Archive for the ‘Cardboard’ Category

Living in a Box

March 10, 2009

To accompany the reading of the last two posts…. Shout out to Fred for suggesting this (and dancing along?)

And Now…Working Out Of A Cardboard Box

March 10, 2009
David Stark's West Elm Cacti for a Cause   

David Stark's West Elm Cacti for a Cause

For real. I have found myself in the alternate universe of cardboard lifestyle, and this planet keeps expanding.

Today I saw (virtually) the handsome cardboard cacti concocted by David Stark that made an appearance at West Elm. It seems Stark assembled many items, from the cacti to tissue boxes and clocks, for the opening of the newest West Elm in Manhattan and an auction benefiting the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. All of the materials used to make the items were recycled West Elm packing materials.

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A Moveable Home

March 10, 2009

 

Giles Miller's Grandfather-C and Wardrobe-C, both 2007

Giles Miller's Grandfather-C and Wardrobe-C, both 2007

For world travelers and furniture-commitment-phobes alike, modular meubles are highly desirable. Whether it’s the dreaded seven-letter word (economy), ecological awareness, or in an interest of being on the go, it seems modular madness is on the rise. Giles Miller has created a line of products that meet the needs of such transients. His creations live somewhere between post-modern masterpieces like Kuramata’s How High The Moon armchair and packing supplies or sculpture, delicately poised and fairly inexpensive.

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