The Climber's Cabin in Winchester is a Modern Take on The A-Frame

The Climber’s Cabin in Winchester is a Modern Take on The A-Frame

The Climber’s Cabin in Winchester is a newly completed build from AR Design Studio. The beautiful wood cabin is a modern take on the traditional A-Frame. Climber’s Cabin in Winchester The compact 270 sqft (25 sqm) cabin sits on the edge of a stream, sleeps four and has a large wrap around terrace. Desiring an off-the-grid ancillary space for their home, the client wanted a cabin that could be…

Designer Fire Extinguishers Make Great Housewarming Gifts.

Designer Fire Extinguishers Make Great Housewarming Gifts.

More than 5 years ago, Rodolphe Gimenez started selling designer fire extinguishers on the French market and we blogged about them then. Now the small French brand has grown immensely, sells abroad and carries multiple lines with more than 400 models. Designer Fire Extinguishers from Fire Design A fire extinguisher is a great idea for a housewarming gift. Everyone needs one and those who have one…

Oggetti's Coffee Tables and End Tables Inspired by Alvar Aalto's Famous Vase

Oggetti’s Coffee Tables and End Tables Inspired by Alvar Aalto’s Famous Vase

One of the most recognizable design objects in the world, Finnish designer Alvar Aalto’s Savoy Vase was designed 1936, manufactured 1960–61 and is still being produced in various sizes and colors. The freeform shape used in the shallow trays and tall vases has been repurposed by various designers for everything from hockey pucks to bathtubs. Now there’s the Oggetti Furniture Orgo…

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Covers Go For Diversity With Four Very Different Women

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Covers Go For Diversity With Four Very Different Women

This year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Covers feature the gamut in terms of diversity. Models Kim Kardashian, Ciara, Yumi Nu and Maye Musk represent women of all colors, ages and sizes. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Covers The four beautiful and talented women were photographed by Greg Swales, Ben Watts, James Macari and for the coveted Sports Illustrated swimsuit covers in…

Litebulber Light Bulb Sculptures by Kai Bracher

Litebulber Light Bulb Sculptures by Kai Bracher

Berlin-based Kai Bracher, with a little help from Shapeways, has created a series of easy-to-attach 3D printed LED light bulb embellishments he calls Litebulbers. Litebulber Light Bulb Sculptures Elephant Litebulber light bulb sculptures, a special project of Bracher’s, focuses solely on creating sculptures for LED lightbulbs. These are not the first 3D printed lights or light bulb…

Sexy Stainless Steel Pool Slide for Smaller Areas. Splinter Works new Cyma.

Sexy Stainless Steel Pool Slide for Smaller Areas. Splinter Works new Cyma.

Given our obsession with everything pool related, we were really excited to learn that Splinter Works, a product design firm whose carbon fiber Vessel tub and gorgeous pool slides we’ve shared with you before, has come out with a smaller sized stainless steel pool slide designed for use in a smaller space. Splinter Works Cyma Slide Swimming pools were once a luxury exclusively for the rich with…

The Pop Surrealist Tattoo Art of Kozo

The Pop Surrealist Tattoo Art of Kozo

There are so many talented tattoo artists in the world (like this guy), it’s always difficult to choose whose work to share with you. But once I saw the work of New York-based Tattoo artist Kozo, it was a no-brainer. Pop Surrealist Tattoo Art Pulp Fiction’s Uma Thurman X Ave Maria by Kozo The Pop Surrealist tattoos and artworks by Israeli-born Kozo are a blend of fantasy, history, fine art and…

Wood Sculptures Depict Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Wood Sculptures Depict Relationship Between Humans and Nature

The latest works of Italian contemporary sculptor Christian Verginer explore the relationship between people and nature. Working with linden or lime wood, he meticulously carves out human figures and then his witty application of acrylic paint and details imbue the pieces with a deeper meaning. Christian Verginer Wood Sculptures Together but alone (detail), 2019, lime wood and acrylic…

Modern Pool and Courtyard Round Out Edwardian Home. Quite Literally.

Modern Pool and Courtyard Round Out Edwardian Home. Quite Literally.

The Kennedy Nolan Caroline House is an award-winning renovation and addition to a residential home in Melbourne. Challenged with reinvigorating an Edwardian family house, Kennedy Nolan architects added a swimming pool and pavilion in its courtyard. The result is a sophisticated and stylish residence that balances elegance and comfort with repeated round and curved forms. Kennedy Nolan Caroline…

Wrensilva Redesigns Their Loft Record Console

Wrensilva Redesigns Their Loft Record Console

A few years ago we introduced you to Wrensilva and their Loft Record Console. Designed to be a space saver with big sound, we loved its midcentury modern look. Now the unit has been given an entirely new look and even more compact design with slightly different technical specs. Wrensilva Redesigned Loft Record Console left: the original Wrensilva Loft record console and right; the new version The…

An Ugly Subject Makes For Beautiful Photos. This Year's Pulitzer Prize Winning Feature Photography.

An Ugly Subject Makes For Beautiful Photos. This Year’s Pulitzer Prize Winning Feature Photography.

Images of COVID’s toll in India take Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. Congratulations to Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dave and the late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters for being awarded The 2022 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Feature Photography for their compelling images of the ravages taken on India as a result of the Covid Pandemic. Winners of The Pulitzer Prize for Feature…

Surf City Still Works Artist Bottles For Their Vodka, Gin and Rum

Surf City Still Works Artist Bottles For Their Vodka, Gin and Rum

The independent craft distillery Surf City Still Works in Huntington Beach, California has equal respect for cocktails, craft, quality, science and art resulting in a collection of beautifully bottled spirits. Unique bottle designs are created for the brand’s Vodka, Gin and Rum by local Southern California artists who work in various mediums. Surf City Still Works Artist Bottles The Surf City…

What is a "Good" Mom?

What is a “Good” Mom?

Typography by Almadeus Malmen It’s Mother’s Day. I know a lot of Moms. And I know that just being a Mother by definition doesn’t naturally make you a good one. Can you say Joan Crawford or Dee Dee Blanchard? <H2> What is a “Good” Mom ?</H2> Being a “Good” Mom implies a real responsibility. A positive and healthy form of love for another. A wanting and willingness to work at educating and…

Sculptural Candles Handmade in Venice Beach By Former Costume Designer

Sculptural Candles Handmade in Venice Beach By Former Costume Designer

Former Costume Designer David Ochoa hung up his patterns and brought out his inner sculptor to embark on his next venture when the pandemic hit. The result is Davie Ocho Candle Co., a custom collection of great-looking scented, sculptural candles. Davie Ocho Sculptural Candles David Ochoa began sculpting one-of-a-kind molds in his Venice Beach bungalow in 2020, resulting in retro shapes and…

How Could Kim Wear Marilyn's Dress to The Met Gala?

How Could Kim Wear Marilyn’s Dress to The Met Gala?

Kim Kardashian attends the 2022 Met Gala. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG22/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue ) It’s the question many are asking. How could Kim wear Marilyn’s dress to The Met Gala? We were wondering too. Now we know and so will you. Read on for the details. How Could Kim Wear Marilyn’s Dress to the Met Gala? Understandably, fashion curators and historical conservators and were…

2022 Met Gala. It's All In The Details. See For Yourself.

2022 Met Gala. It’s All In The Details. See For Yourself.

The annual Met Gala is a fundraising event* that kicks off an enormous Costume Institution exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art each year. That’s why there’s always a fashion-related theme. This year the theme of the Gala was The Gilded Age, which was very easy to pull off when compared with past themes such as “Punk” or “Camp.” Many of the outfits were stunning examples of the era –…

The Gradient Omena Chair Inspired by the Colors of Michigan

The Gradient Omena Chair Inspired by the Colors of Michigan

The Omena chair is a nice-looking new contemporary oak wood side chair. But what makes this chair especially beautiful is that it’s available in five subtle and sophisticated colored gradients inspired by nature from the state in which is was crafted. Gradient Omena Chair The Gradient Omena Chair is available from Leland Furniture, a design and manufacturing studio in Michigan heavily influenced…

The Haas Brothers Release Limited Edition Microfreaks

The Haas Brothers Release Limited Edition Microfreaks

The Haas Brothers, the creative design duo best known for their impeccably crafted, whimsically anthropomorphized sculpted pieces, have released three limited edition artworks, 30% of whose profits will benefit the community of Lost Hills, California. These little collectible pieces are in the inimitable style of the artists and the closest most people will ever get to a real full size Haas…

Airstream Supreme and Pottery Barn Branded Trailers!

Airstream Supreme and Pottery Barn Branded Trailers!

That’s right, there are Airstream Supreme and Pottery Barn branded trailers available for purchase this year. Two new collaborations from the iconic trailer company are sure to catch the eye of the #vanlife crowd. Airstream Supreme and Pottery Barn Trailers We love it when Airstream does a collaboration as evidenced by  The Airstream Pendleton Edition, the Victorinox 125th Anniversary Special…

Omar Victor Diop Allegoria: A Photographic Love Letter To All Living Things

Omar Victor Diop Allegoria: A Photographic Love Letter To All Living Things

Sengalese photographer Omar Victor Diop has simultaneously addressed his love and fear for Africa and its living creatures in Allegoria, a series of 15 digitally embellished photographs. Omar Victor Diop’s Allegoria Series In Omar Victor Diop’s photo series titled Allegoria, the Dakar-based photographer has depicted himself as a sort of protector or Diety of his home continent in fifteen…