Joachim Manz designed the Trabant pendant lamp for German lighting manufacturer Tecnolumen. The lamps are concrete balls that hang on a thin wire, and on one end of the concrete ball is a glass lens (either matte or clear) that maintains the same curve as the rest of the ball. The lamps come in two versions, Trabant 1 has a thin lane in the concrete that allows rotating and tilting the lamp, while Trabant 2 does not.
Maybe you look at your backyard with bewilderment because it is such a disorganised mess. You are not alone; we have all been there at one time, or another. The difficult part is knowing where to start. It all looks so easy on garden makeover programs, but it is not that straightforward in reality. When you stand with your spade in hand, you realise that the first step is the hardest. Read more
The retro revival is in full swing. But, going for vintage pieces of furniture within the home doesn’t mean that you have to stick to old furniture. Incorporating a modern twist in your beautiful home is interior design 101. In fact, there are some thoroughly modern pieces of furniture that you can use in your house and make it look simply stunning. Read more
The Otter Cove Residence designed by Sagan Piechota Architecture is partially underground. It features a courtyard and shields it away from outside views. Check out the open concept living space below: Read more