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Daily Archives: December 28, 2011

Tetsuo Kondo – On the Right Path

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Tetsuo Kondo – On the Right Path

The fantasy like, simple and elegant structural path by Tetsuo Kondo was unfortunately only a temporary installation in Tallinn, Estonia.  It existed as part of the 2011 European Capital of Culture activities and in particular, part of LIFT11, a festival of 11 urban installations.   The forest known as Kadriorg is — Continue reading

Sexiest Thermostat Ever?

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Sexiest Thermostat Ever?

This was one of our favorite technological inventions of 2011. Did you hear about it yet? Perhaps you should consider a tech-sexier year next year: read all about it over at AOL. Designed by former Apple executive and iPod hardware designer Tony Fadell, this puppy not only looks waaaaaay better — Continue reading

An Ode to Dieter Rams

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
An Ode to Dieter Rams

Good design is unobtrusive. Good design is honest. Good design is long-lasting. Good design is thorough down to the last detail.” Way back in the summer Core77 had a sketch contest going on. This post is way too late for that, but boy does the contest post have a lot — Continue reading

Best Rugs and Pillows of 2011!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Best Rugs and Pillows of 2011!

Textiles really make a home so warm and comfortable. Especially for those who love sleek, modern lines, pillows and rugs can be the thing that softens edges and creates cozy areas of interest, color and pattern. It’s also a great way to show off a little bit of your personality — Continue reading

The Best Modern Art of 2011

Categories: Art + Graphics
The Best Modern Art of 2011

Man we were bowled over by art in 2011. Truly stunning contemporary work by artists of all ages, all backgrounds and who create art in all media. We don’t discriminate against art; we love photography, painting, mixed media, collage, sculpture, illustration and more. We are a little biased when it comes — Continue reading