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Daily Archives: February 28, 2011

Ruin Academy

Categories: Uncategorized
Ruin Academy

I love the concept of taking something ugly and breathing new life into it, and Ruin Academy does just that. Literally.  As quoted from the blog, “The Ruin Academy occupies an abandoned 5-story apartment building in central Taipei. All the interior walls of the building and all the windows are — Continue reading

Mind Bending Sculptures

Categories: Art + Graphics
Mind Bending Sculptures

Can you believe these sculptures? Made by Polish artist Jerzy Kediora, they were recently displayed at this year’s Kinetica Art Fair in the UK. “Balancing Sculptures by JOTKA amuse and attract, but above all, they balance,” says Kinetica Art Fair. “Balancing between horizontal and vertical lines, they blend in with — Continue reading

Karim Rashid and Troika

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Karim Rashid and Troika

There was a time in my life where keychains were very important to me. Vital to my personality, even. In high school it was a way to showcase your likes, your loves, your style–who you were. I nearly broke my car under the heft of my hanging set of keychains. — Continue reading

Nanimarquina and Bouroullec

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Nanimarquina and Bouroullec

Two words that are hard to spell and fun to say, this combination, this collaboration, boy it’s making us melt and hurt and laugh and smile. ”The Bouroullec brothers continue their study of simplicity and elegance with their new Losanges collection. It’s about reinterpreting the traditional Persian rug using the ancient — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Erin Curtis

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Erin Curtis

We had the great pleasure of attending the most amazing event this weekend in Austin called Art Night Austin. Thrown by the Austin Art Alliance, these sassy art lovers know how to throw a good party, but more importantly, they know good art. Featuring several galleries around town, we pretty — Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: P’Kolino

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Exclusive Interview: P’Kolino

Kids need a lot of things to grow into the healthy and happy adults they were meant to be. And while food, clothes and a roof over their head is important, there’s one thing they need a lot of that’s tons of fun: play. The children’s furniture and toy company — Continue reading

Blue Monday: Blue Bikes

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Blue Monday: Blue Bikes

Whatever the size of your home city, chances are there’s a way to get out of the habit of always taking a car, and that’s the wonderful invention of the bicycle. Perfect for ages, perfect for enjoying the weather on a nice day, and practically incapable of polluting the earth, — Continue reading

How to: Find Your Style

Categories: DIY + How To
How to: Find Your Style

Confession: working in the interior design industry doesn’t automatically mean you are in tune with your own tastes when it comes to interiors. If you ever struggle with figuring out what it is that you even like or ever find yourself purchasing items and then getting home and wondering “why — Continue reading