Lighting Up the Chrismy Tree

December 1, 2012







The contemporary Chrismy lamp designed by Teresa Sapey for Vondom, is lighting up spaces this holiday season from within. Inside its elegant vertical lines are energy saving LEDs that generate a revolving multi-hued glow of five different colors.







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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 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.

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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…

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