Brimming, Spilling, Deflecting… William Pye Has A Way With Water.

william pye water sculptures

Willam Pye is internationally known for his water sculptures. However most of them are located outside of the United States, so I wanted to share some of them with you. (more…)

Continue ReadingBrimming, Spilling, Deflecting… William Pye Has A Way With Water.

Raising The Benchmark On.. Well, Benches.

Platform bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller and the leather Mies van der Rohe Bench for Knoll.

Once upon a time, given my old design snob tendencies, the only benches I’d consider owning were the classic slat bench, the Platform bench, by George Nelson for Herman Miller and the leather Mies van der Rohe Bench for Knoll. Both, shown below, are still worthwhile investments, but if you’re looking for a new modern bench, there’s no shortage of beautiful benches by fabulous designers out there. (more…)

Continue ReadingRaising The Benchmark On.. Well, Benches.

Sorry Barbie, But Compared To Mooqla Dolls, You’re Just PWT*


If you don’t know Mooqla dolls, you’re about to be introduced to a series of exotically featured handmade silicone encased plastic dolls clad in the hippest of fashions. They make even Couture Barbie look like some serious *poor white trash. (more…)

Continue ReadingSorry Barbie, But Compared To Mooqla Dolls, You’re Just PWT*

Kanera Sinks: Like Having A Little Lake In Your Home

kanera sinks

Kanera of Germany makes these undulating stunning enameled steel sinks for kitchen and bathroom. The modern basins pool with water like little lakes when the drain is closed. (more…)

Continue ReadingKanera Sinks: Like Having A Little Lake In Your Home

To Celebrate Oz’s 70th, Designers Re-do Dorothy’s Kicks With Proceeds Benefitting Charity

Designers re-imagine Dorothy's ruby slippers
above: Sergio Rossi, Gwen Stefani and Moschino’s sketches of their versions of Dorothy’s ruby slippers

Swarovski Elements Embark on a Ruby Crystal-Studded 70th Anniversary Celebration of The Wizard of Oz by asking designers to re-interpret Dorothy’s Famous Ruby Slippers. (more…)

Continue ReadingTo Celebrate Oz’s 70th, Designers Re-do Dorothy’s Kicks With Proceeds Benefitting Charity