Author Archives: Laura Goldstein

Living Design: Danielle Trofe Transforms Lighting Through Mushroom Mycelium

By Laura Goldstein If you watched the award-winning documentary, Fantastic Fungi on Netflix you know about the incredible communicative and medicinal properties of mushrooms and their mycelium roots. Brooklyn-based biodesigner, Danielle Trofe of Danielle Trofe Design has taken this ecological phenomenon … Continue reading

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Aqua Creations – Drama In Motion

by Laura Goldstein Appearing to sway seductively by imaginary water currents Aqua Creations’ Morning Glory Floor Lamp is positioned precariously like an ancient stalagmite in a cave at Beit Gurvin National Park. It’s an UNESCO World Heritage Site in Israel. … Continue reading

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A Delicate Balance: Nature and Geometry Go Hand & Hand for Two Designer/Makers

by Laura Goldstein “I really felt that the fitness world was trapped in an odd aesthetic place. There’s no reason why the objects that are part of a workout can’t also inspire and be beautiful,” confides HEFT Designs maker, Shane … Continue reading

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IDS Offsite 2021: SwitzerCultCreative Greenscapes the Showroom for ARTISAN and Mary Ratcliffe Collabs

  By Laura Goldstein Bringing nature indoors takes on a new creative connectedness at SwitzerCultCreative with two wood-inspired furniture brands and the botanical artistry of Burnaby’s Greenscape Design & Decor.  “It’s amazing how greenery really warms things up,” effuses Adam … Continue reading

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