Wood Exorcist

Yann Hervis is a rare craftsman of inlaid wood marquetry, bridging into contemporary art and interior design. His refined combination of precious woods humanizes the usually cold transit spaces of architectural projects: lobbies, doors, staircases, ceilings, elevators… In the process, while experimenting with the natural grains of wood, their colours, densities, textures, and natural dyes, he came to create his signature "palimpsests". By combining vacuum …

Perfect Picture Wall

From the Picture Wall Company comes sweet relief for one of the most frustrating tasks in interior design– picture hanging. Their "Perfect Picture Wall" is a time-saving cheat that promises to spare a lot of the blood, sweat and tears involved in the traditional trial-and-error method. The system includes ten picture frames (in the finish of your choice) as well as a template for arranging …

What’s Inside Counts

In three years' time, when today's trend-conscious consumers are left mourning their dated collections of mid-decade orange objects, owners of products like the Swopit table will have the last laugh. This adaptable furnishing by Sweden's Form Us With Love has an evolutionary advantage; it's customizable from the get-go, so its look can change with your every aesthetic whim. You can easily slip any flat object …