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Daily Archives: April 12, 2011

Beauty at Blomus

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Beauty at Blomus

I am in LOVE!  If you are anything like me, you get so sad and depressed whenever forced to set foot into the local mall.  Everything just looks so ordinary and well not for me.  I have finally found a company with an arsenal of amazingly well designed home and — Continue reading

Animals! Embroidery! Triangles!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Animals! Embroidery! Triangles!

There aren’t sufficient words to describe how much we love these modern animal art pieces, made of embroidery and featuring that favorite shape of ours, the triangle. We spot a bear, fox, deer and bird. More from Etsy seller Hide the Good Scissors.

DIY: Doily (and/or Twine) Light Fixture

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Doily (and/or Twine) Light Fixture

Think lace and doilies have no place in a sleek, modern home? Well, we don’t mean to be rude, but you’d be quite wrong. You see, soft, flirty touches of feminine style bring a level of detail and comfort into a home that purely masculine items just can’t do. And — Continue reading

Missoni 2011 Peek from Milan

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Missoni 2011 Peek from Milan

We’re not in Milan for the fair right now, but thank goodness there are plenty of generous folks who are. Austin store and design center Threshold Furniture & Design Studio graciously shared some juicy photos of Missoni’s 2011 collection on their Facebook page yesterday. We love! Check out their page — Continue reading

Featured Design Element: Modular

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Featured Design Element: Modular

In case you’ve been living under some sort of circular rock, modular housing and building practices have flung themselves out of the fringe architectural practices right into the mainstream. You still want a definition? Well they’re homes, pre-made as sections in a warehouse, and shipped to your land to be — Continue reading

Trend: Coral and Tangerine

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Trend: Coral and Tangerine

Earlier this year we told you to prepare for pink, specifically Pantone’s announcement that the color 2011 was a very pink color called Honeysuckle. We’re not sure how well this honeysuckle pink is catching on, because we’ve been spotting another sort of pink and one of its orange cousins popping — Continue reading