Posts Tagged ‘design’

Be Creative with your Junk

June 13, 2009
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Rocking chair made of wood cable drum, and a soft seat and back rest

Created by Junktion, founded in Tel Aviv in 2008, taking everyday objects that have been classified as junk and seeing them in new ways; and creating new beautiful useful things.

What do you think of some of their designs? Would you have them in your home?

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These gas baskets are made of metal gas balloons.

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Drawer Column on the left made of old wooden boxes, a metal column and a concrete base.

Above is a flowers lamp composed of an aluminium jug, flexible pipes and spherical lamps.

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Kitchen lamp made from a cooking pot, flexible metal pipes and teapots

I’m not sure about having this kitchen lamp in my kitchen (I wouldn’t have the room for it even if I did), but I do like the creativity that went into making it.

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I think this is a cool little seat. The suitcase sofa is made using an old suitcase, plywood, soft seats and wheels.

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A very practical towel hanger using plumbing pipes

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Stella McCartney’s Lucky Spot

June 1, 2009
Lucky Spot, a chandelier created by Stella McCartney returns to Belsay Castle

Lucky Spot, a chandelier created by Stella McCartney returns to Belsay Castle

Inspired by a visit to Belsay Castle, Stella McCartney created a jewelled curtain of thousands of Swarovski crystals that hung in the shape of a horse from the ceiling in the Castle’s Great Hall. I think it’s a beautiful creation.

Read more about it from English Heritage.

Stick ‘Em Up

March 3, 2009

While looking for things to do for a weekend in London a while ago, I came across Supernice

. I think I’ve fallen for the wall stickers and decals in their Blik line. Or maybe I just love the idea of being able to alter the look of a room with these adhesives and tearing them out as soon as you’re bored of them. It would look specially great in a kid’s room, and as soon as they outgrow them; pull them off. What do you think of their stickers?