Behomm home exchange

Behomm is the first worldwide home exchange website for designers and visual artists only. Launched in 2013 by two graphic designers from Barcelona it has quickly established itself as the accommodation site of choice for creative types across the globe -it already had 1000 homes..and counting!

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Art & Design: LDF, 2014

Last month at the London Design Festival, 2014 was by far one of the best yet. I felt there was a real energy about the event and an excitement around all of the new products, that I haven’t felt for a while. I was really impressed by some of the graduate exhibits at LDF and saw so many items that I felt were really original and inventive.

Out of the masses of amazing stuff I came across I have made an edit of what I think are my favourite items and collections from the festival, below. I hope you agree!

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1. Product Name: Perch light | Designer: Umut Yamac | Photography: Tom Gildon | Website: umutyamac.com

Hands down the best for me. SO beautiful, elegant and cool, all in one. Basically, the bird is illuminated through contact with the perch and this lets the bird balance and swing without any cables whilst maintaining luminance.

The bird has been precisely counterbalanced to sit in a resting position on its perch unless activated into gentle motion by wind or touch.

The light is available in a floor or wall lamp and is entirely hand made in London. Check out the video, here! Continue Reading →

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