Tim Defleur Has Designed The Wool Lodge, A Modern Piece Of Pet Furniture

Designer¬†Tim Defleur¬†has created The Wool Lodge, a modern multipurpose piece of pet furniture that can be used as a cat‚Äôs litter box or as a bed for a cat or dog. Source: Tim Defleur Has Designed The Wool Lodge, A Modern Piece Of Pet Furniture More pet furniture   Lurvig: First IKEA Pet Furniture Collection … Continue reading Tim Defleur Has Designed The Wool Lodge, A Modern Piece Of Pet Furniture

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20+ Best Dog Coats for Winter to Keep Your Pup Warm and Stylish

Although it is the height of summer here in Sydney I could not go past these adorable doggie coats from the lifestyle blog at Cosmo. Zack & Zoey Elements Derby Quilted Dog Coat Available in several sizes, this quilted coat is a stylish find thanks to its plush, faux-fur collar and faux-wood buttons. Source: 20+ … Continue reading 20+ Best Dog Coats for Winter to Keep Your Pup Warm and Stylish

Dogs understand what’s written all over your face

Dogs are capable of understanding the emotions behind an expression on a human face. For example, if a dog turns its head to the left, it could be picking up that someone is angry, fearful or happy. If there is a look of surprise on a person's face, dogs tend to turn their head to … Continue reading Dogs understand what’s written all over your face

Dog Beds That Won’t Disrupt Your Design Scheme

While we admit the world of pet accessories has come a long way in the past few years, it takes a little more than a trip to the local Petco to find a dog bed that's worthy of your canine companion and your home. Fortunately there is a variety of super stylish options out there … Continue reading Dog Beds That Won’t Disrupt Your Design Scheme

The red and green specialists: why human colour vision is so odd

The red and green specialists: why human colour vision is so odd (Aeon)

Most mammals rely on scent rather than sight. Look at a dog's eyes, for example they're usually on the sides of its face, not close together and forward-facing like ours. Having eyes on the side is good for creating a broad field of vision, but b...

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Design News Daily- Monday 29th January 2018

Curated Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.

Husky in UK Traveller Lonely Planet Magazine

Husky Hero Image

I found this delightful picture in the most recent edition of the UK Lonely Planet Traveller Magazine.¬† ¬†This Husky has different coloured eyes caused by a condition called Heterochromia.¬† Heterochromia results due to uneven melanin distribution and inbreeding.¬† Melanin is what gives colours to the irises.¬† It so happens that many puppies have the almond-shaped¬†pale … Continue reading Husky Hero Image

A photograph of Toby Judge. Head of security for Bailey Street Design.

The Benefits of a Studio Dog

Originally posted in 2014 I first thought of the benefits of a studio dog when I visited The Distillery in Surry Hills, and I met Noftus, their golden retriever studio dog. He was so friendly, well behaved and played well with others, I thought 'We can do that'. Toby was already two years old by … Continue reading The Benefits of a Studio Dog

Street Art – Newtown Canvas

Newtown sometimes feels like a modern¬†contemporary museum of art; the show is on the street. ¬†The following pieces have popped up over the last week or so, and I noticed them on my morning walk. These three pieces are¬†street poster art. ¬†The posters are usually handmade or printed graphics on thin paper.   Please post … Continue reading Street Art – Newtown Canvas