Many cultures from east to west have a mysterious love for the
mushroom. Not the eating of the mushroom, necessarily, but the less
tangible, more folklore-ish aspects of mushrooms. In folklore, mushrooms eat bugs, or protect
the leprechauns from the rain, or relish rock and roll music! But, the
mushroom, in most cultures, is good, good luck, and yes, some of them are
magical mushrooms. Here are 10 mushrooms that will bring magic, and maybe some good
luck, into your home.
Magical Mushroom 1. Eero Aarnio, The Mushroom
These classic Mushrooms are a
charming addition to a home, no matter where they live. And they are a
unique bit of history from the period of 1960's when they were first
designed by celebrated Finish designer, Eero Aarnio. The Mushroom
"caps" dip in the center, which contributes to their sculptured look.
Large Mushrooms are about 12" x 20"; small Mushrooms are about 8" x
15". Fibreglass material, the Mushrooms are available in 9 colors from Amazon.com.
Magical Mushroom 2. Simon Duff Mushroom Floor Lamp
This is a mushroom to ache for. The Mushroom Floor Lamp, made in limited edition by Australian designer Simon Duff combine high-impact looks with low-impact energy, two of Duff's primary design goals.
Magical Mushroom 3. Luceplan Agaricon Table Lamp
This mysterious mushroom is aglow with diffused light. Just three inches at the base, the lamp mushrooms into a 16" cap where its light turns on and off by a touch of the aluminum sensor ring on the rim of the cap. The Agaricon Table Lamp is designed by Ross Lovegrove and is available in polycarbonate orange or jade at Lumens.com.
Magical Mushroom 4. Pierre Paulin For Artifort Mushroom Chair
This Mushroom Chair by one of the most talented interior designers of the past 50 years, is probably the most famous of all "Mushroom Chairs. Designed in 1960, the chair is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Now made in New Zealand wool, meeting California's flame retardant standards. Available in several colors through Amazon.com.
Magical Mushroom 5. Pierre Paulin For Artifort Mushroom Ottoman
Here's an ottoman that works with or without a matching chair. Available in colors to math the Pierre Paulin Mushroom Chair, the Mushroom Ottoman has magical powers of its own. Amazon.com.