All posts tagged: Yves Behar

Pleasure to the People from Jimmyjane

Dear Penthouse Forum, I never thought this could happen to me. I am a design blogger and I want to write about an award-winning product line by one of the world’s top industrial designers. The only problem is that it’s a line of vibrators and the subject is a bit … awkward. What should I do? I’ve included a few photos. – designythings Dear designythings, First of all, great blog! You wouldn’t happen to be talking about the Jimmyjane Pleasure to the People line designed by Yves Béhar and Jimmyjane founder Ethan Imboden? That is one classy group of sex toys. Did you know that the Form 4 vibrator introduced in April is the latest of the three products in the line (doesn’t Form 2 remind you of the Starship Enterprise?? I’m just saying.) I see why you find it appealing to write about the collection, and how confused you must be feeling. Is it the fact they are rechargeable and waterproof (even bath safe!) that impresses you? Or the soft medical grade silicone and …

PUMA: Clever Little Bag

Designed for PUMA by Yves Behar’s outstanding design firm fuseproject, the Clever Little Bag is one of the 61 finalists of this year’s INDEX: Award, the largest monetary design prize in the world. The award is given by INDEX:, a Danish-based, non-profit organization that works globally to promote and apply both design and design processes that have the capacity to improve the lives of people worldwide. The winner of the impressive €500,000 prize will be announced on September 2nd at a gala event in Copenhagen. Designed to be “a sustainable replacement for the traditional shoebox”, the packaging is a bag and box combination; a cardboard sheet folds into a box structure to hold the shoes, fitting seamlessly into a cloth bag, which keeps the shape and provides protection for the shoes. The system uses 65% less cardboard than the standard shoebox, takes up less space, weighs less in shipping, and is completely recyclable. Good for Puma to recognize that there was a better way to sell sneakers that could save money, resources, and waste. Plus, …