Evelyn M's Design Blog
Located on the outskirts of Bangalore in Karnataka, India this staircase with human sculptures was designed by Abin Design Studio to first and foremost create a connection with the earth outside so while the life-sized reading sculptures are the main focal point, the staircase itself rests on and is embedded in locally sourced Sadarahali granite.
Originally designed and created for the ODD Experiments show the Yarfie series of cat trees for modern homes by Aelfie and Michael Varinsky where created to follow the criteria of “highly crafted pieces that have a much weaker grasp on the functional elements that make their design – design”.
While Vedat Ulgen furniture designs have a distinctly avant garde appearance – especially his Cactus Chair, thanks to his wildly creative mind they are still functional, easy on the eye, statement furniture designs that are perfect in any home.
There is nothing I love better then the incorporation of art into any design so needless to say when I saw Critical Mass in the gardens of a home designed by architect Chris Doray, located in Vancouver, BC, Canada, I couldn’t wait to write about it. The coastal site is a 66’x168’ view property that overlooks the North Shore Mountains in the distance and the garden – including this amazing sculpture – creates a visual connection between the home, its garden and the Pacific Northwest surroundings.
Wood is not the most transparent of materials to use for lamp shades but when steam bent and twisted with lots of space in-between for the light to get through, the wood light pendants by Tom Raffield will light up any room they are used in. This one is called The Giant Flock as though it were a flock of birds – cool.