Category Archive: Art

Milan 2012 | Lambrate District

Highlights from a few of the Lambrate District Shows: 1. Wheel of Nutrition plate by student Juliusson Hafsteinn-Rui Pereira. This simple concept could go a long way for your health/ diet. scuoladesign.com OUT NOW… Continue reading

Ken&Barbie

Check out these super fun photos by David Parise. He simply photographs 1960’s Barbies, in their original clothing, on actual locations. They are heavily copyright protected (as they should be). So, I’ll only… Continue reading

Milan 2012 | Street Scene

One thing that we (Zac Feltoon and I)  enjoyed the most during Milan design week, was walking around the smaller shows (smaller than Saloni.. ie: Tortona, Lambrate, MOST, etc) and their surrounding areas.… Continue reading

Shagreen

Shagreen has been a favorite material of mine for quite some time. The texture is so smooth (yet bumpy) and lovely to touch. It’s not something that I get to have or spec… Continue reading

Designer | Mark Braun

Mark Braun has some really great design. I found his work at this year’s Saloni, because I was interested in his Floor95 closet system for Covo. External closet systems are a trend that… Continue reading

Destes @MOST

The MOST show had so many great Designers and new products. Two of the most memorable projects came from Destes. Both pieces were designed by Thorunn Arnadottir) The Sasa Clock: “Sasa”, in the African… Continue reading

“Well, they were already dead anyway…” -Bekking

–This may be disturbing to some viewers– It probably shouldn’t, but this makes me laugh. Artist, Marel Bekking, created these scultural works using dead baby chicks. I know, it’s messed up… but they are really… Continue reading

Analogia Project | Milan 2012

The Analogia Project  was by far one of my favorites from the entire week. It was located in the Lambrate district, among other great shows in the area. These ‘faux furnishings’ took on… Continue reading

ART | Lambrate District

When you get off of the metro in the Lambrate district of Milan, you see a trail of painted spots leading you somewhere…. You follow the spots for half a dozen blocks or… Continue reading

you had me at ‘watercolor maps’…

… but I stayed for the infographics. I recently saw a really beautiful watercolor map; then I wanted to find out more about its source. Turns out, the source Stamen.com, is filled with… Continue reading