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Daily Archives: August 17, 2011

“Coming Apart” Exhibit At Heidi Lowe Gallery

Categories: Art + Graphics
“Coming Apart” Exhibit At Heidi Lowe Gallery

Known for silhouetted forms of historical jewelry styles and executed in bold colored laser cut plexi-glass, The Opulent Project, investigates opulence within the context of our society’s obsession with material possessions. “We seek to create a dialogue between the precious and non-precious and subvert mainstream preconceptions regarding value in material — Continue reading

What is Good Design?

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, News + Events + Contests
What is Good Design?

Boy ain’t that the question of our generation. Also a good inquiry: what is modern design? They’re both subjects that we try to touch on subtly and obviously on this blog. It’s what drives us to do what we do. It’s what’s behind every one of our decisions when we — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Sophie Cheung

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Sophie Cheung

Spotted this stuff on GOODD. It’s some of Sophie Cheung’s work, and she’s a Glasgow-based Royal College of Art graduate. She’s part of a show that recently opened called “A Product of Geometry.” So timely, clever and fresh. Kind of feels a little Memphis Group and Ettore Sottsass, no? We tried — Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Andy Lacey of Olli & Lime

Categories: Exclusive Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Andy Lacey of Olli & Lime

How do people grow up to be hip, cool and well-adjusted? Probably a lot of ways, but no doubt spending the first few years of your life in a spectacularly decorated modern nursery and kid’s room doesn’t hurt. For those parents (and toddlers) with a discerning palette and penchant for — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Shawn Huckins

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Shawn Huckins

Words cannot express how much we enjoy the latest work from artist Shawn Huckins. Perhaps an abbreviation would work, instead? OMG. WLTS (We Love This Stuff). So like, Shawn’s taken some of the major players from the American Revolution and superposed some modern times techno babble over top of them. — Continue reading

Live Modern: Miner’s Refuge

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Miner’s Refuge

We love those mountain views! This is a beautiful piece of architecture from Washington State, specifically the rural Eastern side of it. Called “Miner’s Refuge” you can see immediately that this modern architecture stands out from and blends in with its surroundings. The shape of it really hits our senses — Continue reading