Wine Bottles Upgrade | Lucirmas

Yesterday I had a nice email exchange with Lucia Bruni, designer from Lucirmas, a design studio based in Barcelona whose creations I find extremely appealing. Lucirmás designs and produces sustainable glass products which tell a story. They make original, handcrafted objects from 100% recycled glass, offering the quality of a beautiful, artisan product. Lucirmás’ mission is to create […]

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Are you ready for the next Milan Fuorisalone? I am (almost)!

Milan: Italy’s fashion capital. But not only. Each year, at the end of April, Milan becomes the world’s design and furniture capital. And it has always been a great event, a must-go for those who are interested in design – if you are good at spotting talents, then that is the place to test your […]

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Do you know what Yarn Bombing is? If you do not, then read this

Better not to say “I already know everything about this subject” because you never know what you might stumble upon. I was drinking my Saturday morning espresso at the local caffè, skimming through one of those offered magazine when I saw the guerrilla-crafts of Graffiti Grannys and went “WOW”! And this year, it is the […]

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Nancy Fouts’ Paradoxical Juxtapositions

Originally posted on Nicole Belopotosky:
Nancy Fouts is an American-born artist who lives in London for her marketing career. However, it is her fine-art sculptures which has caught everyone’s attention. Her surrealist work poetically marries surprising items; together creating paradox. She has a knack for creating an atmosphere of curiosity and intrigue with her audience.…

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While They await Extinction 2011 | Hanna Hedman

I do not know the weight of this incredible jewelry by Hanna Hedman but I would gladly wear one of these amazing artworks made of silver, oxidized silver, powder coated copper and paint. Hanna Hedman is an awarded Swedish jewellery artist living in Stockholm. Her “While they await extinction”-is a jewellery prpoject that has its origin […]

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Blooming Light for out-of-the-grid communities | Olafur Eliasson

One of the first I>K post was about a smart idea born tobring light to people living in the darkest slums in India. “Littlesun”, the name of this small solar-powered lantern, is another smart and shining product having a similar purpose. Presented at the  World Economic Forum, Littlesun has been designed to improve access to light […]

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Book carving | Kylie Stillman and Long Bin-Chen

Frankly speaking, I did not know there was a form of art called book carving. I had already published another post about another book-art artist, Isaac Salazar, a while ago, but these creations are slightly different. Kylie Stillmann, a Melbourn based artist, uses a scalpel to create wonderful sculptures,  inverted reliefs of trees and the birds that […]

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