Paula Hayes Hand Blown Terrariums: Miami

Posted on December 10, 2006 Under Art

The concept of a terrarium, and the idea of creating an entirely independent eco-system has always intrigued me, but it wasn't until I saw the work of Paula Hayes that I became truly transfixed. Hayes, born in Concord, Massachusetts received…

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Peter Callesen’s Paper Cuts

Posted on November 6, 2006 Under Art

I'm absolutely blown away as browsing the intricate paper work of Danish artist Peter Callesen. The series called 'Papercut' shows off an amazing attention to detail (and patience) with nothing but Acid-free A4 sized paper and glue. This piece is…

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Diem Chau: Carved Crayons

Posted on November 3, 2006 Under Art

These are Storytelling Crayons, carved meticulously to show the absolute finest details of honor, courage, and sometimes humor in the characters faces. The artist Diem Chau was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1979, and says "I consider myself an artist…

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Gwon O-sang

Posted on November 3, 2006 Under Art

Korean artist Gwon O-sang calls his work a new method of playing with illusion and reality. We agree-- his 3 dimensional paper sculptures are mind boggling. You can read an interview of him here or an in-depth article here. The…

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Robots? No, Slobots!

Posted on October 24, 2006 Under Art

Anyone reading this blog for a while knows we have a special appreciation for robots-- Especially breakdancing robots. We also have a special place in our hearts for robots made from found objects like the ones above designed by artist…

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Markus Hofer

Posted on October 23, 2006 Under Art

My German is (still) rusty, but that doesn't stop me from totally admiring Markus Hofer's unique and borderline genius work. Due to the language barrier (any German readers want to offer a translation of his about page?), I can't tell…

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Daniel Murphy

Posted on October 13, 2006 Under Art

After several years of traditional drawing and painting, artist Danny Murphy decided to parlay his way into 3D artwork as an alternative way of expression. His sculptures are made from Strathmore Bristol papers-- cutting, bending and gluing the three-dimensional forms…

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Tumi + Anish Kapoor Sky Mirror

Posted on September 18, 2006 Under Art

Anish Kapoor's Sky Mirror exhibition opens tomorrow Tuesday, September 19th at Rockefeller Center. Our friends over at Tumi sponsored the exhibition and just launched a 'Tumi Quiz', which can be played either by SMS, web browser on a cell phone…

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Maki Sushi Plates

Posted on September 14, 2006 Under Design

I'm digging CB2's new Maki Sushi Plates. If you missed it for whatever reason, CB2 is Crate and Barrels 'hipper' line of goods. These plates are made of durable porcelain with a matte finish available in white, black, or orange.…

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The Boomerang Vase

Posted on August 24, 2006 Under Design

The latest Realm Dekor import from Japan now available in their online store: The Boomerang Vase. Made in white ceramic it's a "truly unique addition" to any room. Looking for some good quality and affordable home accessories? Check out some…

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