The World of Interior Design

Transport of Delight

Hello all, any ideas what this is? A bar? A playroom? A nightclub? A penthouse? Nope! It is the interior of a 14 passenger Ford Excursion from the Chicago Limo Company www.chicagolimocompany.com Interior design has now spread to your ‘personal transportation’ With its multi-screen television and computer screens, fully equipped bar and bathroom, this has…

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Big Maoi Tissue Dispenser

Big Maoi Tissue Dispenser (Yes, really!!)   Given that it is the oncoming season for colds and sniffles, I thought that this 30cm high tissue dispenser would be just the thing. Yes it’s kitsch, but in a rather glorious way don’t you think? Visit www.iwantoneofthose.com/kitsch-daft/big-maoi-tissue-dispenser for more information. See you next time Anthony  

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Form Follows Fiction

Well now! These two buildings are just about as far away as possible from the old ‘form follows function’ edict so beloved by Modernists. There is a simplicity of concept here that I think could be explored … Basket shaped building for the Longaberger basket making company in Ohio. Book shaped building for Kansas City…

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Spoonbridge with Cherry

Spoonbridge with Cherry: sculpture by Claes Oldenburg in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stainless steel and aluminium painted with polyurethane enamel www.oldenburgvanbruggen.com As we are, allegedly, in the midst of summer, I thought that some picnicware for large appetites was in order. Is this the last piece of cherry pie I wonder? Do visit the above website and…

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Sofa, So Good

Back-to-Back Design: Nigel Coates for Fratelli Boffi www.fratelliboffi.it This sophisticated and witty sofa is designed by the consistently creative architect and academic, Nigel Coates www.nigelcoates.com Referencing the past but with a freshness and irreverence that is purely 21st century; the sofa is part of the Scubist collection which mixes hand crafting and digital manufacturing to great effect.…

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