Designed by: Living Agency
Every Friday on Countertalk, we’ll share with you a list of five great kitchen and design tidbits—featuring interesting people, products, and news—that we've scouted from around the Web. Here are five unique (and very different) items we're talking about this week.
#1. Color Block Cabinets (photo above)
Color blocking has strutted off the runway and paraded into the home. We've all seen uniform pops of color on cabinets, but we're loving this color-blocking idea for individual cabinet doors. Spotted on: brightbazaar.blogspot.com.
#2: Pakistan’s First Female Architect
Photo by: Courtesy of Dwell.com
Meet Yasmeen Lari, Pakistan’s first female architect. Dwell gets personal with this ‘design superhero’ as she recounts conquering her goals and pursuing her dreams in a notoriously patriarchal society. Spotted on: dwell.com.
#3. Fruit- and Veggie- Cast Bowls
Photo: Courtesy of mischertraxler.com
Sure you serve 'em on plates, but why not use fruits and veggies to actually make dinnerware too? That's exactly what Vienna-based Mischer’traxler‘ does with her Reversed Volume bowls, which are molded from real fruits and veggies. Spotted on: inhabitat.com.
#4. A Tablet For Cooks
Photo by: Courtesy of qooq.com
Pronounced, “Cook”, this cool tablet from France comes equipped with thousands of recipes, videos, a recipe calculator that adjusts for party size, plus an auto-populating shopping list. Spotted on: coolhunting.com.
#5: Modern Chairs With Rustic Tables
Photo by: Courtesy of casasugar.com
Sure, sleekly lacquered green chairs may seem like unexpected guests at a rugged country table; however this unusual pairing adds a fresh, eclectic look to an otherwise ordinary kitchen. Spotted on: casasugar.com.