Erich Ginder makes functional sculpture of objects from nature. This coat rack is a cast resin tree with a Saarinen inspired base-- perfect for the Crunchy Modernist. Another one of his pieces, Ghost, is an all white coat rack of reindeer horns.
Circle Hook Light
A beautifully basic reinvention of a fluorescent bulb
by CH Contributor
by Barnaby Slater Striking the fine balance between sculpture and practical lighting, ITP alum and studio CW&T designer Taylor Levy continues to play with form and function with her new Circle Hook Light. Like her successful 8 Light ASCII Display...
by Josh Rubin
Hiroshi Kure is a Japanese sculptor with a passion for skulls and resin composites that look like natural materials. There is a lot of skull paraphernalia out there these days, but these rings are the most exciting I've seen so far. He has made...
by Josh Rubin
Nested somewhere between the techy opulence of the Vertu and the creative genius of Jenny Holzer comes Lolita the SMS enabled chandelier by Ron Arad. The piece is one from a series commissioned by Swarovski for the Milan Design Week. It consists of...
Tracy Glover's Mouth-Blown Glass
by CH Contributor
by Tisha Leung Tracy Glover's mouth-blown glass works illuminate vivid swirling patterns evocative of Pucci patterns. Working out of an old textile mill in Cranston, Rhode Island, Glover follows typical Venetian glassblowing techniques first learned...
by Evan Orensten
NY-based designer Travis Pagel has just launched Wade-Hampton Home, his new home accessory and textile company. His first products are a series of Argentine cow hide pillows, in both natural and hand-painted styles. Each is one of a kind. Travis says...
Moody sculptural paintings by an emerging NYC artist
by Karen Day
Stark yet colorful works that fall somewhere between painting and sculpture, NYC-based artist Eli Ping's practice is a study of unexpected tension in form, subject and tone. Ping says he's "ultimately interested in materials and process, and accomplishing...
Shark teeth and pheasant feathers in work by a UK artist
by Fiona Killackey
50-million-year-old shark teeth and thousands of turkey, pheasant and coque feathers are just a few of the materials comprising the work of UK artist Louise Greenfield. "I've always been into making and designing things. Even when I was a little...
Artist Interview: Aki Inomata
Discussing nature, cultural appropriation and ornamentation with the artist famous for her hermit crab series
by Carol T Chung
Born in Tokyo, artist Aki Inomata has been exhibiting her work since 2004. She received an MFA in Intermedia Art from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2008 and is a recipient of the 2014 YouFab Global Creative Awards Grand Prize. Over the last couple...
Cole & Son Fornasetti Wallpaper
by Lost At E Minor
We are in love with the new Fornasetti collection of wallpapers from Cole & Son. If you're into Damask patterns, oddities, and a hint of the early surrealists, this wallpaper has your name written all over it. Cole & Son has been around...
by Ami Kealoha
At Basel the Aldrich Museum launched four new Aldrich Editions, their series of limited edition art objects, including the naughty platter (pictured, right) by Mark Dean Veca. The dish, titled And So Betwixt the Two of Them, riffs on classic blue...
Skram Wood Drop 14 Stool
by Phuong-Cac Nguyen
It's a hunk of tree. Look closer. It's still a hunk of tree, but that's the point. The Wood Drop 14 stool by North Carolina-based Skram basks in all its imperfect glory, its naturally occurring cracks and flaws turned into valuable assets...
The Barcode Clock
by Parker Hutchinson
Signals for $35.