Day: May 23, 2020

Les Pieds de Biche Brings Geometric Patterns + Fun Colors to Terrazzo

Belgian brand Les Pieds de Biche brings a modern approach to terrazzo with decorative objects that feature geometric patterns and bold colorways that were inspired by the palettes of artists like Picasso, Van Gogh, Munch, and Mondrian. Founder Diam Coly uses traditional techniques to enrich the new, raw materials for a polished yet authentic aesthetic that highlights the uniqueness of each piece. The brand’s offerings include planters, bowls, candles, vases, soap dishes, and more, all ethically handmade by Diam in their Brussels studio. The pieces are fun and playful with mixed terrazzo chips that look as if they were thrown

Friday Five with Mary Maydan of Maydan Architects

Photo by Lisa Deneffe Photography

Mary Maydan is principal and founder of Maydan Architects, a Palo Alto, California based boutique architecture and interior design firm. Born in Tel Aviv, Maydan possesses a style that celebrates what it means to be modern. She founded her firm in 2004, and gained immediate recognition for her design of an ultra modern residence, which stood in sharp contrast to the traditional architecture that dominated Silicon Valley at the time. This project established Maydan as a leader and helped define her niche — minimalistic contemporary architecture. But Maydan’s career began far away from floor