Author Archives: shobi mirza

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Table Concept

John Tong’s Mooncake is a table concept where diners eat directly off of a moonscape-like tabletop, replete with what looks like shallow craters. Originally designed by studio +tongtong for a pop-up dinner for a fundraising event at Toronto’s Design Exchange,

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COSMIT, the organizer of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, has chosen Adriano Design to be among the 15 testimonial designers to celebrate the 15th edition of the Salone Satellite in April 2012. The Adriano brothers, Davide and Gabriele,

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The rug is an oversize hand-made embroidery made of felt. The closer you stand, the more the pixel pattern disappears, highlighting the cross-stitch ancestral technique and the natural material. It is as if you entered in the structure of the material.

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Big Basket Chair

The Big Basket is a chair made out of felt, woven in to a steel frame. The idea comes from the old basket wicking techniques. Swedish designer Ola Gillgren wanted to make the construction part of the esthetics, and make

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Are you fed up with modernistic architecture houses, with their minimalistic furnishing and colors, robust materials and straight lines? If you are this South African house with its abundance of oblong and unusual shapes, strong color and texture presence and

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Street  is a multi-storage and display unit ideal for placing magazines, books and plants. The furniture system is composed of four parts: a basic frame and three modules – one that takes on the iconic form of a house, as

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Alex Virji’s paintings re-define conceptualisations of landscape with their strong linear forms and moody colours, which come as a sharp contrast against the oft-romanticised, undulating organic shapes of nature. Each of his works is unique for its lack of compositional

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Dan Golden is a New York based artist who has shown his playful yet sophisticated work in galleries for nearly a decade. In 2006, born from a desire to reach beyond the art world, Golden partnered with interior designer Ford

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Paper Sculptures

Artist Michael Velliquette has taken the basic skill of cut-and-paste to a whole new level with his incredibly intricate paper sculptures. Velliquette’s passion for craft predates his paper explorations, but his desire to derive the biggest impact out of the

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Color, line, shape, texture, and light are the media that express the emotion in Elizabeth Schuppe`s work. Rather than creating a recognizable object, she use the elements of painting itself to allow the story to unfold. There is no plan