Giant Lampshades

Lightemotion has taken residential lighting to the streets in a brilliantly colorful way. Lighting Cartier Avenue in Quebec City are 34 giant, eight feet in diameter and five feet tall, drum lamp shades. In this chilly cosmopolitan mecca for winter sports, the shades send a signal of welcoming warmth. To the street that’s vibrant with night life, restaurants, and shops, the shades add another level of excitement. Continue reading


Unplugged Collection

The Unplugged Collection by Northern Lighting is a compilation of candle holders by groundbreaking Nordic designers. While they are all different, the designers have upholded the classic ‘Nordic trinity’ of simplicity, beauty and functionality.

Take the Flame, for example – these beautiful holders have a distinct curvature inspired by the flickering movement of a candle flame. They are made from plated steel and tinted shades of gold and have a black cast iron base that anchors each piece. Continue reading



Oh, the possibilities in a seemingly simple device for hanging garments. Hamecon, which translates to fish hook, is a sweet and demure wooden device that quietly rests on your wall. Its charm will grab you and not let go! Micro Meuble designed the modern elegant hanger to provide multiple functions. Continue reading


Manutti Air collection

Pinch me, I must be indoors! Manutti’s new Air Collection brings surprisingly elegant and long-overdue sophistication to outdoor furnishings. With a sleek and solid base of powder-coated stainless steel, a thin mid-section of exotic Iroko wood slats, and luxurious deep thick cushions, you’ll be tempted to use them in your indoor living spaces as well. Continue reading


Q1 Black Lounge Chair

The Q1 Black Lounge Chair is a beautiful designer piece that definitely makes a statement. It has an ultra modern look that consists of dramatic triangular steel legs and a leather body composed of large triangular forms. The seating area is very spacious and you can easily sink right in. Continue reading


The Dandies

A sense of pure delight is standard in these quirky storage units. Rachel and Benoît Convers of ibride atelier de création bring a sense of history to The Dandies. Designed by Benoît and illustrated by Rachel, the glamorous pieces add drama and a concealed storage piece. Continue reading



Elkebana is a wall-mounted trophy for plant lovers. It is a fully loaded whimsical riff on the ancient Japanese art of harmoniously arranging flowers. Fabio Milito and Paula Studio create this unique, warm-your-heart, piece in Italy. If you just saw the wooden shield, you would assume it would be awaiting a taxidermied creature. Yet this trophy is safe for vegans and non-hunters alike. Just add flowers and imagination to create an ever-changing display of nature’s bounty. Continue reading


Skin Basin

The Skin Basin is a bathroom basin that is truly on a league of its own. It’s made from the same texture as the wall, however what makes it pop is the impression that it detached itself from the wall! The style is light and elegant and is bound to compliment any modern bathroom and give it that extra pazazz. Continue reading


The Sidecar

If you love serving up cocktails, you are bound to be impressed by the Sidecar. Created with exceptional attention to detail, the Sidecar has everything a bartender needs, yet on a smaller scale. The design of the Sidecar is that of old school elegance. It’s made from wood and has large sections covered in leather. It also has elements of brass that give it the final royal touch. The high quality of the materials used ensures that the Sidecar will last for decades and age beautifully. Continue reading


KEKKE Dining Series

It’s time for a sleek and unencumbered dining table. And a chair that snuggles up to it is a surprising companion. The KEKKE Dining Series by Piet Boon is the remarkably successful couple. Continue reading