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Daily Archives: March 8, 2012

Modern Etsy: Junk House

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Etsy: Junk House

The word “junk” might be in the name of this Etsy shop, Junk House, but make no mistake: there’s no junk in here. It’s all really cute, high-quality Mid-Century Modern accessories that you’re gonna wanna buy up immediately to display on a shelf or tabletop. For reals. We found lots — Continue reading

Mix and match pattern like a pro.

Categories: DIY + How To
Mix and match pattern like a pro.

Ready to begin dipping your toes into pattern on pattern lovin’? Here’s how: Layer thick, busy textures with finer textures. Keep things solid-colored, dark and dramatic. Add in larger patterns, like a simple design on a solid-colored blanket. Find furniture with wood grain that particularly calls to you and bring — Continue reading

Behind the scenes vid: Cerno LED lighting!

Categories: Local + Travel
Behind the scenes vid: Cerno LED lighting!

We LOVE the guys who make up Cerno, one of the most innovative lighting companies creating designs today. They just released an awesome video that really shows who they are, their inspirations, how they do what they do and little bit about why they do what they do.  ”Unique Eye — Continue reading

Designing around 1 element: a yellow chair

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Designing around 1 element: a yellow chair

Would you ever do it? Design your home around just one, albeit favorite, element, like a furniture piece or art piece, that you just love to pieces? That’s what the folks with this interior did. Or rather, they did something a little more radical, they redesigned their interior design to focus and — Continue reading

Traveling perks: Art’otels

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Traveling perks: Art’otels

When rating hotel room amenities, only the obsessive aesthete would make art a serious contender. Which may be why most hotel art cuts a narrow swath across craft fair kitsch and tired museum posters. Enter Art’otel, a mid-priced, German hotel concept, where art graduates from bit player to undisputed star. — Continue reading

Artist: Allie Mount’s Sandy River Landscapes

Categories: Art + Graphics
Artist: Allie Mount’s Sandy River Landscapes

We have a small obsession with paintings of America from way back when…before we started building, tearing down and changing. Don’t get us wrong; obviously we’re huge fans of architecture and appreciate a good built structure like no other. But there’s just something so fresh and new about America before it — Continue reading