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Light fitting made from discarded French oak wine barrels

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Eco on Thursday 2 February 2012

The barrel oak recycled from discarded wine casks is a ‘green’ material vastly appreciated by innovative furniture designers. But what about the hoops? Stil Novo Design’s Orbit lamp offers a solution that not only makes use of the metal bands from the used barrels, but it also creates a fresh design that complements the contemporary trends of urban and industrial flavor. Steel never looked so handsome.

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Crazy Japanese food-themed iPhone covers

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Products on Thursday 2 February 2012

The Japanese seem to be able to push their creativity where everyone else opts to stop, whether for lack of courage or.excess of good taste. Would you walk around with one of these food iPhone covers? Probably not, but you still can’t help being mesmerized by them.

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Coffee tables and coffins made from crushed Ferraris

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Design on Thursday 2 February 2012

Ferrari cars represent a social status and decadent life style most of us will only dream of. The fascination with this symbol of wealth and success must have hit designer Charly Molinelli pretty hard as he turns the carcasses of crushed Ferraris into coffee tables and coffins. Could this be our chance to finally own […]

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Thom Browne’s extraordinary Fall/Winter collection

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Fashion on Thursday 2 February 2012

I got to admit, I don’t get the vibe at all. But if you are a sucker for weird, eccentric, avant-garde, realistically unwearable clothes, Thom Browne’s F/W collection is going to really work for you. Where you would wear any of that might be an issue though.

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Capsula Mundi: an eco-friendly way to be buried

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Eco on Thursday 2 February 2012

If you have romantically fantasized about been buried under a tree (people fantasize about that too, right?), italian project Capsula Mundi will push it up a notch. Picture it: an egg shaped container in which your dead body is put in a fetal position. Capsula Mundi is planted like a seed in the soil, and […]

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Recycled furniture designs by Stil Novo Design

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Design on Wednesday 31 August 2011

As the new generations become more sensitive about our planet’s fragility and excited about recycling, upcycling and reclaiming, the need of combining quality to innovative design becomes essential if we want to keep such public invested.

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Zombie Engagement Photos by Amanda Rynda

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Photography on Tuesday 30 August 2011

Amanda Rynda brings her clients’ fantasies to life with her wedding photography. If you’re fed up with the dreamy, sugary, corny pictures of smiley couples holding hands at the park, how about throwing a zombie into the mix?

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Mari Lowery’s soft noir photography

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Photography on Tuesday 30 August 2011

Mari Lowery’s photography turns mundane into mysterious in a single frame. She creates a somewhat gloomy world, conveying an indefinable, yet alluring mood.

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Dolton Ghetti’s amazing pencil tip sculptures

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Art on Tuesday 30 August 2011

The moment I saw Dolton Ghetti’s amazing sculptures, the first thing that came to my mind was ‘Why?!’ But it takes such an obvious level of skill and out of this world patience (not to mention, a steady hand) to create these mini gems, that I was instantly awestruck. His inimitable work is now showcased at Lori Warner Studio. It’s probably easier to create art through a pencil than on the actual tip of one.

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Granny goes noir ceramic art by Jessica Harrison

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Art on Tuesday 30 August 2011

Do you remember those romantic, vintagy looking ceramic figurines sitting on your grandma’s dresser? Well, Jessica Harrison must have felt about them just the way I did. It takes a quite imaginative mind, plus great talent, to turn a little obsession into true art. She accomplishes that with mind-blowing results that will change the way you look at those statuettes for ever.

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Wearable Trees jewelry by Sarah Hood

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By Camilla Pistilli in New Fashion on Tuesday 30 August 2011

Talk about eco-friendly jewelry! A bonsai on your cocktail ring? Sure. Twigs around your neck? Perfect. She does it with such care, restraint and attention to the ‘chic level’, though, that I’d be delighted to wear one right away and water it after taking it off tonight.

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