Five Designs That Put the Fun in Functional

July 23, 2015

With designs that put the fun in functional, some designers are creating works which elicit both an aha and a haha. Here are five pieces with a sense of humor:

Killing Time Clock

1. Killing Time
I met designer Weng Xinyu at Ambiente

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...

Announcing Our Mr. Steam & Urban Gardens Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuary Pinterest Contest Winner!

July 3, 2013


We received many wonderful entries to the Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuaries Pinterest Contest we hosted with Mr. Steam–and we’re excited to announce the winner!

Our guest judge, Veronika Miller, CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) of interior design networking platform and resource … Read More...

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