I have posted about this eighteenth century apartment in the heart of the Marais in Paris before but as I love the mix of old and new and because I found some new images, here it is again.. This home … Continue reading →
The Abyss Dining Table will make you feel like you’re floating on the sea as you’re dining.
Photography by Trent Bell GO Logic designed these seasonal guesthouses, made up of three micro cabins, on an island off the coast of Maine. Photography by Trent Bell The owners, who reside primarily in Austria, spend their summers and early fall on the island, in a larger, older residence. Photography by Trent Bell And when […]
A tiny apartment in Budapest was designed to be a fun place to stay for style-loving people traveling to the area.
Photography by Radu Sandovici Bogdan Ciocodeica and Diana Rosu are two Bucharest-based architects that have creatively designed a way to include a dining table in a small apartment without much space. Photography by Radu Sandovici Their solution was to have the table ‘fold out’ of the wall, from the original piece of wood it […]
Ukrainian designer Viktor Puzur, has created ‘Trempel’, a coat hanger made from recycled cardboard tubes. Here you can see how the hangers hang without any clothes on them. The cardboard tube that was used for this one has a white interior lining. First, he starts out with regular cardboard tubes. […]
Photography by Manolo Langis For a loft, located a block away from the beach in Santa Monica, California, SUBU Design Architecture created a platform bed made out of 12×12 inch reclaimed logs, anchored by two bent steel plates for side tables. Photography by Manolo Langis Get the contemporist daily email newsletter – sign up here
A group of Dutch entreprenuers and designers from Mothership, spotted an art piece named ‘In Search Of Habitus’, by artist Jorge Bakker, and were inspired to create a life-size version for the city of Rotterdam, by installing 20 trees that will bob in the water, just like a fishing float. Here is an image […]
UK designer Daniel Schofield’s latest pieces that he debuted at LDF15.
Okay, put your art critic hat on. Now, rest your eyes upon the Matrix LED Screen created by Wolf Udo Wagner, 2014, which is now on sale from MoMA’s Store. Digital art, imported through a USB flashdrive, is filtered through “the luminous surface of softly lit Japanese washi paper.” You may import your own pixelated […]
See this small, sculptural piece of marble? It sits at just under 16″ high, and could function as a shorter side table alongside your favorite chair. However, Italian architecture firm Studio Archea intended this piece, along with its three other siblings, to compose a larger, modular bookcase. Doing a little math, at $300 per piece, […]
A table whose base is made from three linked equilateral triangles where a point of each one becomes a leg.
As part of Molson Canadian’s 2016 #anythingforhockey campaign, they decided to do something we can’t say we’ve seen before. The beer brand will be sending four fans to have a game of ice hockey on a custom-built ice rink, on top of a 32 storey building in downtown Toronto, Canada. Construction is due to be completed on […]
Rotterdam-based designers Ward van Gemert and Adriaan van der Ploeg, of design studio NIGHTSHOP, have created the Showdown Carpets, an interesting collection of art made from foam, whose end result is similar to a carpet, however the designers mention “they’re more objects without a clear use”. Using syringes filled with custom colored liquid […]
Paros and Antiparos are some of the lesser known Greek Cyclades islands but both islands have been gaining popularity in the past years. New restaurants and boutique hotels are arriving such as Greek-owned Beach House on Antiparos which opened last … Continue reading →
The Toronto-based modern furniture company Gus* has introduced a new collection of modular units designed to facilitate a customized seating arrangement. The Gus* Mix Modular Collection features a series of 5 upholstered modern seating components, each fitting together seamlessly to form sofas, sectionals and chaise lounge arrangements. The collection further allows for the mixing and matching of fabrics, […]
You never know where you’ll be when inspiration hits. For artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz, this happened when he was walking down a street in Santiago, Chile, and came across this branch. Not wanting to miss an opportunity to create something great, he dragged it back to his workshop. At his workshop, he set about transforming […]
Harkavy Furniture was launched by brothers who craft clean, modern furniture that focuses on blending steel and wood in clever, simple ways.
Four lamps in one, really? Yes, it’s true, the Bollard Lamp can be placed in four different ways around your home. Designer Shane Schneck planned the silicone Bollard Lamp to be used in various ways: it can drop down as a simple hanging pendant, you can angle it (hanging) as a spotlight, place it on […]
Reichel Architekten were given the task of renovating while at the same time preserving this country house in Visbek, Germany.
See this tiny, very adorable pocket knife? It kicks ass, because it’s the size of a standard house key when folded. That means you won’t look like a lumberjack carrying it around (not that there’s anything wrong with looking like a lumberjack); it’s small enough to unobtrusively fit in your jean’s coin pocket or attach […]
If you love geometry, you’ll definitely love Philipp Beisheim’s newest line of objects for the home inspired by basic geometric shapes.
Using only soft urethane foam, NIGHTSHOP is making carpets that are created by “drawing” with foam-filled syringes full of colors.
Located within the picturesque Maldives, the ‘Afloat’ wedding pavilion has recently been unveiled by the Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru, as a unique wedding option for their guests. To get to the pavilion, you board a small wooden boat. Enjoy a glass of champagne on the way. The boat will […]
The OPCOM Farm Cubes were recently exhibited at CES 2016 (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. These stacked cubes allow you to grow your vegetables inside, by using built-in LED lights. The LED lights are able to adjust their brightness and color, according to the stage of the plants growth, and you’re able to keep track of […]
A glassless mirror made from highly polished, precision machined solid aluminum.
Photography by Quang Tran Instead of having plain white shelving, when NatureArch Studio were designing this home office in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, they added an extra detail to the built-in bookshelves. Boxes in black, yellow and white, were included as a way to show off little sculptures, and also act as bookends. Photography by […]
If you love the visceral qualities of concrete and would like to incorporate it into your home without using it as an architectural statement via floors, walls or even counter…
Up until recently, it’s been unseasonably temperate across a lot of the country thus far. But now that the cold has set in, are you ready? Here are five of our favorite ways to get toasty. 1) A warm throw. I love to pick a pretty one so that I can simply throw it over […]
Personalize your next lighting fixture with Goula/Figuera’s first product collection, Lines & Dots.