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Posts Tagged: Kitchen

Modern Hanging Planters

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Modern Hanging Planters

Now that Spring has sprung, birds chirp, the ground is carpeted in yellow dust and there are some lovely flowers (and pretty weeds) that are ripe for picking.  I'd grab some pink Azaleas and some bright yellow dandelions and store them around my apartment in these cute yet modern hanging — Continue reading

The Puzzleboard by OOOMS

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
The Puzzleboard by OOOMS

It is actually a pretty simple and useful concept. Great idea of increasing or reducing cutting space. you can extend your workspace by combining boards together which is ideal for cutting french breads. But the best thing is that wine glasses can also fit conveniently into the indented groove of — Continue reading

Travel Kitchen from CPH Square

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Travel Kitchen from CPH Square

Danish company CPH Square has some of the best kitchens in the world, and their travel kitchen is what dreams are made of. What really makes it, is that you can use it indoors or outdoors. Being Danish we can not avoid Arne Jacobsen – in this case it is his — Continue reading

Modern Barware and a Modern Cocktail

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Barware and a Modern Cocktail

Friday is finally here and soon it will be cocktail hour.  I would love to come home to my (as yet nonexistent) bar and whip up one of my favorite cocktails: the cucumber martini.  Now that warmer weather is here, I can think of nothing more refreshing and tasty to — Continue reading

mid-century design inspiration.

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
mid-century design inspiration.

Today I decided to highlight some great photos of mid-century products that I found on Flickr. I hope you enjoy the trip down memory lane . . . Beautiful lights by Jorn Utzon for Louis Poulsen    A great collection of vintage Thermoses. What an impressive collection of Eames chairs! I'll — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Design Brief

Scouring the design blogs and searching for great finds, I bring you these treasures! Modern must have! – Design Milk featured these cool coasters from Medium Control on Etsy and I couldn't agree more…these are a great find! Thank you, thank you very much. Great hostess gift! Oh, Wasara, be — Continue reading

Pia Ulin :: Swedish Interiors

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends
Pia Ulin :: Swedish Interiors

I love the Scandinavian Modern aesthetic: it's so warm and livable, yet modern and minimalist at the same time.  I don't quite now how they do it, but they do it well and with gusto!  Pia Ulin is a Swedish photographer who captures some of the most beautiful Scandinavian spaces — Continue reading

Salão Design Movelsul

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Salão Design Movelsul

One of the biggest Brazilian furniture fairs, Movelsul, also has a design contest, and they finally announced the winners. Check them out here! I`ve selected a couple of images so you can have a preview…    

Zebra tray Berenice

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Zebra tray Berenice

This is a fantastic tray but even more it’s art, put it on the wall or lean it against the kitchen wall. I just adore these two images on both of the trays. berenice by ibride el querido father by ibride They are designed by the French atelier ibirdie. I — Continue reading

Streamlined Kitchen Designs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Streamlined Kitchen Designs

The SieMatic S2 Kitchen is streamlined and sophisticated.  All of the extras are creatively hidden within this minimalist kitchen. All images provided by KONST SieMatic Notice there are no exposed handles or hanging light fixtures. Cabinets designed to appear flush with the wall are sleek and unobtrusive .  I love the high gloss — Continue reading

Modern Cottage Renovation

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, DIY + How To, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Cottage Renovation

I ran across Juli Daoust and John Baker’s modern cottage renovation on Flickr (that wellspring of inspiration) and was absolutely blown away.  You can read about the whole thing on their blog KITKA, but for now, just sit back and enjoy the beauty of this Scandinavian Modern style cottage from — Continue reading

Tea-Shirts

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Tea-Shirts

Soon Mo Kang's Hanger Tea is a creative new approach to packaging and using tea bags. The tea bags are in the shape of a t-shirt with built-in hangers that come packaged in a mini tea closet. The hangers function as a hook for used tea bags to be put — Continue reading

Bold Scandinavian Kitchens

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Bold Scandinavian Kitchens

Scandinavian kitchens stand for functionality, good design and in general, light colors. Today the king of affordable home design from Sweden (starts with I…) internationalized great Scandinavian design. Traditionally, Swedish style is synonymous with pale, light and airy colors. Because these types of colors reflect natural light, the rooms are — Continue reading

The Folklore of Sanna Annukka

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
The Folklore of Sanna Annukka

Sanna Annukka is one of the most brilliant Finnish designers to step onto the world stage this year (well 2009). She is inspired by Finnish “forests, lakes and wildlife” especially of Lapland (the area in northern Finland, Sweden & Norway).
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Beyond The Hot Plate

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Beyond The Hot Plate

If anyone has ever picked up a silver spoon while it was sitting in your hot cup of tea you may have wondered why you did not use a pot holder.   Silver conducts heat (and cold by the way). What a brilliant idea to use it on a cook top.  — Continue reading

More of This in The New Year

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
More of This in The New Year

 Products and design concepts that I would like to see more of in the New Year: 1.  Eco- Friendly Counter Materials ECO by Cosentino 2.  Sleek,Energy Efficient Fireplaces Spark Modern Fires 3.  Kitchen Islands that are a real focal point Kohler,  Island/ Occasions Island Sink 4.  High Quality Acrylic Furniture   Spectrum West — Continue reading

New from Graham & Brown!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
New from Graham & Brown!

New wallpaper designs from Graham & Brown! The Cubix Wallpaper is a truly classic design shape which has been treated with gloss and metallic to create a contemporary geometric design, while the Concave Ogee Wallpaper features a flowing ogee which is highlighted with flashes of gloss and metallic. In the — Continue reading

Mod Inspiration on Flickr

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Mod Inspiration on Flickr

Take a break from all the holiday madness and check out this inspiring Flickr stream!  Flickr member xJavierx rounds up some of the best modern interiors around.  See more here.

Plastic table cloths

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Plastic table cloths

As pretty as a linen table cloth can be, it is quite hard to keep it clean and looking fresh. So, it`s very common (at least in Brazil) using plastic table cloths: not only they`re cheap (around R$7,00 per meter,what would be something like U$4,00) but also functional and can — Continue reading

CP Lighting

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
CP Lighting

Lighting is often overlooked as a way to create a space and develop its’ identity. CP Lighting offers some new ideas for this. The delicate and organic quality of their NewGrowth fixture successfully articulates a space…
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