Hu Shaoming’s Mechanical Sculptures of Time and Civilization
Hu Shaoming is a young Chinese sculptor and graduate of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. With a deft mastery of metal he creates intricate sculptures that are surreal and dreamlike, but also somewhat cautionary. As part of his city series Shaoming created a mechanical seahorse that appears submerged
Pretty & Polished
While most of us look back fondly on our first house or two and can recall many anecdotes about early attempts to renovate and personalize it ourselves, we are seriously excited when we transition to a “grown-up” house. This is the one that you want to reflect who you are stylistically and how you like […]
I Can Smell the Saltwater....
Good Monday morning everyone....I just finalized our plans for spring break and summer vacation and my mind is somewhere far, far away from here. I got lost for hours browsing all the summer rentals... It was a difficult choice, but I settled on a charming little "surfer's cottage" mere steps from the beach. I always take off work and spend the entire month of July at the beach with my daughters and my husband comes down on the weekends or whenever he can get away. I love the grainy sand on…
8 Ways To Change The Mood in Your Home With Lighting - Eluxe Magazine
The best way to transform your home without spending a fortune? Lighting! See 7 easy tips to change your lighting here. #homedecor #lighting #interiors #interiorsideas
Octopus chandeliers add the right touch of tentacle to any decor
Cephalopod aficionados looking to spice up their lighting should look to Adam Wallacavage's Octopus Chandeliers. His unusual light fixtures hold up their bulbs with sucker-bearing tentacles that come in a variety of colors and levels of kitsch.
Crystal Ship Chandelier - The Decorologist
Most of you know I have a weakness for chandeliers. Here’s an over-the-top crystal ship chandelier that makes my mouth water! This room has an overall Scandanavian feel, which I’m always drawn to. So I thought I’d look around and see how this particular chandelier might look in another room. This one is in a [...]
Adam Wallacavage’s Shiny Monsters Solo Exhibition
Influenced by 16th Century Baroque opulence and Gothic design, Adam Wallacavage’s Shiny Monsters show at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, is as sumptuous as it is unusual. His current solo exhi…
Early 1900s Venetian Crystal, Iron and Tole Ship Chandelier
This chandelier, a Ming dynasty junk ship design, was created in the early half of the 20th century and features crystal beading with a tole and iron base. This piece features four arms with French drops hanging from each bobeches. This piece is in the shape of large ship with three sails. The bottom is lined with crystal beads with a front central crystal prism.