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2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel
2Modern Design Brief

Design bliss and other notables… I am a fan of the W chain of hotels. This is not an endorsement of this brand but I say with confidence that I am never disappointed with a visit to these hotels. Their marketing and design team simply match my personal taste in — Continue reading

An old one but a good one

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
An old one but a good one

Pashley Cycles Light weight, faster, carbon fiber are all good things in their proper place. If you aren't putting in the long miles in preparation for the Spring Classics or the Tour de France and are genuinely in love with all things bicycle you might consider taking a look at — Continue reading

Timothy Nolan at Marx & Zavattero in San Francisco through August 21

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Timothy Nolan at Marx & Zavattero in San Francisco through August 21

TILT July 24 – August 21, 2010 Marx & Zavattero, 77 Geary Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, California Pitch, 2008/2010 laminate and enamel on panels dimensions variable (approximately 22x120x180 inches as seen here)   Stack, 2010printed vinyl on aluminum dimensions variable (approximately 102×138 inches as seen here) Timothy Nolan's work — Continue reading

Lugging With Color

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Lugging With Color

Paul Smith Wash bag and Courier Bag @Rapha It sometimes seems like carrying our things around with us feels like being owned. If you're going to carry your things around with you, as most of us have to, why do it in black nylon with a sense of military precision — Continue reading

Bridget Riley – A study in movement and color

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Bridget Riley – A study in movement and color

When I think about Art that I love, the list is long and always getting longer. There is no shortage of great artwork in studios, galleries, museums, public places, and private homes. The internet allows us to take a guest visit into somewhere else with the ability to look privately. — Continue reading

Turkish Tea?

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Turkish Tea?

I recently returned from a trip to Turkey, where I expected to see everyone drinking Turkish coffee. And while there was plenty of that beverage, the more ubiquitous liquid was tea, apple tea to be precise. It was so utterly delicious, and you could have it everywhere! You popped into — Continue reading

Note

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Note

I love this brilliant concept and design by Scholz & Friends for Panasonic's Note ear buds. Clever and simple. Via Lovely Packages

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore…

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore…

The new Marina Bay Sands, Singapore is so much more than your common of run of the mill casino. With its luxury shopping boutiques, extraordinary sky park and infinity pool, Marina Bay Sands is truly a posh playground for adults.   The sky park resembles a fine, sleek yacht, streamlined to appear — Continue reading

Rapha Cycling Classics Visit NYC for 3 months

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Rapha Cycling Classics Visit NYC for 3 months

Rapha a British based maker of cycling clothing and gear in classical style has decided to give its NY audience a hands on experience of their gear and aesthetic. In saying hands on we mean the full blown experience including Tour de France memorabilia, their vintage Citroen delivery van from — Continue reading

Treehouses…for grown-ups

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, Sustainability
Treehouses…for grown-ups

Having spent the majority of my formative and my present years in urban Chicago, San Antonio and now Atlanta, I can safely say that neither myself nor my family has ever had yard space for a treehouse.  They look like fun, though.   However, now I'm a grown-up, I think perhaps — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

I enjoy so many of the clever names that people choose for their blogs. Some are to the point and others often don't really work for me.   Today I am briefing you from blogs that I read daily and…find the name amusing each time I open it.   Cribcandy…one — Continue reading

The World’s First Open Source Restaurant

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel
The World’s First Open Source Restaurant

A recipe is a set of instructions.  So is piece of software.  Open Source Software is the practice of sharing a piece of functional code with any one who want to use, it, improve it, or alter in any way they see fit…as long as they in turn share their — Continue reading

The Shanghai World Expo 2010

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
The Shanghai World Expo 2010

The Macau Pavilion by Carlos Marreiros. Shanghai is buzzing with activity.  There’s nothing unusual about that.  Its always buzzing with activity. But this time its buzzing with architectural activity. Countries from around the world have built-and are building- pavilions for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.  These pavilions give architectural expression to each nation’s — Continue reading

Jane, The Real Story

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Jane, The Real Story

We almost flipped when we saw the article about The Jane Hotel on the front page of the NY Times yesterday after just having stayed there last week. Our experience was more garlicky than the Times rose garden view. Every time we went to the bathroom there was some bald — Continue reading

Spring Classics

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, Sustainability
Spring Classics

Paris Roubaix is this Sunday, a one day 150+ mile cycling race over roads as old as the Roman occupation made out of large poorly fitted cobblestones and filled with muck mud and blinding dust. It runs from Paris to the small northern town of Roubaix where it finishes at — 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

Falling Garden

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
Falling Garden

San Staë church on the Canale Grande, 50th Biennial of Venice, 2003 Steinerlenzlinger

On the Road.

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
On the Road.

Recently, my band of misfit friends and I are thinking about organizing a cross-country trip from DC to California. The main reason being that I have never successfully left the east coast of America and think that it is about time I witnessed the rest of our glorious country. Since — Continue reading

2Modern Design Brief

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
2Modern Design Brief

With travel season on the horizon…I am finding many blog features about Modern hotels and getaways. Spotted the Claska Hotel on Elle Decor's blog this week.  A Japanese exchange student once told me that Tokyo translates to 'Modern'. I believed her. We were 12 and she was cool… I now know I was misguided…but — Continue reading

The Modern GPS

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
The Modern GPS

Modern design now on the move where ever you are. With all the new applications on the iPhone here is a one for all you lovers of modern architecture who need also directions.   There is now yet another reason to look at your phone while driving.   THE MODERN. ARCHITECTURE is — Continue reading