Maison et Objet: Outdoor/Indoor Living Design Preview

September 4, 2011







6 Cylinders Lounge Chair, from David Rouyer’s collection of concrete furniture.

“From sofas in the garden to chaise longues in the living room, from terrace showers to weatherproof rugs…the outdoor spirit is blowing through our homes in a joyous melting Read More…

Polished Apples for the Garden

September 2, 2011







Perfect for your outdoor living room. Oh how I love these ceramic apple sculptures created by the Brazilian designer Lisa Pappon for Bull & Stein!








Urban apple in silver.

Pappon takes “this food of mind and body” as inspiration … Read More…

Lighten Up Hardscaping With Glow in the Dark Leaves

August 9, 2011







For a little lighthearted fun on your patio, terrace, or balcony: Designed by Marta Laudani & Marco Romanelli for Plust, these luminous polyethylene Moon Leaves absorb sunlight during the day then offer a soft glow at night, illuminating hardscaping … Read More…

Couch Potatoes? Indoor Urban Farm Seating

July 1, 2011








Photos by Pia Wustenberg

In response her observation of increased global urbanisation and our collective reliance on foreign food sources, with IndoorFarming, London designer Pia Wustenberg explores the practical and emotional consequences of furniture that grows food.







Couch Potato?
Part … Read More…

Austin Yard Arts Tour: Junk or Art?

April 20, 2011








Sharon Smith’s yard includes found objects and some collected on her travels. Photo: Jay Janner, American-Statesman.

Last weekend’s second annual Austin Art Yard Tour showcased more than two dozen yards adorned with what some would call art, others might Read More…

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