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Daily Archives: November 19, 2010

Pattern: Kuba

Categories: Art + Graphics
Pattern: Kuba

Kuba is an African patten that has long been used in interiors to infuse a space with tight pops of global excitement. The Kuba pattern, also known as Raffia cloth, takes its name from the traditional crafts made by the Kuba tribe in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Featuring thick — Continue reading

Modern Etsy: Swanky Lady Vintage

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Etsy: Swanky Lady Vintage

We’ve got a particular affinity toward things described as “swanky,” and it’s got to do with the word. Swanky is the kind of word that conjures up a number of visceral images. Swanky items are sophisticated. They’re luxurious. But they’ll also slap you across the face if you misbehave because — Continue reading

Food/Design: Color in Restaurants

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Food/Design: Color in Restaurants

Long have the effects of colors in an interior on a person’s mood been studied. Of all the different interior environments where we sense color, as you can imagine, the visitors of restaurants can be greatly affected by the type of color palette chosen. We enjoyed reading a recent article — Continue reading