Designed by: West Elm
Like most people around the world, gold is on our mind! From glamorous, gold-hued utensils to fair trade Nepalese rugs, see what noteworthy designs caught our eye around the Web this week.
#1. Gold Metal [photo above]
This gold flatware 5-pc set from west elm will have you reaching for gold all year long. From elegant table tops to comfy couches, shimmery metallics are not only eye-catching, but add dimension and light to any lackluster space. Spotted on: blog.westelm.com
#2. Whimsical Whisks
Photo Courtesy of mocoloco.com
Designed by: Normann Copenhagen
Whisking eggs just got a lot more fun. Inspired by a pack of straws, Normann Copenhagen’s Beater Whisk pairs colorful, quirky style with space-saving function. You won’t want to hide this kitchen tool in a drawer.Spotted on: mocoloco.com
#3. Stunning Fair Trade Rugs
Photo Courtesy of Armadillo & Co.
Designed by: Armadillo & Co.
While the bold colors and gorgeous patters of Armadillo & Co’s rugs have left us mesmerized, we are even more impressed by their mission behind it. Whether in Nepal, Pakistan, or Stateside each member of this “extended family” is dedicated to preserving the tradition of carpet weaving by promoting fair trade initiatives. Spotted on: annieloveridge.blogspot.com
#4. Actress Courtney Cox's Malibu Kitchen
Photo by: Simon Upton for Elle Decor
Classy and stylish just like its Hollywood owner, this all-white modern space employs vintage barstools and earthy stone flooring for a warmed-up take on the typical modern kitchen. Spotted on: elledecor.com.
#5. London's Egg-Shaped Eco-Village
Photo Courtesy of inhabitat.com
London is all the buzz right now. And to add to it, the city is about to welcome a winding eco-neighborhood of egg-shaped homes with shared walls, a community park, on-site shops, and affordable heating bills. Evgeni Leonov Architects' design prohibits cars, but it promises energy-efficient living and a new take on community. Spotted on: inhabitat.com