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Author: Adrienne Breaux

The HemLoft: A Modern Tree House!

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The HemLoft: A Modern Tree House!

The origin of this modern tree house starts out in quite the unique way, well, actually, we’ll let the builder, Joel Allen, say it in his own words: “I’m just going to come out and say it. I tried to retire at the age of 26 and failed. What does this — Continue reading

Need: Happy Clam Birdfeeder from Unurth

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Need: Happy Clam Birdfeeder from Unurth

Both birds and you deserve a stylish way for them to be able to eat bird seed (well we mean for them to eat; stylish for you to see, unless you like eating bird seed, too, then that’s your business and we don’t judge you.). What we’re trying to say — Continue reading

Spotted: Kind-of DNA-Looking DIY Mobile

Categories: DIY + How To
Spotted: Kind-of DNA-Looking DIY Mobile

We’re not sure what the original design intentions of this kid’s mobile hanging over a bed spotted in the online blog Weekday Carnival was. Whether the goal was always a sort of abstract, minimal, hanging DNA strand or not is hard to say, but we can only say our science-loving — Continue reading

Visit Our Eco Shop!

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Visit Our Eco Shop!

Start this year on the right, eco-friendly foot by choosing to buy new furniture for your home that is healthy, happy and good for the environment. You can make this commitment to yourself and the Earth quite easily with our handy and searchable Eco Shop. We demand companies provide hard facts — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

With winter-y weather gripping most parts of the country this week, it came to no surprise to ourselves that this week we were drawn to winter-feeling pins: dark, dramatic, ethereal, moody, soft, safe, warm, cold and scary. This week we had a ton of great pins to choose from to — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

With winter-y weather gripping most parts of the country this week, it came to no surprise to ourselves that this week we were drawn to winter-feeling pins: dark, dramatic, ethereal, moody, soft, safe, warm, cold and scary. This week we had a ton of great pins to choose from to — Continue reading

Austin-based Sway’s Modern, Exotic Design

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Austin-based Sway’s Modern, Exotic Design

Austin’s newest edition to the culinary scene is a dark and cozy modern Australian-influenced Thai restaurant with a sleek graphic brand identity, good food and a slew of enviable (and potentially steal-able) architectural details: Sway. The large-scale, black caned over-table lighting seems to grab your attention first. Warm, cherry-esque, wide — Continue reading

Monte’s Joya Ottoman Exudes Joy, Color

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Monte’s Joya Ottoman Exudes Joy, Color

Name a color! Pick a color! Monte Design Group’s new Joya Ottoman comes in SO MANY COLORS there’s no way you can’T find your perfect combination. Made to go perfectly with your Joya Rocker, allowing your feet to remain stationary while you rock that kiddo to slumber land, you don’t — Continue reading

Mociun’s Mismatched Earrings

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Mociun’s Mismatched Earrings

Aren’t earrings — you know, two pieces of jewelry that you wear on each ear at once — supposed to match? Maybe. Sometimes. But if you’re Caitlin Mociun, who was “born the daughter of seafaring Tony Mociun and pedagogical Jillian Mociun,” you don’t quite see the world the same way as — Continue reading

New Year, Fresh Color Start: Go Bold or Subtle

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
New Year, Fresh Color Start: Go Bold or Subtle

Feeling like your home needs a little je ne said quoi? Mainly in the form of some fresh color on those walls? Good for you: wall paint is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to add some personality and color to your home, but don’t be paralyzed by — Continue reading

Atelier ST’s Waldhaus in Leipzig, Germany

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Atelier ST’s Waldhaus in Leipzig, Germany

What do a small cabin in the woods, white floors, white walls, a clean interior and pops of color have to do with the house of our dreams? EVERYTHING. But seriously, isn’t Atelier ST hitting it out of the ball park with their gorgeous little architectural ditty in Leipzig, Germany known — Continue reading

Gus* Fruit Trough is Under $100

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Gus* Fruit Trough is Under $100

The Gus* Modern Fruit Trough is not a new item. But it’s an AMAZING item. Made of a slim, thin, shiny stainless steel, it’s a long (30 cool inches) perfect container for literally anything (except maybe an elephant or molten steel). It’s called a fruit trough and fruit will definitely — Continue reading

If Your Fashion Needs Some Space

Categories: Fashion + Trends
If Your Fashion Needs Some Space

We know where you can get plenty. As certified science fiction-loving, space-crazy nerds and fashion lovers, it’s hard to beat the shiny and cosmic space-themed clothes of Shadowplaynyc, which is offering tights, skirts, dresses, scarves and more in everyone’s favorite nebulas, star constellations, galaxies and other space compositions! With pretty affordable prices, — Continue reading

Save a Piece of Eames History!

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Save a Piece of Eames History!

Who doesn’t love the amazing work of that creative couple Charles and Ray Eames? Their countless contributions to the world of design reverberate through contemporary designs long after their death, and just about everything they’ve ever done is worthy of remembrance and conservation — including their architecture! Especially a specific — Continue reading

We Wish You the Best in 2013

Categories: News + Events + Contests
We Wish You the Best in 2013

Oeuf’s Robin Crib only $499!

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Oeuf’s Robin Crib only $499!

And you won’t either, what with the high-quality materials used, the exceptional construction and the cool, modern aesthetics of Oeuf’s Robin Crib, normally $590 and now a cool $499. So affordable, you can be one of those parents who outfits their new baby’s nursery with the hippest of furniture finds, — Continue reading

Drift Console: Shockingly Priced, Awesomely Designed

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Drift Console: Shockingly Priced, Awesomely Designed

Unless  a friend gifts you one or you happen by a pile of modern furniture haphazardly being thrown away, your chances of finding a decent-quality and good-looking modern console under 1000 bucks are slim. Even vintage store finds can be more than that! Imagine our delight, honor and fun to — Continue reading

2012′s Best Modern Interiors

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
2012′s Best Modern Interiors

What is it about our home that makes us want to spend so much time and money on it? Well, the fact that it’s where we eat, sleep, enjoy friends and family and be ourselves means it’s worth the investment. So where does one get inspiration? From the year’s most — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

From a stunning travel-themed color palette that seems too good to be true, to an art piece weaving in it a love of textiles and thread, to an all-wood space just begging for us to eat in it to an enviable, indoor kid’s play house that we wish we had — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

From one of our favorite light fixture designs of the year, to some incredibly witty and book-related cookies, to trompe l’oeil crystals to adorable lights whose pattern mimics the stars, this week we had a ton of great pins to choose from to pick our favorite pins. What were your — Continue reading