July 13, 2011
We seem to have had a run of luxury tubs at 3rings of late. Last week we were graced with the resplendent allure of William and Holland’s collection of copper and brass baths. We’re starting off this week with a continuation of the theme: Tyrell and Laing’s line of large and lovely tubs evoke the timeless allure of natural stone, yet the material that makes these sensual and curvaceous tubs is decidedly modern.
More for modern baths
July 06, 2011
A new pendant
Pendant lamps have been all the rage for the past few years -- and I have grown very, very tired of them. Here, is a slightly different pendant -- inspired by lily pads floating in water. The Lily Pendant Chandelier.
A new use for plexiglass
About ten years ago, designer Manfred Kielnhofer jumped ahead of the sustainable curve with his Paper Tube Chair. Taking its cue, perhaps, from Frank Gehry’s iconic Wiggle Chair, Kielnhofer used the eminently-recyclable and oft-discarded form of newspapers—rolled into tight tubes, pressure-molded, and stacked just so. In addition to being a noteworthy shot across the bow of waste and energy-intensive manufacture, Paper Tube boasted a distinctive silhouette and compelling aesthetic. Now, Kielnhofer has parlayed that look into a decidedly different creature: the Interlux Plexiglas Chair.
Read more via 3rings.designerpages.com
July 05, 2011
A little something to warm your guests up on a cool summer evening!