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True Blue

Categories: Art + Graphics
True Blue

At PrintedArt.com we never tire of bold and beautiful blues. Hang one of these vibrant photographs in a blue-themed room for a monochrome effect, or place it in a room without blues to bring some color and tranquility to the space. Designer Tip: Did you know that the color blue — Continue reading

Koolah lamps by Den Studio

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Koolah lamps by Den Studio

  This project tries to simplify the always-complex object of the lamp. Its aesthetical motive makes it suitable for any interior space. Taking Enzo Mari’s “Autoprogettazione”, as a reference of good and functional design, the lamps are easy and cheap to produce, and easy assemble. The project consists of a — Continue reading

New Photographs from PrintedArt.com

Categories: Art + Graphics
New Photographs from PrintedArt.com

This week we present new collection photographs that have caught the eyes of our PrintedArt.com curators. We’re seeing such a great variety that it’s hard to choose! Which ones are your favorite? Leave a comment and let us know! Fall Leaves 4 by Richard Silver Richard Silver’s full-frame leaf photographs — Continue reading

Cuatro Almas Packaging

Categories: Art + Graphics
Cuatro Almas Packaging

Travel through the senses with the flavor of wine. Concept: The project consisted of creating a series of graphic elements that, putting aside the established canons, are able to be sustained over time, emphasizing on the innovation of their materials. We wanted to take a good product, the wine from — Continue reading

Fibonacci-inspired Sideboard

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Fibonacci-inspired Sideboard

Although Fibonacci developed his number sequence, and its ensuing spiral, many centuries ago, the magical sequence is still fresh and functional as an eye-catching piece of furniture. Reinterpreting the spiral’s geometry into cabinets, drawers, and open shelves, Fibonacci’s “whirling rectangle diagram” becomes a statement of refined beauty and warmth. The cabinet, — Continue reading

N-spired: A Book on Interactive T-Shirts

Categories: Art + Graphics
N-spired: A Book on Interactive T-Shirts

A mobile phone and a t-shirt. That is all you need to read The N-spired Story: the first ever book written by the world, printed on interactive t-shirts. Anyone can share a story, a news piece, a personal experience, a video or anything else worth telling. Each month, the users — Continue reading

Bushakan Glasses Stands

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Bushakan Glasses Stands

As someone who is constantly losing and/or breaking their sunglasses, this stylish wood case is a surprisingly good idea. You’ll find all the details of it on Kickstarter. This post comes courtesy of our “make a guest post” page. Got a great lead, product find or idea? Share yours and it — Continue reading

Color Pop: Photos at PrintedArt.com

Categories: Art + Graphics
Color Pop: Photos at PrintedArt.com

There’s nothing like a bright burst of color, and the right vivid statement can breathe new life into a space. Choose a photograph with colors that play off of an already existing palette, or find new hues that will add dimension and interest to the room. Here are some vibrant — Continue reading

Really Affordable, Surprisingly Modern, Modular OSB Furniture

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Really Affordable, Surprisingly Modern, Modular OSB Furniture

There’s a designer and builder in Boulder who has gone overboard with the manufactured plywood product called oriented strand board (OSB). It is a plywood substitute in the building industry with a unique wood chip look. Check out his bookcases, cubby bookcases, dressers and even a coffee table. More on — Continue reading

John Meng’s Fantastic Wine Bottle Lamps

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
John Meng’s Fantastic Wine Bottle Lamps

It’s nothing new to make stuff with recycled wine bottles. People have come up with the idea long ago of cutting wine bottles and giving them a new life. Lamps made from cut bottles, too, have been in sight for years. Now China based designer John Meng picked up the — Continue reading

Coates Design Architects’ Eco-Pak Container homes

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Coates Design Architects’ Eco-Pak Container homes

Seattle Architect Matthew Coates, President of Coates Design Architects, has teamed up with Aircraft Structural Engineer James Green of  Building Container LLC, to create a container home like no other. Imagine a container that can be delivered to nearly any site on the globe and enclosed within are the structural — Continue reading

Space Design Studios’ Princess of Wales Pub

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Space Design Studios’ Princess of Wales Pub

A hundred and fifty years young, The Princess of Wales Pub in leafy Primrose Hill, London, has recently been lovingly renovated by Space Design Studios. The aim was to help this famous pub to have a brand new interior and exterior, new bar, open kitchen and a new restaurant area — Continue reading

Forget the Baby Book. Interactive Infographics!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby
Forget the Baby Book. Interactive Infographics!

All of your child’s exciting firsts should be showcased and celebrated and with the ever-growing trend of infographics, The Milestones Poster is the perfect way to do that. A 20×30” interactive infographic for you to record all of your child’s exciting development and display proudly on your wall. Consider it — Continue reading

The Honeycomb Table

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The Honeycomb Table

In modern furnishing the side table has largely been a second thought.  Often seen as a supporting piece to larger, more “substantial” furniture it has yet to be allowed to live on its own.  This is where the Honeycomb Table differs.  Yes, it is a side table, but no it — Continue reading

Igloo Mugs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Igloo Mugs

No conventional handle… the Igloo Mugs organic form is strong and light, designed to accommodate a variety of handling postures. There is no “standard” way of using the mug. One person may use the smaller dome as a handle while another person may use it as a drinking port, yet — Continue reading

YORKWOOD – Born on the NYC Streets

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
YORKWOOD – Born on the NYC Streets

Yorkwood Co. has managed to establish a furniture line featuring wood strictly salvaged from the New York City community. Why seek out reclaimed wood from distant locations when the local businesses in New York City have excess pallet wood which is often hauled to dumps and wasted? In order to — Continue reading

The Bare Hair Project by Ola Giertz

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The Bare Hair Project by Ola Giertz

Bare Hair is a project that has resulted in two poufs made from recycled PET bottles stuffed with human hair. On average, hair grows at a pace of 18 cm per year. Hence, the 9 million swedes grow about 1 620 000 meters of hair every year, much of which is — Continue reading

Blio bookcase design by Neuland

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Blio bookcase design by Neuland

Have you ever wondered how to arrange a surprise party? Using the Blio; perfect to hide the balloons of your party. Blio simply organises any space, giving it character. A system of modular components, in different heights and depths, with a white lacquer finish provides infinite interplays of volumes and — Continue reading

Knotty: the floor cushion by Kumeko

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Knotty: the floor cushion by Kumeko

This floor cushion with a unique plaited upholstery was designed by Kumeko, a design studio based in Prague, Czech Republic. The name Knotty is related to the method of manufacturing which was inspired by old weaving, knotting and basket-making techniques. The upholstery is made from soft jersey tubes stuffed with — Continue reading

Fictional Subway Maps

Categories: Art + Graphics
Fictional Subway Maps

“Mapuccinos” are poster-sized digital prints that at first glance resemble subway maps. But if you look closely, the stops are personalized to capture different moments in your life. They’re made by Boston-based artist (and self-described map addict) Rajiv Ramaiah. You choose the marker locations and names, Rajiv does the rest! — Continue reading