Pinwheels

Pinwheels

Annie Werbler
Apr 13, 2010

Let's welcome the fairest of the seasons with a symbol of eternal springiness — the pinwheel.

When the wind gets under the sails of a pinwheel it's amazing to watch how rapidly it turns. But until we can all have our own wind turbines on the roof, we'll have to settle for lo-fi reminders of the all the fun and futuristic applications of the pinwheel. For Apartment Therapy readers, check out how the pinwheel has inspired modern floor, wall, and textile art for budding interior designers.

Images: 1. Pinwheel Wall Hanging by Perch; 2. Marimekko Slipcovers for IKEAFurniture Via Bemz; 3. NY Gift Fair: Hooked on Vermont Rugs & Pillows; 4. The Pillow Dreams Project: Affordable Fair Trade Pillows; 5. The Gallery Ariana Huggett.

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