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Daily Archives: July 20, 2011

Tubohotel

Categories: Local + Travel
Tubohotel

Roughing it outside of Mexico City for a day or two?  Not dissimilar in concept to the Japanese Capsule hotel in Tokyo, a Tubohotel is located in the Village of Tepoztlan, Morelos about 45 minutes south of Mexico City on the other side of the mountain range. I suspect the — Continue reading

Dwell’s History of Restaurant Design

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
Dwell’s History of Restaurant Design

Loving this recent feature we spotted online at Dwell’s blog: An Introduction to Restaurant Design. We certainly have an interest in this subject matter, which is why we’ve often featured restaurant interiors we think were designed particularly well, like Wildwood, Pio Pio and Fig, to name a few. This intensive — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Michael Jantzen

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Michael Jantzen

Sometimes modern is combining art and furniture to create meaningful pieces that defy expectations and delight the senses. We’re really enjoying the work of artist and designer Michael Jantzen. It appears that Michael’s medium of choice is hundreds of pieces of wood held together by hundreds of screws. The result — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Faith Gay

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Faith Gay

There’s a hunger right now for bold colors, tribal prints, busy patterns and fun art. Artist Faith Gay has all those bases covered and more with these acrylic and paper pieces. Abstracted arrow heads form spiraling geometric patterns and forms. The contrast between the foreground color and the subject’s color — Continue reading

Live Modern: Attic Apartment

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Attic Apartment

We love small apartments! They are evidence that you don’t have to have a sprawling, not-so-eco-friendly house to have a space where you can live. With smart design, clean furnishings and efficient storage solutions, you can make just about any space work! We’re digging today this attic apartment in Barcelona, — Continue reading