Relax With the M² Bench!

There’s nothing quite like relaxing in the garden or park on a warm, bright sunny day. It’s even better if the furniture you happen to be slouched in is as well designed and innovative as this one from Belgian designers Studio Segers . Aiming to bring some fun and variety into outdoor public spaces, the model [...]

A New Kind of Drinks Cabinet. The Wallbanger by Urban Case

Absolutely perfect for everyone who likes a party (and not just the sort of person that spends a considerable amount of time in the garden shed), comes Urban Case’s wall mounted bar The Wallbanger. Named after the famous 50’s cocktail the Harvey Wallbanger, the design collaboration between Urban Case and Loll Designs has come up [...]

Martin Creed at Sketch

The British artist Martin Creed has designed the interior of a dining  room at London restaurant Sketch. The former Turner Prize winner has created a space which aims to be part exhibition, part artwork and part restaurant. As in all of his work, Creed here explores the limits of art and functionality, with the floor, [...]

A Tower of a Desk From Meike Meijer

Dutch designer Meike Meijer has created a series of furniture items based on images by the German artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, particular their work on types of industrial structures; including pylons, water tanks and towers. These stunning looking desks are the first to appear from the collection and have just finished being shown at [...]

Fun With Food - Boguslaw Sliwinski's Toy Plates

It can be quite a steep learning curve getting your kids to eat certain food groups – sometimes the little ones require a little coercion to consume healthy vegetables, for example. Bringing an element of fun into the equation can help. Boguslaw Sliwinski’s toy plates clearly fall into this category, portions of food completing the pictures [...]

The Jerwood Gallery, Hastings - Art by the Sea

We do, as the song goes, like to be by the seaside. But with the somewhat unpredictable British weather meaning we can’t always enjoy the sea and sand of the beach in comfort, it certainly helps when there are some other diversions on offer. Far be it from me to describe an art gallery as [...]

The Art of the Sandwich!

There’s no doubt about it – the finest meals can be described as art. But what about sandwiches? Well, that’s exactly what Oregon based artist Brittany Powell decided to prove with this idiosyncratic collection of edible masterpieces. By creating pastiches of the work of abstract and modernist artists Piet Mondrian (above) Jackson Pollock and Mark [...]

Solid Vases - Objects of Distinction

Flowers, as even someone with the slightest interest in interior design will tell you, can really make a room. Bringing colour and fragrance to even the smallest and poorly lit of spaces they stand out as an essential for the home lover. It stands to reason then that they need somewhere suitable to be contained [...]

Open Plan Tokyo Apartment - House K

There are many ways to turn a house into a home but one of the, unarguably, most important ways is to create a feeling of space. Open plan design can make the most of a building’s available space and Japanese architects TANK have done just this with this Tokyo apartment, known as House K.

Including kitchen [...]

Rui Grazna's Private House

Making full use of streamlined walls and corridors is this intriguing looking residence, designed by Portuguese architect Rui Grazina.  Located in Barcelos, Portugal, the Private House is minimal both inside and out and moulds into the steep hills of its location. Floor to ceiling windows give amazing views of the impressive scenery of the greenery outside [...]