Slim and slick: 5 state-of-the-art tube-lamps

When you think about tube lamps, aesthetically pleasing is probably the last thing that comes to mind. It’s a type of lamp you often find in your average offices, waiting rooms and other areas that aren’t exactly relaxing or cozy. These five lamps by various design…

Shigeru Ban: The Paper Architect’s Complete Work 1985-2010

The ecologically minded architect Shigeru Ban is famous for his structures crafted from recyclable materials as well as his adoption of traditional Japanese building methods. He became famous for his use of paper tubes and cargo containers in his innovative, portable designs. Ban’s heritage has a definite impact on his projects, as…

Top 5 Trending Summer Houseplants

Over the past couple of years, plants have massively risen in popularity and become a staple piece in the everyday household. Gardens are a luxury not many people across the globe have access to anymore. More and more people are moving into cities, leaving them…

Hat Mould Lamp by EX.T

The “Hat” lamp was designed by Copenhagen-based design studio, Norm Architects for the Italian design brand EX.T. The lamp was inspired by the art and craftsmanship of traditional hat making. The shape of the lamp resembles the wooden molds that were used to shape and design hats.…

The Greentree House by Kevin O’Sullivan

The Amagansett area in East Hampton, Long Island is almost completely surrounded by the Silver Beech Forest Preserve. The Greentree house by the Scottish architect, Kevin O’Sullivan perfectly blends into its botanical surroundings. The use of luxury materials such as teak, travertine, and terrazzo marble flooring are…

Plant Portraits: Photorealism by Edith Rewa Barrett

Edith Rewa Barrett is an Australian-based illustrator and textile designer with a passion for florals. She specializes in floral realism and designs incredibly realistic plant illustrations that almost look photographed. Her beautifully detailed portraits of plants and botanical creatures are translated into fabrics, scarves, and…