Born in Sweden/Mailbo
Founded in 2007, Born in Sweden focuses on functional, sculptural design. Its latest offering is a chirpy fire-engine red mailbox. Hand-made with fibreglass and manufactured with a process used in building boat hulls, its periscope-like curvature reminiscent of nautical design is precisely angled to keep rainwater from blowing into the opening.
German Authentics teams up with top designers such as Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, Konstantin Grcic and Martí Guixé to produce simple, industrial…