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Daily Archives: June 6, 2011

Fun Designs from Houston Students

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Fun Designs from Houston Students

Ah, young, fresh, youthful, energetic, not-yet-bitter students. They are a creative and inspiring lot, especially so in Houston, apparently, where architecture students were given an assignment and produced a crop of products worthy of international retail stores. They were all shown together in a great show called Contained by Design — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Claire Falkenberg

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Claire Falkenberg

Claire Falkenberg’s artwork is haunting us right now. Ever since spotting it a few days ago, it’s stayed with us. Her pieces are just so ethereal and hypnotic. You’re not quite sure what you’re looking at but you also feel a familiarity with the pieces. These are large, collaged C-print photographs — Continue reading

Live Modern: Oregon Coast House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Oregon Coast House

Wow we love this home. Designed by our new favorite interior designer, Jessica Helgerson (of last week’s restaurant Wildwood fame), this home is a crafty mix of modern, casual, craftsman, rustic, seaside, charming and artsy. Of course all the light and views aren’t too shabby, but it’s Jessica’s great style — Continue reading

Achilles Chair by Zipperer Studio

Categories: ICFF 2011, Modern Decor + Objects
Achilles Chair by Zipperer Studio

ICFF is long over (check out all the posts here), but there’s one issue that seems to never get resolved. Modern furniture is usually gorgeous to look at, but is it always comfortable? Whether it’s a strange material or an odd design, some modern furniture just doesn’t look comfy at all. — Continue reading

DIY: Outdoor Modern Pallet Lounge Chairs

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: Outdoor Modern Pallet Lounge Chairs

We’ve spotted this project in a few places in the past few days, but it bears reposting because it involves four of our favorite things: the DIY spirit, a bright color, reusing materials and something you can be lazy in when the project’s done! We just don’t think we’ll ever — Continue reading