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Monday 5th September 2016

Student Living: making uni digs feel like home!

The University year starts this month, and many students will be moving away from home for the first time! With this in mind, we’ve put together some ideas of home accessories and gadgets to help them get settled in, including quirky homely touches, funky desk gadgets and handy kitchen helpers! So, if you’re a student looking for some quirky products to personalise your new... Read More

Wednesday 19th June 2013

Geometric Art by Aakash Nihalani

Spotted these geo designs by new york-based artist Aakash Nihalani and they instantly reminded me of the Progetti clocks. Photos above from Design-Milk Aakash Nihalani creates amazing tape installions around New York streets that pop with fluro colour. Check out some more of his work here. Purple Scallop Clock via Red Candy White Scallop Clock via... Read More

Tuesday 19th February 2013

Collage Photo Frames from Umbra

We’ve been working like busy bees over at Red Candy Towers trying to find the coolest and most contemporary new collage photo frames out there for the site. We’ve managed to come across a stunning new selection from Umbra! If you love the idea of making a photo collage on the wall like the one’s... Read More

Tuesday 19th April 2011

Campana Brothers for Venini

Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana exhibited their new standing lamps called ‘Fragments’ alongside their earlier blown glass sculptures and a large installation piece at the Venini ninetieth anniversary show during Milan Design Week. The free-standing ‘Frammenti Rossi’ lamps are part of Venini’s new Artlight Collection.  Each a collage of glass pieces in primarily red, clear, and white,... Read More

Thursday 17th March 2011

Jason Mecier – Makes Portraits out of Red Candy!

Michael C. Hall as Dexter Mosaic artist Jason Mecier creates portraits of famous personalities out of candy, food, yarn, dried beans and just about any old junk. Jason Mecier Jason Mecier has “spent more than 10 years creating outrageous 3-D mosaic portraits of his favorite pop culture icons. Each portrait is created from the celebrity’s... Read More

Wednesday 23rd February 2011

The Future of Interior Decorating!

Want to get ideas for how your living room could look? Mr. Beam did and all he needed was two projectors to do it! By projecting textures onto a blank room and blank furniture, he created multiple ways to decorate. Check out the video... Read More

Wednesday 16th February 2011

Hanging

Came across these fun earring creations today:   Name: HangingTypology: Earrings See more after the jump! Concept Hanging is a collection of earrings which takes advantage of a silver wire hook as the main element to tell a story. By using miniature figures hung on the wire, it becomes possible to create imaginary scenarios, where... Read More

Friday 3rd December 2010

Red Art – Red Shift by Cildo Meireles

How about this for a red colour scheme? This room is one of a three-part art installation by Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles called Red Shift (1967-84).  Meireles’ concept was to create, ‘a place in which someone, for some reason – whether due to preference, mania, imposition or circumstance – would accumulate in a given place the greatest... Read More

Tuesday 23rd November 2010

Set the Table – Creating an intimate atmosphere

The first time I ever lived on my own was when I went away to university to study music. Much to the surprise of my fellow room mates, I really took to the domestic end of things (thanks to the teachings of my highly organised mum) and took great enjoyment in making my little room... Read More

Thursday 18th November 2010

Autumn Leaves – Nature’s Red Candy

This autumn time I was lucky enough to get a lovely sunny afternoon to go out and take some pictures of the trees and bushes around my home as they began to glow a gorgeous red. My favourite pics were of this tree. I think it might be some type of oak, but I’m not... Read More

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