Products & Furniture by Vincent Van Duysen

Sometimes I feel like function can get lost in the beauty of an object, I regularly come across works, now mainly thanks to the shop, that fit in both categories but could be classed as a bit too ‘precious’. This leads to another dilemma, the idea that something of this nature loses its functionality because of its beauty or feel. Does this make it non-functional? Has it lost its purpose? I couldn’t say I’ve found the holy grail of answers, but it’s …

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Living Quarters Photographed by Mieke Verbijlen

After a little gap between any photography related articles, although every post here does feature an exciting array of imagery, I thought it was about time I highlighted an individual that’s been particularly inspiring for a little while. I’ve had the portfolio bookmarked in my reader and I’m checking back regularly to see if their has been any new series added to the ever growing list on her …

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20th Century Furniture at Furniture Love

We’ve become a bit overcrowded with furniture on the blog, I seem to be finding a lot of inspiration recently in this sector which has probably been helped thanks to my foray into architecture. Particular studying the so called “International Style” which involved famous architects such as Peter Behrens, Le Corbusier, and Walter Gropius, it’s been fascinating to read up about the furniture inside their buildings and how it played a part …

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Furniture and Objects at City Furniture

Wow, I’ve been having an incredible time this morning searching through the City Furniture website. It’s an online design gallery specialising in 20th century furniture, they also sell other objects such as lighting and ceramic works, if you’re lucky enough you can even catch some art/sculpture in the shop. Although I couldn’t find too much information on these guys it’s actually based in Belgium with every item being sold through the …

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Mobiles by Renilde De Peuter

I’ve been swooning for a few weeks over Renilde de Peuter’s mobiles, you may know this creative through her blog called “At Swim Two Birds” which she named after a Flann O’Brien novel. She’s a real talent and is basically a graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium and is well known for her textiles, also knitting and patchwork. These mobiles have been available to purchase through the Mr. Kitly shop and …

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