Los Objetos Decorativos sculptural ceramics

Stumbling across new unique and innovative designs always makes me happy. Seeing the beautiful Duo Vases by Los Objetos Decorativos filled me with excitement. The Ceramic work by LOD is sculptural, innovative and definitely ultramodern. To me, it looks like the perfect object to add some color and a little bit of crazy into a home.     The duo vase and Seashell box The Duo Vase uses a simple combination of two basic elements which can be used as...

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Christian Caulas, ecological design in its most beautiful form

Dear Christian, thank you for taking the time to tell me a little bit about yourself and your product and object design. Before we start, could you tell me a little bit about yourself? I live and work in the heights of a small village in the south of France. At 900m high. I am surrounded by nature, trees, mountains which offers me most of the furniture I need to work. Mostly, the...

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Ollie Sofa_urban outfitters home furniture design blush sofa via ZWEI Design

Ollie Sofa by Urban Outfitters home

A blush sofa gem   I have to say I was very surprised seeing this beautiful Ollie sofa at the current Urban Outfitters Home collection. I immediately was drawn to the light and airy wire frame paired with the warm and soft color and material choice they used for the covering.   A mix of styles all in one beautiful Sofa This sofa combines a few strong design styles like the modern and clean lines of...

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ZWEI Design Living Room B-A-L Table

ZWEI Home Collection | The B-A-L Table

The Break-A-Leg Occasional Table The break a leg (or B-A-L for short) Table is one of the most expressive designs in the ZWEI Home Collection. While searching for a suitable side table on which we could place our AC Globe Lamp, Michael and I decided, to design a table that reflected the shape and material language of their table lamp.     The Design We used the same 8 cm diameter found in the wooden base...

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Bilou Bilou velvet chair

A fabric covered dream     red, green, beige, blue, grey ...this fabric covered chair by Promemoria is simply cool. I love this Italian glam vibe this dining chair has. Paired with some neutral colors and clean polished surfaces this chair adds the right amount of color and glam.     The pop queen amongst chairs I love how Obumex has used the  BILOU BILOU Chair in this interior. Obumex calls it an "inviting sense of calm…" and I think its the...

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neon sighn at ruby Lilly München hotel by ZWEI Design copy

Ruby Lilly the place to stay when in munich

Munich weekend city trip City trips are always a favorite of ours especially when staying at a nice Airbnb or hotel. We spontaneously went to Munich to meet up with Michaels brother this weekend. We stayed at Ruby Lilly, a hotel I only can recommend to stay at. Ruby Lilly is located quite central and within walking distance to the city center and some very nice museums like the Pinakothek, which I definitely recommend to visit if you...

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Bone_Sconce_via zwei design by parkerworks

“without roughness, there would be no elegance” Interview with Parkerworks Part 3

This is the final part of our lovely interview with Elisabeth Parker the founder of PARKERWORKS. In the previous two blog-posts (click here for part one and two), we talked with Elisabeth about her background, her journeys around the world and her love for creating objects the "old fashion" way! In this final part, we asked Elisabeth a view question about her thoughts on design and how she sees her objects interact with...

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“without roughness, there would be no elegance” Interview with Parkerworks Part 2

A woman that can do the work. This is the second part of the interview I had with founder and designer Elisabeth Parker. In my previous post, Elisabeth gave us an inside into her personal design and work life, her sources of inspiration and how she would define her design style. "Without roughness, there would be no elegance, and elegance defines roughness, essentially." This quote by Elisabeth beautifully describes her work and motivation to...

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