Magically floating lampshade

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Products on Friday 8 November 2013

Designed by Paul Cocksedge, this lampshade seems to float above the room. The illusion of utter weightlessness is relaxing and fascinating. Created for Flos, the lamp design features tiny cords that are almost impossible to see at first glance, giving the lampshade its floating appearance.

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Funky new office by Spencer Ogden in Singapore

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Architecture on Tuesday 16 April 2013

Check out this funky office for the British energy recruitment agency Spencer Ogden. Their new office in Singapore is so fresh there’s grass instead of carpet. And did anyone else notice the basketball goal on the wall? I think this is proof that the old cubicle design is officially dead.

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25,000 paper bags used to redesign OWEN store interior

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Design on Thursday 31 May 2012

When I first saw the photos for the interior of the OWEN Boutique store, I was amazed. Created by an architecture firm called Tacklebox, they designed and hand-built the boutique’s surface from floor to ceiling with 25,000 brown paper bags to replicate a honeycomb-like structure. Tacklebox reclaims common, ordinary, or overlooked materials and use them in an extraordinary way to foster a sense of timelessness.

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Hus & Hem: a smörgåsbord of Scandinavian design

Joey DeRuy Reader Find

By Joey DeRuy in New Design on Thursday 8 March 2012

I love tattoos. On my quest to find inspiration for a particular tattoo I found on the Internet, I stumbled across Hus & Hem completely out of nowhere. As an admirer of antlers in a home or work space, I’m always looking for a substitute for an actual animal that is fun. They have other […]

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Casa Son Vida, Balearic Islands

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By Casper Johansson in Cool Travel on Wednesday 5 May 2010

Located in the glorious Balearic Islands, just off the coast of Spain, this equally magnificent, 8,500 square foot Casa Son Vida villa was designed by the Dutch founder of Mooi, Marcel Wanders, in collaboration with the Hong Kong-based tecARCHITECTURE.

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Archipod home office

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By Casper Johansson in Architecture on Wednesday 5 May 2010

London-based Archipod have reinvented the idea of the home office, shifting it to the backyard and encasing it in a distinctive coating that hides a lavish interior set-up including an ergonomic semicircular computer desk, concealed background mood lighting, electric heater, smoke alarm, data ports and electrical outlets. The Pod is an insulated sphere of approximately 3 metres in diameter.

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Reflectius clock

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Friday 30 April 2010

Today and Tomorrow just posted this sweet clock designed by Art. Lebedev Studio that form digits via 60 little rotating mirrors that bounce a laser beam. The design and concept seem really retro-futuristic, and would have been a great set piece for Back to the Future II.

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Holly Dyment’s interior design

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Architecture on Thursday 1 April 2010

isn’t this the fantasy bedroom you’ve always wanted but never knew how to get out of your head and into reality? Well, Toronto interior decorator Holly Dyment has been doing just the opposite. For more than twenty-five years, she’s been taking rooms from the gritty truth of reality deep into the fantastical realm of her […]

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