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Daily Archives: January 12, 2011

Materials:foil

Categories: Art + Graphics
Materials:foil

Anselm Reyle uses reflective finishes and materials like aluminum foil, steel and mirror with bright and neon colors to intesify the compositional effects. By manupilating the light, tweaking the transparencies and emphasizing the details, Reyle interplays with dimensions. Occupied with the history of formalism, Reyle goes back to the origins — Continue reading

Succulent House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Sustainability
Succulent House

Succulent plants are known as water-retaining plants adapted to arid climates or soil conditions.  Succulent plants store water in their leaves, stems, and also in roots.  Architect Heather Roberge, principal of Murmur, a Los Angeles based architectural firm,  used this process in her exploration of spatial, structural and atmospheric innovation — Continue reading

Cappuccino set: Enjoy coffee

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Cappuccino set: Enjoy coffee

Unique, distinguished and eye-catching design, this cappuccino cup and saucer set has what it takes to highlight your coffee break. The minimalist straight cup handle and snack plate saucer brings a lot of fun into an everyday activity. You can now enjoy coffee in style! These porcelain products are handcrafted — Continue reading

Featured Craftsperson: Andrew King

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Featured Craftsperson: Andrew King

The first thing we think about when viewing Andrew King’s original, hand made ceramic work is: “is this guy an adorable gnome?” If only for the reason that these cute-as-a-button ceramic planters have a woodsy sort of aesthetic we think a gnome might lean toward. But no, the sizes of — Continue reading

Name that Mid-Century Modern Designer

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Name that Mid-Century Modern Designer

Today’s mystery Mid-Century Modern designer could be a tough one, as this designer was prolific: tons of designs were created over very productive decades, and the style didn’t always stay the same. Championed as a designer whose work is very accessible, he designed tons of lines that were popular during — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: Annie Leibovitz At Work

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book Corner: Annie Leibovitz At Work

It’s true: we try to stick to books in our modern book corner that usually revolve around subject matter like architecture and interior design, since we figure if we love it, you’ll probably love it. But every now and then we’ll come across a book that, while not directly related — Continue reading