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Daily Archives: January 19, 2011

Reversed Volumes

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Reversed Volumes

Another creative approach comes from mischer’traxler. The couple who design product, furniture and exhibitions examine and experiment by asking “why and what for” questions. Continue reading

Go Jennifer Perlmutter

Categories: Art + Graphics
Go Jennifer Perlmutter

All Things Go is the title of,  Berkeley based artist, Jennifer Perlmutter’s newest work.   Inspired by a Sufjan Stevens lyric, this new series is a visual journal of rebirth and transformation.  A relevant and timeless subject interpreted through Perlmutter’s abstract canvases.  Perlmutter says of her own work “I create a — Continue reading

Featured Craftsperson: Mira Nakashima

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Featured Craftsperson: Mira Nakashima

Anyone who even remotely likes design or has a respect for the craft of woodworking must certainly know of the work of George Nakashima. He was a pioneer in the art of japanese american woodworking, often blending traditions in a style that was uniquely his. What people might not know — Continue reading

Herman Miller “Commercials”

Categories: Art + Graphics
Herman Miller “Commercials”

What do we love even more than awesome Mid-Century Modern furniture from famous companies like Herman Miller? Retro spoofs of advertisements and commercials of Mid-Century Modern furniture from famous companies like Herman Miller. You’re going to want to check out the YouTube video we were sent that has some doozies — Continue reading

Name that Mid-Century Modern

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

This one should be a pretty darn simple one to guess. This Mid-Century Modern designer’s work is iconic and quite easy to recognize, and was definitely one of the first designers to perfect pieces that make folks go “there’s no WAY that could be comfortable, [after sitting] well I’ll be!” — Continue reading

Design Trend! Industrialized Organics

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Design Trend! Industrialized Organics

Our eyes are peeled our ears are open – we’re out on the streets, in the shops, browsing the magazines to bring you hot design trends and patterns. Here is the latest, enjoy! Lights Up! – Rex Sconce Lamp, Magis – Steelwood Chair, Gus* – Stanley End Table, MASH Studios – — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: World of Geekcraft

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book Corner: World of Geekcraft

You may have gotten a hint that we’re fans of geeky/nerdy (we mean totally awesome) things when we published the Blue Monday post earlier in the week. Well, if you had inklings about it, let us confirm your suspicions: we’re total nerds and we’re COMPLETELY geeking out over today’s modern — Continue reading