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Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

BOOK WEEK: PANTONE: The 20th Century in Color

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
BOOK WEEK: PANTONE: The 20th Century in Color

PANTONE: The 20th Century in Color  By Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker Chronicle Books 2011  That cool website Brain Pickings doesn’t just think Pantone: The 20th Century in Color is a good book. They think it’s one of the best this year. We’d tend to agree. Some exerpts from the — Continue reading

DIY Site Inspiration: Wood & Faulk

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Site Inspiration: Wood & Faulk

Looking for some DIY inspiration for this weekend? Maybe looking to make some items for yourself, or even better, start making presents for folks in your life for a  nice, handmade Christmas season. But these aren’t your usual, cutesy sort of DIY projects. These are earthy, manly, possibly-useful-in-a-survivor-setting sorts of — Continue reading

Modern Etsy: Talk to the Sun

Categories: DIY + How To, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Etsy: Talk to the Sun

Oh sometimes I’d give anything to be able to rock out some sweet, modern, geometric sketches or doodles, but alas, I was not born with an illustrative bone in my body. I usually have to resort to purchasing other folks’ awesome art. But finally! I have an opportunity to hand-make — Continue reading

BOOK WEEK: The Biography of a Building

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
BOOK WEEK: The Biography of a Building

The Biography of a Building By Witold Rybczynski (Thames and Hudson 2011) “The Biography of a Building” raps the hard life and good times of The Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia: a massive edifice of steel and glass completed in ’78 and nicknamed — Continue reading

Holiday Decor Moodboard with Olioboard!

Categories: Modern Holiday Ideas, News + Events + Contests
Holiday Decor Moodboard with Olioboard!

We’re so excited to be participating in this fun Holiday Decor Moodboard Challenge with the folks at Olioboard and some awesome fellow bloggers. Olioboard lets users create interior design moodboards easily (and fun), showcasing a huge selection of images/products–even with the option to add your own images from your favorite — Continue reading