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The August 2012 issue of D Pages is up! A special thank you to this month’s sponsors at Bellamee, Caravan Pacific, Clayton Gray Home, Emporium Home, Furbish Studio, Huddleson, and Switch Modern.
Italian architect, Francesco Librizzi, came up with this brilliant twist on the traditional staircase in order to achieve a specific design goal. The stair, set in an Milan house built around 1900, is specifically designed so as not to impinge upon the home’s original floors, windows, and doorways. The result looks like some hybrid betweenread ON
Morie Nishimura, the designer behind Nishimura Ishou Co. Ltd., strives to create highly aesthetic works that are imbued with a sense of timelessness. In this 2012 collection – A Quiet Celebration – he creates mirrors out of brass – allowing “us to see ourselves in the same way those that came before us saw themselves”.read ON
Helbros Watch Company, 1943 “Paul Rand (born Peretz Rosenbaum, August 15, 1914 — November 26, 1996) was an American graphic designer best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Westinghouse, ABC, and Steve Jobs’ NeXT. He was one of the originators of the Swiss Style of graphic design. Rand wasread ON
This elegant pendant light, named “Untitled Collaboration Work”, is the brain child of South Korea based Design-Jay and glass artist Yoowan, Yang. Composed of 4 basic ingredients – a wire, natural cork, a 20 watt light bulb and one hand blown glass dome – this beautiful pendant light makes a strong argument for keepingread ON
How fab is this use of paint to add some oomph to what otherwise might be a rather detail-less wall? It’s a great example of how sometimes the most simple ideas pack the biggest punch. Have any of you done something cool/beautiful with paint in your or a client’s home? If so, mail D your picsread ON