Boa at Object Interior Trade Show Booth 2006
Trade Show Booth 2006
Design Hunting: The Best of New York Design Week 2009
Extraordinary green designers OI studio unveiled their new Live Earth collection at this year’s BKLYN Designs, and we were particularly struck by their Coup d’Grace Media Console (such a fitting name!). Read more: Green Coup d’Grace Media Console by OI studio | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World
Last Friday, we were able to arrange a little excursion from ReadyMade's New York office over to DUMBO, Brooklyn, for a press event and the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS.
OI studio is a company committed to nature—aesthetically and environmentally. They use nature as inspiration and material. By "minimiz[ing] the environmental impact of every new product," OI studio fulfills their goal: to "leave the planet in a better state than we found it."
Zen Art Meets Responsible Design: Interview with BOA
A couple of weeks ago, I had a chance to meet BOA, founder and head designer of OI studio.
Product Placement 1.3: Sustainable Design – May 28, 7-9 p.m. at Designtex
InhabitatWe are a sucker for anything using Kirei board, so we were delighted last weekend at BKLYN Designs to discover the material in new form - in Object Interior’s lovely Coup Dresser. more...
Moco Loco+ A modular wooden table made by OI studio features a slot for a vase or candle. Watch the video @ Apartment Therapy. more...
Treehugger As well as THTV the Inhabitat girls were also on the design pulse at Brooklyn Designs this week. Check out this fabulous Coup Dresser by Object Interior. ‘The dresser is composed of Kirei board, recycled steel, and recycled paper, and comes in a variety of different colors and sizes. If orange is a little too much for you.’ more...
Apartment Theraphy Here's fresh video from Bklyn Designs last weekend in Dumbo. This is one of the two interviews I conducted. This is Boa of OI studio. Boa is a wunderkind, who was born and raised in the Virgin Islands, studied at the Art Institute in Chicago and now bases herself between LA, NY and Bali. more....
Decor8BOA, the principal designer at OI studio in Brooklyn, wrote to me today about her fabulous collection of furniture and I’m in love! She told me that she just exhibited for the first time at Brooklyn Designs last month and she sent me photos of this great cabinet that I simply had to share. more...
Just Seen  A modern candleholder that fits nicely on a dining room table or shelf.  Add glass hurricane  covers and the Dime Candleholder can be used outdoors. more...