to the woods

Dearest ______,

Whenever we feel like we’re in a rut, we always think of running to the woods. Not so much because we are an outdoorsy lot (we are not, really) but only because trees are the best companions when it feels like rain.

With our neuroses churning out more episodes than the BBC, we’ve often thought of how nifty it would be to bring the woods right into our own backyard. Apparently, we are not alone in thinking this:

“The Woods” (Norway)
Exquisite hand- blown glass sculptures by StokkeAustad and Andreas Engesvik design studios. (Photo from StokkeAustad, edited to taste)

Bauhaus- looking 3D- printed chess set which doubles as a collection of small planter boxes by XYZ Workshop (Australia).

(Photos from XYZ, edited to taste)

Enchanting, indeed. Canopy Designs’ Enchanted Lamp (New York).
(Photo from Canopy Design, edited to taste)

Literal translation in light weight steel. OKSA, which directly translates to “branch” in Finnish, is a set of wittily- designed fireplace tools by Felicie Eymard (Finland).

(Photo from Felicie Eymard, edited to taste)

“Swing, swing from the tangles of my heart-“, sang The All American Rejects.
The hanging loungers by Daniel Pouzet and Fred Frety for Dedon truly tug at our anxious heart strings- first tangled, then swinging, and eventually freed.

(Photos from Dedon, edited to taste)


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