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Daily Archives: March 19, 2013

Orange Crush

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Orange Crush

If Pantone’s fashion color report says nectarine is a hot color for spring, who are we to argue? After all, we’ve had a crush on orange for a while. These stellar examples of Kartell modern seating, lighting and storage, on sale until March 26th, are only a few gorgeous examples — Continue reading

60 Minutes

Categories: Sustainability
60 Minutes

If you don’t think it’s possible for 7 continents and every major city on the planet to agree on anything, you don’t know Earth Hour. Proving that climate change initiatives can actually be fun, this Saturday, March 23rd, marks the 7th go-round for an illuminating little idea cooked up by the World — Continue reading

Pipe Dreams

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Pipe Dreams

Not every attempt at upcycling—repurposing detritus into something loftier—is an aesthetic victory. But the French design studio FX Balléry has given it a good go. PVC pipes in a range of configurations have been painted in sumptuous colors, heavily lacquered, and turned into a glossy modern vase series. True, they still look — Continue reading

Golden Girl

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Golden Girl

This glamorous, vaguely exotic wallpaper pattern by Karla Pruitt, enriched by the texture of hand-drawn crosshatch marks, was actually inspired by an antique wooden chair inherited from the artist’s grandmother. We like the way Pruitt turns a traditional ornamental element into a bold, stylized architectural motif. (And it’s good to — Continue reading