lotus armchair by erwine & estelle laverne

. . . mod "lotus" armchair by artist & furniture designers erwine & estelle laverne.

the "lotus" chair was designed in 1958, an abstract sculptural adaptation of their pieces a year earlier. it had a molded fiberglass seat & cutout back with a combination of sharp angles & soft curves.


image via 1st dibs


amanda eliasch bathroom #interiordesign

. . . this lovely black & white bathroom belongs to photographer amanda eliasch - featured in interiors magazine.

i absolutely love the oversized black & white photographs here!


shongololo bench by louis henri

. . . this bench has 56 hand-turned walnut legs designed by london-based designer louis henri - shongololo means to "roll up" in african zulu ukushonga.

very different & oh so gorgeous!

image via design scene


artek: alvar aalto armchair

. . . alvar aalto was one of the first & most influential architects of the scandinavian modern design movement. 

here is his classic "the tank" chair re-upholstered by london interior designer ilse crawford

image: slamxhype


artist maxwell doig

'night wwimmer 6', mixed media on canvas on panel

swimmer III mixed media on canvas on panel 134 x 97 cm

diagonal swimmer 1 2011

figure in moorland water 1 2010
mixed media on canvas on board 134 x 89 cm

. . . a few of my favorite paintings by maxwell doig


egyptian alabaster

. . . designer fernando carrizosa-kolbe used polished egyptian alabaster in this bathroom in a marbella, spain residence. 


image via interiors magazine