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Eye On Design: Storyteller Cabinet By Barbora Žilinskaitė

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Born in 1996 in Kaunas, Lithuania, Barbora Žilinskaitė is a designer living and working in Brussels, Belgium. Seeking to distance herself from boundaried definitions of creative practices, Žilinskaitė’s output approaches design through a sculptural lens with a focus on material experimentation.
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Eye On Design: Mid-Century Armchairs by Paola Buffa

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Paolo Buffa (19031970) was an Italian architect and designer best known for his designs of mid-century furniture. Characterized by a melding of tradition and modernity, he used a combination of low-profile, rectilinear, and hardwood forms to produce his most classic pieces. This pair of Rose-colored Velvet Upholstered Armchairs from the 1960s are examples of his dedication to  superior craftsmanship.

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Eye On Design: Niki de Saint Phalle Snake Chair and Mirror

le miroir and fauteuil noir photo by gail worley
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Niki de Saint Phalle (19302002) might be best known for her brightly-colored sculptures of voluptuous, dancing women, which she called Les Nana, but she had a rich career that spanned a variety of  mediums.  In addition to painting, film-making, and illustration of children’s books, she created unique sculptural furniture, including a series incorporating figures of snakes or serpents, to which this wall Mirror (Le Miroir) and Black Armchair (Fauteuil Noir), both circa 1980, belong.

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Pink Thing of the Day: Pink Rose Made From Ceramic Plates

pink plate rose photo by gail worley
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David Bielander is an award-winning jewelry designer who translates simple, everyday objects into exceptional pieces of art. Here, he has transformed a set of baby pink ceramic plates and bowls into the petals of a stunning Pink Rose Sculpture, which I spotted  at the 2021 Salon Art + Design!

three plate roses photo by gail worley

Here’s what the full sculpture looks like alongside two similar rose plate sculptures. So gorgeous!

pink plate rose 2 photo by gail worley

Photographed in the Booth for Ornamentum Gallery, which is Located in Hudson, NY.

Eye On Design: Lobmeyr Sputnik Cylinder Chandelier

lobmeyr crystal sputnik chandelier photo by gail worley
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Famous for his striking interpretations in the design of crystal chandeliers, Hans Harald Rath assumed control of Austrian brand J &L Lobmeyr in the late thirties.  He was the fourth generation family member to manage the company, now known as Lobmeyr. Rath’s starburst designs evoke a celestial theme that were greeted by an ovation when they were first revealed in 1966.

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