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Porcelain Pomegranate

Symbolizing abundance, fertility and love in various religions and cultures, the pomegranate promises good fortune and health. These handmade porcelain pomegranates from Tel Aviv’s SIND Studio appear delightfully abstract thanks to their hand-painted patterns and colors. While no two are the same, all feature real gold paint contrasting more subdued hues.
Tags: Design, Tel Aviv, Ceramics, Unique, Decor, Porcelain, SIND Studio, The Jewish Museum

Design Brand Hem Opens a Multifunctional NYC Space

The SoHo outpost will showcase new pieces and serve as a setting for appointments and events Stockholm-based design brand Hem has steadily set the standard for direct-to-consumer, design-forward furniture and decor items since launching in 2015, accruing a long list of collaborators and loyal buyers (the brand surpassed the $15 million profit mark in 2019) along the way. And while Stockholm remains their design and …
Tags: New York, Design, Shopping, NYC, La, Los Angeles, Brands, Furniture, Homes, Hem, Stockholm, Branding, Decor, Studios, Venues, Soho

Brushed Alpaca Droplet Coverlet

Constructed from 100% brushed, hand-loomed alpaca, CH favorite Jonathan Adler’s aptly titled Droplet Coverlet features a piano key-like pattern of elongated drops and lollipop shapes. Thrown over the top of a bed or a couch, the cover acts as its own hybrid: a combination of a throw and a woven comforter. Each made-to-order item is woven by hand in Peru and measures out to 98 …
Tags: Art, Design, Peru, Decor, Blankets, Alpaca, Jonathan Adler, Throws, Alpaca Yarn, Coverlets, Alpaca Droplet Coverlet

Assembly-Free “Origami” Furniture

Degrees of Freedom carefully designs and produces assembly-free furniture and decor. Helmed by former Space X engineer Brian Ignaut, the ingenious brand’s pieces unfold into legs, and then require a mere rotation before they can be used. Right now, Ignaut builds the prototypes himself, which drives prices up for consumers. But, his goal is to get the final cost to something more affordable. Considering the …
Tags: Design, Furniture, Space X, Origami, Linkaboutit, Decor, Flat-pack, Assembly, Brian Ignaut, Ignaut, Degrees of Freedom, Self-Assembling

Highlights From 2020’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

From sustainable materials to cheerful colorways, uplifting standouts from this year's event If this year’s installment of Stockholm Design Week and the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair are anything to go by, 2020 will be a memorable one. After a few years of pretty austere shapes, colors and offerings (no doubt tied to our collective feelings about the state of the Western world), it now …
Tags: Design, Sustainability, Industrial Design, Furniture, Lighting, Stockholm, Furniture Design, Decor, Collaborations, Stockholm Design Week, Design Fairs, Design Weeks, Stockholm Furniture

Stockholm Design Week: The Archive Exhibition

Gloriously subtle and sophisticated objects made by Japanese and Danish designers At this year’s Stockholm Design Week, Japanese studios Ariake and 2016/Arita collaborated with Danish design houses LE KLINT and Friends and Founders to present the standout The Archive exhibition—a reflection of just how well their respective design aesthetics complement each other. The exhibition, curated by Hanna Nova Beatrice and styled by Annaleena Leino, was …
Tags: Japan, Design, Industrial Design, Furniture, Denmark, Japanese, Stockholm, Danish, Minimal, Furniture Design, Nordic, Decor, Design Festivals, Japanese Design, Scandinavian, Minimalism

Dango Daruma Wishing Doll

Shaped like a Japanese Dango dumpling, these ceramic Daruma wishing dolls are made by Manchester-based artist Amy Victoria Marsh. Available in two sizes, each doll is crafted from stoneware clay and comes with an instruction card for use. As with the traditional Daruma, users think of a goal or wish and color in the doll’s left eye and, once the goal has been achieved, they …
Tags: Design, Manchester, Japanese, Handmade, Ceramics, Dolls, Decor, Daruma Dolls, Amy Victoria Marsh

Marvin’s Innovations For Improved Natural Light and Air Access

Relying on its long-standing history as one of the home and interiors market’s most reliable brands, Marvin is introducing two innovative new products at 2020 International Builders’ Show that reference their abilities, but also test their potential. Skycove is a prefab, pop-out window-box designed to expand interior square footage and seating, while Awaken is a smart skylight that can dim natural sunlight, purify incoming air …
Tags: Wellness, Design, Windows, Sunlight, Marvin, Interiors, Building, Wellbeing, Linkaboutit, Decor, Skylight, Skycove

Magic Carpet

A rug unlike any other, the Magic Carpet (created from scratch by F Taylor) is not only soft, flexible, UV stable and phthalate-free, but entirely biodegradable. Transparent eco-friendly plastic, made in the USA, composes the surprisingly opulent piece, accented with dynamic patterning and hand-knotted fringing. Complete with non-slip beads, this intriguing addition to any room adds personality without covering up existing floors.
Tags: Home, Usa, Design, Biodegradable, Interiors, Taylor, Flooring, Sustainable, Interior Design, Decor, Magic Carpet, Made In Usa, Rugs, F Taylor

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Green Dream

Sweet presents that forgo the cliche red and pink for minty hues Whether you believe Valentine’s Day is a sham or a delightful excuse to shower a loved one with adoration, we at COOL HUNTING avoid the roses, teddy bears, red and pink color schemes on 14 February. Instead, to celebrate the somewhat contentious holiday this year, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite green …
Tags: Food, Art, Jewelry, Accessories, Music, Design, Prints, Gifts, Records, Plants, Vinyl, Limited Edition, Chocolate, Candles, Interiors, Valentine

Jade Vert Candle

From the three-piece Love Collection by Boy Smells (founded by Matthew Herman and David Kien), the Jade Vert all-natural coconut and beeswax candle comes housed in a jade-green glass tumbler. As for the fragrance, it’s refreshing but soft; boasting notes of mint, fig, daffodil and mediterranean cypress, as well as juniper berry, tarragon and basil. While herbaceous, it’s a delicate and elegant scent that gently …
Tags: Design, Candles, Interiors, Fragrances, Decor, Scents, Boy Smells, Matthew Herman, David Kien

Kelly Wearstler’s Vision for the Santa Monica Proper Hotel

Insight on the design process behind this sophisticated but home-like property The spacious lobby of the Santa Monica Proper Hotel—with its earth tones, textured wood and natural stone set among a variety of deep, plush seating—feels like a private home overlooking the water. This was part of designer Kelly Wearstler’s vision for the renovation of a 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival office building into a 271-room …
Tags: Travel, Design, Interviews, California, Hotels, Los Angeles, Furniture, Interiors, Interior Design, Accommodations, Decor, Santa Monica, Kelly Wearstler, Santa Monica Proper Hotel

NO Throw Blanket

Designed in Brooklyn by Bien Mal, this super-soft, 100% cotton throw balances a bold statement with exquisite details. In contrasting white knit, “NO” is obviously spelled out. On the backside, NO remains, this time in black on a rainbow weave. The item is framed by multi-color fringing on the two longer sides, and black and white fringing on the others. Measuring 60 by 50 inches, …
Tags: Design, Cotton, Brooklyn, Decor, Blankets, Made In Usa, Made in America, Throws, Throw Blankets, Bien Mal

Breu Resin Incense

Made from raw and wild plant ingredients, these breu resin incense sticks last for 50 minutes each, but are effective enough to burn a little at a time. Available with different botanical options blended in, our favorite is Palo Santo. The combination offers healing, cleansing and protective qualities with a scent that invokes Southwest US vibes. They come in a set of nine.
Tags: Design, Home Decor, Fragrances, Decor, Scents, Incense, Southwest US, Palo Santo, Breu Resin Incense

Bouquet Candle

Handmade in Oaxaca from local beeswax and natural dyes, Aesa’s opulent bouquet candles all vary slightly. Each unique piece has been produced by a family that’s been crafting religious candles for three generations. The items measure approximately 12 inches tall before burning.
Tags: Design, Candles, Handmade, Oaxaca, Mexican, Decor, Bouquet, Beeswax, AESA, Made in Mexico

R & Company-Design Miami 2019

At the 15th edition of Design Miami, R & Company created an immersive experience featuring works by Jeff Zimmerman. Rogan Gregory and a curated selection of masterworks by iconic designer Wendell Castle.
Tags: Books, Design, Furniture, Miami, Decor, Design Miami 2019, Decorating Inspiration & Ideas, Design Miami R Company, Jeff Zimmerman Rogan Gregory

Great Lash Mascara Pipe

Made by artist Seth Bogart, this ceramic piece is both an objet d’art and a functional pipe. An ode to what is perhaps the most recognizable mascara ever, each Great Lash Mascara Pipe is handmade in Bogart’s California studio, and is therefore unique. Each piece measures approximately four inches tall.
Tags: Art, Design, California, Marijuana, Cannabis, Ceramics, Decor, Seth Bogart, Bogart, Pipes, Cannabis Connection

Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Gifts That Give Back

Giving a gift to a loved one as well as a person you'll never meet is special, significant and satisfying In December, our collective consumerism can reach a fever pitch and prompt some very real self-reflection regarding our approach to the festive season. With this in mind, we encourage readers to donate time or money—if possible—to organizations like The Trevor Project, Everytown, Kiva,  RAICES, Planned …
Tags: Notepads, Accessories, Books, Design, Office, Clothing, Charity, Gifts, Organizations, Apparel, Flowers, Gift Guides, Decor

Time Medium Hourglass

Standing just under six inches tall, HAY’s elegantly curved hourglass illustrates the passing of 15 minutes. Available in various colorways (gold, burnt orange, petrol blue, pink and yellow), our pick is the smoky green, which is mirrored by a translucent bulb on the other side. Both halves feature the same flat bottom to rest on any surface. The casing is made from high-quality glass and …
Tags: Design, Office, Desk, Hay, Decor, Desk Accessories, Objects, Timekeeping, Hourglasses

Brick Man Anatomical Puzzle

Available in two sizes (either five or 12 inches tall), sculptor and toy designer Jason Freeny’s Brick Man Anatomical Puzzle is fun for kids aged eight and over—and adults, too. Easy to assemble, with just 16 pieces, the 3D puzzle can then be displayed as a playful objet d’art.
Tags: Toys, Games, Design, Kids, Anatomy, Puzzles, Decor, Jason Freeny, MoMA Design Store, 3D Puzzles, Brick Man Anatomical Puzzle

Modernica Taps Cleon Peterson for 30th Anniversary Furniture

Two limited edition pieces adorned with the artist's 2019 piece "Land of Shadows" Since 1989, Modernica has offered design-forward products of the utmost quality. At their family-owned factory in Vernon, California, ceramic goods and furniture are manufactured using many of the same tools and processes employed in the ’50s and ’60s. Though they’re perhaps best known for revitalizing the fiberglass molding process for their iconic …
Tags: Art, Design, La, Los Angeles, Anniversary, Furniture, Artists, Chairs, Modern, Decor, Collaborations, Modernica, Made In Usa, Lounges, Cleon Peterson, Vernon California

Philippe Starck + Duravit’s SensoWash i Smart Toilet

A first-ever integrated shower-toilet from the bathroom design brand Do not let the minimal, masterful Philippe Starck design fool you. Duravit’s new SensoWash i smart-toilet marks the brand’s entry into the “washlet” category and with that comes advanced hygienic functionality. From the integrated, water-saving siphonic flush to the oscillating comfortwash feature, the SensoWash i competes with many of the most popular international models already out there. But, …
Tags: Design, Philippe Starck, Hygiene, Toilets, Decor, Bathrooms, Duravit, Smart Toilets, Philippe Starck Duravit

The Island of Paros, Greece’s Design Hotel: Parīlio

33 suites in classic Cycladic architecture set atop rolling grounds of rugged beauty From its open and airy entrance onward, the recently opened Parīlio hotel welcomes guests into tranquility. Within the oft overrun Greek islands, Parīlio’s serene home of Paros—historically acknowledged as one of the most beautiful—sustains its mission of peace and quiet. The Design Hotel comprises 33 suites and excels at the subtle gestures …
Tags: Travel, Design, Greece, Hotels, Restaurants, Architecture, Accommodation, Greek Islands, Dining, Paros, Decor, Design Hotels, Cycladic Architecture, Parīlio

DFA + LCD Soundsystem Photo Print

Shot by Ruvan Wijesooriya, this image taken at the DFA + LCD Soundsystem party at midtown NYC’s Downtime club perfectly captures a moment in 2007, a year when both the label and band felt omnipresent. The photograph was used as a poster insert for the European seven-inch version of “Disco Infiltrator” (from the band’s debut self-titled album), and now is being printed in a limited …
Tags: Photos, Photography, Music, Design, Prints, Limited Edition, Posters, Decor, DFA Records, Ruvan Wijesooriya

Brass Svante Watering Can

Klong’s striking Svante watering can is bold and sculptural, so it can easily double as a decorative piece. Designed by Mats Broberg and Johan Ridderstråle, the brass piece has a matte finish to prevent water stains. Also available in glossy nickel or copper, the vessel stands at 30cm tall.
Tags: Gardening, Design, Plants, Nordic, Decor, Brass, Svante, Klong, Watering Cans, Mats Broberg, Johan Ridderstråle

Infinite Objects Brings Video Art into the Home

Looping, editioned artworks that elevate the humble GIF The idea for Infinite Objects is simple: to make video art more collectable and accessible. Born from a collaboration between product development studio Planeta and GIF search engine Giphy, the members of both teams were exploring how GIFs and video art could be enjoyed outside of phones—and indeed outside of galleries. The company just released its first …
Tags: Art, Videos, Design, Home Decor, Video Art, Culture, Gifs, Giphy, Art Collections, Decor, Planeta, Digital Art, Affordable Art, Moving Art

Buy Banksy's disco ball/riot helmet hanging lamp

Available from Banksy's delightful new homewares shop Gross Domestic Product, the "Met ball" "home entertainment lighting system is made from an old Police riot helmet and approximately 650 little mirrors." It is a limited, signed edition of 15 and sells for £500.00.
Tags: Art, Post, Design, News, Housewares, Lighting, Decor

Fashion collaboration repurposes leather offcuts into eco-friendly home and lifestyle products

Award-winning design studio OPENUU has joined forces with RIL CREED, a sustainable handbag fashion brand, to create two collections for home and lifestyle using upcycled genuine Italian leather. Using scraps of leather that would otherwise be thrown away, these two special collections are combating the wasteful ways of the modern fashion industry and giving new life to forgotten fabrics. The two companies came together for the project after realizing the negative impact that fashion waste has o...
Tags: Accessories, Fashion, Design, Sustainable Fashion, Recycled Materials, Accessories And Fashion, Decor, Eco Textiles, Upcycled Fabric, OPENUU

Stripe Throw Blanket

With panels of subtle hues contrasted by candy colors, this knitted throw blanket is undeniably the work of Brooklyn-based Dusen Dusen. Made from 100% cotton, the Stripe Throw Blanket is super-soft and sizable, at 50 by 70 inches.
Tags: Design, Brooklyn, Interiors, Decor, Blankets, Bedding, Nesting, Dusen Dusen, Throw Blankets

Gift Guide: Books + Blankets

Cozy accessories and reading material for the next snow (or rain) day While plenty of people dread the colder seasons, there’s one undeniable joy that comes with frosty weather: reading a book while wrapped up in a blanket. As the snow, rain, hail, or wind flies around outside, envelope yourself in one of these cozy creations and immerse yourself in another world for a few …
Tags: Home, Books, Design, Fiction, Reading, Interiors, Novels, Non-fiction, Decor, Blankets, Autobiographies, Childrens Books, Memoirs, Nesting, Kids Books, Throw Blankets

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