Since 2005 Northern-California based Modwalls has offered affordable Midcentury-inspired tile in ceramics and glass for commercial and residential applications. Over the years they have teamed up with notable designers such as Rex Ray, Clayhaus Ceramics and Henry Road. But their newest designs might come from an unlikely source.
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In March the Minneapolis-based retailer announced a partnership with the Finnish design house, Marimekko. Best known for bold prints and bright colors, the Target collection will feature more than 200 items— ranging from swimsuits to snowboards.
Last September an important piece of drivable automotive history crossed the auction block for an epic $3.7 million dollars.
Built on a Maserati Bora platform, the Boomerang prototype was intended to inspire. And inspire it did.
From basic to luxo- there is a chair out there for you!
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We can’t imagine a better homage to NCC1701 than a life-size replica. A gaming company in China have done just that! Continue reading
Build a better whisk and the world will… um, separate egg yolks?
The Whisk’ from Ivan Zhang not only includes an apostrophe in the name- it can separate egg yolks.
Clever design allows the utensil to perform its usual duty as a whisk plus as an egg separator. The ergonomic handle is designed to make it easy to hold and prevent the tool from rolling.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art wanted something a little different for the concession stand in their nature park. The Swedish firm of Visiondivision complied.
Incorporating a 100-foot tall yellow poplar as a horizontal beam they designed a building that functions as shelter, playground, light fixture and monument. The design is called “chop stick” and it has become a huge attraction for the museum.
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2012 marks the centennial year of the famous Danish architect and designer Finn Juhl. At the United Nations headquarters in New York, the Trusteeship Council Chamber, one of Danish designer Finn Juhl’s major works, is currently being renovated.
Who doesn’t like a cool table lamp?
Here’s a really great review we thought was worth sharing. It’s an article from Dwell magazine featuring some very modern table lamps. Enjoy!
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