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Daily Archives: August 6, 2010

Birth of the Cool

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Birth of the Cool

This book accompanied a traveling exhibit, that if you were lucky enough to see, would have blown you away.  Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at the Midcentury looked at the dialogue between art, architecture, film, music & design in California 1950's creating a whole picture of the visual influence of modernism.  While, the — Continue reading

East meets West by Tonio de Roover

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
East meets West by Tonio de Roover

The East Meets West Sofa measures 950 mm in height and 1600 mm in breath. Weighing a hefty 41kgs, the sofa makes a sculptural presence , certainly not satisfied merely as a utility object.  According to the designer, his creation also symbolizes “a flying carpet that wants to rise from — Continue reading