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Daily Archives: May 9, 2013

Light Show

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Light Show

It’s hard not to be awed and sobered by a work of beauty created from discarded materials—it’s both a reminder of our wastefulness and our failure to assess value accurately. And it’s impossible not to be wowed by the recent installations of New York artist Tom Fruin. Fruin, whose work — Continue reading

Beachy Clean

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Beachy Clean

Any hotel with a “do not disturb” sign this original deserves a mention. Es Marès Hotel & Spa, a boutique hotel on the Spanish island of Formentera, which takes its name from the local Marès sandstone used in its construction, is a bright and airy confection infused with distinctive Modernist touches. The pristine all-white — Continue reading

Press Release

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Press Release

This cute cactus-shaped toothpick container is by Danish company Essey, which espouses something called Symbolic Functionalism, or the concept of using metaphors to suggest an object’s function. “It is about giving objects a soul, an identity and letting them communicate this to us…let the products speak.” Well, this toothpick holder is telling — Continue reading