Simple, Elegant Wooden Tripod Stands for TVs and Monitors

If you’ve ever shopped for a media cabinet or a stand for your tv you know that there are several, but few that are aesthetically pleasing – unless you purchase one that’s custom-built. Roomours of Germany offers a really nice alternative: The Front Row (and Front Row On Tour). Wooden tripod-like TV or Monitor screen stands made in Germany that are a pleasing alternative to cold glass and metal high tech stands and heavy media cabinets. Read more

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Vintage Rocking Horses Turned Into A Magical Unicorn Chandelier

If you are not familiar with the work of Stuart Haygarth, you’re missing out. An artist and designer who turns found objects into spectacular lighting, furniture, and art installations, his pieces are whimsical, technological and imaginative. A wonderful example of this is his Prairie King light, an enormous chandelier that turns English mid-century, ride-on, spring-mounted rocking horses into unicorns with illuminated horns, clinging to a suspension lamp covered with fairground bulbs. Read more

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Urban Concrete Cuckoo Clocks and Brutalist Birdhouses.

If It’s Hip, It’s Here has long been a fan of modern cuckoo clocks as is evident by previous posts beginning with our first way back in 2007, then one on Italy’s Diamantini and Domeniconi Cuckoo Clocks and finally the beautiful handmade Pedro Mealha Cuckoo Clocks. Now we bring you sculptural concrete Cuckoo Blocks by artist Guido Zimmermann. Read more

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SplinterWorks Custom Luxury Pool Slides.

Way, way back in 2012 I introduced you to SplinterWorks’ Shoot, a limited edition sculptural pool slide. Then, made of carbon fiber and leafed in silver, the arching outdoor sculpture with unique steps slid you right into the pool in a trajectory that emulated spouting water. And they only made three of them. Now, the same company of craftsmen have launched two more beautiful pool slide designs: The Reflex, and an updated version of the Shoot Slide in a Bronze resin finish. Read more

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Retro VW Bus Bed for Next Generation Hippies!

Available in pink or blue is this really cool replica of the Classic Volkswagen Camper Van (or Hippie Bus) that has been designed to function as a bed – complete with storage compartments, a TV, a desk, a mini bar and a sofa for kids. The retro VW bus bed is available in two colors as a limited edition. Read more

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Marcel Wanders Designs First Class Tableware For KLM.

Dutch designer Marcel Wanders has been designing a universe of dynamic, ergonomic, beautiful and practical in-flight tableware for KLM Airlines’ World Business Class dining since 2011 and now has created 40 pieces of cutlery, glassware, porcelain and linen for their dining service available in their Business class. Read more

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False Idols We Worship Available As Pop Culture Prayer Candles.

Handmade in Fullerton, California, these Fan Art Prayer Candles are some false idols I don’t mind worshipping. From Tupac to Willy Wonka to The Golden Girls, Kerrin Piche Serna turns many of our favorite Pop Culture Icons into parodying prayer candles. Read more

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25 Stunning Cake Stands You Can Buy On Amazon Now

For the bakers and party-throwers out there, we’ve found the 25 (technically, 27) most stunning cake stands available on Amazon right now. These can be used for any home made or store bought cakes, cupcakes, pastries -even wedding cakes. They range from wild modern handmade ones to elegant classic ones by well-known and respected designers and manufacturers.  Read more

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New Limited Zaha Hadid Wallpaper Collection

Marburger Tapetenfabrik, aka Marburg, the world’s oldest wall coverings company (they started producing wall coverings in 1875), is producing a limited special edition of wallpapers designed by the late Pritzker-winning architect Zaha Hadid. Read more

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A Slew Of New and Wild Designer Rugs from Nodus

Nodus rugs, owned by Italian Interior designers Il Piccolo, are unlike traditional area rugs in many ways. Each carpet is designed by today’s most innovative artists and designers and produced as a unique piece, entirely made by hand. Read more

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