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Daily Archives: May 17, 2011

Alex MacMaster’s Intriguing Iris

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Alex MacMaster’s Intriguing Iris

Alex MacMaster’s artful pendants are  sculptural and masculine. I am drawn to these lamps by the vision of  playful shadows and fanciful form floating above a space. Made to order, each lamp is crafted with traditional techniques with a modernist appreciation to detail and purity of form. Check out these — Continue reading

ICFF 2011: Recyclable Composites

Categories: ICFF 2011
ICFF 2011: Recyclable Composites

Not all of the amazing things to see at ICFF this year were from professional designers. A popular hangout spot was Recyclable Composites, the booth of the furniture design students from the Rhode Island School of Design. From Jennifer: “Recyclable Composites, an exhibit by the students of the department of — Continue reading

DIY: Chevron Rug

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Chevron Rug

Chevron’s are all the rage right now, and it’s hard to find them applied in a fresh way. It’s hard to even find affordable items with the chevron pattern on it anymore because they’re rising in price. If you’re looking for something affordable or customizable that sports a sweet chevron, — Continue reading

ICFF 2011: Iglooplay

Categories: ICFF 2011, Kids + Baby
ICFF 2011: Iglooplay

Jennifer and Danielle got a chance to stop by 2Modern designer Iglooplay to see what was new with them. They were excited by everything they saw! Here’s what Jennifer said: “Adorable and dynamic Lisa from iglooplay was thinking outside the box this year when she designed Tortoise Table and Floor — Continue reading

Featured Design Element: Outdoor Bath

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Featured Design Element: Outdoor Bath

We find the idea of getting to wash away the days troubles while standing under the stars to be very appealing. Of course, in a dense urban setting deciding to take a bath outdoors could potentially lead to your neighbors knowing a little too much about you, but with smart — Continue reading

ICFF 2011: Graypants

Categories: ICFF 2011, Modern Decor + Objects
ICFF 2011: Graypants

The clever and attractive fellas behind Graypants stunned Jennifer and Danielle with their hand made pendants lights made from reclaimed cardboard. Jennifer had this to say: “Seattle based Greypants knocked our pants off with their dumpster-diving method of retrieving used carboard to create elegant hand made pendant lamps. I asked — Continue reading

Trend: Modern Suzani

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Trend: Modern Suzani

We reported back on that colorful pattern, Suzani, back in December, but we’ve noticed an uptick in a trend using this age-old pattern, only modernized. We guess we really noticed the ability for this pattern to become modernized by haskell‘s brilliant modern suzani pattern they introduced. Simple, fresh, energizing and — Continue reading