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Daily Archives: April 20, 2011

Z Box

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Z Box

As an architect, Dan Hisel probably has to think inside the box quite a bit.  Well, Hisel applied out- of- the- box thinking literally with his Z Box room.  Taking the IKEA concept of self assembly furniture stretching it to room size.  When faced with the proposition of a large — Continue reading

DIY – Pussy Willow / Mgambo Seed Earrings (or purchase on Etsy)

Categories: DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends
Double strand dangling "Momo Paw Earrings" on Etsy!

I love Pussy Willows and Forsythia, having grown up in eastern Pennsylvania, these two spring branch (flowering) plants were spring bouquet staples. This week, it’s all pussy willows or as they are also known Mgambo seeds. I saw these earrings online and thought… DIY! (So if any of you decide — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Jarrod Lim

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Jarrod Lim

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What If You Lived at IKEA?

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
What If You Lived at IKEA?

I knew I couldn’t be the only one harboring deep-seated fantasies of wanting to live in IKEA’s perfectly coiffed vignettes when gliding through their well-labeled store on shopping trips. That hypothesis has officially been proven judging by these photos by the brilliant photographer Christian Gideon. More on his blog and — Continue reading

Polyvore: A Side of Nature or Modern Sass?

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Polyvore: A Side of Nature or Modern Sass?

A side chair with a side of nature: Boom’s Modern Chair, Boom’s Teak Stool Ring Pattern and Unison’s Larch Square Pillow. Check out the set here. A side chair with a side of modern sass: Boom’s Modern Chair, Boom’s Metro End Table and Plush Living’s Nook YY Silk Pillow. You — Continue reading

Book: Modern Vintage Style

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Book: Modern Vintage Style

We wouldn’t be so brash to say that every person who’s into modern design also has a soft spot for vintage style, but we bet we wouldn’t be far off if we did. There’s a respect for those great designs of the past that definitely invades many modern spaces…and adds — Continue reading