Handmade Crochet Swings by IOTA

handmade crochet swings by iota

While most of us still associate the technique of crochet and macrame with toilet paper covers made at summer camp or Afghans made by grandma, this all female run brand has managed to make crocheted interior decorations and accessories into chic and sophisticated looking products, our favorite of which are their handmade Crochet Swings. Not only for how they look, but also because of the company behind them and how they are made. Read more

Mesmerizing Area Rugs From Moooi

Ripples Carpet by Andrés Reisinger

The pink or silver Ripples Carpet by Andrés Reisinger is a tufted area rug whose design of concentric circles makes it appear fluid. The round rugs looks remarkably dimensional from afar and have a hypnotically mesmerizing quality. Read more

Totems: Five Floor Lamps Made From Upholstery Foam For Gaudi’s Casa Batlló

totems foam floor lamps

Totems is a collection of floor lamps made from upholstery foam by designer Max Enrich for Antonio Gaudi’s Casa Batlló in Barcelona. The Totems were designed not to blend in or to compliment, but instead to stand out from the historically significant building which is presently offering a 3D immersive tour. Read more

Would You Like Some Sarcasm With That Coffee?

the best sarcastic coffee mugs

I love sarcastic coffee mugs. They’re useful, not too expensive and so many of them are now embellished with my sense of humor – dry, random and sarcastic. They make great gifts for yourself or others, and I’m always on the lookout for good ones. And I just found a bunch from a brand named lookHUMAN! Read more

Sunne Light Uses Solar Energy To Let The Sunshine In.

sunne light

Solar power is a science and designer Marjan van Aubel has turned it into a thing of beauty. A suspended window light that brings the glow of a sunset, sunlight or sunrise into your home by harvesting the sun’s energy during the day. Read more

Gelatin Lamps Look Just Like Revolting Vintage Jell-O Recipes

gelatin lamps

Artist Elrod of Mexakitsch has perfected the art of creating some of the most disgusting gelatin recipes from the 50s and casting them in resin, turning them into functional table lamps! Read more

Quelle Fête! Melting Disco Balls by ROTGANZEN

quelle fete melting disco balls by rotganzen

Quelle Fête is a series objet d’arts created by design firm ROTGANZEN that can be seen in public venues as an art installation, as part of a collaborative furniture collection and are sold separately on a smaller scale. The object represents a playful image of days gone by and a melancholic reminder of the glamour nights of disco. The amorphous shapes are covered, through painstaking creaftmanshop, with a carefully arranged glittering skin of mirrored glass tiles. The once iconic shape of the disco ball is reborn with new character and meaning in an ode to the happy days of way back when. Read more

Portraits Painted on Rugs Combine Urban and Ancient

Faces of Tradition Rug Portraits

Mateo is a Montreal-based french artist who turns traditional oriental area rugs into contemporary art by spray-painting women’s portraits upon them in his series titled Faces of Tradition. Read more