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Daily Archives: November 26, 2010

Pattern: Marquetry

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Pattern: Marquetry

We focus a lot on “soft” patterns here in our weekly Pattern post. And though we confess to a certain “soft” spot for textile patterns, we recognize that’s not the only place patterns show up. Today we’re talking about marquetry, the kind of pattern that can be modern, traditional and — Continue reading

Modern Etsy: Retrovisions

Categories: Art + Graphics
Modern Etsy: Retrovisions

Charming. Illustrative. Stylish. Slightly misogynic. The advertisements of the Mid-Century era are a fun addition to add to a space, and certainly are something different to hang on your walls. We’ve found an Etsy store dedicated to bringing you only the best of these retro ads. Retrovisions is a fun — Continue reading

Food/Design: Rouge Tomate

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Food/Design: Rouge Tomate

Today’s celebration of the intersection of good restaurant design and tantalizingly delicious food photos come from New York City, a place arguably more chockfull of good restaurants than perhaps any other in the world. Rouge Tomate, a restaurant known for its culinary delights, also delights our senses with a good-looking — Continue reading