A usual isn’t interesting any longer, we are looking for super functional items, so mirror should be practical and functional besides their main goal. I have a whole bunch of mirrors to share with you: they have additional storage spaces, connect to your devices, add lights or help you make perfect selfies. Let’s see them all!
The JUNO Smart Mirror is definitely a mirror of the ages. With its adjustable light settings, selfie and live mode, this smart mirror is taking selfies and live streaming to a whole new level. It is a vanity mirror with different light controls, where you can use the mobile app to calibrate hue and warmth to complement your skin tone. It even saves your settings so you can get straight to getting ready during future use.
Everyone has a mirror in the bathroom but sometimes there’s not enough space for shelves. No problem, this mirror will be your solution! Studio Yumakano has integrated a U-shaped shelf into this mirror, ideal for holding all your miniature valuables. From cups and jewelry, to flowers or toothbrushes, the quirky flap extends up and out of the glass creating a little ledge in the face of mirror on which to safely store your bits and bobs.
In an age where smartphones hold our social lives, virtual reality is virtually everywhere, this ‘apple mirror’ concept feels like a glimpse of a not-so-distant future. New York-based web developer and graphic designer Rafael Dymek has created a fully functioning smart touchscreen based on apple’s iOS 10. Adapting the qualities of a traditional mirror with an apple interface, users are able to access their apps, email and siri from a huge reflective surface mounted on the wall.
Chassis mirrors by Belgian design studio MaDe are great for bedrooms. They add volume to what is typically a flat object. The volume is defined by a thin metal framework. In that way the Chassis claims a more important space in its environment compared to a regular mirror, but at the same time it oozes elegance and lightness. Behind the mirror is room to fix an oak shelf on which smaller personal objects can be placed. Available in two different versions, Chassis can be hung to the wall and an XL-variation can stand free in the room.
Normann Copenhagen just unveiled the Horizon Mirrors. The simple design, which comes in three shapes and three colors, is outfitted with a practical steel shelf for placing objects which end up creating a cool visual effect. The mirror behind the shelf plays with the depth and the horizon created by items placed on the steel shelf, which double in the reflection.
A usual bathroom is set up so that a mirror is rather far away and you have to get up on your tippy-toes just to look closely at your face – that’s mostly about girls. Miior has solved this problem very easily – it has created a collection of mirrors that extend off the wall and allow you to stand with correct posture. The patented AXIO-LINK mechanism will give an opportunity to comfortably look at your face without bending over the sink.
In the mornings when we get up there’s nothing that can make us more cheerful than the favorite music. Listening to your favorite music while you’re getting ready becomes easier with Open Mirror by Digital Habit. In the usual position it’s an oval-shaped mirror but if you open it, you’ll see a docking station for your iPhone or iPod to connect.
The Mirror Console by Les Ateliers du Drugeot is more than a mirror and will update your home in a fresh way. It has a single shelf that can be used as a display area for books, vases, and objects. The Mirror Console by Les Ateliers du Drugeot is made up of two hot bended semicircles in solid oak.
Teun Fleskens designed a mirror, dubbed The Egg, that can easily be hung in your entryway for a quick peek before you head out the door. The mirror was also made to be paired with The Cabinet, which is a key shelf hidden behind it. The Cabinet is made of Corian and is the same, egg-shaped design of the mirror so it’s perfectly disguised behind it.