Monthly Archives: December 2012

Maximalism Fantasy

It’s that time of year again – Christmas time in LA.  White twinkle lights festoon the palm trees, candy canes hide in the bird of paradise ground cover. It looks odd. So, I look at the Bergdorf Goodman windows in New York and sigh. Christmas is a cold weather holiday, and they do winter with … Continue reading »

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5,000 Plates

My favorite part of “The Holiday Season” is sharing food with people you don’t get to see very often. Extended family, your downstairs neighbors, those people who work in the next office… During December our inhibitions are lowered enough that anyone is up for a Christmas cookie or a leftover turkey sandwich… With all those … Continue reading »

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Morning Glory

So this looks pretty awesome. It’s a lighting fixture that looks like the love child of a gramophone and a jungle vine. Designer Aviad Petel designed it specifically for a boutique hotel in Tel Aviv. It provides light for the staircase as well as the landings and is over 12 meters tall. I love how … Continue reading »

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Pulsing, Breathing Light

I keep thinking that if this were flipped the other way around it would be an awesome Christmas tree.     I could watch them open and close all day. This is the work of South Korean artist U-Ram Choe. All images from U-Ram Choe’s website  

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