Contemporary dry Japanese gardens: Shinnyo-do

October 1st, 2015 - 

zen gardens

Japanese dry gardens, more accurately named karesansui are, perhaps, the most conceptualized, abstract forms of landscape design there is. It takes the garden close to a work of sculpture, investing profound cultural meaning in each and every element, shape to be found. Read the rest of this entry »

Australian nature around the neck, the wrists, ears and fingers

September 23rd, 2015 - 

wooden jewelryThe organic & natural trend in jewelry is still cascading and inspiring more and more designers to play around making intricate, unique pieces of crafted accessories, much to my own personal joy. If some years ago they used to play with wood only or with crystals/crystallized resins only, now the technical advancements allow them to mix & play with several materials in one piece of jewelry. Read the rest of this entry »

Unique lampshade made from upcycled fabric

November 2nd, 2014 - 

crocheted lamp

I must confess I am in love with grays and especially light grays like you will see in the images below. I found a shop that has interesting designs that are crocheted.

Buubok offers self-designed and crafted unique products. Using experience and skills Buubok creates modern handmade products in cotton. Read the rest of this entry »

Air plants decorations

November 2nd, 2014 - 

air plants decorations

Who does not like simple, minimalistic designs and decorations that can fill any space and fit any room? This time, there is a shop on Etsy that I want to show you: HRUSKAA. These guys are creating such beautiful things: geometric mobile objects inspired by the Finnish himmeli. These objects are suspended and they are in continuous movement, suspended with thin cords. Read the rest of this entry »

Recycled art and assemblages by Leo Sewell

February 4th, 2013 - 

I am sure you saw a lot of artist that do creative stuff out of metal recycling parts. Today I will present you Leo Sewell‘s works: animals, art installations and wall art. Leo Sewell is a creative artist that used to assemble Read the rest of this entry »