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Daily Archives: February 27, 2012

Kooldog: modern houses for modern dogs?

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Kooldog: modern houses for modern dogs?

And now for your Monday funday modern adorable animal post; who doesn’t love cute dogs posed uncomfortably in modern and sort of extraneous furniture pieces made just for them? All kidding aside, some people really dig having doggie accessories that gel with their hip modern sensibilities, and those folks might — Continue reading

Featured Artist: Dale Frank

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Dale Frank

We usually try and feature super new or unheard of or youngish folks in the modern art portion of our blog, mostly because they tend to be the ones making and break art trends. But then sometimes you’ll come across work that you don’t immediately recognize but you do; and — Continue reading

Flos’ “Wallpiercing” at Chicago’s Art Institute

Categories: Art + Graphics
Flos’ “Wallpiercing” at Chicago’s Art Institute

FLOS, the gorgeous, internationally-known Italian lighting company, has announced that the Wallpiercing installation by New York-based artist and designer Ron Gilad will be in the upcoming exhibition, “Rethinking Typologies: Architecture and Design from the Permanent Collection” at the Art Institute of Chicago from March 3 – July 29, 2012. Wallpiercing, — Continue reading

Live Modern: R House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Live Modern: R House

What’s up with our obsession with houses that are named after letters? Maybe it’s because we’re always trying to guess what the letter stands for. This home, R House, is located in Hungary in 2011 and was designed by Bauer Polla. It’s interesting, but if you take away the bright blue — Continue reading

Knoll Classics Sale: 15% off until March 4th!!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Knoll Classics Sale: 15% off until March 4th!!

Always wanted a classic piece of iconic design in your home? Like one of those airy and wiry Platner tables? Or perhaps the casual woven comfort of a Jens Risom chair? Surely you need a Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Chair for one of your rooms? Seriously, now is your — Continue reading

Simple stencil method to transform textiles!

Categories: DIY + How To
Simple stencil method to transform textiles!

Got some old curtains or a table cloth that just isn’t doing it for you anymore? Want to add a fun pop of pattern or graphic or color to a textile but don’t want to make a mess because you think you won’t be able to freehand a professional-looking job? — Continue reading