Feel the Caribbean Island breezes gently blow through your hair while the tropical birds softly coo in the trees. Makes you want to just curl up in a bungalow and doze off a little. Not a care in the world, right? Well that’s just what Quoizel Lighting was thinking of when they designed the contemporary Tobago pendant light. This hanging pendant light is an ode to the wonders of the natural world. Fashioned with hand-rubbed white wash finish on strips of split rattan, Tobago’s asymmetrical frame is a marvelous nod to the controlled chaos of nature. The handmade inner shade is made of a white paper that softly diffuses the intimate glow of this lovely pendant light fixture. An impressive 18″ high with a 26″ diameter, the Tobago dominates any room and fits perfectly in any contemporary or rustic decor. So book your next flight to the Bahamas and order Quoizel Lighting’s Tobago pendant light today. Your inne Read more…
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posted by Rory Sandover on Mar 24, 2011
posted by Rory Sandover on Mar 19, 2011
Set to hit Europe in May, Philips’ gorgeous new Fidelio SoundSphere docking system consists of two curved speakers with an alien-pod vibe (especially with the eye-like tweeters on top) and a docking cradle that caters for Apple devices but also includes an auxiliary input to feed in audio from other players.
posted by Rory Sandover on Mar 02, 2011
This week in Brazil, Carnival gets underway, with the presentation of the various Samba schools out of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Bahia. Though I have been to Brazil four times, I have never made it for Carnival, probably due to work, money, or trepidation. Brazil is wild enough during the rest of the year, and Carnival is not for the weak, mild mannered, or sleepy. I will be watching it this weekend on Globo TV, in the safety of my abode. And in the spirit of Carnival, I have found the perfect modern lighting fixture, the ELIXIR (from PLC Lighting, a vibrant and explosive amber (or frost) Chandelier measuring 80” in length and 40” wide featuring forty two 60 watt G9 lamps (that’s 2,520 watts!). This is a custom made-to-order chandelier that requires a home worthy of it and enough amperage to handle the power load. So, p
posted by Rory Sandover on Feb 26, 2011
French media player specialist Archos is the latest to offer a modern take on the bedside radio alarm clock. Rather than wake you with a simulated sunrise or other mood lighting, the Arnova’s alarm can be set to your favorite internet radio station or web TV channel. Users can load audio, photo or video files directly to the device’s internal memory or via SD cards, wirelessly stream content from a computer via uPnP, and feed in tunes from an external MP3 player.
Front and center of the Arnova web radio and TV is a 3.5-inch, 320 x 240 resolution color display where users can choose to watch videos, clips, and shows from around 1,500 web TV channels.
posted by Rory Sandover on Feb 23, 2011
Stockholm 2011: London designer Benjamin Hubert presented these woven polyester lamps for Swedish brand Zero at the Stockholm Furniture Fair this month.
Called Loom, the shades are made from a material woven in three dimensions that’s normally used for bedding.
Stockholm Furniture Fair took place 8-12 February. S