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Daily Archives: April 19, 2013

Hot Seat

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hot Seat

Retro design enthusiasts unable to afford A-list mid-century classics can find solace in the Tam Tam stool. Long before Ikea, Tam Tam was a visually distinctive, low-cost, easy-to-assemble alternative for those with modest means and design preferences that skewed towards the more adventurous. Designed in 1968 by architect Henry Massonnet, founder — Continue reading

Looking Up

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Looking Up

Despite being surrounded by impeccable style—pristine whites, textured greys, mid-century furnishings—anyone staying at the hotel Casa do Conto in Porto, Portugal would be forgiven for spending an unreasonable amount of time staring at the ceiling. The 19th Century house was converted into a hotel in 2008, but when a fire destroyed — Continue reading