Contemporary Tête à Tête Outdoor Chaise

April 24, 2013


A contemporary twist on the Victorian Tête à Tête love seat–aka the courting bench, kissing bench, or conversation bench where two people face opposite directions–the outdoor Double View bench easily switches from a side by side to facing position.


Just … Read More…

Colorful Outdoor Poufs From Post-Consumer Waste

April 23, 2013


I spotted and fell in love with these colorful outdoor poufs for which Australian designer Cindy-Lee Davies utilizes post-consumer waste, employing traditional crocheting techniques to weave nylon equestrian ropes over old tires.


Whimsically called Tis Knot, the covers are fully … Read More…

IKEA Products Become Compact Kitchen With Planters

April 18, 2013


How’s this for inventiveness? During Milan Design Week at Zona Tortona, designers from Testi di Legno exhibited a cool compact kitchen design assembled entirely from select Ikea pieces.


Designers Elia Maurizi and Francesco Pepa’s Unacucina kitchen would work well in … Read More…

Geometric Medici Chair Goes Outdoors

March 29, 2013


Last fall I fell in love with a sleek red chair in the window of the Conran Shop in London.


To mark their 25th anniversary at the Michelin Building, Jasper Conran had commissioned more than 50 designers to create custom … Read More…

Outdoor Furniture Inspired by Skyscrapers and Jewelry

March 25, 2013


While browsing the recent Architectural Digest Home Design for outdoor showers and appliances for outdoor kitchens, I came across some cool new outdoor furniture whose designs were inspired by skyscrapers and wearable architecture.


For his furniture pieces that live happily … Read More…

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