Style and Funk-tion at Design Junction

October 24, 2012


The author, your’s truly, in the arms of Design Junction’s gorilla. Photo: Jill Seidner.

Set within the raw industrial environment of the 1960’s Sorting Office, Design Junction was less a traditional trade show, but more a creative exploration of design Read More…

DIY Pendant Lamps From Garden Pots

May 1, 2012

Here’s a great way to extend and blend the boundaries between indoors and out. For a designer show house where we helped convert a potting shed into a Creative Garden Retreat, we upcycled ordinary terra cotta garden pots into pendant Read More…

Lighted Planter Plays Music From MP3 Player or Phone

March 18, 2012

Put together your favorite houseplant and music playlist, then with the flip of a switch, accent your space with the multicolored glow of energy-saving LED lights. Green is a luminous, sound-emitting planter with a removable inner vessel for drainage.

There … Read More…

13 Budget-Friendly Cool Green Outdoor Accessories

March 17, 2012

What better day than St. Paddy’s Day to roll out some cool green outdoor furniture and accessories that won’t cost you a lot of green? Here are 13 fun things to usher in spring–12 and one extra for good measure:… Read More…

Table Morphs From Planter to Fireplace

February 12, 2012

Fashion meets multi-function: now you can accessorize your furniture like you do your outfits. New from AK47, the steel Zerino table adapts to your particular whim and environment–one moment it’s a planter, then like a quick change artist with … Read More…

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