Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Shots of Shadows by Vangelis Paterakis

These beautiful photographs by Vangelis Paterakis are meant to capture the energy and life born from light. Mission accomplished.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

High Low Contrast

Dark, light, warm and cold. These interior shots by Lotta Agaton paint the picture of subtle contrasts.

Photos: Lotta Agaton

Map Mountains

I'm a map lover, so seeing a new twist on map art by Louis Reith got me really excited. Reith lives in Amsterdam and has an amazing portfolio of work.

What's Better than Jenn Ski's Name?

Her work! Artist and Illustrator Jenn Ski has beautiful and affordable giclee prints for sale on Etsy. They're fun colorful and bound to make you happy.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Selections from Arteriors

Arteriors is the baby of Mark Moussa whose Father was in the import business. Moussa has created an emporium of beautiful lighting fixtures, furniture, and accessories. Among my favorites are these glass vases, brass sculpture, display boxes, feather and bead chandelier, wood sculptures, adjustable mirror and brass table lamp.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Pour a Cup with Megan Herbert

Could cake and coffee get better? Yes. Based in Iceland, Megan Herbert is a writer and an illustrator who created these cool stencils for baking and to top off your latte. Photos are by Marino Thorlacius. FYI the product is a joint venture with an Icelandic company called Bility. They are doing a few projects in collaboration with young designers; really interesting stuff. You should check it out.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Flower Lights By Eva Davidsson

Eva Davidsson creates giant flower lights. They could easily make you feel like you're living in a fairy tale if you were surrounded by them.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Better Walls

A little color and a little art go a long way.

Images: Hus & Hem

Potter, Steve Harrison

Englishman Steve Harrison makes individual salt glazed utilitarian pots, including tea pots, mugs, jugs and bowls. Each one is unique but unmistakably of the one family. I've yet to see anything like his work and it's magnificent.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The Woods Pencils by Colleen Pencils Co.

Twelve pencils are presented - each marked with the number in the series, the HB grade, the bilingual (English and Japanese) wood species and country/area of origin, and a most unusual number - the specific gravity of the pencil’s wood.

Lyle Owerko's Boomboxes

Who doesn't love a good boombox? Photographer Lyle Owerko has embarked on a boombox project by photographing various models in all their glory. I can imagine a series of these shots mounted and framed and beloved by any child of the 80's. Here are just a few from the collection.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Finds at Playmountain

Japan's Playmountain has a great web store. Here are some fun finds for the art of display including key fobs, a concrete house model that lights up, sand timer, ceramic buildings, clocks, and carved sugar bowls.