Hills

Candles take new shape in a fantastical glass series from a budding Swedish designer

Creator of the incredible teapot Wood You Like A Cup Of Tea?, Jakob Solgren’s newest design keeps to his playful wit while taking on new form in a commission for Swedish glass manufacturer Kosta Boda. The “Hills” candlestick holders symbolize to Solgren an escapism inspired by cartoons and real life, saying “To me, Hills is the place where the rainbow never disappears.” To the viewer …

Circle Hook Light

A beautifully basic reinvention of a fluorescent bulb

by Barnaby Slater Striking the fine balance between sculpture and practical lighting, ITP alum and studio CW&T designer Taylor Levy continues to play with form and function with her new Circle Hook Light. Like her successful 8 Light ASCII Display Terminal, Circle Light Hook reinvents a simple concept through methodical construction. The fixture re-imagines the ubiquitous but often inconspicuous circular fluorescent bulb, primarily installed in …

W/Heart

Bunnies and black magic in a bi-coastal illustrator's new line of home furnishings

While brands making up stories is nothing new, it’s increasingly more common to see products like W/Heart, which founder Jacqueline Bos conceived around the very idea of “things that have a story behind them, things that you can see the care put into making them.” While the collection of textile housewares builds on the past five years that Bos has worked as a printmaker, she’s …