Friday, March 4, 2011

Pets and the Modern Home

Here are some products for your pet that won't interfere with your style!

Gourmet Dining
The Big Pooch Luxury Pet Dish (above, left) from Wetnoz balances function and style. In stainless steel with rubber feet and handle, it functions as both a scoop and a bowl, and features a rubber handle and no-skid feet. Available from for $126. The smaller L’il Pup Dog Dish is $80 and an optional booster stand is $66-$74.

Feathered Friends
The Nesting Box, by Danish designers Henrik Holbaek and Claus Jensen of Copenhagen’s Tool Design for Eva Solo, has an adjustable entrance to offer birds of many sizes a sleek home. The box is made of white solid or striped glazed terra cotta that reflects heat to keep fledglings cool in summer. A plastic lid keeps out wind and rain and its locking mechanism keeps out cats. Available for $74.50 at

Pacific Pacifyer
Petprojekt’s Squeeki Tiki (above, right) dog toy will give your dog a taste of island living. These non toxic toys are soft and durable and available in seven bright colors for $14 at

Chic Confinement
Designgo of Brooklyn, New York, offers the black eiCrate (right), in powder-coated steel wire,  for use indoors or out. A fitted cover is available to keep out winter’s chill. $220 at

Prairie Dogs
With its spaced wood slats for peeking out, the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Architectura (above, left) is a perfect hiding place for dogs and cats. The 24x24x19 inch box of birch plywood and MDF is made to order for $349 by the California-based Prefabpets. The company also sells the platform Dog Day Bed, (above, right) in birch plywood with a foam cushion with a removable orange ultrasuede cover, or dark walnut plywood with a grey cover. Available for $149 to $349 depending on size. To order: 619/241-5631 or

For more great pet products, see Modernism, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 2011.

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