Four women who met in Industrial Design school decided to form a business, and now they offer their design creations, combining function with a whimsical sense of artistry.
The bowls are hand-made from a variety of species of salvaged trees, one of a kind functional objects of art. I think they would be interesting mounted on the wall as a pop art installation, as well as using them on a tabletop to hold something special.
This Canadian group of friends consists of artist/designers Doha Chebib, Carmen Douville, Dara Humniski and Anna Thomas. They work both collaboratively and individually to create artwork for everyday life.
I absolutely love the metallic colors in the selection above. They were featured in 2008 in the Radiant Dark exhibition in Toronto.
I prefer the rougher textured bark, pieces coming from the natural forest contrasting so nicely with the smooth, contemporary color within.
Their simple, elegant style stands out in a cluttered world. It reminds me of Danish products and architecture, with its plain, natural, clean lines. Visit their website to see more: www.loyalloot.com