Vienna can benefit from a the fascinating hammock-filled public art installation entitled Flederhaus (Bat House) and created by architecture studio Heri&Salli. Tourists and residents can enjoy the vertical public space filled with hammocks and indulge in moments of relaxation in a space inspired by standstill moments, when mind and body relax as they were designed to do – in the open air. We spotted the fantastic art installation on Design Rulz and we had to share with you the spectacular feeling of freedom and relaxation these photos give us. The Bat House Hammock Art Installation can be found near the Museumsquartier (Museums Quarter) and is open daily 10:00-19:00 until October. Sleep, relax or read, find different interactions with the surrounding environment and enjoy these creative public space designs – they were created to inspire everyone.
Don’t worry about making your shelf picture-perfect. Displaying a collection of toys is a simple, eye-catching solution, and the resulting vignette just might double as wall art! Below we see the Radial Wall Shelf from The Land of Nod. To cut down on the cluttered look, try grouping items by color! These Color Bar Ledges from The Land of Nod make the job easy. Use the shelves themselves to create an artful wall vignette, especially if you purchase intriguing pieces like these Shape Shifter Wall Shelves. This Land of Nod hinged metal shelving allows for a range of configurations, from rectangles to arrows. And don’t forget about creative ideas such as placing patterned paper at the back of your shelving to create a vibrant backdrop. These Honeycomb Wall Shelves are styled with shades of turquoise. Do you have any shelf styling tips to share? Leave a comment below.
Let’s get started with some styling inspiration from Urban Outfitters, a brand that offers an interesting array of wall-mounted shelving options. Many of them celebrate the best of geo style. Below we see a trio of shelving solutions, including the Bryn Mountain Display Shelf, pictured at the top right of the photo. Note how each of these shelves holds “like items,“ such as rocks, jewelry and other natural wonders. The styling of this Geo Triangle Shelf proves there’s power in empty space. You may be tempted to fill every square inch of your decorative shelving, but remember that sometimes less is more.