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.
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.
Time Magazine recently released their list of 25 Best Blogs of 2012, which included some favorites as well as a few we had not yet heard of. Awesome People Hanging Out Together archives photographs of icons and legends . . . well, just hanging out together. The imagination goes wild just thinking about the conversations and circumstances that surround these close encounters.