Janet

Janet Wlody

Janet is a senior at Kenyon College studying English with a Creative Writing emphasis. She has a particular affinity for American literature, and enjoys discovering the narrative(s) behind a piece of art. GBlog is her blogging debut, and she is grateful for newfound exposure to objects such as the “Bug Light.” (She favors the stately praying mantis.)

Black Cloud by Carlos Amorales

Black Cloud, a simple but sprawling installation by artist Carlos Amorales, debuted at Yvon Lambert in Paris in 2007, and has been shown at...

Big Chair Project

Chef Jamie Oliver innovates in and out of the kitchen: he’s advocated for a variety of causes, from heightened food awareness to youth...

Flat Zoo by Yang:Ripol

London design studio Yang:Ripol uses simple materials in simple ways—and ends up with a charming, quirky product. The pieces of “Flat...

Custom Classified Moto KT600 for Katee Sackoff

Custom motorbike builders Classified Moto recently built this motorcycle for Battlestar Gallactica actress Katee Sackoff—and named it,...

Mirrored Geometric Animals

London artist Arran Gregory presents WOLF, a solo exhibition showing at Print House Gallery through September 6th. These taxidermy-inspired...

First Floor Under Exhibition

Pop culture magazine First Floor Under teamed up with TBWA, and Italian ad agency, to accessorize their first exhibition opening. Playing off of...

Shadow Portraits by Kumi Yamashita

Kumi Yamashita proves simplicity is key by using just paper and light as her mediums. The New York-based and Japanese artist uses origami...

Tio by Galula Store

When you can’t give your child the barnyard pet they’ll undoubtedly want, Tio seems to be the next-best thing. The set of drawers, by...

Levi’s Boxer Bag

Levi’s LVC presents 50 distressed leather, wax-treated bags designed to look like boxing gloves. A cotton ecru drawstring adds a touch of...

Strucchair by Dora Medveczky

Never bothered learning how to use a level in shop class? Never fear, the Strucchair solves your design problems. Designed by Dora...

Sphinx Observatory

Today, filed under “architectural wonders”: Jungfraujoch, Switzerland’s Sphinx observatory, a imposing, snowbound metal building that looks...

Turn by Caroline Olsson

Even ordinary light dimmers are incredibly fun to play with—which is why I’m so excited about Norwegian designer Caroline Olsson’s...

Neil Dawson’s “Horizons” at Gibbs Farm

North Auckland’s Gibbs Farm is visually arresting in and of itself: the land is on Kaipara Harbour, which fills the entire western horizon....

Kitchen Portraits by Erik Klein Wolterink

Ever get kitchen envy from interior decorating magazines? Photographer Erik Klein Wolterink has developed a project demonstrating that—behind...

Morse Code Light Signal Transmitted by Twitter

Students Kostantinos Frantzis, Ana Catharina Marques and Markus Schmeiduch of the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design offer a twist on...

“Desertion” Luggage Collection

Eastpak and Wood Wood present a joint luggage collection, “Desertion,” that blends urban with outdoorsy. Inspired by exploration of the North...

“Revitalizer” Lamp by Merve Kahraman

London designer Merve Kahraman’s wax-lamp, “The Revitalizer,” transforms a typically stuffy utility into a dynamic piece of art. A high...

Gardens of Blooms by André Feliciano

Snapshots or snapdragons? It’s all the same to Brazilian artist André Felicianos, a self-proclaimed “gardener of art.” Felicianos attaches...