Plant Furniture and What Lies Beneath the Surface

May 9, 2015


Say you want a table or a set of tables and you also want some planters. But in your small space you don’t have room for all of them, so you have to choose. No you don’t.


Frédéric Malphettes, designer …

Light-Emitting Lounge Chair Controlled by Smartphone

April 19, 2015

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Imagine: the sun sets and your sleek lounge chair lights up casting a soft glow throughout your outdoor living room.

I’m talking about the Lumiluxe LED Lounger designed by German company BeMOSS, whose tagline is Live. Light. Lounge.Read More...

Frédéric Malphettes Trellis Vertical Garden

April 10, 2015


One of my favorite French designers, Frédéric Malphettes, reaches new heights with Anno, his latest vertical garden trellis structure, a welcome addition to his family of modular vertical garden designs.



Anno is playful from the start: the name is a … Read More...

Hanging Ceramic Pots Inspired by Mexican Jicama Plant

April 3, 2015


Crece Jicama is a collection of hanging ceramic pots inspired by the shape and texture of Jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus), a native Mexican climbing vine and root vegetable popular in Mexican cuisine. 


The handcrafted pots hang from long rust-hued leather straps, … Read More...

Spotted at Ambiente: The Rise of Balloon-Inspired Designs

March 14, 2015

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On my recent trip to the Ambiente design fair, I spotted some balloon-inspired designs–furniture and objects which brought back fond memories of those iconic balloon sculptures of my childhood. Looks like Read More...

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