Archive for the ‘design’ Category

A gallimaufrey


I have much that should be blogged, and so, to save time, I’m going to throw it all in here together and have done. It’ll be a bit of a higgle-piggle or hodge-podge, but in the spirit of the season, there should be something here for everybody. I did indeed reread Alan Garner’s The Moon […]

Opus Libri


Another take on asymmetric, informal, or just plain askew shelving … The inspiration for Opus Shelving (2000) came to designer Sean Yoo during a trip to Pompeii. While walking through the streets of the archaeological site, the designer was struck by a Roman wall-building technique known as “opus incertum,” which is characterized by a distinctively […]



This project, from Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Greetje van Tiem, certainly puts a new spin on the phrase “spinning a yarn”… via dezeen [post title? see here]

Not sure how practical this shelving system from Dutch firm Sloom & Slordig would be, but it looks fun. via swissmiss