Dana Mayer

Pop Planters

A collaboration between the burgeoning M Studio and the 83-year old display manufacturer Metaline has resulted in Mobos—modular metal boxes that are functional as well as stylish. “Mobos are a modern take on traditional window boxes,” says Jenna Zilincar, owner of M Studio. These multi-functional pop art boxes come in a variety of standard shapes and colors, or they can…

Nature Comes to Light

Using stem cells as inspiration, Tazana lighting designer Suppapong Sonsang creates beautifully repetitive patterns for his light fixtures. “It starts from a small piece and can expand to many different forms,” says Sonsang. The Bangkok-based company combines modern technology with traditional Thai crafting. The plastic lights are available in two standard forms—Stemcell Rose and Stemcell Egg—in eight various colors. For…

Rolling Out the Red Carpet

Dublin is getting glamorous. The once industrial Docklands area on the banks of the river Liffey will be remodeled as a dramatic public space surrounded by a leisure district. As part of the makeover, landscape architect Martha Schwartz is transforming the Docklands’ Grand Canal Square with a dazzling red crystal “carpet” made of colored resin embedded with matching glass. A…