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Daily Archives: May 6, 2013

Mobilized

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Mobilized

Alexander Calder may or may not have invented the mobile, but his name nevertheless remains synonymous with hanging kinetic sculptures. So much so that we may be forgiven for assuming no other 20th Century artist ventured anywhere near the mobile (as an art form) in the wake of Calder’s defining — Continue reading

Saddle Up

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Saddle Up

This beautifully contoured stool by Italy’s Studio 06 is named Saddle for the way its curved seat resembles the shape of a cowboy’s saddle. That wasn’t the first thing that came to our minds, though; we think the brightly colored seat looks like a perfect, shiny dot, curved just so. — Continue reading

Bagging Rights

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Bagging Rights

Admittedly an item based on such a melancholy image (never mind that woeful copy) wouldn’t have much to recommend it, but if wearing your arty credentials on your sleeve (or shoulder) counts for anything, we can’t quite imagine a more excellent bag to tote around this summer than this one. — Continue reading

City Center

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
City Center

The artist Amy Park has made urban architecture her sole subject of visual exploration. By focusing on the facades of city buildings—famous skyscrapers and forgettable office buildings alike—Park renders shimmering expanses of color and patterns, tightly cropped compositions of repeat motifs that turn concrete and glass monoliths into nuanced geometric — Continue reading