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The Diamond House in Athens Greece was Inspired by Origami

The Diamond House in Athens Greece was Inspired by Origami

Years ago, before it was constructed, Dezeen shared the proposed design for this home with computer-generated imagery. This year the completed home was a nominee for the 2022 EU Mies Award (the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture) and we have a look at the completed home, inside and out. H77 House in Athens Sitting at the foot of the Hymettus mountain, the H77 House in Athens…

The Mid-Century Modern Solar-Powered Stahl Birdhouse 3.0

The Mid-Century Modern Solar-Powered Stahl Birdhouse 3.0

Five years ago we introduced to you this Mid-century modern inspired birdhouse, bath and feeder we found on etsy. Like so many innovative creative products, the original Solar-powered Stahl Birdhouse has since been refined and now, not only is it better designed, it’s less expensive than the first. Stahl Birdhouse Feeder and Bath The Solar-powered Stahl Birdhouse 3.0 was designed and hand built…

Toiletpaper Street Murals and Products from Maurizio Cattalan and Pierpaolo Ferrari

Toiletpaper Street Murals and Products from Maurizio Cattalan and Pierpaolo Ferrari

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, some of the murals and products from this site-specific installation may look familiar to you. As big fans of Toiletpaper’s Maurizio Cattalan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, we’ve featured their collaboration with Lavazza and their ad campaign for OK Cupid as well as highlighting tons of their collaborative products with Seletti in our Amazon shop, many of which…

Giant Cats, Palm Tree Lights and Wellness Beach Balls! Welcome to Pet Therapy.

Giant Cats, Palm Tree Lights and Wellness Beach Balls! Welcome to Pet Therapy.

The Atelier Biagetti Pet Therapy installation at this year’s Milan Design Week is like an oversized playground for feline lovers and those who’ve lost their child-like sense of wonder and need to revive it. An installation that consists of products like giant cat-shaped benches and South Beach Palm Trees that shed light, they also introduced their first NFT collaboration. Atelier Biagetti Pet…

Elizaveta Porodina's photos of Brad Pitt for GQ are Terrifically Trippy.

Elizaveta Porodina’s photos of Brad Pitt for GQ are Terrifically Trippy.

We are digging these trippy images of Brad Pitt for GQ! Photographed by Elizaveta Porodina, the photos of Brad are unusual, even wild, when compared with the typically handsome shots of one of cinema’s most beautiful men. Brad Pitt for GQ by Elizaveta Porodina Cover shot shown without masthead and text Elizaveta Porodina’s gorgeous photos of Brad Pitt for GQ go beyond the expected male cover shot…

Multiplicity Vases and Lights by Ceramicist Anna Thomson Combine Tech and Craft.

Multiplicity Vases and Lights by Ceramicist Anna Thomson Combine Tech and Craft.

Ceramicist Anna Thomson’s Multiplicity Vases and Lights caught our attention both because of their uniqueness and also because of their beauty. Her complicated porcelain works combine technology and craft to result in beautiful looking decorative and functional pieces. Multiplicity Vases and Lights Inspired by Architecture, Thomson combines the sharp edges of geometric shapes with a soft palette…

Loewe Adorns New Shoes for Women with Wild Heels

Loewe Adorns New Shoes for Women with Wild Heels

Loewe’s is selling some unusual and imaginative shoe designs from their Women’s Fall Winter 2022 pre-collection. The Loewe Objets Trouves shoes (“objets trouvé” translates to “found objects”) are fine leather high-heeled sandals and mules adorned with objects for the heels such as Tulips, Nail Polish, Birthday Candles and Bars of Soap. Loewe Objets Trouves Shoes Just in from their upcoming F/W…

Shrine of Everyman is a Heavenly Rest Stop for Visitors Inspired by Chocolate

Shrine of Everyman is a Heavenly Rest Stop for Visitors Inspired by Chocolate

Shrine of Everyman is an unusual and ethereal-looking structure that started out as an abandoned pump house. Wutopia Lab transformed the old brick building into a rest stop overlooking the river at Shanghai’s Dongtanyuan’s Qian Shao Farm, which is owned by multinational food and beverage Bright Food Group. The striking 35 square meter shelter was an architecture finalist in the commercial…

Solid Sterling Silver Dominoes Set With Black Diamonds and Pearls.

Solid Sterling Silver Dominoes Set With Black Diamonds and Pearls.

The Rosior Luxury Domino Set is for those who take their domino-playing very seriously. Or for those ballers who don’t play dominoes at all but like the look of these impressive pieces on their coffee tables. A one-off produced set of solid sterling silver dominoes, each inset with real black diamond dots and a center white pearl by one of Portugal’s finest jewelers. Rosior Luxury Domino…

Tarform Motorcycles are Sustainable, Electric and Oh So Pretty. Luna Scrambler and Racer.

Tarform Motorcycles are Sustainable, Electric and Oh So Pretty. Luna Scrambler and Racer.

Tarform Motorcycles have an honorable goal: to build sustainable vehicles without compromise using clean technology. And from what we can see, it looks like they are well on their way. Their Luna Scrambler Edition and Luna Racer Edition electric motorcycles are not only beautiful to gaze upon but are designed for upgradability, use bio-based components, recyclable materials and industry processes…

Bau Bau Dog Toilet with Poop Bag Dispenser, Waste Bin and Water Fountain

Bau Bau Dog Toilet with Poop Bag Dispenser, Waste Bin and Water Fountain

The Bau Bau is an example of smart industrial design. An aesthetically appealing dog toilet created for public parks and areas that people with dogs frequent. Bau Bau provides dog poop bags and disposal, while the Oasis version does the same, only it includes a water fountain and bowl. Bau Bau Dog Toilet Bau Bau poopy bag dispenser shown in weathered corten steel finish The Bau Bau dog toilet and…

Monument Valley Butte-Inspired Dining and Console Tables of Bronze.

Monument Valley Butte-Inspired Dining and Console Tables of Bronze.

The MAGNI Mesa table bases from interior design studio Magni Kalman are a recent addition to the their Home Collection of furnishings. Inspired by the awe-inspiring land forms that populate the Monument Valley, the sculptural bronze table bases (which come with a glass or stone top) are great-looking functional pieces that can be configured for dining or as console tables. MAGNI Mesa Table…

Steelcase Launches Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

Steelcase Launches Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

Steelcase and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation have joined together to launch a new collection of furniture designs rooted in Frank Lloyd Wright’s principles. Steelcase FLW Collection The Steelcase x FLW Collection, technically named the “Frank Lloyd Wright Racine Collection,” represents a new relationship between Steelcase and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The range of furniture will…

Blown Glass and Porcelain No Limit Vases By Vanessa Mitrani

Blown Glass and Porcelain No Limit Vases By Vanessa Mitrani

The No Limit Vases by glass artist Vanessa Mitrani which have porcelain fish entering and exiting the transparent blown glass bowls are some of our favorite pieces for the home. The vases, which also can be used as fish bowls, are a variation of her earlier works No Limit Vases The No Limit Vases for retail have evolved a bit over time in terms of their shapes and sizes since her first…

Britney Spears Fairytale Celeb-Studded Wedding To Sam Asghari

Britney Spears Fairytale Celeb-Studded Wedding To Sam Asghari

She’s free and now she’s married again. In a lovely and romantic ceremony that took place yesterday in Southern California, Britney Spears said “I do” to her longtime love amongst flowers, friends and fun. And we’ve got great photos for you from Britney Spears Fairytale Celeb-Studded Wedding to Sam Asghari. Britney Spears Fairytale Wedding The wedding invitations to Britney and Sam’s June 9th…

The James Perse Decorated Greycape Rental Estate in Los Cabos

The James Perse Decorated Greycape Rental Estate in Los Cabos

Looking for a new place to vacation? The James Perse Decorated Greycape is a rental Estate in Los Cabos with 5 stunning suites, private beach access and a private chef. Perfect for ocean lovers, surfers and sunset watchers. James Perse Decorated Greycape Rental Estate The property, outfitted with Perse’s furnishings and decor, has a master suite with adjoining children’s suite and three…

The Limbo Light Collection Is Like Having Cirque de Soleil In Your Home

The Limbo Light Collection Is Like Having Cirque de Soleil In Your Home

Three wild and dramatic indoor light fixtures comprise the Limbo light collection by designer Kenneth Cobonpue. Sculptural human figures of woven copper wire posed as aerialists and suspended from the ceiling provide both art and light. Limbo Light Collection Kenneth Cobonpue’s Limbo Lights are serious light fixtures for large living or dining rooms with high ceilings. From their suspension…

Angus Ross Haiku Stools of Steam Bent Wood are as Pretty as They are Poetic

Angus Ross Haiku Stools of Steam Bent Wood are as Pretty as They are Poetic

Furniture craftsman and designer Angus Ross introduced the first edition of his Haiku Stools this past month at London Craft Week. The natural, hard-wearing, bent wood stools are each engraved with a different haiku on an interior leg. Available separately or as a set of three, the tripod stools look great indoors or out. Angus Ross Haiku Stools Reduced to essential elements, repeated three times…

Afrofuturist Ekow Nimako Uses LEGO To Embrace His Culture

Afrofuturist Ekow Nimako Uses LEGO To Embrace His Culture

Ghanaian-Canadian Ekow Nimako grew up feeling as though he really didn’t see much of himself in the world around him. Comic books, cartoons, music, even toys meant to foster his understanding of the world or his creative self didn’t accurately reflect the culture with which he was familiar or his people’s experiences. Now, as an artist, he’s doing something about it. Afrofuturist Ekow Nimako LEGO…

The Submerged Series is Affordable, Fun and Unique Wall Art

The Submerged Series is Affordable, Fun and Unique Wall Art

The Submerged series of eight different images is a collaborative art project between Young & Battaglia, the founders of Mineheart, and Bangkok-based graphic designer, artist and actor Kirin Young. Each is available as a nicely framed stretched canvas art print and holds both appeal and curiosity. Submerged Series Wall Art Each of the eight artworks in the Submerged series of wall art was…