In a bid to bring the beauty of nature indoors, furniture designers Benoit Vauthier and Manu Lerendu create one-of-a-kind tables that pay homage to the breathtaking landscapes of America and Europe. Using traditional sculpting tools, they transform wooden surfaces into sculptural, relief table tops that look like little mountain ranges. In 2012, Vauthier and Lerendu met on the benches of the Quebec Cabinetmaking Institute and hit it off right away.
Have you heard of Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi?
Is your reading collection feeling a bit drab or in need of a visual boost?
Today, minimalism colloquially refers to a reduction to essentials of form, color, and function. In fact, minimalism developed from an art movement that peaked in the 1960s and 1970s in the United States. Artists solidly rejected representational art. Minimalist pieces were geometric, often featuring rectangles. From natural materials to primary colors, there were many different ways to approach the new art movement.
Those that share their home with a feline friend know that cats are curious creatures.
Coffee tables are great pieces of design you can use to tie a room together and unite all of the...
With beige carpeting and faux fur-lined perches and boxes, bulky cat trees aren’t exactly the most beautiful pieces of furniture in our homes. Our feline friends seem to love them, though, because they provide a place to nap, scratch, and play. With both human and cat needs in mind, China-based Ziel Home Furnishing has designed the award-winning—and rather stylish—Watch Tower Cat Climbing Tree.
If you are looking for a way to spruce up your space, an awesome chair with a great design history...
Crystals and flowers are some of our planet's most beautiful natural materials.
As cat lovers, we would do almost anything for our feline friends. But with their common tendency to lay claim to absolutely any space or household object they see fit, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves in a battle for the comfiest perch in the house. With this in mind, award-winning design studio SPACE International created catHAUS—a playful piece of cat furniture designed as a space where both you and your cat can relax.
While domestic cats are notoriously aloof creatures, they also struggle with giving their humans personal space.
Traditional Japanese carpentry employs a variety of ancient techniques that allow wooden structures to be built without the use of...