Spotted at Ambiente: The Rise of Balloon-Inspired Designs

March 14, 2015

artinthecity-balloon-dog-candy Art in the City’s 16 inch balloon dog figurines.

On my recent trip to the Ambiente design fair, I spotted some balloon-inspired designs–furniture and objects which brought back fond memories of those iconic balloon sculptures of my childhood. Looks like Read More...

A Novel Idea: Undercover Planter Goes Incognito

January 3, 2015


The Life of Plants is proof that you can’t tell a book by its cover. Flip it open to reveal the soil from which sprouts a living, breathing, narrative.


Designer Yasuko Furukawa’s planter/flower pot thrives incognito, at home among the … Read More...

Gone Fishin’ in Los Angeles

June 27, 2011

My dad’s patio, where I had breakfast this morning listening to the birds and a little traffic.

I’ve gone fishin’…not for fish, but for ideas. I’m here in Los Angeles, where I attended Dwell on Design, tasted lasagne cupcakes … Read More...

New Multifunctional Mobile Outdoor Seating

January 5, 2011

In may part of the world, the ground is covered in snow, but I look forward to Spring when I can picnic in the park. To debut at the IMM Cologne design fair on January 18, Vial’s new Fido folding Read More...

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