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Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

We guess the idea of Valentine’s Day has been slowly seeping into our brains, because boy did we fill our Pinterest stream with heart-shaped things galore. But we also spotted a lot triangles this week, cropping up into our minds. And also we pondered strange homes, cactus and stacks of — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

We guess the idea of Valentine’s Day has been slowly seeping into our brains, because boy did we fill our Pinterest stream with heart-shaped things galore. But we also spotted a lot triangles this week, cropping up into our minds. And also we pondered strange homes, cactus and stacks of — Continue reading

Austin Modern Home Tour Sneak Peek

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Austin Modern Home Tour Sneak Peek

February 2nd will bring another Modern Home Tour to the city of Austin, one of the premiere ways to get a look inside some of the best modern architecture and design around a city. Designed by some of the top creative minds in Austin, this year’s homes have really outdone — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 2

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

We guess the idea of Valentine’s Day has been slowly seeping into our brains, because we couldn’t help but think about the colors of love — pink, red, purple — in terms of interiors, patterns, art and architecture, and you know what? We spotted a lot. But we also spotted — Continue reading

Favorite Pins of the Week Part 1

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

We guess the idea of Valentine’s Day has been slowly seeping into our brains, because we couldn’t help but think about the colors of love — pink, red, purple — in terms of interiors, patterns, art and architecture, and you know what? We spotted a lot. But we also spotted — Continue reading

Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Snapshots

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Snapshots

This was my first Basel, so I’ll be honest when I say I was fairly overwhelmed, totally under-prepared and completely knocked off my feet…in a good way! You’ll find no thorough examination of all the artists in this blog post — Basel is one huge show full of over 200 — Continue reading

A Creative Poster For Your Kids

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
A Creative Poster For Your Kids

I can’t tell you how much I love this coloring poster by Roxy Marj.  It’s creative and stylish.  It’s one of those pieces that looks great when it becomes vandalized by kiddos and also looks great untouched.  Jennifer from A Merry Mishap hung her Roxy Marj poster in her son’s — Continue reading

The Apartment

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
The Apartment

Upon seeing this image, I lost my breathe for a second.  The collaboration of the colors and textures is beautiful.  This room belongs to The Apartment.  What is The Apartment, you might ask??  “The Apartment is a new universe of design objects, furniture, antiques and art. Innovative modern design meets — Continue reading

Artist: Uno Moralez

Categories: Art + Graphics
Artist:  Uno Moralez

  Combining low tech pixel art with wicked imagery, Uno Moralez keeps me coming back for more. Flying heads with evil eyes swoop down on Darger-like twins with butcher knives and bobby socks. Flickering lights illuminating bizarre ritualistic fetishes with bears, blue teeth and zoot suits. Reminiscent of Japanese manga artist Ito — Continue reading

Anna di Prospero’s Urban Self-Portraits

Categories: Art + Graphics
Anna di Prospero’s Urban Self-Portraits

We’re very much in love with the combination of art and architecture in Anna di Prospero’s photography series “Urban Self-Portraits.” Born in Rome in 1987, she studied photography at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome and at the School of Visual Arts in New York. With her photos it’s — Continue reading

Ramona Flume’s View of Norway

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Ramona Flume’s View of Norway

Self-professed writer and adventurer Ramona Flume is also quite the photographer, recently snapping some photographs of Norway so tantalizing that we’re looking up airline tickets right this moment. Capturing the fierce natural spirit of this beautiful country, she also does a stand-up job of snapping both traditional and modern architecture, — Continue reading

New Bite-Sized Heather Chontos Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
New Bite-Sized Heather Chontos Paintings

Love these mini modern abstract paintings by artist, prop stylist and all-around design-badass, Heather Chontos. Love that they are framed quite beautifully in darling, vintage-frames, creating a fun contrast between the modern colors and shapes. Having recently launched an amazing line of farmhouse-inspired decor products through Milk Farm Road, just — Continue reading

DIY Color Pop Idea: Vivacious Vignette

Categories: DIY + How To
DIY Color Pop Idea: Vivacious Vignette

Love the idea of grabbing foam core and poster board from your local craft store in a really striking color, adding a thin sheet of plywood, and leaning them all against the wall behind a few simple pieces of furniture. What an extraordinarily affordable way to add color to a — Continue reading

INSERT CHANGE HERE: Buy Art from Vending Machines to Help Kids Become Artists

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
INSERT CHANGE HERE: Buy Art from Vending Machines to Help Kids Become Artists

INSERT CHANGE HERE might just be our favorite idea for an art show that has ever existed. Starting with the knowledge that artists are made—usually by starting with a creative, inspiring arts education—a group of Portland artists, designers, writers and other creatives are banding together to help effect some change — Continue reading

Jason Middlebrook’s Version of Nature

Categories: Art + Graphics
Jason Middlebrook’s Version of Nature

It’s hard to improve upon nature itself. Full of wonders that even some human eyes have never touched, no one can doubt its extraordinary beauty. But, if there were an artist coming close to improving on nature — or at the very least creating a lovely alternative — it might — Continue reading

“Abandoned” Photography by Paul Batt

Categories: Art + Graphics
“Abandoned” Photography by Paul Batt

Paul Batt’s art appeals to us on a number of levels. Some people who are collectors can’t pass by an item of the kind they collect. We feel the same way about furniture. Everything — even the most far gone things — seem to have potential. It’s a painful experience — Continue reading

More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale)

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
More Swedish, Drool-Worthy Design (4 Sale)

Okay before you get mad at us for posting more Swedish real estate that you couldn’t possibly afford, hear us out: this one really is decorated in a way that we think you could get a lot of inspiration from for you own home! Especially digging the fun hanging solutions — Continue reading

Ellen Heck’s Aviary Watercolor Paintings

Categories: Art + Graphics
Ellen Heck’s Aviary Watercolor Paintings

Just really enjoy the watercolor bird paintings by California’s Bay Area-based Ellen Heck. Simple, modern, abstract but still quite detailed. Soft edges. Interesting compositions. We just really love birds. Though birds don’t seem like the sort of modern subject matter you might see in a modern home, when they are — Continue reading

David Benjamin Sherry’s Astral Desert

Categories: Art + Graphics
David Benjamin Sherry’s Astral Desert

David Benjamin Sherry’s Astral Desert is a boldly colored examination of the textures and patterns of the desert and the hardened, crusty landscapes wherein. Known for crazy-colored, simple compositions, this new series premiered in 2012 is perfect for modern homes and would be a punch of abstract shape and color — Continue reading

Naomi Schlinke’s Under-the-Sea Modern Art

Categories: Art + Graphics
Naomi Schlinke’s Under-the-Sea Modern Art

Austin-based Naomi Schlinke’s work is like a circus on a canvas. Like an underwater spectacle of shapes and colors, all swirling around modernly and organically and all just begging to be hung on the wall of a home with modern style. Strangely deep though a mere 2D representation of images, — Continue reading