‘PH5’ lamp (1958) by Poul Henningsen is an absolute classic. Beautiful and functional, it was originally made from glass, but is now made from recyclable aluminum and designed for a democratic and socially aware era.
Designed back in 1985, ‘Air Titanium’ is still the world’s lightest spectacle frame, weighting in at less than 3 grams. Created by design firm Dissing+Weitling, the glasses are made from titanium and have no soldering or screws. The are flexible and extremely durable.
Torben Vestergaard Frandsen’s LifeStraw (2005) allows for drinking from virtually any water source.