November 17, 2009

Trash and laundry

I posted photos of North Park's congee last year. Now here's a photo of their funky lamps. I actually like them but they also kind of remind me of a crumpled ball of paper. And the ceiling drapes, good for diffusing light and improving acoustics in a box-like room, remind me of bedsheets hung out to dry. Or maybe I'm just feeling domestic right now.

orange lamp at North Park

I recently discovered a lovely photoblog about the Philippines. Bobby Wong Jr. likes to travel around the country and takes the most gorgeous photos and posts one every week. Looking at his images of this beautiful country, I was reminded once again why I haven't given up on the Philippines. And as my thanks to Bobby, I invite you all to visit his blog:
Postcards from Manila

25 comments:

marley said...

I really like the lamp shade. I want one!

Clueless in Boston said...

It sort of reminds me of a rose; but maybe I'm just feeling romantic:)

robert said...

Saw as well a flower, nice for autumn mood.
A wonderful Tuesday for you.

bfarr said...

I love that light fixture. I will be sure to check out "Postcards from Manilla" too.

Jacob said...

I like the lamp...it's flowery, and looks like a piece of art.

The bedsheets, not so much!

Rambling Round said...

Creative lighting.

Bacolod and Beyond said...

I already missed Manila. I also like the lamp it's cool.

Leif Hagen said...

This orange lamp reminds me of the many Danish modern lamps which I've seen! Could it be from Denmark?

Mo said...

Very interesting lamp nice shot.

Olivier said...

c'est magnifique, on dirait une immense fleur.

Cezar and Léia said...

wow it's a modern design and really cool with this orange colour!
I liked it a lot!
Léia

arabesque said...

hi hilda, thanks for sharing the postcards from bobby wong.
grabe! is all i can say... wish i could reach his level... if only i have the right gear and stuff! ^-^
haha, now, he's also one of my faves.

Kaori said...

Cool lamp! Looks like the sun :)

Vogon Poet said...

Love the mix of a funny and creative lamp and... bedsheets! Thanks for the link, the images are gorgeous.

Lianne said...

great shots!!

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Halcyon said...

It does look a bit like an old piece of paper. I sort of like it though!

James said...

Hi Hilda. I like that cool lamp, the wavy lines are great.

Remember those "round orange candles" near the graves in my post the other day? They are actually little pumpkins. :)

TaraDharma said...

thanks for stopping by my new blog! I love the lamp -- in California we have lamp shops that carry similar designs, and they are very popular.

Lois said...

It's lovely Hilda! I also think it looks almost like some kind of flower.

AntiguaDailyPhoto.Com said...

@Hilda, I hope one day to visit your lovely city and country. I would love to discover that things that we have in common.

Saludos desde el otro lado del mundo.

George said...

I guess I'm being domestic as well -- this does remind me of laundry drying! It's a wonderful picture, however.

Buenos Aires Photoblog said...

What a stylish lamp it is--very flower-ish!

Paula said...

Whenever I see decor like this I have to wonder who's girlfriend/boyfriend was involved. Still, the light is pretty cool looking and I imagine everything looks different in the evening?

the donG said...

this post made me smile and laugh a bit.

White Oleander said...

That is one pretty orange lamp.