Mature Style For Your Mini Me: Modern Furniture Design Classics for Kids

Modern Furniture Design Classics for Kids

In the 1700s and 1800s it was commonplace for children’s furniture to look exactly like adult furniture, only smaller in size. Then in the 1900’s, and certainly by my birth in the mid 1960s, children’s furnishings and toys were made of plastic, vinyl or formica and came in bright primary colors or sickly pastels and were often printed with duckies or trains. Furnishings that concentrated more on function that form. (more…)

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Jona Hoad: Making Light Of Design

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Jona Hoad Design of London transforms wall panels, dividers, mirrors, chandeliers and more with light. By etching or carving glass and mirrored panels, illuminating them with colored led lights and in some cases, color-changing lights, Jona transforms interiors into glowing environments. (more…)

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Are We Not Men? We Are Rug Designers. DEVO’s Mark Mothersbaugh Does Rugs.

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Mark Mothersbaugh, member of the iconic and influential band DEVO is a visual artist as well as a musical one. In addition to his books, prints, drawings and paintings, he’s recently designed 12 different rugs for Walteria Living in Los Angeles. (more…)

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Rubik Riot: Erno’s Rubik Cubes Continue To Inspire 30+ Years Later

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It’s been over 30 years since Erno Rubik first came up with the idea for what is now world’s most popular puzzle, the Rubik’s Cube. But given the glut of items on the market, you’d think the item were designed only yesterday. (more…)

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