PART TWO: SALONE DEL MOBILE / MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2014

    Today D wraps up our coverage on Milan Design Week 2014 with a selection of some of the most covet-worthy furnishings, lighting and accessories on show.  While not all items have made it to market yet, most are on their way. I hope you enjoy the picks!     Architect David Adjaye’s cantilevered Washingtonread ON

The Mobile Sculptures of David Ross

    As a photographer who has spent the better part of a decade documenting some of South Africa’s most stunning homes, hotels, restaurants and lodges – photographer David Ross has parlayed his keen eye for design and love for clean lines into a second career as an artist. His art form of choice isread ON

MAISON & OBJET 2014: The Tableware Finds

    As a follow up to our Richard Brendon feature earlier this week, I’ve gathered three more tableware stars from this year’s Maison & Objet festivities. From the most casual melamine to the finest bone china, there should be a little something for everyone.       Inspired by the ‘action paintings’ pioneered byread ON

The Bear & The Hare: Creative Magic + Shrewd Marketing

    Since 2011, UK retailer John Lewis has been taking a different approach to the season of giving with ambitious advertising campaigns targeted not at promoting specific products but rather at selling an emotion, a feeling. As Craig Inglis, the company’s marketing director states, “This is really about telling a story and making thatread ON

SIPHO MABONA: Crowdfunding A Life Size Origami Elephant

    This January, Swiss origami artist Sipho Mabona plans to fold a life size (3 meter tall) white elephant from a 15 meter by 15 mete square sheet of paper. The unprecedentedly-large-scale folding event is slated to take place over the course of several weeks at the KKLB art museum in Beromünster, Switzerland whereread ON

PERSPECTIVE: Time Lapse of Earth from the ISS

    Buckle up bunnies, because today I have a video worth far more than its 2.25 minute watch time. ‘The World Outside My Window – Time-Lapse of Earth from the ISS’ by David Peterson is providing the plugged in world with a hearty dose of perspective on a very grand scale. The short movieread ON

Chandeliers of Chicken Wire by Rick Tegelaar

    Prepare to have your minds blown my friends because the stunning pieces you see here are made out of one very un-glamorous material – chicken wire – and the process used to make it? Well, you will not want to miss it. The Meshmatics series (to which the chandelier above is the latest addition)read ON