Three New Tree Bookshelves Named Tess, Sam and Louane by Christophe Boulin.

bookshelves shaped like trees

Tess, Louane and Sam are three new open tree bookshelves and storage for children’s rooms, libraries, playrooms or even offices. The Arbres Collection was designed by Christophe Boulin for MATHY BY BOLS, a Belgian company that makes adorable and functional furniture for children. (more…)

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The Booken Is A Table, A Shelf and a Library In One.

The Booken

At this year’s IMM Cologne, Italian furniture design company Lema collaborated with Raw Edges designers Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay who founded their studio in 2007 with the aim of creating soulful and yet, ironic, objects (such as this unusual commissioned piece, to create a unique piece. (more…)

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Seeing Skulls. James Hopkins’ Vanitas.


above: James Hopkins, Decadence and Demise, 2006 (image courtesy of hamburger-kunsthalle)

Skulls, skulls, skulls. They are everywhere these days. But at least artist James Hopkins has a different take on them. He has a series of mixed media pieces called Vanitas in which random objects and furniture are composed to create the image or illusion of human skulls. (more…)

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