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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Modern Kids/Baby Gear

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Modern Kids/Baby Gear

This weekend was one of my best-friend’s baby shower. The time is coming where many friends are married; this is the fourth baby of the year.  All these showers have forced me to learn about all cacophony of baby gear that parents seemingly need. I am on a never-ending search — Continue reading

Evergreen Solar

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability

Here is an awesome info-animations by Legwork Studio for Evergreen Solar. Super clean, simple and very effective. I think the transitions are amazing – but they are so well done that you need to go back for a second look to see how seamlessly they merged the graphics throughout the — Continue reading

Acapulco Chair

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Acapulco Chair

Oficina Kreativa is a creative work group within the field of art, architecture, and design. Jacob Fasting and Kirsten Krogh founded the office in 2008. It is located in Mexico City and Copenhagen. Oficina Kreativa is engaged in the design and production of furniture and in theoretical and artistic practice. It is — Continue reading

Modern Homes

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Homes

These modern homes from Sarasota Studio for Modern Architecture exemplify the spectacular beauty and simplicity of the well designed and built modern home. BRADEN RIVER HOUSE BRADEN RIVER HOUSE    SCHROCK=SOLSTICE HOUSE SCHROCK-SOLSTICE HOUSE Studio for Modern Architecture   

The Cure for the Common Hanger

Categories: Uncategorized
The Cure for the Common Hanger

I just want to frame a photo of these clothes hangers made from the backs of old chairs by Antonello Fuse. So beautiful and unexpected! Via http://www.resign.it/node/744 (The title of this post is for madmen fans..)

The Ripple Effect Tea Table

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The Ripple Effect Tea Table

‘ripple effect tea table’ is a graduation project for IM masters design academy eindhoven by korean industrial designer jeonghwa seo in partnership with hanna chung. There is a belief by Asian people that small changes in an individual’s life can have an impact and have a certain effect to the — Continue reading

The Lair, by Rick Bzowy, Tazmania

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
The Lair, by Rick Bzowy, Tazmania

If someone said to you "Let's stay at The Lair", you would immediately think of a seedy, dark, urban place full of booze, promises and one-night stands. Surprisingly, this Lair is anything but. Built in an isolated spot on the east coast of Tasmania, surrounded by 40 acres of unspoilt forest — Continue reading

Ice, Ice Baby!

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Ice, Ice Baby!

Summer is coming to a close and the temperatures are soaring. To keep cool, or at least brace ourselves for the colder days ahead – enjoy the following photos of nature’s ice sculptures. The wind, water flow and temperature changes carve the ice into strange and wonderous shapes. Just think — Continue reading

Big Cozy Books

Categories: Kids + Baby
Big Cozy Books

Big Cozy Books designed by Erik Olofson is a great product for children! It's really novel concept. Pieces include chairs, stools, doorway entrances, wall art and accessories. The Big Cozy Books is suitable to decorate kids room, play ground and more. www.bigcozybooks.com

It’s hot, get naked.

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
It’s hot, get naked.

Spencer Tunick, an artist who is famous for working with hundreds of nude bodies in his photographs since the mid-90′s is in the midst of several current projects including tackling each state in the US. above: “Mexico City 1 (Zócalo, MUCA/UNAM Campus)”, 2007 His work has spawned an unofficial website/blog — Continue reading

Ghislaine Viñas :: Interior Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ghislaine Viñas :: Interior Design

I'm a true believer in using bold colors and patterns in the home, so when I saw Ghislaine Viñas' interior design portfolio, I was floored!  She has such an incredible understanding of color and space, it's no wonder she won Pantone's "Color Outside the Lines" competition for use of color — Continue reading

Maltzan and Marklee

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Maltzan and Marklee

 Color and light are the major elements in man-made environments. Not only do they provide aesthetically pleasing and illuminated spaces but they also influence psychological reactions and physiological well-being.  White is a symbol of the Modern movement in architecture. Its simplicity yet worldliness present a sense of floating in space. White — Continue reading

Sleep Box

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Sleep Box

As city life gets quicker and faster, time is of the essence a few minutes to rest at an airport or train station is priceless.  Rather than spending time finding a hotel room, would it not be so convenient if there were a quiet place to rest between flights directly — Continue reading

AirCraft: The Jet as Art

Categories: Art + Graphics
AirCraft: The Jet as Art

I love this photo series by Jeffrey Milstein! AirCraft: The Jet as Art, features large-scale images of airliners in flight, shot at the precise moment when the aircraft is overhead. This work combines passions for form, symmetry, color, and flight. As a typology of aircraft, these photographs open up conversations — Continue reading

Welcome Back W Magazine

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Welcome Back W Magazine

The new September issue of W Magazine and with it's new editor Stefano Tonchi seems to have begun a re-emergence or rebirth of the magazine itself after what seems to have been months of emptiness or nonexistence. It's as if our first signs of the cooling of Fall have been — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Modern essentials and things that are sure to max out my credit limit. Felt Chairs? I know for sure that the DMV, impromptu board meetings, and awkward Thanksgiving dinners would have been a whole lot better if the chairs were felt. One will not be enough… admired on bltd. I — Continue reading

Whimsically Wonderful

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Whimsically Wonderful

Have you ever found something you think so wonderful you try and rationalize when and how you can convince yourself you need one? I stumbled on this weeks ago, considered buying it for my expecting cousin and have since become completely obsessed with J Schatz Egg Lamp.   Child-like whimsy can — Continue reading

The 7 Commandments

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
The 7 Commandments

The 7 commandments from the Design Bible. I am going to put this in my office and hand this out to all current and potential clients. You can buy this wall graphic, along with several other amazing designs, at Harmonie-intérieure

Mirrorcube by Tham & Videgard Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Mirrorcube by Tham & Videgard  Architects

If you're in Sweden, check out the Mirror Cube, part of the Tree Hotel in Harads. The structure consists of light-weight aluminium and mirrored glass hung around a tree trunk. (I know what you're thinking: "Won't birds crash into the nearly invisible building??") Fortunately, steps were taken to prevent wildlife from — Continue reading

Little Birdies

Categories: Art + Graphics
Little Birdies

I would do anything to see these futuristic birds in their houses attached to the bottom of scaffolding! These little ones are in Madrid.     Via Dinosaur Party via Wooster Collective.