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Daily Archives: October 7, 2013

For Cooks, a Minimalist Canvas

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
For Cooks, a Minimalist Canvas

Contemporary tableware has gotten plenty stylish lately, but few possess the minimalist sophistication of, say, a Barnett Newman painting. Enter, this rectangular, duo-toned enamel coated baking dish from Ancient Industries, an oven-to-table Modernist dream, if there ever was one. Not surprisingly, it’s optically best sans food, though we see imaginative — Continue reading

Hand-Knotted Rugs from Finland, Via Nepal

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, Modern Decor + Objects
Hand-Knotted Rugs from Finland, Via Nepal

On our recent trip to Finalnd, we were taken with the understated elegance of Kristiina Lassus’ hand-knotted rugs. The Helsinki-born designer, whose resume includes products created for Alessi, exhibited a range of subtle patterns and richly organic designs during Helsinki Design Week, expressed in masterfully crafted wool rugs, hand made — Continue reading

An Arty Loft For a Tech Geek

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
An Arty Loft For a Tech Geek

“I don’t want our house doing very much,” says David Karp of his newly renovated Brooklyn home—expressing a luxury afforded to those with the means to do whatever they want. Karp, the precocious (born in 1986) founder of the blogging platform, Tumblr, and, presumably, the world’s next very young tech — Continue reading

Jewelry – Designed for a Door

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Jewelry – Designed for a Door

A quick-fix for an ordinary door may be as easy as a fresh coat of paint and an eye-catching accessory—as this gleaming gem of a door knob from Nest Studio attests. Cast in solid brass, faceted with jewel-like precision, and given a golden, brushed finish, its the kind of detail — Continue reading