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Daily Archives: July 6, 2011

Be Seen

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Be Seen

French designer Jean Francois Rey has hit a niche in the eyeglass market with his ultra modern sculptures to only let you see better, but to be seen.  There is no hide and seek with these frames.   Eye wear like jewelry and other adornment lets the wearer say something about — Continue reading

DIY: How to Make a Book Picture Frame

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: How to Make a Book Picture Frame

We’ve seen a lot of ways to display photographs and art over the years, but none so clever and book worm-y as this project! If you’ve got a lot of old books or have spotted some neat covers at a thrift store (and don’t mind defacing any of them), this — Continue reading

Live Modern: The Desert Nomad House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: The Desert Nomad House

Modern is…hitting just the right spot when you’re in the mood for a certain type of landscape environment and type of architecture. This home by Rick Joy Architect is stunning in its simplicity: three separate cubes are aligned in the landscape so that you have different views. Interspersed are interesting — Continue reading

Interview: Henrik Marstrand of mater

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Interview: Henrik Marstrand of mater

We think a company with sleek, fresh designs is nice, but for a company to be truly modern they need to have an aspect that is above just themselves — and mater is a great, modern company creating beautiful furniture that is ethically produced. We love that these are pieces — Continue reading

Interiors: Rauchkuchlhaus auf der Seewiese

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Interiors: Rauchkuchlhaus auf der Seewiese

The name of this abode might be darn near unpronounceable for someone who doesn’t speak German, but the language of its modern interior is crystal clear. We love the juxtaposition of cool, sleek concrete materials and the warm woods of certain building materials and furnishings. The contrast isn’t strong; the — Continue reading