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 … Read More…

Terraformed Terrace in the Sky

December 14, 2011







Created from a lightweight concrete, plants, and moss, artist Robert Cannon refers to his sculptures and containers as Terraforms, which literally means “earth-shaping” or the process of “deliberate modification of the atmosphere, temperature, surface topography or ecology to be … Read More…

Outdoor Sponge Lights Go With the Glow

November 3, 2011







It’s all aglow as a focal point for your patio, soft terrace lighting, a sensual piece to light up conversation on your balcony or in your backyard. Sponge, a spherical outdoor sculpture and lamp by Miguel Angel García Belmonte, … Read More…

Pouf! Pillow Furniture Goes Outside

October 11, 2011







Pillow, designed by Stefano Giovannoni for the Spanish company Vondom, is a collection consisting of an armchair, pouf, table and flowerpot/planter. A visual play on the softness of interior cushions, the line works well indoors or out, on a

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