I love when I stumble across an artist while researching products or trends. I just fell over Courtney Skott‘s website while doing research for a post on screens (to come). Based in San Francisco, Courtney trained at the California College of the Arts Wood And Furniture program. She says of her work “My work evinces … Read more
Sure enough, chandelier giant Schonbek has developed a chandelier, DaVinci, for their Geometrix Collection, that can be tossed into the dishwasher and voila… crystal clear! (pun intended). The following are NOT dishwasher safe, but, aren’t they beautiful?
Perhaps it’s because my office trash bin is overflowing, but I got to thinking about “crumpled” products. Is it trash or treasure? Vase of Phases by Dror Benshetrit Crumpled building by Thomas Heatherwick Crumpled paperweight and lamp from Amazon.com US Revol crumpled large tumbler from Amazon UK Crumpled bins from Design My World I need … Read more
I was poking around the Martha Stewart website and came across this picture. I just love the elegant sophistication of silver, gray and a little dash of pink. Relaxing but not boring.It inspired me to see what’s out there in this color palette: From Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Glo Canvas designed by Duffy Londong. … Read more
Felt! Renewable, recyclable and compostable!From Mioculture. As seen in Boston Magazine.
Guess what material these lights are made from? Answer to come tomorrow!
I’m mesmerized by these beautiful art glass works by Rhode Island glass blower Tracy Glover whom I saw profiled in Boston Magazine’s Home & Garden publication. Among her offerings: Vases Drawer Pulls Table lamps Note cards
Ever go hunting for buried treasure?Ever find anything like this? Ed and Doug at Swank Lighting emailed me about their latest find. They recently acquired these amazing vintage murano lamps from the Edward P. Paul Company. These lamps have been completely rebuilt using new UL Certified hardware and ready for safe use in the 21st … Read more
YLighting (which is affiliated with ::Surroundings:: sponsor Robert Abbey Lighting) the site that fills all modern and contemporary lighting needs, is bringing new styles on board. Products from the Italian design house Pallucco will be available on YLighting in late October 2007. One featured piece YLighting will carrying is the Fortuny Century. This light has … Read more
When I did my New England Connections at the AD Show post, I neglected to mention that the New Traditionalists furniture line is made in New England. I love the color of this adorable little night stand – it’s both exuberant and sophisticated. Called “Side Table No. 84”, its drawer face color is called Plum … Read more