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Neos Lettering :: Typographic Lighting

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Neos Lettering :: Typographic Lighting

A friend of mine shared these on Twitter the other day, posing the question “Hot or not?” – and I emphatically declared HOT!  (I’m all for a touch of playfulness in my decor and lighting!)  Mostly, I love that each character is sold separately, so you can form whatever word — Continue reading

Modern Rugs :: Loom

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Rugs :: Loom

For the past few weeks, I’ve been obsessing over these rugs from Australian textile company Loom.   They have a wide range of styles, though I particularly love their “Old Yarn Collection” as well as the “Overdyed Collection” (a series of vintage rugs dyed in vibrant, up-to-date hues).  Check out more — Continue reading

Frances Barth :: Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
Frances Barth :: Paintings

Frances Barth has been creating abstract paintings since 1970 and, like a true artist, continues to produce new work all the time.  I’m a sucker for abstract paintings in general, but I really love the subtle architectural elements in Barth’s work.  Check out her portfolio below to see what I — Continue reading

Laura Berger :: Illustration

Categories: Art + Graphics
Laura Berger :: Illustration

Everything about Laura Berger’s work is sugary sweet, from the cheerful color combos to the impossibly cute creatures (with their wide eyes and tiny mouths).  A glance through her portfolio and available prints will make you want to hug everyone you see and kiss tiny animals on the head.  Considering — Continue reading

Schumacher :: Modern Fabric + Wallcoverings

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Schumacher :: Modern Fabric + Wallcoverings

I’ve been gushing over all these fabulous fabrics and wallpapers from Schumacher today. (Evidence on Pinterest – are you on Pinterest?  It’s awesome.  Check it out.)  Of course, it pains my soul that their wares are available only to the trade.  This seems to happen a lot with things I — Continue reading

Shaun Kardinal :: Collage

Categories: Art + Graphics
Shaun Kardinal :: Collage

These hand-embroidered collage pieces from multi-disciplinary artist Shaun Kardinal are rockin’ my world on this rainy, rainy Thursday.  Of course, they’d rock my world on sunny days, too, because they are just plain awesome.  What do you guys think?  Can you dig? Check out more of Shaun’s work at the — Continue reading

Daniel Hertzell :: Photography

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Daniel Hertzell :: Photography

Oh what I wouldn’t give to live just one moment in any of these images from photographer Daniel Hertzell… I mean, you only really need one kidney, right? Check out more of Daniel’s stunning portfolio right here. [via Desire to Inspire] More pics after the jump!

Katie Kirk + Nathan Strandberg :: Eight Hour Day

Categories: Art + Graphics
Katie Kirk + Nathan Strandberg :: Eight Hour Day

We’ve written about Katie Kirk’s cheerful, retro-styled illustrations before (here and here), and it’s no surprise that her new endeavor with fellow illustrator (and husband) Nathan Strandberg is, well, utterly fantastic.  Eight Hour Day is the design studio of this extremely talented duo, whose portfolio is worth fully exploring.  What — Continue reading

TCHMO :: Digital Mashups

Categories: Art + Graphics
TCHMO :: Digital Mashups

The connection between my eyes and my brain just short circuited.  TCHMO, whose real name I have been unable to determine, is a multi-media digital artist who creates these stunning “mashups”: abstract landscapes, cloudscapes, and portraits seemingly drenched in colors that previously only existed in minds of a more, um, — Continue reading

Jean-Francois Jaussaud :: Photography

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Jean-Francois Jaussaud :: Photography

My “feeling inspired” meter is going nuts looking at all these gorgeous interior shots by Jean-Francois Jaussaud.  Just… wow.  Take a look for yourself and see if your meter doesn’t explode. LINK: www.luxproductions.com [via Plastolux] More pics after the jump!

The Hello Poster Show

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
The Hello Poster Show

I love good art, good ideas, and good causes, but all three together?  Talk about a trifecta.  If you’re down with art/ideas/causes too, check out The Hello Poster Show right this minute! About: The Hello Poster Show is a Seattle-based fundraising exhibition featuring silk screened posters created by designers and — Continue reading

Maxwell Holyoke-Hirsch :: Illustration

Categories: Art + Graphics
Maxwell Holyoke-Hirsch :: Illustration

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed looking through the portfolio of illustrator Maxwell Holyoke-Hirsch and thought it would just be a shame not to share it with you!  Judging from his impressive client list, chances are you’ve seen his work before, though (GQ, The New York Times, Fantagraphics, Real Simple, etc. etc.).  If — Continue reading

Diane von Furstenberg :: Home Collection

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Diane von Furstenberg :: Home Collection

I think I’ve died and gone to faceted, boldly-colored, animal-printed heaven!  Diane von Furstenberg just released a new home collection consisting of dinnerware, drinkware, and bedding.  Hands down my favorite, the faceted dinner and salad plates offer a unique dining experience in a very on-trend shape.  Check out the complete — Continue reading

Unfold Lamp :: Form Us With Love

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Unfold Lamp :: Form Us With Love

I love seeing designers experiment and play with new applications of materials!  What are your thoughts on this silicone pendant lamp from Swedish design studio Form Us With Love?  

Modern Valentine :: Make Your Own Fingerprint Art

Categories: Art + Graphics, DIY + How To
Modern Valentine :: Make Your Own Fingerprint Art

This is the coolest Valentine’s Day gift idea I’ve seen in a while.  If you’re looking for a unique way to express your love (and get some art on your walls), read on!   

Modern Midwest Retreat :: BNIM Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Modern Midwest Retreat :: BNIM Architects

Oh goodness.  I will pay you to tell me that this is what heaven looks like! About: The retreat is located on a bucolic 700-acre site in the rolling hills of rural Iowa. The property originally contained a mix of prairie, woodland and former farmland. With assistance from the Iowa — Continue reading

Treasure Frey :: Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
Treasure Frey :: Paintings

First things first, Treasure Frey may have the coolest name in the history of the world.  I’m just putting that out there.  Secondly, her work is utterly fantastic.  After graduating with a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, Frey hopped back and forth between coasts and even spent time wandering around — Continue reading

Marina Bautier :: Industrial Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Marina Bautier :: Industrial Design

After studying furniture design at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in the UK, industrial designer Marina Bautier set up shop in her home town of Brussels.  Since establishing her studio in 2003, she’s designed for companies all over the world, including Swedese (SE), Idée (JP), Ligne Roset (FR), Case Furniture (UK) — Continue reading

LOCK Coat Rack :: Sylvain Willenz

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
LOCK Coat Rack :: Sylvain Willenz

It’s wintertime, which means there’s a whole lot of coat wearing going on.  And coats need racks, am I right?  If I had my way, I’d get this coat rack from Belgian designer Sylvain Willenz.  LOCK was designed for Bakelite fiends Tamawa as part of their well known collection of — Continue reading

Seth Boyd :: Architectural Photography

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Seth Boyd :: Architectural Photography

I’ve been idling away my afternoon looking through Seth Boyd’s gorgeous portfolio of architecture and interior photography.  The NoHo Apartment, pictured here, is definitely a looker if I’ve ever seen one.  Check out more images from this space below and stop by Seth’s site for more eye candy!