STUDIO JOO: Elaine Tian’s Wabi-Sabi Inspired Ceramics

Studio Joo Pendant Light

    We are on a ceramic love fest here at DPAGES and to kick off this Wednesday morning I’ve gathered some clay-based gems from Brooklyn based artist Elaine Tian of Studio Joo.           Elaine comes from an educational background in Design Studies – in which she holds a Masters degree –read ON

MAKING AN ENTRANCE: Fifteen Doorways That Wow

Black House

    They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression and that adage is as true (sometimes painfully) in architecture and design as it is in life. With this in mind, and nest feathering season just around the corner - I’ve gathered a few inspirational doorways that have got that curb appeal thing down pat.read ON

DESIGN CHEMISTRY: Art Deco Meet Billy Cotton

Art Deco Mural

    Here’s a love match made in heaven – DISC Interiors pairing of Billy Cotton’s contemporary Stick Chandelier with a vintage Art Deco mural. Just look up and you can almost see the sparks fly.     Makes a girl want to paint a ceiling mural in her stairwell or bath or closet or… other smallread ON

A New Zealand Home Bridges Past & Present

Fearon Hay Harbour House

    Today we are highlighting one of Auckland, New Zealand’s earliest waterfront homes and its seamless transition from modest early 20th century villa into to-die-for harbour front home. Set on the inner Waitemata waterway, the original villa was built in 1910. To create a dwelling compatible with 21st century standards, Fearon Hay Architects devised aread ON

READER SUBMISSION: LaLouL by Corinne van Havre

LaLouL Brass Mobile

    DPAGES reader and Antwerp based jewelry designer Corinne van Havre recently launched LaLouL – a new lighting and accessories brand based on the concept of providing unique and timeless pieces for the the home. Pulling from her educational background in art and design, her experience working at Sotheby’s, and her expertise as a jeweler, van Havre’s collectionread ON

COZY TIME: Thirteen Lust Worthy Fireplaces

Fireplace

    To wrap up the week, we’ve gathered 13 fireplaces from D’s files – because keeping cozy (and gorgeous) isn’t just a fall, winter thing. Above – Originally built in 1910, this Auckland, New Zealand home enjoys a gorgeous new fireplace by Fearon Hay Architects. Photo by Simon Wilson.     A pared down fireplace in anread ON

AUGUST FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

August 2014 Favorites

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. SURFBOARD – Custom Longboard ($3,600) – Octovo 2. CHANDELIER – Incredible Multifaceted Chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari – 1stdibs 3. PURSE – Horn Hobo ($268) – J.Crew 4. SHAVE BRUSH – Handcrafted Pewter Shaving Brush ($69) – Kaufmann Mercantile 5. FLOOR LAMP – Atomic Lobster Floor Lamp ($299) – CB2 6. CHAIR – Armchair by Mario Bellini for Cassina ($3,500) –read ON