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Eye On Design: Amoeba Rocking Chair By Isabelle Moore

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The Amoeba Rocking Chair (aka Amoeba Rocker) is named for its continuous, concave arched organic form that evokes the amorphous, single-celled organism.

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Eye On Design: Pomegranate Grotto Console By Chris Schanck

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Grotto Console with Twin Stone Candelabra (All Photos By Gail)

You’ve seen the ‘otherworldly’ furniture designs of Chris Schanck in this space before, and I’m sure you’ll agree that they never fails to turn heads. Whether you’re already a fan or on the cusp of becoming one,  get ready to be dazzled by many more of Schank’s maverick designs in the coming months as we showcase selections from Off World, the artist’s current and long-running exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan. Among the numerous stand-out pieces in Off World is this wildly successful experiment with a bold Pomegranate red color, as seen on the above console, which is part of the designer’s Grotto series. Continue reading Eye On Design: Pomegranate Grotto Console By Chris Schanck

Pink Thing Of The Day: Family Of Pink Dog Figurines

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Photo By Gail

What I love most about this family of Hot Pink Dogs (probably meant to represent some sort of Spaniel) are their expressions, which manage to convey a mix or stoicism and surprise simultaneously.  Arf.

Photographed in the Booth for Cody Foster & Co at NY Now.

Pink Thing Of The Day: Fernando Laposse’ Cochineal-Dyed Sisal Shade Lamp

cochineal dyed sisal lamp photo by gail worley
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American cochineal, a small parasitic insect that feeds on the prickly pear cactus, was for centuries the source of the most coveted red pigment in the world. Imbued with profound artistic, cultural, and economic significance for indigenous peoples of Mexico and the Andean Highlands of South America, cochineal was transformed into a widely-traded global commodity upon European contact in the 16th century. While historically it was favored for its ability to produce a highly desirable crimson red, the insect’s red carminic acid can yield shades ranging from soft pink to deep purple.
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5 Custom Photo Gift Ideas for Any Occasion

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Gift-giving is one of the best things in life, because it can bring joy to someone. When gift shopping, you are always looking for that perfect item that will be both personal and practical. That’s why custom photo gifts are one of the best choices.

There are so many different options here,  but you can’t go wrong with picking out a photo gift that represents an important memory to the recipient. Keep reading to learn about five custom photo gifts for anyone and any occasion. Continue reading 5 Custom Photo Gift Ideas for Any Occasion