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Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

We Like What They Do: Ka-Lai Chan

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
We Like What They Do: Ka-Lai Chan

Ka-Lai Chan started a design studio soon after graduating from school in 2009, planning to specialize in interior designs. She’s got a great mix of cultures, being a young Dutch designer of Asian origin, and she loves mixing materials, too. Her work as an organic feel to it with amorphous — Continue reading

Urban Exposure – India Ink Paintings by Mario M. Muller

Categories: Art + Graphics
© Mario M. Muller – High Priestess 1999

Simply stated, Mario M. Muller has honed an iconography of the contemporary urban environment. The urgent rhythms of city dwellers have provided a well of inspiration for over Twenty years.  Using exclusively India Ink on paper, painted with precise Sumi brushes, for the past dozen years, Mr. Muller distills urban — Continue reading

LZF Air Table Lamp and Wall Sconce!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
LZF Air Table Lamp and Wall Sconce!

New LZF modern lights are available to help give you the look and home you desire. LZF is known for their curvy and geometric fixtures made of timber veneers, polypropylene and paper parchment in all kinds of colors and shapes. Now they’ve added the Air Table Lamp and Air Wall Sconce — Continue reading

Porcelain Flashlight Pendants

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Porcelain Flashlight Pendants

  Flashlights create light so why wouldn’t you use them for interior lighting?!  These porcelain “Flashlight” pendants are a fresh and creative way to display light.  The price is low so you could group them together or keep it simple and hang just one.  How great would they be over — Continue reading

Live Modern: Trunk House

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Sustainability
Live Modern: Trunk House

Look at this lovely thing! We just love architecture that doesn’t just work at blending in and complementing the natural surroundings, but those that actually work at actively respecting and even honoring nature, like the Trunk House in Victoria, Australia by Paul Morgan Architects. Utilizing the materials that are naturally available in — Continue reading

Artist Megan Geckler’s Bold Bobble Installation!

Categories: Art + Graphics, ICFF 2011
Artist Megan Geckler’s Bold Bobble Installation!

Los Angeles-based installation artist Megan Geckler is a favorite. She transforms environments in colorful ways using different materials to create often-times geometric, repeating patterns that have such a great soul to them. When contacted by one of our favorite water bottle manufacturers, Bobble, to do an art installation for The — Continue reading

DIY: More Vase Love

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY: More Vase Love

Why so many vase DIY’s around here lately, eh? Well, this is right about that time (we’re referring to spring temperatures and sounds) that folks start feeling the need and desire to add some color into their indoor and outdoor spaces. And what’s the easiest way to add color to — Continue reading