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Daily Archives: November 24, 2010

Hella Jongerius

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Hella Jongerius

The Coloured Vases are experiments with color. Color is an important element in Hella Jongerius’s design practice. Hella Jongenius, an accomplished Dutch designer whom I admire very much for her work on color, thinks color brings richness, beauty and ambuiguity to design, if it is used well. According to Jongerius, designers can — Continue reading

Life

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Life

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Featured Craftsperson: Paul Loebach

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Featured Craftsperson: Paul Loebach

When the artistry of creativity and sheer talent meet the brilliance of concept and technology, you get the good-looking, crafted items of designer Paul Loebach. Sleek, sexy and smart, we’re loving his work and highlighting him in today’s featured craftsperson post. There’s a distinct marriage between old and new with — Continue reading

Time Machine

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Time Machine

Time, a nonrenewable resource, is becoming increasingly important to me and I suspect everyone else.  Horology, a word I never really used before writing this blog, is the art and science of measuring time.   Instruments of keeping time would be watches, clocks and even sundials.  Some of these instruments are — Continue reading

Empty Your Cupboard

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Empty Your Cupboard

The Pools ceramic collection from Fleet Objects was born out of a desire to minimize the number of objects needed in a kitchen cupboard. Each piece can serve as a container, dinnerware, a desk accessory, a vase or whatever else you can think of. Pools is a full line of — Continue reading

Name that Modern Designer:

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Name that Modern Designer:

Cold. Metal. Steely. We thought we’d showcase someone for today’s Name that Modern Designer post whose work is pretty much the complete opposite of warm and fuzzy just in case you are getting too much of an overload of warm and gooey feelings from this holiday coming up tomorrow. Will — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: True Life

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Book Corner: True Life

We decided to take shots of this awesome book, True Life: Steven Harris Architects, on warm wood instead of cold concrete, because frankly, this book makes us feel super warm inside. Full of color, bursting with fresh photography and organized in a way that makes a modern lover swoon, you’ll — Continue reading