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Šarkan. WABI SABI Scandinavia - Design, Art and DIY. Free City. Shopgirl Visits: Samantha Robinson Studio. Time to go on a mini shopping trip with me today, a little desk vacay.

Shopgirl Visits: Samantha Robinson Studio

Let’s visit Samantha Robinson’s ceramics studio in Sydney and fight over which ones we’ll take home with us, okay? I have dibs on nearly all of them (kidding, I’ll share!) And I am especially excited that photographer Jillian Leiboff shot this studio with Samantha’s permission to share here on decor8 today because these photos really capture the essence that is Samantha Robinson.

She creates art capturing it in a most functional way to show that everyday objects need not be mundane. The Materiality of a Natural Disaster. Below, Hellström writes exclusively for Disegno Daily about her experiences in Japan, and the time she spent with Naoto Matsumura, the last man still living in the nuclear exclusion zone.

The Materiality of a Natural Disaster

A chronological definition to our present geological age is Anthropocene, which defines human impact as the most significant recent geological development. This might sound obscene, but each time a natural disaster occurs I imagine that it is nature's revenge on that same upper hand. I am fascinated by natural disasters. TORTOISE GENERAL STORE. Grace Villamil's Silo Kits — COMING SOON. Grace Villamil is an artist working in photography, video, drawing and sensory based multimedia installation.

Grace Villamil's Silo Kits — COMING SOON

She manipulates thought processes through original sound works, texture, and light. By constructing artificial environments, her methods question our sense of place and what we trust to be real and intimate. These immersive experiences highlight the relationship between human nature and nature itself. Fredericks & Mae Bow — COMING SOON. A bow is a flexible piece of material which shoots aerodynamic projectiles called arrows.

Fredericks & Mae Bow — COMING SOON

A string joins the two ends and when the string is drawn back, the ends of the stick are flexed. The oldest bows in one piece are the elm Holmegaard bows found in Denmark, which were dated to 9,000 BCE. Fredericks & Mae is the art/design team of Jolie Mae Signorile and Gabriel Fredericks Cohen. The two met through a shared love for materials - Fredericks & Mae started in the piles of feathers, thread, gold and paper that decorated their first studio in 2007. Their collaborative practice has since evolved into a series of objects for the home, garden and sky. Embracing Order in the New Year. By Sara Knowles, Zillow Source: Belathee Photography For many people, the new year represents a clean slate, and brings a renewed sense of possibility and enthusiasm.

Embracing Order in the New Year

It’s a wonderful time to get your home organized in anticipation of the busy months ahead. Effective storage solutions and organization systems will enable you to enjoy your home to its fullest. Here are some tips to put you on track for an orderly and productive 2015. Learn to let things go The first step in any organization plan is purging. Do not keep what isn’t functional or doesn’t bring you joy. Puls Ceramics - Exhibitions. Artworks - Joan B Mirviss Ltd. Raku Stacking Vessels. Africa Collection. The 25 Most Perfect Napping Spots In The History Of Napping. Your Luffa Sponge Paved the Way to Modern 3D Acoustic Tiles. What do you get when you mix a natural material used in a new way with a conscious choice of saving the eco-system?

Your Luffa Sponge Paved the Way to Modern 3D Acoustic Tiles

You get that distinctive feeling of being part of the solution, instead of the problem. Brazilian born designer Mauricio Affonso of LuffaLab found a way to create acoustic tiles from the tropical vine plant providing raw material for the beauty industry. The recent graduate from the Design Products program at the Royal College of Art in London explores new applications for the luffa material with his INDIGO Acoustic Tiles made of molded Luffa. Decorative and functional, these geometric 3D tiles are an artistic portray of reality, as well as an innovative and creative solution for the reality it portrays: “The indigo color is achieved by reusing waste water from the denim-dyeing industry. Like most textiles, denim-making starts with plain white cotton. Luffa or loofah is not only a popular beauty product, but also a vegetable eaten in its early development stage.

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Color Inspiration Daily: Agave. I was up super late last night working on a fun Father’s Day gift roundup that I’ll be posting a little bit later today, and found myself with heavy eyes barely open looking for an image for today’s Color Inspiration.

Color Inspiration Daily: Agave

I wasn’t sure what I was going to post until I spotted this photo of an Agave plant that I took while in California. Understanding the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio. Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s. In the 1920s and 1930s, Japan embraced new forms of graphic design as waves of social change swept across the nation.

Japanese graphic design from the 1920s-30s

This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought. "Buy Domestic! " Superclassy Items! Make sure to catch up with the latest work of David Taylor, if you haven't already.

Superclassy Items!

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