User-Designed Table Using Recycled Wine Bottles

January 30, 2013

 

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In part a celebration of the social aspects of wine, Brazilian designer Tati Guimarães created Dvinus as an interactive user experience that forces one to contemplate reusing otherwise disposable objects for a sustainable design.

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Dvinus is a collection of … Read More…

Outdoor Furniture Makes Dining Al Fresco a Breeze

November 4, 2012

After a hurricane, a little wind disrupting an al fresco dining experience might almost seem like a pleasure, not an annoyance. However, designers Marco Marotto and Paola Oliva have come up with an outdoor furniture solution to address those strong … Read More…

Outdoor Kitchen Transforms Into Indoor Table

August 16, 2012

Small spaces call for multi-tasking furniture designs and here’s one that works both outdoors and indoors.  In the spring, set up the Field Kitchen outside, then when the weather gets chilly, just move this super simple outdoor kitchen inside and Read More…

Horticouture: Where Garden, Food, and Fashion Merge

August 9, 2012


Japanese artist, Takaya, fashions vegetables and fruits to edible headgear.

Fashion trends have always had an influence on other industries, including culinary, interior design, and even gardening. Growing food is inexorably linked to cooking and its presentation a reflection of one’s … Read More…

Fourth of July in the Garden or On the Balcony

July 2, 2012


Banner made from vintage fabrics from ArtToGo.

For years we hosted a huge barbecue in the front garden of our Connecticut house next to the park where the town launches its Fourth of July fireworks display.

We’d provide the main … Read More…

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