Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Originated in China then redeveloped under the influence of Japanese Zen Buddhism, the history of Bonsai can be date back over a thousand years. The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity (for the grower). Although, it is a delicate and time-consuming process to take care of a bonsai, there are many benefits to have one at home: They look beautiful, and moreover the process of taking care of them encourage patience and dedication, help to relieve stress and purify the air. Although we can’t show you the rest of the benefits of having a bonsai at home, but you can at least show you how beautiful they can be.
The creative designer behind “Baroque Paper Wigs” and “Paper Wedding Dress” just brought us four new sets of wedding dresses created for the an underwear brand. Traditionally, wedding suit should hide the bride from the groom in almost all the cultures. In some countries it closes not only the body but also the face completely. During the project, Asya Kozina was required to create some paper dressing that did not offend the sensibilities of culture bearers and not seem vulgar and unaesthetic in combination with underwear. The result is quite conventional but eye-catching as well. Find more paper artwork on Asya Kozina’s site.
Designed by Eyal Rosenthal, these Scandinavian light fixtures are definitely something you’d put at home, yet delicately catching the essence of the origin – Star War Movies. From Vader and Fett to BB-8 and a lightsaber, each piece is whimsical enough to remind you of your favourite elements of Star Wars. However, they are not available for purchase yet since all of them are still concept right now.
If you like to see some real Star War inspired products, check our previous post “20 Coolest Star Wars Inspired Products In The Galaxy”
Located in Islington, a district in greater London, England, this wonderful apartment is renovated by Avocado Sweets Design Studio. The whole place is full of vitality and brimming with color. By browsing below photos, you will find more clever designing elements that Avocado Sweets Design Studio applied – a vertical Lego play wall, an exposed brick wall with all kinds of hangers/shelves for outdoor items, a functional vintage gym bench with extra storage space underneath, under staircase music room, knitting lamp shades and tons of colorful bookshelves in living room. There are plenty of original details in this home, the designers never fail to disappoint. Take a look at these photos and let us know which part you like most about this place.