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Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

urbancase + Design Commission of Seattle = Blöct iPad stand

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
urbancase + Design Commission of Seattle = Blöct iPad stand

Our friends at urbancase collaborated with Design Commission of Seattle on the Bloct iPad stand. “Made from Douglas Fir laminated beams, the heft and style is a nice contrast to the glass and aluminum iPad.” We agree! See it for yourself on the shop Bloct site. Totally $65. “Our Model A.1 is made — Continue reading

Mike Thompson’s crazy/cool lighting ideas

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Mike Thompson’s crazy/cool lighting ideas

Artist? Designer? Genius? Mike Thompson has ideas about lighting. Really cool, future-forward, crazy ideas about lighting. He’s created a light called Blood Lamp that requires users to use their own blood to operate the light, in order to drive home the question of whether or not you really need to be — Continue reading

Style at Home’s 3 Hot Spring/Summer Trends

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Style at Home’s 3 Hot Spring/Summer Trends

You digging this amazing weather yet or what? It making you crazy in a good way…like you want to redecorate your entire house and outdoor area? Yeah. Online decor resource Style at Home totally sent us their top three trends for the next season, and we couldn’t agree with them more. — Continue reading

Outdoors, with architect-designed classics

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Outdoors, with architect-designed classics

Exactly why modern architects—from Mies to Gehry—have found furniture design appealing is anyone’s guess, but one has to assume that experimentation with form and materials is more painlessly accomplished with a piece of furniture than with a building. No matter; the furniture forays of architects have always been good news — Continue reading

Easy industrial DIY: Cool side table

Categories: DIY + How To
Easy industrial DIY: Cool side table

Love a little hint of industrial in an otherwise modern home! Just gives the space a bit of grit to it, you know? A little tough-as-nails-so-what feeling. A little yeah…we don’t need no ornamentation. And, luckily for folks who like to make their own things, industrial design also usually means not — Continue reading

Blair House by Bruce Bolander Architect

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Blair House by Bruce Bolander Architect

The Blair House by Bruce Bolander Architect, built in Malibu, California in 2009, might be an oldie, but boy is it sure still a goodie. Maybe we can just feel the weekend coming, but all we want to do is look at gorgeous modern architecture with breathtaking views. This sure — Continue reading