Pick up truck by Harry Allen

  Harry Allen loves trucks. The beauty of any pickup truck is its utilitarian aesthetic - four strong wheels and the capacity to haul cargo. Cast in resin from a toy truck, Pickup is a catch-all bowl. 5 x 12 x 6 inches. Coming in gold, neon orange, chrome and white. The…

Wild nature inspired rugs

    Playful and fun, the vibrantly colored rugs of Indi-B are intended to foster children's imagination and creativity, brightening up their floor with vivid, idyllic nature scenes. Creative director Beatrice Girelli, along with the rest of the Indi-B team,…

Steel swing, like a sculpture

  This "mild steel with wax finish" swing by Tom Dixon weights 956 kg. Imagine it in your garden. Indestructible, perfect for the family to swing for hours and days and years, and to pass it to the next and next next next generations. Edition of 8. Seen at Super Design London,…

Say hello to a new kind of playhouse

  Sustainable, sleek, and beautiful: those are the right adjectives for this one-room of wonders. Designed by two San Francisco mothers, it is the perfect place for kids to dream big. The structure, a nod to modernist architecture, is built with eco-friendly maple wood and…

Areaware forever…

  The Salvor Fauna collection (Tees and cushions) had a lot of influence on the market; the graphics have been widely copied, there's even been copies of the copies. That didn't affect their attraction power. Simply because they were the first, because they are beautifully…

Do you know Fermob?

    If you have a chance to spend your spare time in Bryant Park - New York or Jardin du Luxembourg - Paris, you will be familiar with the iconic Fermob chairs. The French company which started to equip public spaces more than 120 years ago is back in fashion, with a great…

Object of desire

    This is one of five hand-painted Eames Rockers to be awarded as a grand prize in Herman Miller’s Design For You contest (hermanmiller.com). Check the other versions. They are to die for. Thanks to Rachel @ www.handmadecharlotte.com  

La gallina matta, Italian home decor

La Gallina Matta (which means "the mad hen") is an Italian company selling a playful collection of fabrics as well as bespoke furniture. I like this chair, quite unique even more the background wall with its blackboard aspect. www.lagallinamatta.it.

Doudou 6 at Pomme, Brooklyn

    It has become a tradition: every Fall, Pomme invites New York children to be photographed with their most treasured possessions. On October 2nd and 3rd, Davina Zagury will be back to capture the attachment they have to their security objects. Like its 5 previous…

Lila&Tom, image + story makers

  Most designers know that image and communication tools are key for their brand. Some are lucky and have the skills to work on it, some have talented friends in their network. But for others, finding the right photographer, stylist, set designer, graphic designer, i.e.…

Wallpaper news

  The wallpapers created by Elli Popp stand out, in their fresh and quite unique style. They feature a range of neo-romantic designs blended with the balancing use of color, shape and theme. Influenced by nature and by the 20's, Elli Popp offers a nostalgic relief through…

On color, and on promoting Design

  In 2002, Rei Kawakubo declared "red is the new black". The last 8 years have shown that the visionary designer of Comme des Garcons was right. Today red is still invading our closets and homes. But there are a fair amount of red shades, the new Tom Dixon, "fluoro", is the…