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Daily Archives: April 14, 2010

Wall Of Plastic Bricks

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Sustainability
Wall Of Plastic Bricks

Walls that withstand strong typhoons and powerful earthquakes should be made of steel shouldn’t they?  Not necessarily.  Taipei’s EcoARk exhibition pavillion is made of 1.5 million recycled plastic bottles claimed from the waste system.   The creation of honeycomb-like interlocking plastic building bricks, polli-bricks, holds seven world records in green construction.  — Continue reading

BestLite

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
BestLite

In my opinion Bestlite is really the best light – plain and simple! The story of BestLite goes back to 1926 when Robert Dudley Best designed the first BestLite lamp – BL1. It became a national phenomenon in England during second world war, since Winston Churchill had an example of — Continue reading

Design House Stockholm’s Block Lamp

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Design House Stockholm’s Block Lamp

The trend of "naked" light bulbs has jumped in popularity in recent months, and when I came across Design House Stockholm's Block Lamp, I thought it was a neat compromise between people who like naked bulbs and people who need a bit of structure around their light sources. And the — Continue reading

brent comber.

Categories: Art + Graphics
brent comber.

I love the the idea of offsetting modern interiors with natural elements, and Brent Comber's stunning wooden objects would look right at home in a sitting room outfitted with acrylic Louis Ghost chairs. In my mind's eye, the result is an unusual, yet balanced juxtaposition of organic vs. manmade. The — Continue reading