September 2012


Babis Panagiotidis, also known as Babis Cloud, is a well renowned greek artist most recognized for his innovative collection of works all made and transformed with the incorporation of small keys. The large scaled horse entitled Hedonism (y) Trojaner may not be suitable to ride, but it’s certainly a

Carne Griffiths

What can you conjure up with a little tea, brandy, vodka and whiskey? Using them in ways other than the obvious, UK-based illustrator Carne Griffiths has incorporated the drinks into his graphite and calligraphy ink drawings to create a remarkable collection of portraits that distinctively portray a creative balance of hard lines and softly colored underlays.

Russian-based design firm, Napalm has a strong portfolio of eye-catching, jaw dropping projects including these prism-cut tables resembling brown bears. If you’re into the outdoors being a part of your indoor environtment, or just into cool furniture in general, this unique Follow the Bear table might be one to suit your fancy! Check out more Napalm projects Continue Reading

These delicate silk scarves are so much more than simply a fashion statement. They are a gateway into the galaxy, a wearable piece of art made to showcase breathtaking images captured by the NASA Hubble telescope. Working to mix “open data” (the idea that set information should be freely accessible to the public without any Continue Reading

The eye-catching “Leather Collection” designed by Maarten De Ceulaer in collaboration with leather artisan Ralph Baggaley, was inspired by the designers love of travel and exploration. Outfitted in a leather frame sporting an infinite amount of detail and heavy craftsmanship, it’s almost impossible for one to really appreciate the design until you’ve stepped close enough to see Continue Reading

We’re predicting a cloudy forecast thanks to this pretty amazing interactive CLOUD display put together by artist Caitlind r.c. Brown. Having been recently showcased in the Nuit Blanche Calgary of Alberta, Canada, Brown’s works are made up of over 1,000 working light bulbs, each attached with its own pull chain allowing onlookers the chance to engage and become interactive Continue Reading

Wouldn’t you like to make a grand entrance every time you entered your home? No, no band playing your favorite “theme music” as you sashay through the door. Let’s try a massive wooden door that fans out at your simple push. Architectutal firm Matharoo Associates has uniquely crafted the Curtain Door from 40 sections of thick Burma teak Continue Reading

A’Design Awards is an annual competition that handpicks the best designs in a range of different categories. This year’s designs were extraordinary, of course, displaying comfort, style and innovation. A personal favorite is the Monroe Chair by designer Alexander White. Inspired by the pleats in Marilyn Monroe’s dress in Billy Wilder’s Seven Year Itch circa Continue Reading

As a kid, who didn’t love musical chairs?! Set up as an interactive display, Canadian designers of  Daily Tous Les Jours have put together a series of singing swings entitled 21 Balançoires that were constructed to entice onlookers to simply take  a break from the hustle and bustle and make room for a little lighthearted fun. Stationed on Continue Reading

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