The Hunt
January 15, 2009, 12:00 pm
Filed under: design


I’m somewhat obsessed with this fabric. The print is small enough that when you step back from it, it reads as a neutral, and in upholstery weight, it’s just really really great. I’d love to do the two barrel backed 60s club chairs I got off Craigslist in it. If only I could find it. Because considering where I took this picture, I don’t have high hopes for ever locating it again.

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Great Idea! Storage Bench/Table
May 16, 2008, 7:26 am
Filed under: design

You don’t have to love the style of something to adore how it works. This is brilliant, and I will totally be ripping off the idea at some point in my future, albeit in a slightly less fussy faux-traditional fashion.

(Apologies for my lazy catalog ripping – I’d ripped it out simply to remind myself to post it, thinking that surely I’d be able to find a cleaner image online. Not so!)

All My Favorite Colors
March 25, 2008, 5:52 pm
Filed under: design, shopping


I am in love.

Omer Arbel Kitchen in NYT
January 29, 2008, 2:28 pm
Filed under: architecture, design


That is just about the prettiest surface I have ever seen. It looks like labradorite, my most favorite stone ever, doing 24/7 what it normally only does when the sun hits it just so.

Seen in: Making Dark Rooms Glow in NYT Home & Garden section
Image by Bonny Makarewicz

Sears Kit House Renovation
January 8, 2008, 5:48 pm
Filed under: architecture, design


I’m loving this cottage renovation.  Pictures!  I bliss out on pictures.


Images by Roger Davies
Via Shelterific

Matthew Hilton
December 12, 2007, 7:59 pm
Filed under: design


Quick! Someone lend me several thousand dollars so I can preorder six of these chairs.

They’re a beautiful mix of rough and refined, of modern and retro, and I really really want them. Probably the first chair in a long time that I’ve said, “Yes. I’d pay for that. Whatever you want.” Instead of, “Eh…I’ll look for something like it on Craigslist.”

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Elfrida’s Etsy Gift Tags
November 29, 2007, 1:07 am
Filed under: design, shopping

I saw these on an Apartment Therapy round-up and had to have them.  I’ve always loved intricate patterns – to me these are a geometer’s version of mehendi, and I adore it.

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