Modern Porcelain Floor Tile – patterned and colored

Friday, May 6th, 2011 - Best Design

This modern porcelain floor tile by 14 Ora Italiana is an attention-grabber! The Uonuon floor tiles are patterned and colored – inspired by the works of artistic genius Andy Warhol. Their illustration-style wood-grain patterns come in 14 different whimsical color choices including pastel pink, lime...

Transparent Countertops in Alabaster by Masto Fiore

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 - Best Design

Italian company Masto Fiore has taken bathroom design to a new level with these ultra-modern, transparent countertops. These hand-made countertops are, in part, characterized by natural alabaster stone, which offers the ability to alter its shape (organic stones or strips) and color (a dramatic black...

Kohler Numi Toilet is motion activated, plays music, washes, dries, deodorizes, glows and warms your feet

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 - Best Design

The new Numi Toilet from Kohler embraces simplicity and style, but manages to sneak in a few ultra-modern extras too. This innovative toilet design has a motion-activated lid with a front sensor that raises the top when you enter the room. Now, that’s service! And...

Ring Chandelier ‘Diamonds’ by Brand Van Egmond

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 - Best Design

Treat your home to some swanky jewelry, like this stunning ring chandelier by Brand Van Egmond. The ‘Diamonds’ pendant light, designed by William Brand and Annet van Egmond, is like that coveted pair of earrings – dangling in elegant, feminine form and glistening in just...

Casual Bench by Campeggi – Siesta

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 - Best Design

This casual bench by Italian furniture brand Campeggi is a fun piece for your balcony, deck or garden if you’re looking for a stylish spot to sit, lie and swing. Designed new for 2011 by Emanuele Magini, the Siesta bench incorporates a care-free hammock-style seat...

Bold Color Rugs by GanRugs – reversible

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 - Best Design

Turn your decor on its head, so to speak, and make the prime focus the floor with these bold color rugs by GanRugs. The Kilim collection by designer Sandra Figuerola is rugs with an artistic edge, each boasting its own distinctive looks like the Arabesco...

Cool Outdoor Lamp by Vibia – Wind

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 - Best Design

Give the great outdoors a modern, urban vibe with the Wind lamp by Vibia. This cool outdoor lamp is inspired by a parasol, with its tall base and wide brim, but rather than blocking the light out, it illuminates the space. These lampshades pivot on...

Minimalist Table Lamp Behive by Foscarini

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 - Best Design

This minimalist table lamp by Foscarini is causing quite the buzz around. The Behive lamp by Berlin-born architect and designer Werner Aisslinger has a distinctive bowl shape that mirrors that of its namesake, coupled with a distinctive pattern of overlaid rings for that real beehive...

Large Parasol Umbrella by Extremis – Kosmos

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 - Best Design

An absolute must for the summer outdoor season, the Kosmos large parasol umbrella by Extremis has a lot going for it. Starting with its looks, the parasol has a luxurious resort feel to it. This cool umbrella design by Dirk Wynants is large enough to...

Lighted Outdoor bar by Vondom – Fiesta

Friday, April 29th, 2011 - Best Design

For the host with the most – in commercial spaces and at home – this lighted outdoor bar by Vondom is guaranteed to entertain a crowd. The Fiesta lighted bar is indeed a party in the making, with all the ingredients of a good time:...