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Author: Lauren OMalley

Popular Repost: The Perfect Fridge for Roomates

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Popular Repost: The Perfect Fridge for Roomates

Stefan Buchberger created this innovative fridge for Electrolux’s Design Lab 2008. Consisting of a base station and up to 4 seperate stackable modules, each section is removable and customizable with various skins, a bottle opener and a whiteboard. Source: Electrolux @ Flickr

Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects: Mountain House

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Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects: Mountain House

Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects

Penny Floors

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Penny Floors

Hmmm… think I’m gonna start saving my change.. The Cup Cafe at Hotel Congess via Young Snowbirds The Standard Grill in the Standard Hotel New York via Notcot.. The flooring at Revolver is made up of over 340,000 pennies..  Paul Smith’s boutique in Paris.. And finally, The Chamberlains created this — Continue reading

The Riviera, Palm Springs

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The Riviera, Palm Springs

A favorite of the Ratpack,  the Riviera, located in Palm Springs Califoria, underwent a massive renovation, and was relaunched in 2008. The whole environment oozes Hollywood glamour and is nothing short of posh. See more here.

Architecture: Lift by Apollo Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Architecture: Lift by Apollo Architects

Apollo Architects

DIY Rugs!

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Rugs!

Wanna try a DIY project this weekend? Checkout these clever homemade rugs featuring carpet tiles, remnants and samples, as well as chevron patterned, hand dyed rugs. First up, my favorite pattern of the moment: Chevron. (Click on the photo’s link for DIY  instructions) Little Green Notebook Lilac Silhouette on Flickr Adventures in Dressmaking — Continue reading

Roaman House by Bates Masi Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Roaman House by Bates Masi Architects

Is it modern? Or is it traditional? How about a modern take on a traditional home? The Roaman project was redesigned to conform to a growing family and in the process, successfully combined two totally separate styles. See more via Bates Masi Architects    

Ruin Academy

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Ruin Academy

I love the concept of taking something ugly and breathing new life into it, and Ruin Academy does just that. Literally.  As quoted from the blog, “The Ruin Academy occupies an abandoned 5-story apartment building in central Taipei. All the interior walls of the building and all the windows are — Continue reading

Balcony House by Thomas Daniell Architects

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Balcony House by Thomas Daniell Architects

Thomas Daniell Architects

Snap Chair by Karim Rashid

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Snap Chair by Karim Rashid

Karim Rashid, one of  favorite designers, has created the “Snap Chair” for Feek Furniture located in Kortrijk, Belgium. Made of 95% air and 5% material (100% recyclable Expanded Polypropylene) these chairs are lightweight as well as fun and modern. Each chair features removable seats that let you combine colors for — Continue reading

Hoxton House by David Mikhail Architects

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Hoxton House by David Mikhail Architects

I’m in love with this house by David Mikhail Architects, which was part of the Don’t Move, Impove Project in London. A former Victorian home, the house has been transformed into this cozy, modern dwelling complete with a garden courtyard and terrace. See more on this project here.    

House in Fukawa by Suppose Design Office

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
House in Fukawa by Suppose Design Office

This house looks so fun.. but a little dangerous. Obviously it’s not meant to house young children, however, I love the sort of house within a house feel. See more here.

House K by Yoshichika Takagi

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
House K by Yoshichika Takagi

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White Sofas + Colorful Accessories

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects
White Sofas + Colorful Accessories

There’s nothing like a bright, white couch coupled with a lot of colorful accessories.     So this isn’t quite white, but it’s almost there.. though I think it would look quite nice if it was. Ok that’s it. I need to buy a white couch asap. (Photo Credits: Decorpad, Caitlin Wilson via Adore Mag, — Continue reading

Art or Real Life?

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Art or Real Life?

Get ready for a complete mind… jolt, for better use of a word. I’m amazed. Yea. They’re real people. Here’s the artist herself posing with her living works of art.   And this one had me really bewildered.. like to the point I had to stop looking at it because my mind — Continue reading

Faux Deer Decor Inspiration

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Faux Deer Decor Inspiration

I love faux deer heads. They really add that punch to a room and I’d love to get one for my study. The sky blue walls would look amazing next to white  resin. However, decorating with this type of piece can be tricky. It takes the right kind of mix to keep it fresh — Continue reading

Indoor/Outdoor Furniture, Lighting & Accessories by Blue Nature

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Indoor/Outdoor Furniture, Lighting & Accessories by Blue Nature

To me, there’s nothing better than mixing modern design with natural elements. It’s like getting the best of both worlds, and I love to see companies that specialize in that sort of thing. I stumbled upon Blue Nature, and I’m lovin the natural elements they use to create their furniture — Continue reading

Williams Studio and Boathouse by GH3 Architects

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Williams Studio and Boathouse by GH3 Architects

GH3

New Residence at the Swiss Embassy by Steven Holl Architects

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New Residence at the Swiss Embassy by Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects

Toilet Paper Art

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Toilet Paper Art

I love when an artist takes regular objects or potential trash and makes them into something beautiful. Check out Yuken Teruya’s Toilet Paper Roll Forest. See more of his Yuken Teruya Studio.