Steady Gives Elderly Dogs a New Leash on Life

Steady Gives Elderly Dogs a New Leash on Life

Every pet owner dreads the day when their 4-legged friend begins to show the signs of slowing down. Dogs in particular are apt to suffer from hip dysplasia, a condition associated with a steady debilitating trajectory toward immobility, affecting various breeds large and small. Fortunately for the modern canine there are dog-loving designers looking to … Read more

Color-Coded Spaces Help Employees Way-Find at the Relaxound Office

Color-Coded Spaces Help Employees Way-Find at the Relaxound Office

Gone are the days of boring beige offices with headache-inducing fluorescent lights and claustrophobic cubicles. The modern office embraces color, comfort, and connection – something exemplified by the new Relaxound office in Berlin, Germany, designed by Ester Bruzkus Architekten. “We love spaces within spaces, the blurring of inside and outside, unconventional color combinations, and material … Read more

Iittala Enters New Era With an Opus on Glass

Iittala Enters New Era With an Opus on Glass

Iittala’s refresh, nay reassertion as an auteur of artistry in glass can only be described as an opus for the heritage glassmaker hailing from Finland, circa 1881. The occasion – a year in the making – is marked by a tantalizing audio-visual exhibition celebrating new creative direction, the release of an updated logo, and two … Read more

The Lola Chair Is Full of Unexpected Personality

The Lola Chair Is Full of Unexpected Personality

A big spirit and loads of personality can add a lot to interiors, and the Lola Chair, by Scandinavian Spaces, is ready and able to do just that – with comfort in tow. The guest and dining chair, designed by Margot Barolo, is now part of the brand’s collection of contract furnishings. In fact, she’s … Read more

F5: Darren Appiagyei’s Ghanaian Roots, a Unique Toaster Project + More

F5: Darren Appiagyei’s Ghanaian Roots, a Unique Toaster Project + More

Woodturner Darren Appiagyei is a London-based craftsman working with the intrinsic beauty of raw wood and its irregularities be it a knot, crack, the bark, or grain itself. Through these less-than-perfect qualities, he’s able to turn what was once considered flawed into gallery-worthy sculptures. Appiagyei embraces the individually of each piece in his practice, exploring … Read more

A Mid-Century Modern Inspired Apartment Overlooking the Water

A Mid-Century Modern Inspired Apartment Overlooking the Water

The Oceana Retreat is a minimal residence located in Bal Harbour, Florida, designed by Hino Studio. The clients, avid art collectors, wanted to showcase their love for both Latin-American flair and European mid-century aesthetics. The design direction is made right from the beginning with the selection of a Gio Ponti style entry foyer floor, which … Read more

Harriet Allure Home Fragrance Candles Beckon You to Stay

Harriet Allure Home Fragrance Candles Beckon You to Stay

If perfume is meant to transcend local realities through scent, what is there for those who wish to stay? Lifestyle brand Harriet Allure answers that question in their subversive approach to traditional fragrance by crafting olfactory narratives intent on grounding individuals in place rather than fabricating an atmosphere for escape – proving to be more … Read more

Brian Eno Paints in Color With Soft, Seductive TURNTABLE II

Brian Eno Paints in Color With Soft, Seductive TURNTABLE II

Beginning with his 1978 genre-defining masterpiece, Ambient 1: Music for Airports, through three successive ambient studio albums, concluding in 1981’s Ambient 4: On Land, musician Brian Eno established himself as the highest tide upon the shores, conjuring soundscapes intended to “induce calm and a space to think.” It comes as no surprise that the artist … Read more

Cate Blanchett’s Contemporary Melbourne Home Is Headed to Auction

Cate Blanchett’s Contemporary Melbourne Home Is Headed to Auction

Two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett is letting go of her longtime Melbourne, Australia, residence, according to Mansion Global. Blanchett and her husband, playwright Andrew Upton, both hail from Australia. They bought the contemporary abode back in 2006. On March 9, the three-bed, two-bathroom dwelling will go up for auction with an indicative price of … Read more