Finnish Design Genius: Alvar Aalto, Artek and the Aalto Vase

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) remains an inspirational and much lauded architect and designer. He may have passed away forty years ago, but his continued design legacy is a testament to his great genius. Born in Kuortane, a small municipality in the west of Finland (about 345 km north of Helsinki), Alvar Aalto is one of Finland’s favourite and most famous sons. Read More

York Modern Dining Table: Beauty & the Base

Here is another great looking modern dining room table from the folks at Belfacto of Germany. The recent winner of the Interior Innovation Award and the German Design Award keeps on coming with their series of tables that totally go against the typical four legs or center pedestal style that has been worked and reworked numerous times. Here we see the York with an elegant sculpted base in a variety of woods including Walnut which is our favorite, Natural Oak or Natural Cherry. The designer really managed to give the table a fine balance and it has been described as a “tug of war” as each side seems to be pulling away from the other. Read More

Uplifted Brick Building in San Francisco Houses Graphic Design Office

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Creative offices should be just that, as those who think outside the box for a living need an imaginative space to thrive. This growing graphic & product design office, a project by Terry.Terry Architecture , has accomplished this perfectly. It is located within an existing brick building in the Jackson Square Historic District of San Francisco, California, USA. Read More

Chorum Large Wood Dining Table By Belfakto

The modern Dining Room has really evolved over the years and the simplicity of the furniture has transitioned with it. The Chorum modern dining tables from Blefakto are a perfect example of the less is more interior design scheme that seems to work so well with the high rise vertical housing boom and smaller dining rooms often present in today’s newer homes.  The Chorum really offers two totally contrasting visuals that really work quite well together. Such an understated top with a clean linear plane that almost goes unnoticed if you see it from the profile atop theses sculpted bases that are literally the exact opposite. Read More

Finnish Design Genius: Alvar Aalto, Artek and the Aalto Vase

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) remains an inspirational and much lauded architect and designer. He may have passed away forty years ago, but his continued design legacy is a testament to his great genius. Born in Kuortane, a small municipality in the west of Finland (about 345 km north of Helsinki), Alvar Aalto is one of Finland’s favourite and most famous sons. Read More

Chorum Large Wood Dining Table By Belfakto

The modern Dining Room has really evolved over the years and the simplicity of the furniture has transitioned with it. The Chorum modern dining tables from Blefakto are a perfect example of the less is more interior design scheme that seems to work so well with the high rise vertical housing boom and smaller dining rooms often present in today’s newer homes.  The Chorum really offers two totally contrasting visuals that really work quite well together. Such an understated top with a clean linear plane that almost goes unnoticed if you see it from the profile atop theses sculpted bases that are literally the exact opposite. Read More

Chorum Large Wood Dining Table By Belfakto

The modern Dining Room has really evolved over the years and the simplicity of the furniture has transitioned with it. The Chorum modern dining tables from Blefakto are a perfect example of the less is more interior design scheme that seems to work so well with the high rise vertical housing boom and smaller dining rooms often present in today’s newer homes.  The Chorum really offers two totally contrasting visuals that really work quite well together. Such an understated top with a clean linear plane that almost goes unnoticed if you see it from the profile atop theses sculpted bases that are literally the exact opposite. Read More