Parisians are full of bohemian modern flare.The home of architect and designer Paola Navone is a perfect examples of whimsy, whit, and a sharp since of color. The space is white washed with imperfections exposed oozing with European charm. The wide planked floors set the stage for creativity and rule breaking. The epic chandelier, the [...]
Aésop an Australian skin care line, has become an uncontested success story in the notoriously fickle beauty industry — focused on providing its worldwide clientele with the highest quality botanical skin care, rather than subscribing to mainstream-cosmetic anti-aging hype. Aésop has 20 signature stores including stores in Paris, London, Sydney and Melbourne. In keeping with Aésop [...]
When you walk into a store or boutique what is the first thing you notice? Is it the lame music mix they are playing, the perfectly folded and stacked jeans, or is it the annoying sales girl coming your way? I for one seem to be taken by the physical environment. It has become more [...]
Beam kitchen, by Tom Dixon, in partnership with Danish artisan manufacturers, Ekoij, is sculptural design made up of a central column crafted in raw steel with cantilever planes carved in aggregate stone. Bottom line if you happen to be sweet on Dixon’s lighting can you imagine a whole kitchen?
Japanese architects Ryuji Nakamura & associates recently installed their latest creation for ’CoSTUME NATIONAL‘ at the CNAC LAB in Tokyo, Japan. Within a bare white walled room, hung ribbons bow to the floor creating an optical illusion of a textured wall if you move from one side of the space to the other. As you adjust to a chosen vantage [...]
Catie Newell is an environmental installation artist offering a visual conversation between a crumbling industrial city and it’s ignored demise. Newell is small in stature countered by her enormous undertaking of making Art that makes you listen. Salvaged Landscape is an intricate installation of burned timbers from an arson Detroit home. Deterioration has smothered Detroit, [...]