By LiveOAK Staff on July 19, 2009
There are many roots to our addiction to consumption, but in this post I am going to discuss just one of them… aesthetics. It’s funny that dispite the inherent aesthetic beauty of nature and the environemnt, our desire to make our own environments aesthetically pleasing can wreak havoc on the former. Now obviously there [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on April 29, 2009
This is really a great space saving idea for those with green thumbs and not enough yard to exercise them. Personally I think these would go great along a deck railing or cut down to be mini-window boxes. So next time someone you know replaces their gutters snatch them up and give them a new lives as planters.
By LiveOAK Staff on April 13, 2009
This “Wine Tasting Station” was once a wine barrel holding Newton Vineyard Red Wine. Now it has been given a second life, resurected by Claire Danthois and tasked to hold wine once again. Dainthois is known for her work reclaiming old timber planks and turning them into beautiful pieces of furniture.
By Doug Gunzelmann on March 2, 2009
Laurent Corio designed this new take on an old piece of furniture. The trestle legs, reminiscent of a saw horse, give this old table a whole new aura. As an antique fanatic (maybe a strange pastime for a 28 year old male) I see mountains of decent furniture that just looks tired and lacks that [...]