Author Archives: shobi mirza

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Dichotomy of dirt

Sculptures installations by Margaret Boozer impress with simplicity and treatment of the material. Clay is the basis for experiments with natural materials, pigments, metal, porcelain.

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On exhibition at Tent London during London design week 2011, ‘Pillhead Lamps’ are the work of Hungarian designer duo a+z design – Attila Kovacs and Zsuzsa Megyesi. The floor and table lamps are part of their ‘senUFO-originals’ concept series, in

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This new fixture from Belgian architectural lighting company Modular Lighting Instruments feels equally at home in an energy-efficient, ergonomic office environment as in a sleekly designed home office. Its characteristic honeycomb structure in combination with a wafer-thin diffuser reduces glare

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The Nolitan Hotel is a 55 room boutique property in downtown Manhattan. It also features a restaurant at grade and a roof deck. The building, interiors, restaurant and rooftop were designed by Grzywinski+Pons. via The material palette for the entire

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At the Table

John Baird’s practice encompasses both painting and sculpture in his distinctive, bold style. Baird explores the interior landscape of domestic life and the slippage between utilitarianism and decoration. The comfortable chair, the dressing table or the floral arrangement are elevated

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Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich develops large-scale sculptures that draw on the history of his native country, daily life and own personal experiences and surroundings. His installation ‘compound’ is a construction using agricultural and craft materials found throughout Cambodia: bamboo, metal

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From Anki Gneib, a monumental candlestick that encourages us to celebrate in our everyday lives. More than ever we need to surround ourselves with objects that inspire us, that create a mood and make us reflect. Holy embraces the Scandinavian traditions of

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French designer-duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec will be presenting their collection of Nuage vases as part of Vitra‘s accessories collection at this year’s interior design fair taking place in Paris. The tubular form of the Nuage vessels, hence the name,

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Alicia Ross is a mixed media artist from Cleveland, Ohio. She takes cross stitch and electrifies it. ”  The Motherboard Series is an extension of my earlier   Sampler Series. While the concepts of these two series are directly connected (the