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Author: Valentina Herrera

I want to tape everything!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
I want to tape everything!

I've found this wooden tape holder on Oh Joy! I think is perfect.  So simple, so useful, so pretty!How much? $35 USD each one.  Where? http://www.thetintedmint.com/ Great, Don't you think?

Coca-cola wants to be green (but, without any color)

Categories: Sustainability
Coca-cola wants to be green (but, without any color)

This is the new packaging of Coca-Cola.  A can without any color, just the aluminum shine of the can.  The letters and logo are stamped directly on the metal.  So this packaging is just 100% aluminum, 100% recyclable. Let's say the truth… this is just a concept, is not real — Continue reading

Oh!… this is pretty

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Oh!… this is pretty

At Oh Joy! Blog I found this pictures from the professional portfolio of the photographer Geordie Wood. I just love the idea of the dotty background for show the collection of Susan Woo.  The dots were hand painted.  I want dots in my own photos, right now!

Let’s sit in “the air”

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Let’s sit in “the air”

The Air, is the name of this interesting seat.  This project was the winner of the Argentinian contest of design Manifesto, and a creation designed by Daniel García Sánchez. The concept here is so clear! The shape of this seat is so light, that is almost like feel you are — Continue reading

How to storage your wine (when you haven’t enough space)?

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To, Modern Decor + Objects
How to storage your wine (when you haven’t enough space)?

Here is the answer: Wow… I'd never imagine this solution before.  But is so creative, beautiful and practical, that is impossible to not share it with you.  The responsible people of this underground spiral stairs and wine storage place are Spiralcellars, from UK.  They says in theirs webpage that a — Continue reading

Organelle Design and their recycle material lamps

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Organelle Design and their recycle material lamps

The Organelle Design studio, have created a very creative lamp collection using recycle material like wood and plastic clothes hangers.  They also made a beautiful lamp with 50 empty plastic bottles.  Among other stuff, like furniture, architecture and installations. Interesting, don't you think? Via Roc21. 

Alice in Waterland by Elena Kalis

Categories: Art + Graphics
Alice in Waterland by Elena Kalis

This is the very personal interpretation of  "Alice in wonderland" by the professional photographer Elena Kalis.  She captures some scenes of the book, with the special touch of water environment. I love the photo shot, I choose the best ones to show them here, but if you want to watch — Continue reading

Recycle Chairs from beverage products

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Recycle Chairs from beverage products

As you can see, design does not always been related to luxury.  Sometimes with things that many people has considered as garbage,  a designer thinks the opposite: This things are extraordinary materials!.  Here, for example, I show you three examples of chairs, all of them made by recycled pieces from — Continue reading

The design of Yar Rassadin

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The design of Yar Rassadin

This is a tiny exhibition of the design work of Yar Rassadin, a designer from Russia.  I discover his interesting products on designboom site.  He takes things previously designed and likes to make a new version of it.  Here we got:1) 'TIN' lamp houses the lampshade inside the lightbulb.  Lamp — Continue reading

Memo Block… Sad but true

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Memo Block… Sad but true

Maybe it looks like a wood piece, but is a big memo block (by kakuzai), printed just like wood.  Yes, this can be functional, because sometimes we need to write numbers, codes, etc… but, if you think where all that paper cames from, well it's a little sad. Anyway this — Continue reading

A tile with a hook… what a great idea!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
A tile with a hook… what a great idea!

I want this idea to be available not just on white ceramic, every type of tile needs a Rhinoceros.   What a simple and functional idea, I love it!… “White Rhinoceros” is the official name of this product, designed by Vadim Kibardin. If you started to want it, I'm afraid — Continue reading

The Ribbon Stairs… A dangerous beauty

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The Ribbon Stairs… A dangerous beauty

In my opinion some conceptual projects just need to stay as an idea.  We can surprise our selves with a fabulous idea, because is so different and innovative, just like this stair named Ribbon.  This project was created by HSH Architects (Petr Hájek, Tomáš Hradečný and Jan Šépka) from Czech — Continue reading

An special type of door

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
An special type of door

If you love ping-pong, then you will love this door.  A design by Tobias Franzel.  When you want a regular door, you got it… and if you feel a little sportive, you can switch the door and get this amazing ping-pong table.  Is not a concept project, by the way, — Continue reading

Delta Bed… a telescopic one!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Delta Bed… a  telescopic one!

This is innovation ladies & gentlemen!  The Delta Bed is a design by Nicola From Bern.  The fantastic thing about it is that you can use it at the size that you need, because is telescopic.  Yes! pull it from a side, and it will grow!.  I wish to have — Continue reading

A minute of silence…

Categories: News + Events + Contests
A minute of silence…

You can love it or hate it, but Michael Jackson was not a regular person.  He was a star.  He created a new style in music and fashion, and he become an icon, an unforgettable one.  This image was created on his 50th birthday… he past away today, with almost — Continue reading

The Armadillo chair

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The Armadillo chair

At least something really new this week!  Believe me, I'm the kind of person that spend some valuable time daily, trying to find cool design products and projects (that's the reason I'm here, writing for you, by the way).  And, is not very easy to find something that surprise me.  — Continue reading

Ceiling Pendant Lamps

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ceiling Pendant Lamps

I like the shape of a nude light bulb, really… I think is beautiful to see an spheric piece of glass shining.  But, when we decide to dress that bulb with the appropriate lamp, sometimes we can reach something extraordinary. Here are three examples of beautiful pendant lamps, that will — Continue reading

Eric Ku: City Shark (Mission No.5)

Categories: Art + Graphics

Eric Ku is an artist just graduated from School of Visual Arts in N.Y.C (by the way, he is looking for a job, right now).  He describe his artwork as a mission to accomplish. In his site we can watch 14 missions, but here I will talk about mission n°5: — Continue reading

Funny T-Shirts on Fashionably Geek

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Funny T-Shirts on Fashionably Geek

It's great to find a place that offer very original T-Shirts, I like to surprise my friends with the most funny ones.  On Fashionable Geek we can find more than T-Shirts, but I think they have a very nice collection of printed shirts.  If you like this examples, maybe you — Continue reading

Luau Portable Lamp by OXO

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Luau Portable Lamp by OXO

Take out your Luau lamp tonight, without any wires.  Enjoy a great meal outdoor without worry for lighting, because this nice portable product, will bring you light for ten hours.  I think is as romantic as a candle light, but more efficient (it works with led lighting).  Take a look — Continue reading