Upholstery Sauvage

It’s amazing how a staple gun, some muslin, a few gallons of chalkboard paint, and a talent for rehabilitating discarded items can bring such beauty and charm to a 19th century Brooklyn brownstone. Interior and prop stylist Hilary Robertson likes to call her technique, of turning trash cans into chandeliers and stapling muslin to a pair of ersatz French chairs, “upholstery sauvage”. After all, one man’s trash is another’s treasure.


Underwater Flight

Multidisciplinary artist Sayuri Sasaki Hemann is inspired by the way light refects her medium, which in this case is light and airy organza. This ethereal jellyfish aquarium, titled Underwater Flight, is displayed at Portland International Airport. Sayuri likes to find displaced items in unusual spaces and has been placing these urban aquariums all over Portland since 2009.


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