Turning Kitsch Into Couture. Teardrop Lighting by Bodo Sperlein.

Teardrop Lighting by Bodo Sperlein

Bodo Sperlein’s work for Lladro and Nymphenberg caught my eye years ago and since then, I’ve been a fan of his elegant pieces and home decor. His Red Berry and Dibbern Black Forest Dinnerware have long been atop my wishlist. Here’s yet another unique collection by Sperlein that preserves an endangered skill and turns it into contemporary pieces for the home. Read more

Pride of Soldiers, A Scabetti Sculpture in A Highly Secure Military Location.

scabetti's pride of soldiers

‘Pride of Soldiers’, this unique three meter diameter sculptural light commissioned for the Land Forces Command Head Quarters in Utrecht, has rarely been seen before due to its highly secure location. Read more

Whacked Out Willow China By Sweden’s Nille Svensson. Fake China Dinnerware.

Adding his own narrative to what at first glance looks like classic Willow Pattern China (a style of dinnerware which originated in England in the early 1800s), designer Nille Svensson has created “Fake China.” Read more

Soop Dishes Up Some Fun Tableware

SOOP TablewareSoop is a multi-disciplinary design company, designing products for the home and commercial environment, from tableware to small items of furniture. Their tableware mixes whimsy and wit, with many unusual ideas and concepts. Some of the following plates / didhes are presently in production and available at various design stores or directly from Soop. Others are looking for production and distribution. All of them are imaginative and fun. Read more