Jonas Samson: Light Emitting Wallpaper

Posted on November 15, 2007 Under Design

We know you look back fondly on those high school days of zoning out to your trippy Pink Floyd black light poster in your bedroom, and while you may have outgrown that zoning out phase that doesn't mean you've outgrown…

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Spear Exclusive: New Knú!

Posted on October 23, 2007 Under Design

I feel a special kinship to the team at Knú, the sustainable modern furniture company who launched this past September, not only because they were amongst the first of my discoveries after I started writing here, but because they are…

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Vitra Algue: Inside, or Out

Posted on October 9, 2007 Under Design

Algae inspired decorations? Only from Vitra. Every time I walk through their West Village showroom, I lust after the decorative, snap-together pieces of their Algue -- or Algae -- system. It creates a beautiful combination of organic, natural lines that…

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Porsche Design + Poggenpohl Kitchen

Posted on October 2, 2007 Under Design

Porsche Design is certainly tapped into "what men want," and its new collaboration with luxury kitchen designer Poggenpohl is a reminder that men like to spend time in the kitchen too (and what guy wouldn't want to spend time in…

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Undoboy Blik Wall Installation Video

Posted on September 18, 2007 Under Art

Check out this quick and super-fun video of our friend Undoboy installing his Blik Dreamland wall graphic. He shot the whole thing over 2 hours and then sped it up into hyper speed for our 1 minute viewing pleasure. I'm…

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blik [still] loves Threadless

Posted on August 16, 2007 Under Design

Blik, the I.D. award-winning line of wall decals, has once again teamed up with Threadless in order to produce a steady stream of awesomely sticky art. You may remember the cheery result of their first collaboration, a one-time competition that…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Win a Monster!

Posted on August 3, 2007 Under Life

A little over a week ago, JS introduced you to Ptry, one of Mimoco's latest Mimobots. Now that we've got three to hand out, we need to hurry up and get rid of them (or I will rip them out…

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Tonky: Stick With Me

Posted on July 31, 2007 Under Design

Heather has written about decals here before; oh, has she ever. Loyal Josh Spear readers will remember her fawning over such creative cures for the blank wall as Blik and Dvider. I bet she was the kind of girl that…

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Posted on July 31, 2007 Under Design

You know from past coverage that we're always pee-in-our-pants excited about using wallpaper to brighten up a space, but Surface View offers some great murals that make some patterned wallpaper look as boring as white walls. The England company's joined…

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Atelier BLINK

Posted on July 20, 2007 Under Design

For those not in the know (ie: living under a rock), an atelier is a workshop or a studio. Atelier BLINK is a Belgian design company founded last year by Emilie Lecouturier and Céline Poncelet. With the stated objective of…

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