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Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

Slide Show

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Slide Show

Well heavens! Pity the parents of children brought to this Manhattan penthouse, where the architect David Hotson has designed and installed a plaything for the ages: a serpentine, mirror-polished stainless steel tubular slide that winds through four floors. Through a circular entrance in the attic, anyone brave enough to give — Continue reading

Green Stamp

Categories: Art + Graphics
Green Stamp

If you’re trying to avoid the color green or that other standard Irish symbol, the shamrock, you’re out of luck—for the next week, at least. But we do think the stylized shamrock that appears on these postage stamps is anything but kitsch. Issued by Ireland in 1970 to commemorate European Conservation — Continue reading

Copy That

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Copy That

“Imitation can also be inspiration,” says Renny Ramakers, the founder of Droog, the experimental Dutch design collective. And to prove it, Droog went to Shenzhen, China, “the epicenter of copycat culture,” to do some imitating of their own. The result is The New Original, a project aimed at initiating dialogue about — Continue reading