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Daily Archives: December 14, 2010

DIY: Awesome Wooden Box Cabinet

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Awesome Wooden Box Cabinet

When it comes to classic modern shelving, the wooden display box is a forerunner for the sort of item that you love immediately and keep forever. You can imagine how delighted we were to find a DIY project that takes the idea of one wooden box, and makes it way — Continue reading

Austin’s New W Hotel and Residences

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Austin’s New W Hotel and Residences

It’s here! Austin residents have been waiting for the completion of the W Hotel and Residences for some time. Watching as each tantalizing level got completed, waiting to see how Austin’s skyline would change and what fabulous features the interior would sport. We’ve got one of the first looks of — Continue reading

Featured Design Element: Modern Mantels

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Featured Design Element: Modern Mantels

We spent some time last week wowing you with ways to decorate your mantel for the holidays that would be modern and not take away from the sleek home aesthetic you’ve spent months or years perfecting. But what if no matter what you put on your mantel, its own style — Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Andrew Thornton of Argington

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Andrew Thornton of Argington

Yes! We’ve got another fun, modern kid’s furniture designer to bring to you today. Why do we focus on kid’s furniture so much? Well, as any modern parent would agree, nothing ruins a clean home aesthetic like brightly-colored and oddly shaped kid’s accessories. That’s why it’s so important we bring — Continue reading

Tape Lamp

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Tape Lamp

Last week I came across the Tape Lamp and was instantly intrigued by it. The lamp is minimal, simple, beautifully crafted and uses cassette tapes. Tapes were such a big part of our youth!  I know the newer generations have only seen tapes in movies and heard of them in — Continue reading

Trend: Bugs in Décor

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Trend: Bugs in Décor

While perusing the handmade goods at a local holiday handmade gift bazaar, we came face to face with a wall full of butterflies encased in Lucite. We were dumbstruck. It’s not like including bugs in décor is new—the idea’s been around as long as people have been collecting and cataloging — Continue reading