Most designers in Europe are known for their pared down style. Some might call it modern but for me, and Spanish designer Lorenzo Castillo, “less is a bore.” He’s been featured in countless shelter mags like Architectural Digest, Vogue, Elle Decor and House & Garden. His style is exuberant. In some case, even [...]
A lot of you are probably familiar with this picture from the blogesphere by design Eileen Kathryn Boyd.
Today’s designer spotlight is with Arizona based interior designer, Capella Kincheloe. She is an artful talent that combines traditional elements with unexpected items for a blend that is beautiful, unique and comfortable. Capella was really generous with her answers so this post is literally packed with good advice and tips. So, without further ado…
The mid century modernism craze and DIY go at it head to head in this video. Is it really possible to make anything at home? I’m not so sure. Here’s a vintage video that shows step by step how the classic Eames chair was built.
Stay tuned for I Dream of Jeanie, next [...]
I recently became familiar with the artist Ian Davenport who’s mesmerizing paintings of dripping color are breathtaking. He’s an English artist who likes to use unusual surfaces like stainless steel or fiberboard in stead of canvas. He’s been known to pour, drop and even use a syringe to get his colors on to his surface [...]
I think I’ve mentioned before that Katie Ridder is one of my absolute favorite interior designers. I know I did a review of her recent book. In fact, I like her style so much that I can’t hold it against her (well not much anyway) that [...]
This week’s interview is with Michele Rondelli star designer and all around Renaissance man. He was born in Locarno, Switzerland in December 1964. After a cosmopolitan upbringing and education he studied law, then architecture and interior design in Switzerland and Paris. His first job was with renowned textile company Création Baumann, where he deepened his [...]
I first ran across Michelle’s unique furniture designs about a year ago while researching an article on shagreen and was absolutely blown away. Michelle Bergeron is a one woman show who’s couture designs are sold under the brand name of Skatemoderne. Michelle’s got an amazing eye for detail and that shows in [...]
Here’s an interesting little snippet of Ice Cube celebrating the Eame’s home in L.A. Its put together by Pacific Standard Time as part of a series celebrating the birth of the art scene in Los Angeles.
“Ice Cube drives Inglewood blvd. describing the Los Angeles that he knows. He talks of landmarks [...]
Well folks, I’m still mulling over what to put on the expansive white spaces (otherwise known as walls) all over our house. In my last post, I talked about some inexpensive ways to add interest to our various rooms and while the following option sure wouldn’t be cheap, it would definitely be [...]
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