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Daily Archives: June 24, 2013

The Sunny Yellow Taschelino Bag

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Sustainability
The Sunny Yellow Taschelino Bag

Not that we need an excuse, but the moment we spotted this handbag, we found ourselves with a touch of, yes, yellow fever. Taschelino, is one in a series of bags designed by Italians Maria Christina Hamel & Alessandro Mendini for German brand Koziol, distinguished by their elegantly structured shape — Continue reading

A Cut Above: Louis Poulsen’s New Pendant

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
A Cut Above: Louis Poulsen’s New Pendant

If there is a prettier and more distinctive piece of modern pendant lighting than the Louis Poulsen LC Shutters Pendant Lamp, we can’t think of it offhand. Danish designer Louise Campbell created its scalloped-edged shade, with it’s shutter-like perforations, to emit a soft, decorative glow. With its primarily downward illumination, — Continue reading

A Zero Waste “Piqnique”

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
A Zero Waste “Piqnique”

Earlier this year, New York City’s Parsons The New School for Design and Italian furniture brand Poltrona Frau collaborated on Wasteless, a zero-waste design initiative. A group of Parsons design students was tasked with creating products with scraps of leftover leather from Poltrona Frau’s factory in Tolentino, Italy. The first — Continue reading

La Lunette Magnifying Glass

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Uncategorized
La Lunette Magnifying Glass

Taking a whimsical approach to magnifying glass designs is French boutique Maison Martin Margiela, which has traded in the traditional elegance of arty magnifying glasses for something a bit more inspired and humorous. La Lunette is available in both “right” and “left” options, befitting both right-handed and left-handed users. Images: — Continue reading