Is contrast the greatest teacher? Artist Olivia Steele seems to think so, and her lyrical neon sculptures certainly do bring one into a moment of enlightenment. Steele is a conceptual artist working to question modern culture and our innate perceptions. By placing provocative neon statements in
Craft meets art. Function meets form. Material meets potential. This is their Nordic tradition and heritage. The furniture by &Tradition aims to bridge these values to contemporary design, reshaping, redefining and reinventing materials, techniques and forms. &Tradition covers the
Polish designer Pani Jurek is interested in designing objects that are not only functional but also engage the users in an interactive way. This test tube chandelier does just that by allowing each person to use the vessels as they see fit. Here Jurek suggests using them as vases or inserting different colors of dye [...]
These awesome ‘Hexalights’ are a series of 2D cartoon pendant lamps by New York based Marcus Tremonto. Continuing to explore the manipulation of two and three-dimensional imagery, Tremonto has created a series of lights using electroluminescent paper and graphics, two dimensional drawings of “cubes” that suggest three dimensional objects. These lights
The Scaffold Lights by Lanzavecchia + Wai are an extension of the concept on structure and skin. Geometric metal wire frames support and pull flexible skins into organic shapes, creating contrasts of material and form, which is further highlighted when the lamps are switched on.
Canadian furniture designer Alex Jowett of Atelier 688 contacted us to introduce their very cool one of a kind furniture. Located in Toronto’s Art district of Queen West, Atelier 688 showcases the work of local Canadian artists and designers with a leaning towards the use of reclaimed and vintage materials. Their fun and unique items [...]
May 12th started Space Age Lights, a great exhibition at the Triennale Design Museum (Triennale di Milano) in Milan. The 60s and the 70s were rightly called the Space Age as man was thinking to conquer the space by