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Daily Archives: July 26, 2013

A Stylish Turn for Ice Cream

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
A Stylish Turn for Ice Cream

If there were an award for irresistible redundancies, it would have to be handed out to Anthropologie, which has a habit of turning mundane, perfectly acceptable (if disposable) food packaging—egg cartons, ice cream cones—into objet d’art. So, how do they get away with it? By making them this becoming, of — Continue reading

A Different Kind of Folding Chair

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
A Different Kind of Folding Chair

Proof positive that designers’ fascination with chairs, whether standard or in miniature form, knows no boundaries, is this set of small paper chairs designed by Taiji Fujimori. Made from card stock paper, and scaled down to 1/5 the size of adult furniture, the seating (side chair, arm chair, and couch) — Continue reading

A Flashy Debut from Volvo

Categories: Sustainability
A Flashy Debut from Volvo

As far as debuts go, it’s the most photogenic one we’ve seen in a while. In introducing its V60 Plug-in Hybrid, an impressive new diesel/electric vehicle, Volvo added a little accessory that showed the car off to memorable effect: a diaphanous, startlingly pretty solar-powered car charger created by Synthesis Design — Continue reading