User-Designed Table Using Recycled Wine Bottles

January 30, 2013



In part a celebration of the social aspects of wine, Brazilian designer Tati Guimarães created Dvinus as an interactive user experience that forces one to contemplate reusing otherwise disposable objects for a sustainable design.


Dvinus is a collection of …

Outdoor Tables Influenced by the Underground

May 13, 2010

The wind was so fierce that I nearly blew down the street Saturday en route to the BKLYN Designs show, then was blown away by the Katch Design Company’s Lucky Beam tables.

Inspired by the I-beams found in NYC subways, … Read More...

Let’s Call a Spade a Bench

July 9, 2009


I love the whimsical Batsenmeubel, or Spade Bench, created by Dutch designer Nic Roex.  It’s an entertaining sculptural composite of bright green metal garden spades and bicycle wheels. The bench sports eight seats on eight partial bike wheels: … Read More...

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