All articles by Pearl

Sculptural Water Stopping Water Sink Plug

Sink or bath plugs have little to no design appeal. Until now. The Water Stopping Water… plug transforms the utilitarian - let’s not be too polite about it – downright boring household item into an eye-catching even sculptural piece. The plug looks like a water droplet which then stops your sink or bath tub from draining empty of water! The

Textile Tile Art you Can Create : Kvadrat

We have featured Danish Kvadrat textiles before but their Clouds innovation is something else! This innovative tile concept called Kvadrat Clouds… lets out the artist in you. The individual tiles can be assembled together using special rubber bands. Each element also comes with crease lines which allow you to manipulate the tile reminiscent of origami, the Japanese art of paper

Ken Tomita’s Visually Appealing Bamboo Tables

In open concept living space, it’s important to consider not just how individual furniture looks but whether they are still visually appealing from different angles. One designer who does consider this detail is  Ken Tomita…. There are two outstanding table designs from his Bamboo Collection which look good from all view points. For the Sensu table, the designer chose

Shelving Only When You Want

Large blank wall?  No problem. Fill them with shelves so you can artfully display and store your things. But if you could also rearrange shelves without having to remove and reinstall the units all the better. Sebastian Errazuriz…‘s clever Repisa N5 allows you to do just that because you can  bring down selected parts of the shelving unit. Change

Floral Seating – Bouquet Chairs by Tokujin Yoshioka

If you have been enjoying the flowers blooming in your garden, you will definitely like Tokujin Yoshioka’s Bouquet Chairs. The designer says his chair “makes people who sit on it happy, just as a bouquet makes the person who receives it happy. The vibrant delicate colors trigger different sensations in each of us.” Indeed. Seating on one of his amazing…

Mannequin Lamps

Daniel Loves Objects… of Singapore designs lamps like no other. Called At Your Command, these really cool lamps can be manipulated into different postures as they are jointed. Imagine how much fun you could have arranging the lamps.  A single one could be posed on its knees or leaning against the wall if you feel like you need a prayer

Magical Nesting Chairs

The Magic™ chair is truly magical. It is both functional and stylishly simple. It is also a model of efficiency. The nesting concept of four chairs in one saves not only a great deal of space but is economical in construction. Not much material is lost in its making. The four solid wood chairs were created using the bentwood technique…

Tabletop Fireplace

Did you know fireplaces are not only portable these days but they are also shrinking?  Wolf Udo Wagner’s Ponton Fireplace is not only portable but it’s small enough to put on any table top for that extra cosy ambiance. Put it on your dining table or outside on your patio table. In fact, you could take it just about anywhere…

A Radical Coat Hanger Design by Nicola from Bern

When you think about it, the humble coat hanger’s design hasn’t changed for a long time. One designer, Swiss born Nicola Enrico Stäubli who bills himself as Nicola from Bern…, has come up with a radical new approach to hanging up your clothes, hats and scarves. His powder-coated steel Coat Hanger & Coat Hook allows you to hang your

Felt Rugs by Michelle Mason

The craft of making felt dates back thousands of years – it is the oldest known type of fabric. Despite its ancient origins, felt can be used in today’s contemporary home decor.  Indeed felted wool has never looked so good when designed by Michelle Mason… (UK). Her beautiful felt rugs are strikingly bold for they sport a fresh take on

Temperature Sensitive Glass Tiles

Moving Color …is an innovative technology which takes glass tiles to new heights in terms of interior design. These are temperature sensitive textured glass tiles  which change color with the ambient, body or water temperature. So when someone touches them or if warm water from a shower hits them, the tiles then literally “bloom with color”! How neat is that?

Horchow Mirrored Furniture

Mirrors do help give a living area the illusion of space. They also help brighten up a room by reflecting light. But if mirrored tiles on walls seem dated and even tacky to you, consider the selection of stylish mirrored furniture from Horchow…. They are even better in some ways than stainless steel fixtures which give very muted reflections.

Jesus Floor Lamp

Feeling a little holier than thou lately? Then you should get the Jesus floor lamp by Mexican designer, Ricardo Garza Marcos….  You can place the halo style lamp behind where you sit either at home or at the office. Not only will it illuminate your work or reading area but it will make you look positively angelic!  This design

Sculptured Art Furniture

David Deltony… is a furniture artist whose skill and expertise is in turning wood into sculptured art. Art you can sit or work on!  His organic art pieces are not only outstanding visually but they also are comfortable to sit on. People who enjoy the beauty of wood grain will also appreciate his Aprodite reclining rocker in black cherry, Clam,

Rubik’s Cube Lamp

Did you ever play with the Rubik’s cube?  It was a puzzle first invented back in 1974 by the Hungarian professor, Ernő Rubik and it quickly became popular. Now a designer, Eric Pautz… has taken that toy and transformed it into a lamp. It provides illumination that you can play with ! By turning the each face of the cube,

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