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

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

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

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

FLOWS: Swirling Ceramic Art by Fenella Elms

Fenella Elms Ceramic-Art

    Looking like some irresistible cross between swirling windblown feathers and soft soft scales, these works of art by Fenella Elms are sure to have your fingers twitching for a feel. The UK based artist describes the recipe for her porcelain wall hung sculptures as follows…         “Powdered porcelain is mixedread ON

STRANGE LOVE: An Unexpected Objet d’Art

Ivan Campos Knives

    Today we are veering off the beaten path to appreciate this little gem of a handcrafted knife by Brazilian knifemaker, Ivan Campos. In the spirit of full disclosure, yours truly knows very little about knives – especially those of the non table variety. Regardless, the heart wants what the heart wants and thisread ON

SCREENS & SHUTTERS: The Other Window Treatments

Decorative Iron Screen

    Today we are taking a gander outside the box with a delve into a few alternatives to the standard curtains, shades and blinds. From solutions to your most challenging window panes (i.e. skylights) to smart ways to add architectural interest and protect from heat –  today’s picks should prove handy in keeping you and your windows smartly covered.read ON