Wooden Carpet by Elisa Stroyzk

German design student Elisa Stroyzk has created a rug made of wood-veneer offcuts. The geometric pieces are laser-cut or cut by hand then bonded to a textile backing. Stroyzk is currently studying at Central Saint Martins college of art and design in London.

Photos are by Sebastian Neeb. Continue Reading

‘Lolita’ lamp by Nika Zupanc at Milan Design Week 09

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Moooi presented ‘Lolita’ lamp by Slovenian designer Nika Zupanc during the Milan Design Week 09. Continue Reading

Bamdino Kids Utensils

Bamdino Kids Utensils

This set of dinosaur-shaped utensils includes one of each fork, knife, and spoon. They’re made from organically-grown bamboo with no bleaches or dyes. And measuring at 5.5″ long, they’re designed for small hands and mouths.’ Continue Reading

Gilbert Garcin Retrospective at Espace Jacques Villegle

Eespace Jacques Villegle, (Saint Gratien, France) is currently holding a retrospective of Gilbert Garcin‘s work. The French artist creates surreal collages / sculptures from paper, sand, string, rocks, pieces of a Meccano and other discarded objects which he then photographs. He almost always features a cut-out of himself in his black and white images – ‘confronting the meanings and absurdities of the human condition in stark, dream-like landscapes and situations’.

The melancholy of Garcin’s poetic ‘enactments’ never overwhelms. Instead, an optimistic humor is communicated throughout his series of allegorical works, a sense of playing in a psyche littered with fragments from the past.

Garcin himself has explained: ‘In seventy years one has gathered ten thousand souvenirs, one has a sort of attic in one’s head. Piled-up things, which end up suddenly re-emerging.’

‘Glassbulb Light’ by OOOMS Studio

Glassbulb Light | OOOMS Studio

‘The Glassbulb Light by OOOMS is a lamp shaped like a wineglass. This atmospheric lamp is the perfect lighting for those long romantic evenings accompanied by a nice Bordeaux. The LED’s inside will shine for over 30.000 hours, so that’s around 10 years of romance at night!’