Poland-based designer Wiktoria Lenart has created Spot, a furniture collection designed specifically for little ones. The design is clean, functional and, most importantly, modular, so the furniture can grow and change with the child. Slim and light, SPOT’s blond wood and subdued colors create a neutral pallet that is easily accessorized. The collection includes a lofted bed, single bed, a desk, a wardrobe, a dressing table and more that can be mixed and matched. All of the pieces in the collection include clever storage which delights parents, for example the hidden wardrobe with deep drawers under the bunk bed. At the desk you can hang organizers, blackboards or different reminders. On the dresser there can be decorations or felt flower pots. And our favorite piece is the Tipi trolley, which can be magically transformed into an indoor tent by simply using a sheet or decorated with the hanging felt containers for quick storage or even be wheeled into the living room for a sleepover. Watch the video for more details.
Ceramic artist Jennifer McCurdya, a resident of Martha’s Vineyard, has been working with porcelain for over thirty years, creating swirling sculptures reflects the beauty of life that surrounds her. Her recent work is quite unique, besides the organic-looking thrown porcelain, she illuminates the insides of her porcelain vessels with 23 carat gold leaf.
Copic Smart Marker is an interesting marker concept which works like an ink printer with replaceable cartridges of cyan, yellow and magenta. Unlike a limited, space-consuming set of colored markers, it gives users endless color options in one compact device. Connecting with smartphone with bluetooth, user can select the color they want and draw away. Quite smart right? The only problem I can think is the color switch. For example, if you choose yellow and then want to draw some blue lines, because some ink still is in brush, the line would be a bit green-ish. Not sure how the designer will fix this problem.
Since 2001, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and charcoal. These playful street art cleverly interact with found objects and the surrounding environment, such as sidewalk cracks, bricks walls, street lamps, and flower petals, adding a delightful sense of 3D to the lively illustrations.
Take a look at Zinn’s previous work we featured on site.