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Daily Archives: August 18, 2010

Brutalist and Heavenly

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Brutalist and Heavenly

Harry Weese, a 20th century Chicago architect, designed thousands of buildings in the modernist style, conducted many restoration and renovation projects in Chicago, including Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan's Auditorium Theater, the Field Museum of Natural History and most successfully he designed Washington's hundred mile long Metro system in 1967. — Continue reading

Infinity And Beyond

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Infinity And Beyond

  It is still summer and temperatures are rising here and have been sizzling.  Time to cool off.   Nothing calms the mind, sooths the soul and cools the body like an infinity pool.  Plus it is blue.  Who does not like blue?  Minimalistic and modern.  Nothing but the water flowing — Continue reading

A Parisienne in Brooklyn by Carol VanderKloot

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
A Parisienne in Brooklyn by Carol VanderKloot

Ok, this year's New York International Gift Fair at Javits Center was so dominated by vintage-inspired, knotty pined, whip stitched, whimsical objet made in China, I needed a break. Plus, many exhibitors showed copious copies of works by Gio Ponti, Alexander Girard, David Hicks, with NO mention or credit given. — Continue reading

Ladies and Gentleman

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Ladies and Gentleman

Ladies and Gentleman present Superior Server family, a set of stainless steel utensils with handles that are "crisply coated in a vibrant set of colors allowing the set to be fitting in contemporary and traditional settings alike." ~via mocoloco

Going to the Gym?

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Going to the Gym?

How awesome is this collection? Leave it to Danish design team, mater, to mass produce a sustainable collection of cabinets that look this sleek. Together with, Soren Rose, they’ve managed to recapture our earliest memories of playing with our friends in Gym class, and the unbelievably simplistic beauty of that — Continue reading