Need a wild idea for a kid’s room? Try these playful lamps from OFFI. Adorably stylized and made from non-toxic plastic, OFFI’s range of animal-shaped lamps—Siamese, Dachshund, HoweePup Jr, and Terri Bear—come equipped with low voltage bulbs that distribute soft, diffused light in a range of happy colors.
It’s not that we’re opposed to real trees, but we seem to be running across a preponderance of paper alternatives of late.
Entertaining with flair is about the little things, and these little things—namely, silicone wine glass markers by the Dutch company Vacu Vin—are sure to impress partying guests.
Well, hello gorgeous! MASH Studios is staying decidedly on trend with a new line of metallic finishes to its sublime LAXseries storage units.
We confess to a fondness for maps and re-purposed printed matter of any kind, which is why we wish we’d found these Christmas ornaments from the UK brand Bombus a bit earlier.
We won’t claim to have predicted it, but, naturally, we’d like to think our October Autumn Trend feature (below) influenced Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year decision.
If you’re headed to Brussels anytime soon, put Ampersand House and Gallery on your itinerary. The gallery specializes in both vintage and contemporary 20th Century design, with a current exhibition, Colour Fields, featuring a mouth-watering collection of furniture, lighting and objet d’art called upon “to explore the connection between colour, geometry and architecture.” Doing duty are works by Jens Risom, Piero Fornasetti, Pierre Paulin, Bruno Mathsson, among other design gods, presented in the context of a series of well-appointed, exquisitely curated domestic rooms.
“Our Kitsch Christmas is focused around all the beautiful vintage accents available on Etsy which, when combined, can make a pretty standout centerpiece for the home to wow guests over the Christmas break.” Kudos to Emily Dean, part of Etsy’s UK team, who put together this decidedly merry mantel focal point from a haphazard selection of disparate Etsy offerings.
Pia Wallen’s lust-inducing Crux blanket is getting some stiff competition these days, and design enthusiasts couldn’t be happier with their ever-growing list of cozy, cross-centric choices.
Shine Labs is closing up shop, and that’s your gain. For a limited time, all Shine Labs lighting, including the exotic wire forms of the Moire Tibet Pendant and Moire Opium Pendant, can be bought at an exclusive 2Modern discount of up to 60% off regular prices.
We’ve already waxed poetic about Sputnik Christmas ornaments; now comes the Sputnik holiday card from the Washington, DC print shop Letterpress Light, pitch-perfect as holiday motif, and Christmas-ready in red and green.
We’ve featured the ultra-minimal tables by Italian brand Kristalia more than once on this site (see them here and here), and a look at these recent photos from Kristalia is a reminder of why.
We were immediately struck by the moody prettiness of this Christmas tree, only to find that we were fooled by a terrific home-made optical illusion—and the most artful no-fuss tree we’ve seen in a while.
Contemporary glass homes may no longer have a high novelty quotient, but not many can claim to glow like a red lantern in the forest.
The last prize in our 12 Days of Holiday Giving sweepstakes is a canvas of your choice from the prolific California artist Parvez Taj, whose layered mixed-media compositions make striking, yet accessible, original wall art.
Luxuries don’t have to cost the earth. These modestly priced Penguin book classics have been given new life by Mr.
As die-hard Modernists, we naturally like our Christmas decorations devoid of kitschy red Santas. No wonder, then, that these vignettes from the Christmas issue of Elle Decoration (Sweden) make us sigh in envy.
Wordsmiths and gardeners, take note: these gorgeous prints by Portland-based Jean Cody are terrific value as gifts for yourself or someone else.
Something about coat racks (coat stands, coat trees, coat hooks) seems to bring out a particular brand of inventiveness in industrial designers.
Never mind the coffee, this Polish cafe has found a way to give its customers a jolt of color that’s sure to keep them wide awake no matter how caffeinated their drinks.