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Daily Archives: January 4, 2012

McDonald’s Et Vous – Patrick Norguet

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
McDonald’s Et Vous – Patrick Norguet

McDonald’s in France is getting a new architectural identity with contemporary white counter balancing with fun colors as well as birch wood plywood, sheet metal and concrete.   Patrick Norguet, chosen for the project  took into account new technical and sociological constraints of Micky D’s agenda, returning to its primary — Continue reading

DIY: Plywood iVictrola spotted on Unplgged

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
DIY: Plywood iVictrola spotted on Unplgged

Sometimes modern is mixing new with old to create something refreshing, timeless and unique. Like this DIY plywood iVictrola that an Unplgged reader totally came up with. The damage? Click to the original post, Noel’s DIY Plywood iVictrola Speaker Project, for all the details, but let’s just say this puppy could — Continue reading

Macabre & Modern: D.S. Brennan Photography

Categories: Art + Graphics
Macabre & Modern: D.S. Brennan Photography

Those are dead birds. ”My Natural History series was inspired by memories of studying Environmental Science. My fellow students and I were led behind the scenes at Natural History museums to study the specimens. Each was a miniature work of art created by nature and the careful taxidermists of the era. — Continue reading

We Like What They Do: Caroline Gomez

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Caroline Gomez

In our efforts to WILL spring to us, we are focusing on posting about designers whose work is so lovely we know spring will come rushing back to us as soon as they see what we publish. Example: darling French designer Caroline Gomez. Stationed in Bordeaux, France, Caroline’s work is — Continue reading

Tree portraits by Müge Yilmaz

Categories: Art + Graphics
Tree portraits by Müge Yilmaz

Trees show up pretty often when it comes to photography and art. It’s no surprise, really, considering what a huge effect they have on the human race and planet earth. But even when they are captured in photography, are we really seeing their soul? The things that make the tree — Continue reading

Live Modern: Villa P

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: Villa P

Anyone else notice a trend of naming homes with just a letter? We’ve had a few in the past, like a Villa G, House R, 4S House, Maison P+C and more. We wonder if they stand for anything interesting? Like the ‘P’ in Villa P, could it be for punctual? — Continue reading