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Daily Archives: May 3, 2013

Russia House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Russia House

Some of the biggest names in architecture are launching a plea for the preservation of Moscow’sĀ Melnikov House, one of the most significant private residences in 20th Century architecture. Designed by the avant-grade artist and architect Konstantin Melnikov, this icon of Constructivist architecture has long beenĀ in a state of disrepair, deprived — Continue reading

Sun Light

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Sustainability
Sun Light

For the 1.6 billion people who lack access to electricity, being able to harness the power of the sun can be, quite literally, a matter of life and death. Which is why Little Sun, a solar powered lamp designed by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson gets major kudos from us. — Continue reading

Comic Relief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby
Comic Relief

Which kid wouldn’t be delighted with this terrific piece of typographic art we found on Fromage La Rue, the Australian site which specializes in handmade signage-based accessories? Cut from two layers of perspex (acrylic), one red and one black, and at nearly 12 inches high and 3 ft long, Blam! — Continue reading