The Milan Penthouse in New York City is a stunning 2500 square foot apartment with incredible views and is beautiful decorated. Presently this apartment is for sale at a price of $6.5 million which unfortunately is a bit out of my price range.
The Milan Penthouse view
Dining area and view
If you would like to see more of this incredible penthouse,…
Lina Bo Bardi was an architect and designer who lived in Rome and also São Paulo and even though she is not with us, her Bowl Chair lives on. Like all good design, it continues on due to it’s appeal, style and ability to be used in so many settings.
Even though she passed away in 1992 and thanks to companies like Arper this classic design has been resurrected with a limited production of the…
Well, tonight is girls night. About every month we try to get together with a friend of ours who is in her late 80′s. We all bring a bite to eat and a bottle of wine, sit around the table and visit for a bit. The hardest part is getting everyone to agree on a night. Last month I made extra special egg salad sandwiches in pita pockets. What made them special was a bit of cilantro, a bit of…
The Piega Cabinet from Ennamorato Design was designed from solid wood to resemble the folds (piega) of a box that has been crushed. The wood used is walnut and steel wool with vinegar are used to create the finish.
Piega Cabinet by Ennamorato Design
Drawer of Piega cabinet
“The facets have been created both by hand and through the use of CNC machining. Although the piece is made of solid wood,…
You may have guessed by the name that Café Balāo by Davide Mateus is about making coffee and you would be correct. However when you first see the diagram of it’s inception, you might think it belongs in a chemistry lab. Yet in fact brewing good coffee involves a good bit of chemistry to produce a high quality beverage.
Café Balāo drawing
Pieces for Café Balāo
Café Balāo by Davide Mateus
Constantin Bolimond is from Moscow and his Bloom Pendant Lamp automatically opens after dark through the use of sensors. The light can also be programed for different features such as opening up upon dark like certain flowers in nature do.
Bloom Pendant Lamp by Constantin Bolimond
Bloom lamp opening
Various colored Bloom lamps
Colibri Chairs by Markus Johansson Design Studio are based on a classic Nordic stick back chairs but with a clean modern look. They are offered in an assortment of various seat coverings as well as color and wood choices to fit your decor or design and there is also a matching table that can be purchased, completing the set.
Colibri Chairs from the back
Various Colibri chairs
Thin sheets of porcelain are used to create these LED pendant lights in their line named ‘Series 21′ from Bocci. “The thin porcelain skin is allowed to dress over the borosilicate core to create whatever form is most natural to it. This makes a unique shape, of varying size, in every iteration of the fabrication process.”
Series 21 could be used as…
Joseph Walsh, of Cork, Ireland, creates wooden furniture in his Enignum line that has a flowing beauty that transcend furniture into the realm of art. The pieces made from various woods seem to curve and flow almost in disregard for the materials they are made from.
Enignum VI Canopy Bed by Joseph Walsh
Enignum VI Canopy Bed – Chatsworth
The pieces that he designs are transformed to a space that…