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…

Futuristic Greenhouse of Miniature Cold Frames

June 22, 2012

At the intersection of architecture, science, and art, The Greenhouse and Cabinet of Future Fossils is a futuristic greenhouse “tunnel” with seating where, in in numerous portable and removable cold frames or mini-greenhouses, edible and ornamental plants are cultivated. The … Read More…

Sitting Pretty in Concrete Chesterfield Sofa

March 2, 2012

From the mold of a genuine Chesterfield sofa, a glass textile reinforced casting was created to produce this concrete rendition suitable and “sittable” for indoors or out.

Originally created by UK-based company Gray Concrete to demonstrate the company’s molding techniques at … Read More…

Works of Art From Utilitarian Garden Tools

February 27, 2012


Photo via Cal Lane.

Artist Cal Lane wields her welder’s torch into steel objects like wheelbarrows and shovels, cutting into them delicate and intricate lace patterns transforming the once utilitarian tools into works of art.

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Architecturally Informed Indoor Outdoor Art Furniture

January 19, 2012

Only a single Lodge Chair, above, has been produced.

We love wire these days. Salvadorian artist Baltasar Portillo sculpts together powder coated wrought iron to form this collection of indoor-outdoor “art” furniture.

Portillo’s series of Armadillo and Lodge chairs are architectural … Read More…

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