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Posts Tagged: Accessories

Maison Martin Margiela

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Maison Martin Margiela

   Not only does the MMM design clothing, shoes and accessories for both men and women, there is also fragrance, a fine jewelry line and objects for the home. Now you can even stay "Avante-Garde" in the L‚Äô√éle aux Oiseaux by Maison Martin Margiela. A suite designed by the Belgium — Continue reading

pattern – orla kiely

Categories: Art + Graphics
pattern – orla kiely

Pattern looks to be a lovely coffee table book from London-based designer Orla Kiely.  The 304 pages include her bold, colorful graphics and her own personal account and inspirational images that have shaped her style.  The book explores the use of pattern in design and how they have shaped her — Continue reading

Combine Collective

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Combine Collective

Awesome new trays by Combine Collective for your Mac peripherals. "Our keyboard trays are designed to combine the various Mac wireless interfaces into one clean unit. We offer three variations which work with the full suite, or partial combos of that. Every aspect of the tray‚Äôs design and production is — Continue reading

Modern Tea Towels

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Tea Towels

With the weather starting to change, I am starting to dream of the lazy afternoons of baking and cooking.  Here are some wonderfully architectural and clever towels from Girls Can Tell  to add to your collection.    Classic Holga    Tandem Bike   Beer Lovers    

Modern Marvel

Categories: Uncategorized
Modern Marvel

All was a flutter yesterday afternoon and into the night at the New York Design Center‚Äôs What‚Äôs New, What‚Äôs Next, a virtual, in-the-flesh celebratory open house with programs by editors from top design and shelter publications, dealers, curators, authors and designers about every imaginable topic. Yours truly was present for — Continue reading

“Good Design”

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“Good Design”

  German Industrial designer, Dieter Rams‚Äô ten principles to ‚Äúgood design‚Äù- Good design is innovative. Good design makes a product useful. Good design is aesthetic. Good design makes a product understandable. Good design is unobtrusive. Good design is honest. Good design is long-lasting. Good design is thorough down to the — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Brains of designers working hard lately…. Is it me or is there an exciting amount of good design these days? I spotted this on Cool Hunting but you can check out the whole enchilada over at the designer's site, Knife & Saw. You should really just check out the whole — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

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2Modern Design Brief

Spectacular finds that simply must be shared… Everything about this space is beyond words. I don't know where to start…This would make an amazing guest house…but it's just so good, I want it as an art studio and my escape place…and that rooftop garden-it's just the perfect 'cherry on top' — Continue reading

The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

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The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus Ohio, Mark Bradford, and me.

Happy Monday – Blog2Modern Readers, I haven't had a chance to post an entry in a while, due to the fact that I am currently in Columbus, Ohio at the Wexner Center for the Arts (!!!)  I was invited (in August) to do a large-scale solo installation in the lobby — Continue reading

Looking to the Past for Inspiration and Motivation

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Looking to the Past for Inspiration and Motivation

This weekend was spent participating in an annual family tradition that dates back long before anyone can remember.  The change of the season is marked by sudden cool snaps, shorter days, and a bountiful fall harvest.  Each fall in early September vine-ripened grapes make their journey from vineyards around the — Continue reading

DBA Pen

Categories: Uncategorized

There are 2 reasons why I had to share this with you guys. The first, because the DBA pen is the first 98% biodegradable pen in the world. The body is composed of bio-plastic, the ink reservoir from biodegradable fiber, and the ink itself is ACMI certified non-toxic. The second reason is — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Uncategorized
2Modern Design Brief

Things I am kind of in love with lately…. Unimaginable and unthinkable re-use of material. Read the whole story here on Design Crack.  Architecture that makes me look twice and my eyes pop! Image and info courtesy of Design Scene.  Unexpected use of color. image found on BLTD.  Oversize scale-most — Continue reading

Lucienne Day: colorful and whimsical

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Lucienne Day: colorful and whimsical

Lucienne Day, a 20thcentury English textile designer whose fabrics inspired by abstract patterns, nature and modern art, brought the contemprorary design into everyone's homes. I enjoy exploring Lucienne Day's design which has timeless qualities: cheerful, doodle like, fun and fresh.   Lucienne Day made her name and career by Calyx, a — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Nature Inspired trends and visual delights from the design world…. Tree bark, Tree stumps, Tree cross-sections…whatever your name for this trend it's big and getting bigger! This tree inspired rug was spotted on BLTD. A trend that crosses all mediums of design…spotted – Bark inspired footwear! Found on Design Scene. — Continue reading

Modern Kids/Baby Gear

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Modern Kids/Baby Gear

This weekend was one of my best-friend’s baby shower. The time is coming where many friends are married; this is the fourth baby of the year.  All these showers have forced me to learn about all cacophony of baby gear that parents seemingly need. I am on a never-ending search — Continue reading

Welcome Back W Magazine

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Welcome Back W Magazine

The new September issue of W Magazine and with it's new editor Stefano Tonchi seems to have begun a re-emergence or rebirth of the magazine itself after what seems to have been months of emptiness or nonexistence. It's as if our first signs of the cooling of Fall have been — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

Modern essentials and things that are sure to max out my credit limit. Felt Chairs? I know for sure that the DMV, impromptu board meetings, and awkward Thanksgiving dinners would have been a whole lot better if the chairs were felt. One will not be enough… admired on bltd. I — Continue reading

Whimsically Wonderful

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Whimsically Wonderful

Have you ever found something you think so wonderful you try and rationalize when and how you can convince yourself you need one? I stumbled on this weeks ago, considered buying it for my expecting cousin and have since become completely obsessed with J Schatz Egg Lamp.   Child-like whimsy can — Continue reading

The 7 Commandments

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
The 7 Commandments

The 7 commandments from the Design Bible. I am going to put this in my office and hand this out to all current and potential clients. You can buy this wall graphic, along with several other amazing designs, at Harmonie-intérieure