Were you blown away by Proenza Schouler‘s entireFall 2011 Collection as much as we were? The juxtaposition of digitalized and geometric Native American inspired prints with decorative, Victorian-like statement necklaces was all kinds of genius. And of course, the jewelry had the wheels in our DIY minds spinning ever since. Erica of PS I Made This recently made a beautiful version of Proenza Schouler’s scroll necklace in white and today, we’re tackling a version in black . . . it’s all about the yin and the yang, right?
I was so excited to have spotted these chairs by Bokja on Table Tonic this morning – but WTF, how can anybody not notice them? These exuberant pieces of furniture are the fruits of Beirut-based Hoda Baroudi and Maria Hibriall‘s labor. Working alongside artisans, the design duo reupholsters furniture using vintage Middle Eastern and Central Asian textiles. Gemma of Line Shape Color recently visited their store in Beruit and shot some amazing photos seen below. Each of their many extraordinary chairs would be a fantastic addition to any home, wouldn’t you agree? Hopefully, one day, one of those homes is mine.
In the pursuit of devising imaginative ways to craft sunglasses from sustainable wood, the brains behind Shwood have turned to broken skate decks in their newest experiment. Check out how they made these one-of-a-kind sunnies in their Portland workshop. So fresh!