Friday, April 29, 2016

Phantom Table

This beautiful optical illusion table designed and made by Graft was inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s famous white dress!


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Boeing 737 Jet Engine Transformed into a Massive Chair

This innovative chair marries aircraft engineered quality with industrial furniture design, resulting in an unconventionally eye-catching centerpiece. The 737 Cowling Chair was designed by Fallen Furniture, a company that specializes in producing aviation furniture out of authentic, reclaimed aircraft parts. This particular masterpiece was made out of a repurposed engine cowling taken from a Boeing 737.

The chair has some staggering dimensions—the piece is 2m by 2m (about 2.2 yards tall and wide), which means one would have to think twice about how to get it inside a building. With an interior upholstery of black leather that complements a polished shell exterior attached to a swiveling aluminum base. An eclectic mixture of aircraft design and interior furniture with a modern art twist, the 737 Cowling Chair certainly makes for a distinctive addition to any room.


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Driftwood Docks

Design studio Dock Smith based in Brunswick in the US, creates docks for smartphones and tablets from trunks and branches found on the coast of Maine. A lovely mix of nature and technology. Available on the studio’s Etsy shop.


Monday, April 25, 2016

Liquid Light

Creative lamps designed by Nissa Kinzhalina look like glowing vessels filled with liquid light.


Friday, April 22, 2016

Swirling Water Faucet

This innovative faucet designed by Simin Qiu converts the normal flow of water into a beautiful swirling pattern. The swirling faucet reduces water consumption and looks great in the bathroom.


Thursday, April 21, 2016

Margherita for Vea: Stunning Jewelry Made With Rubber Tires

Margherita is a line of leather accessories and jewelry by Lebanese Designer Ghita Abi Hanna. Margherita strives to create unique, bold designs, for the most part carefully hand-crafted by Lebanese artisans. Margherita’s designs incorporate architectural lines through different material, offering hand made, timeless items. The company’s fashion forward approach targets a trend-setting customer, courageous enough to stand out and wear bold statement pieces.

The featured collection was created in collaboration with Vea, a fashionably responsible brand that creates wearable accessories made from upcycled inner tire tubes. Each piece is handmade from sterling silver or gold plated brass and used bicycle tire rubber that come together nicely to create a statement piece of jewelry. The forms are kept simple and geometrical, allowing the black rubber to create volume and stark contrast with the brushed silver or gold.

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