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  • The Maruni Collection for 2014

    Todd Vendituoli

    The Maruni Collection for 2014 was just exhibited at Salone Internazionale del Mobile and I thought you might enjoy seeing these pieces of furniture design. The Maruni Collection is a collaboration between designers Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison, who wanted …

  • The Ultra Thin Task light by Peter Bristol

    Todd Vendituoli

    The Ultra Thin Task light by Peter Bristol is a modern minimalist LED that can be ordered in Red, Nickel and Red. When folded up the space used is miniscule but when extended the lighting can be used on a …

  • Homemade Pizza crust

    Sidney Vendituoli

    Now, I have been making my own pizza crust for years.  I guess I must have started with a recipe, but over time, I think I can just do it by sight.  So, I looked up an actual recipe, and …

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  • The MCE lamps from Note Design

    Todd Vendituoli

    The MCE lamps from Note Design are based on the wooden frame designs and reminiscent of M.C. Escher and others and the glass is blown in three different sizes. With each of the different sizes a different lighting effect can …

  • Brighter Minds Lights from Felix Patone- Sold out

    Todd Vendituoli

    I came across this Kickstarter for Brighter Minds Lights from Felix Patone and not surprisingly they have already been sold out! Now given the initial success of the project I would have to assume that there will be more in the …

  • The faucet that lets you choose your color and flexes too

    Todd Vendituoli

    The New Cook Faucets from Sovrappensiero Design Studio lets you choose your faucet color with a flexible stem to match any kitchen decor. Now instead of only the usual colors in kitchen faucets, you could also pick from a range …

  • Nest chandelier of woven metal

    Todd Vendituoli

    The Nest pendant chandelier is made from woven pieces of metal by Elite to be from Italy and looks exactly like a bird’s nest. Tubular iron is used to form the piece and allows the light to flow through the spaces …

  • Crystal Rock Lighting by Arik Levy

    Todd Vendituoli

    Crystal Rock pendant lights were designed by Arik Levy for Lasvit and come in four colors which make for interesting design combinations.  

  • The Cape Lamp by Constance Guisset

    Todd Vendituoli

    The Cape Lamp by Constance Guisset is an abstract look into the varying shades of color using two lamp shades from injected plastic. This pendant lamp comes in four colors and can be used in a variation of design options. …

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  • The Vortex Phenomenon of the Axor Starck V Faucet

    The transparent design of the Axor Starck V faucet combines the Vortex Phenomenon of water and mixes the design with emotion and function.  As water flows through the fixture, the Vortex phenomenon is clearly shown as it swirls up and …

  • Copper and silver woven into glass tables

    Studio Joa Herrenknecht has designed the Mars and Pluto side tables with copper and silver wires woven into glass tables with wooden legs that appear to float. Mars is the copper version and Pluto is the silver version.   Facebook-Studio Joa …

  • The Gulls of April on Cupid’s Cay- Video

    Every April the gulls return to Cupid’s Cay in Eleuthera, Bahamas for mating it seems. By May they have done what they needed and moved on but for this month they make a constant racket with all their chattering.

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  • The Maruni Collection for 2014

    Todd Vendituoli

    The Maruni Collection for 2014 was just exhibited at Salone Internazionale del Mobile and I thought you might enjoy seeing these pieces of furniture design. The Maruni Collection is a collaboration between designers Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison, who wanted …

  • Bulbing- The flat LED lighting designs from Studio Cheha

    Todd Vendituoli

    Bulbing is a Kickstarter campaign from Studio Cheha that has designed some flat LED lighting designs and is looking for some funding. Beside the bulb model, there are a few other designs that can be also viewed below.

  • Warm woods combined with LED lights from Stickbulb

    Todd Vendituoli

    Stickbulb has designed and created lighting that uses the warm nature of natural wood and combines that with LED lights in a slim profile. The woods used are Maple, Walnut, Southern Yellow Pine and Boardwalk Ipe from the Atlantic boardwalk. …