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Daily Archives: June 17, 2013

Head Case

Categories: Art + Graphics
Head Case

Authenticity may be a coveted trait, but for opponents of taxidermy, preserved animal heads hold an inescapable queasiness—just how and why did the poor beast die? Kudos, then, to White Faux Taxidermy, “where nature meets design.” The Utah-based studio casts animal heads—from deer to elephant, lion to rhinoceros—in harmless resin, and — Continue reading

Tray Chic

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Tray Chic

No sooner had we spotted Zara Home’s garden-inspired trays when these artier serving pieces from Barney’s New York got our attention. Roy Lichtenstein’s Grapes I, a painting completed in 1972, is applied to veneered birch for a pop of deep purple; while Face and Stripes takes Piero Fornasetti’s most famous face (from his — Continue reading

Feather Weight

Categories: Art + Graphics, Sustainability
Feather Weight

Even those not given to bird watching may easily fall under the spell of the diminutive, hovering hummingbird—or this beguiling new series of hummingbird prints by Maine artist Josh Brill. Brill, who thinks of his Flora Fauna collection of prints as a “field guide of discovery,” has clearly been paying — Continue reading

Wood Stock

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Wood Stock

Designer and woodworker Ryden Rizzo, a Design and Technology graduate of New York’s Parsons School for Design, expected to ply his trade with a computer. Instead, from his New York studio, Allied Maker, Rizzo uses his obviously advanced skills in woodworking to create one-of-a-kind limited edition home products, including lighting — Continue reading