Contemporary design: Propaganda, Thailand

Contemporary design: Propaganda, Thailand

What is your first thought of Thailand? The beautiful green landscapes, adventure in the Indiana Jones style,sitting in the night bars and cruising busy Bangkok streets, or endless sun tanning on a beach? Well, this is another story coming from Thailand. It’s a fresh, contemporary star on the  huge design’s sky – Propaganda. Propaganda is one of the few Thai design companies to bring its wares to the international shelves of museum stores and design boutiques—promoting Thai design not just as a side effect of its success but as part of the firm’s mission.

Rockett St George – Online Treasure Box

Rockett St George – Online Treasure Box

Rockett St George is a purely online shop which offers an eclectic mix of contemporary homeware and gifts with a strong emphasis on style.  They have a broad range of bespoke, design led and often hand made pieces.  The founders are Jane Rockett and Lucy St George, who are specialized to find the very best in British based design and offer to you in online shop.

Turn Your Christmas Gifts into the Piece of Art

Turn Your Christmas Gifts into the Piece of Art

The gifts wrapping could cause you a lot of trouble as much as a choice of the right present. Giving a beautifully wrapped gift makes a lasting impression.With a nice, creative wrapping even a smallest and modest present could give a great deal of joy. 

Find an Antique Chandelier or Make your Own

Find an Antique Chandelier or Make your Own

Chandeliers generate visions of royalty, magnificence and opulence. Though some new versions have evolved, there’s still an aura of antiquity that surrounds a chandelier. So if you want an antique look for your home, you must look for turn-of-the-century furniture, a old-fashioned fireplace and a chandelier.

Bocci Design – Canadian Lightning Magic

Bocci Design – Canadian Lightning Magic

In pre-industrialized western societies the average individual owned less that 100 objects throughout their lifetime. A lifetime with only 100 discreet objects is a life in which each object is likely practical, beautiful, particular, inherited, and well made. These objects are undoubtedly precious to their owners; each possessing a tremendous emotional depository of memories. Bocci is a contemporary design and manufacturing house based in Vancouver, Canada, with a satellite company based in Berlin, Germany.

Zipper Adventure Through the History

Zipper Adventure Through the History

After a slow birth and years of rejection, the zipper found its way into everything from plastic pencil cases to sophisticated space suits and countless “fly” jokes. The zippers used today are little different then the Gideon Sundback design of 1917.

Vito Selma Paisley Chair

Vito Selma Paisley Chair

There is relax chair designed by Vito Selma, it’s very unique and interesting. The chair called Paisley is designed with various colors are made from high quality materials and made of soft and the foot of a sturdy stainless steel.

Make Your Own Lamp Shade

Make Your Own Lamp Shade

Cannot find a lamp shade that perfectly match your interior? Or you are bored with an old one and want some change? Make your own lampshade using wide range of materials – newspaper, decorative paper, thick linen, light silk, thread, wire, metal scraps…. or just “beautify” your old one and give it a new life with the smart details!

The World of Matchboxes

The World of Matchboxes

The development of a specialized “matchbook” with both matches and a striking surface did not occur until the 1890s with the American Joshua Pusey, who later sold his patent to the Diamond Match Company. The Diamond Match Company was later bought by Bryant and May.

The hobby of collecting match-related items, such as matchcovers and matchbox labels, is known as phillumeny.

The Rooster Decor in Your Home

The Rooster Decor in Your Home

The rooster is the bird to use in your home decorating these days. Whether you are an animal lover, a country girl or just like to keep up on all of the trends, you can add some “country charm” to your home by using the rooster in your decor.