Felicia Ferrone Furniture

Birdcage-like lamps and sculptural side tables blur the boundaries of shape and form in her newest collection

Born and based in Chicago, furniture designer Felicia Ferrone is set to launch a brand new collection that pushes her in a different direction, with a mix of organic shapes constrained (or accentuated) by angular elements—or, as Ferrone herself puts it, “blurred boundaries.” Design purists needn’t panic though: Ferrone is still true to form with bookshelves, shelving and hat stands that keep the clean lines …

Maison & Objet 2014: Turkish Designers

Four up-and-comers twist their country's tradition, from rugs to tea tables, at the Paris design fair

With every edition of the Parisian interior design show at Maison & Objet, a group of talented up-and-comers is celebrated as potentially famous signatures under the label “talents la carte.” This January 2014 edition saw the jury putting the spotlight on the emerging Turkish creative sceneunderstandable, since Istanbul is currently producing some of the world’s most interesting designers. Among the selection of six promising designers, …

Cool Hunting Rough Cut: Drawing Machine

Old school drawing machine creates analog art

During a recent visit to Maison&Objet 2012 in Paris we came across a neat and simple toy from the London based company All Lovely Stuff. Their super analog drawing machine uses a felt pen and simple tools that are assembled with a rubberband and can be configured to draw different forms. Available from their web store, they are sure to be a hit with kids …