Killer High Heels That Plant Seeds

January 8, 2015


Imagine gardening in high heels. Sexy and dangerous, totally impractical, right?

While at the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition, Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, I spotted among the studded and bejeweled platforms, stilettos, wedges–and creations that could only … Read More...

Getting Into the Sling of It

December 15, 2014

contemporary-hammocks Infinity by Trinity Hammocks

I think it’s time for a nap. After gazing at the following gang of glorious hammocks, I’m already dreaming. I can’t resist the allure of lounging somewhere that envelops my shape and suspends me in midair. Read More...

The Power of Moss: Biophotovoltaic

July 18, 2014


A modern designed table that incorporates the bright green life of moss is as urban-garden-chic as you can get. But wait there’s more.

The moss on this table has a job to do—and that job is to generate power. That’s … Read More...

From Street Soccer Balls to Seating: Fábrica Preview From Wanted Design

April 29, 2014


What is this impossibly interesting object? It is the Street Football Seat Ball designed by Guatemala’s FÁBRICA, made from repurposed soccer balls. Of course it looks extremely cool– but I promise you, the aesthetics are only the beginning of … Read More...

Got Nature in the Bag

January 31, 2010


Spotted recently at the Maison & Objet design fair in Paris, the clever and very au courant Bacsac flexible container system really piqued my interest. Constructed of double-walled polypropylene canvas, a “geotextile” fabric, they are lightweight yet strong, impervious to … Read More...

Recycle Your Bottles as Stylish Flower Vases

November 14, 2009


One of my favorite vendors, Molla Space, offers a number of clever and colorful designs that slip over bottles to transform them into flower vases. Cool idea: take them with you and disguise your wine bottle as an instant … Read More...

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