Halloween

Halloween – Louis Ghost Chair by Philippe Starck

On this the night of Halloween when the ghosts and ghouls abound and our quiet suburban streets echo to the sounds of “Trick or Treat”…

One chair should take their pride of place at the head of the All Hallows Day feastPhilippe Starck’s iconic Ghost chair.

Louis Ghost chair by Philippe Starck (image by Kartell)

Louis Ghost chair by Philippe Starck (image by Kartell)

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Transylvanian Crypt Decor (suitable for a Count)

Happy Halloween! It’s time to light your Jack O’Lantern

 

If the call came in from Count Dracula to help add a bit of festive spirit to his Transylvanian Crypt what would you do?

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The legend of the Jack O’ Lantern and the mastery of Ray Villafane…

Happy Halloween!

 

"When I Was a Pumpkin" by Josh Tuininga (www.society6.com)

 

Now I must confess I don’t live in a decaying castle in Transylvania but there is something about Halloween I love. It may be the excuse to dress as The Count, cloak flowing and fangs chomping or perhaps the opportunity to liberally cover myself in fake blood and wonder around in a zombie-like fashion.

 

"Trick or Treat" by Radojavor (image from deviant ART)

 

Halloween isn’t complete for me without a carved pumpkin or Jack-O’-Lantern. I love the amazing story about the origins of the lantern. It is said to come from an Irish tale about a master manipulator and general ne’er do well called Jack.

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