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Daily Archives: May 2, 2013

Light Bulb

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Light Bulb

Talk about flower power! This Tulip lamp is designed for either indoor our outdoor use, but why waste a 5 ft plant (there’s also a tabletop version) inside the house when it can be garden ornament, outdoor lighting and party conversation piece all in one? Made by Italian brand Myyour, — Continue reading

Game Face

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Game Face

We thought this was a pretty nifty idea for casual outdoor gatherings: from Spanish retailer El Corte Ingles, foldable, portable outdoor tables with pre-printed tabletop game boards. Metal legs support a 27-inch square MDF table top, printed with clean, bright graphics. We especially like the simple lines and all-white color — Continue reading

Hook and Line

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hook and Line

Bearing all the hallmarks of Denmark’s bentwood furniture tradition—graceful profile, preference for ash wood, dearth of fussiness—is Hook, a clothing hook by Danish designer Line Depping. Dipping, who has already been feted with numerous design awards, has a fondness for woodworking, and drew upon her country’s innovative use of pre-compressed wood — Continue reading

Flower Explosion

Categories: Art + Graphics
Flower Explosion

Intact flowers are so passé; for a real Mother’s Day floral arrangement, try Exploded Flowers by Singapore artist Fong Qi Wei. Wei, a conceptual photographer, deconstructs flowers—leaves, stamen and all—reconstructs them into something approximating their original form, and then photographs them for wholly original fresh flower arrangements. The photos are — Continue reading