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Daily Archives: February 16, 2011

Isola

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Isola

A mid-century Finnish designer of printed textiles, Maija Isola was inspired by African Art, Slovakian folk art, Finnish peasant motifs and Colour Field painters. Using strong flat colors of large scale geometric patterns, she arranged art and design elements under one composition, one as an extention of the other. Considered — Continue reading

ZERO Wrist Watch

Categories: Fashion + Trends
ZERO Wrist Watch

The Zero wrist watch is just that, zero dials, numbers, clasps or buttons. How to tell the time? The inner circle moves for the hour and the outer circle moves for the minutes. Its armband design comes in a multitude of colors including hot pink, yellow and apple green. Designer — Continue reading

Featured Craftsperson: Paige Russell

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Featured Craftsperson: Paige Russell

We love showcasing craftspeople who work out of tough, natural materials like wood and industrial materials like metal on a large scale like chairs, tables and more. What can we say? That sort of rugged creation with one’s hands really impresses us. But impressive craftsmanship happens on a smaller scale, — Continue reading

Guerilla Art + Willie Nelson = Awesome

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Guerilla Art + Willie Nelson = Awesome

Yes, Austin might be adding to its skyline lots of shiny and tall new buildings like the new W Hotel and Residences, but that doesn’t mean they’re losing their weird. In fact, the new W Hotel in Austin was tagged by Magda Sayeg of Knitta Please and James Moody of — Continue reading

Name that Modern Designer

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Name that Modern Designer

Today’s designer is a guy who is constantly surprising us. That would imply he’s still alive. Well, he’s not. But, we always think we know what his work looks like, and then we see a piece we’ve never seen before and are pleasantly surprised. Who is exactly are we talking — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: American Glamour

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Modern Book Corner: American Glamour

Is “Mad Men” such a popular show because the main character, Don, is a suave womanizer? Or that all the other actors are easy-on-the-eyes? To an extent, of course. But shows like “Mad Men” are so popular today because they showcase a time in our history when glamour was up — Continue reading