enzo Mari

vs. I have to agree with the design gurus at Tokyo's Graphio/Buro-stil on this one: sometimes a copy rises above the level of mere knockoff to attain a remarkable beauty of its own. Like a cover version or a...
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Posted by greg at 11:09 AM | Comments (0)