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...

Glam Up the Garden: Fashion-Forward Garden Hoses

March 6, 2015

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Never before have garden hoses been this glamorous. 

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Swedish company, Garden Glory, brings high style into the garden with their colorful fashion-forward garden hoses that hang out on whimsical antler-shaped wall mounts. Put them in your garden and you’ll soon … Read More...

America Goes to Frankfurt: Ambiente 2015

February 2, 2015

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The United States will soon be exporting a bit of America to Frankfurt, Germany where it is this year’s partner country at Ambiente, one of the world’s most important design trade shows.

henderson_pots_ambiente American designer Scott Henderson’s Bud Vase for Read More...

A Novel Idea: Undercover Planter Goes Incognito

January 3, 2015

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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.

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

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