Those of a certain age, swept up in a nostalgic wave for the 1980s and 1990s, would do well to collect the remarkable ceramic objects created by Osaka-based Toshiya Masada.
As evidence of the all-conquering power of words, multi-disciplinary artist Ravi Amar Zupa created a series of steampunk-esque sculptures of weapons made from old typewriter parts.
Danish designer Niklas Jacob worked with a number of international designers to create a series of products that poke fun at the ubiquity of a certain Swedish flat-packed furniture chain.
Most people see Japan as the land of minimalist living, but this unusual house may well be more in tune with the messy reality of modern family life.
Only 34 square metres? I hear you ask, how can anyone live in such a small space?
Marcel Wanders is renowned for his daring designs and maximalist aesthetics; his design for the Mondrian hotel in Doha is no exception.
Some people liken the pleasure of eating to the joy of sex.
American glass and ceramics artist Shayna Leif is, very unfortunately, allergic to a long list of food ingredients which makes it impossible for her to indulge in cakes and desserts.
The aim behind One Plus Eleven is to build "conceptual furniture" that inspires and provokes by blurring the boundary behind art and design.
Of all the media at a product designer's disposal, sound is probably the least explored.
Container conversions are nothing new, but few are as stylish and luxurious as the ones from Australia-based Contained.