Picks of the Week

picks of the week

From Mid-century-inspired birdhouses and plush velvet stools to hyper-realistic portraits and noise cancelling headphones, these are the VISI team’s top picks of the week.

1. Mid-century Birdhouses by Douglas Barnhard

Douglas Barnhard of Sourgrassbuilt designs adorable Mid-century-style birdhouses. These small structures feature spaces for birds to hide out, eat and drink, all in the luxury of a replica modernist house.

Images via sourgrassbuilt.com

2. Néstor Canavarro’s Hyper-realistic Portraits

Using pencil crayons, Argentinian artist and illustrator Néstor Canavarro creates hyper-realistic drawings of celebrities. His pieces pay particular attention to perfectly capturing the hair and texture of the skin.

Image credit: Néstor Canavarro on Behance.net

3. HAUS Velvet Stools

HAUS by Hertex has released a series of stools upholstered in quilted Cotton Velvet. Lightweight and constructed from solid foam, the stools work perfectly as a set, as backless dining seating or as occasional ottomans.

Images courtesy of hertexhaus.co.za

4. Denon Headphones

A good pair of headphones can certainly make working from home a little easier. These noise cancelling headphones from Denon, available locally at Homemation, will easily block out external distractions.

 

Images courtesy of homemation.co.za

5. Sean Knipe Art

Durban-based artist Sean Knipe uses sweeping shapes and vibrant colours in his contemporary, abstract pieces. He also creates 3D pieces and realistic works.

Images via @seanknipeart on Instagram