Wall-lamps from space: a selection from the web

Space traveling has not only been an inspiration for writers and filmmakers, also for designers. The space age movement, which was at its high point between 1960 and 1970, left its mark on fashion, architecture and design, among other things. Most significantly, space age marked an…

Big lights will inspire you: industrial beauty by Wintercheck Factory

Wintercheck Factory, being Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams, is a design studio that develops an in-house furniture line in Brooklyn, New York. They have an inspiring vision on design and furniture, but also lighting. Their industrial, yet sophisticated take on lighting-design results in one of the most refreshing designs we…

Let’s talk about Glass

It’s the last month of the ‘Sottsass: the Glass’ exposition at Le Stanze Del Vetro in Venice. Time for one last reminder, we thought, since it isa unique chance to view glass artworks by Sottsass up-close, many that have never been exhibited before. The diverse…

Book: Infinite Space

“This book is a dazzling compilation of dream houses with a view, photographed by James Silverman on his travels. Whether of a remote mountain cabin in Norway, a sensuous desert oasis in Morocco, or a monolithic concrete home in Switzerland, Silvermans photographs capture the seemingly…

1950’s home renovation

Brian Libby, a Portland-based architecture writer interviewed the Milford family about the renovation of their mid-century home in Portland for Dwell magazine. The house had been renovated before, but the alterations had marred its original design. It was their wish to restore most of the…