Here’s a cool design idea for ya’ – it’s called IdeaPaint – a dry erase paint that turns practically any surface into an erasable canvas – perfect for brainstorming in the office or unleashing your creativity at school or at home. Continue reading
When art, architecture, and science fiction collide, things may get pretty messy (in a good way). Meet the Melting Chair. This unique work of art by Phillipp Aduatz is not your average piece of furniture. Resembling what looks like a futuristic meltdown, the Melting Chair is constructed from glass fiber reinforced polymer with a mirror like scratch resistant silver and polyurethane laqure coating. Continue reading
“Mirror mirror on the wall who’s the prettiest one of all”? However this might most probably be something that doesn’t concern you at all, mirror table will manage to open an imaginary door to other worlds, reminding of the world of stories like Cinderella.
Mirror table has been designed by the Swedish studio front for the Italian Porro. The frame of its rectangular mirror contains half a table, which as reflected on the mirror behind it creates the illusion of a round table. It will not only double and complete the shape of the hemispheric table, but it will also add dimension and light to whichever space you’ll decide to incorporate this piece of furniture, from the entrance, to the living room to your bedroom’s make up corner. Continue reading
Usually I shy away from sticky wall decor because as they say “what goes up, must come down”, but Barcelona-based wall decal company, Unwhite, has created a clever, fun, and functional piece of wall art that will have you looking at your wall space in a whole new light. The Wall Pockets by designer Ivan Exposito are a quirky and creative answer to some of life’s questions that plague most of us day in and day out- “have you seen the remote control?” or “what did I do with my keys??”. Continue reading
They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, don’t they? Well, how about diamond dust? Diamond dust is a temporary art installation still taking place till January 2013 at the Chrysler Museum of Art. It presents the wonderful work of Judith Ann Braun, who actually used her fingers dipped in charcoal. Its creation lasted for 7 days and it was done live for public viewing while also being live-streamed by web cam. Continue reading
Although walls cannot talk, they sure do say a lot about your space. Most often than not they are crying for help from the unsightly paint or paper they are forced to wear day in and day out. Thanks to the clever folks at NY based design studio Inhabit, your walls have the opportunity to look as stylish as any upscale hotel with these textured three dimensional wall coverings. Continue reading
Let me tell you about a small, family-owned design company based in Northern Finland by the name of Lovi Oy – don’t you just love the name?
Lovi produces adorable, do-it-yourself wooden figures that will add a whimsical touch to your home and office space. Designed and patented by Anne Paso, the entire collection is ecologically-responsible – 100% made from certified Finnish forests, which are re-planted after felling. Lovi actually donates part of their income to re-planting trees around the world, so by buying a small Lovi tree or Xmas tree, you effectively plant one tree. Continue reading