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Daily Archives: October 2, 2013

Getting Cross with Tableware

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Getting Cross with Tableware

As far as iconic symbols go, few are visually simpler or wield more power than a cross—which may be one reason designers keep applying it to great effect. These oak and ceramic trivets by Australian retailer Country Road have the kind of basic beauty irresistible to modernists and minimalists—and manage — Continue reading

Cloche: A “Bluebell” of a Lamp from Lars Beller Fjetland

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Cloche: A “Bluebell” of a Lamp from Lars Beller Fjetland

One of the unequivocal hits of the London Design Festival was a table lamp prototype by the Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland, and it’s easy to see why. Beller’s Cloche lamp is a jewel-like concoction comprised of a cast iron base, gracefully bent ash wood stem, and dome-like copper (or — Continue reading

An Arts Center Defined by Color and Geometry

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
An Arts Center Defined by Color and Geometry

Architectural photographer João Morgado, whose work has been previously featured on this site, sent us some images of recent work, including these of the Casa das Artes (House of the Arts) in Miranda do Corvo, Portugal. Designed by the Lisbon-based architectural practice Future Architecture Thinking, Casa das Artes is a — Continue reading