11 Christmas Advent Calendars: Updated Styles for a Traditional Favorite

Buy Here Christmas comes just once a year, but there are only 24 days in the Advent Calendar – and the countdown starts on December 1. Are you ready? The traditional advent calendar has given way to a more stylized version – from old photos on reclaimed wooden trees to spa treats in sleek, modern packages. And let’s not forget the whiskey advent calendar! From chocolates to cocktails – here’s to the Christmas season! Linen Garland Advent Calendar

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Knitted is a Textural Modern Light with Traditional Roots

A collaboration between Israeli designers Ariel Zucherman and Oded Sapir resulted in light series called Knitted. Knitted combines both industrial and manual crochet knitting with modern lighting technology. The knitted wool threads create fixed 3D patterns in sheet formation that are then fitted over a rigid skeletal structure before finally turning into the dynamic sacks that hold the globes of light. The result is an organic light fixture that is graphic, colorful and visceral.

While the knitted sacks lend themselves to … (read more)