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Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Pattern vs Texture: Toast vs. Marimekko

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Pattern vs Texture: Toast vs. Marimekko

What makes a bigger visual impact…is it something quite textural and tactile? Or is it something that has a graphic pop for the eyes? We can’t help but think this Toast Hemp Crochet Table Mat and this Marimekko dot plate from Tas-ka is the perfect comparison to decide which one — Continue reading

Modern Etsy: Studio Snowpuppe

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Etsy: Studio Snowpuppe

My word these folded paper and fabric lights are to die for. Any of these would look amazing in a modern home. Pretty reasonably priced for the handcrafted goodness that you’re getting, too. Check out more from this obviously talented Etsy seller Studio Snowpuppe.

Interview: The Haskell Collection (Part 1)

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview: The Haskell Collection (Part 1)

You know what’s even better than coming across a gorgeous, eco-friendly and available modern piece of outdoor furniture? Buying that piece of furniture from a lovely couple completely deserving of your business. Perhaps one of the greatest pleasures of doing this job is getting to know the people behind the — Continue reading

Food/Interiors: O2 Restaurant by Garduño Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Food/Interiors: O2 Restaurant by Garduño Architects

We’re loving the patterned pops of purple we’re spotting in the very serious and dark O2 restaurant in Mexico City by Garduño Architects. As spotted on the Contemporist. Images by Laura Cohen and Sófocles Hernández

Prince William and Kate’s Royal Mansion

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Prince William and Kate’s Royal Mansion

Anyone else have royal wedding fever out there? I’m absolutely captivated, and no doubt in some big part because William and Kate are near to my age. What must it be like to know the entire world will be watching your wedding? I for one can’t wait to see what — Continue reading