Friday, October 29, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Monday, October 25, 2010
Sculptor Heather Knight produces porcelain wall hangings, bowls and vases that are three-dimensional takes on fungi, creatures, seedpods, fruit skin, succulents and more. She says everything in nature inspires her and that how she makes captivating creations that isolate textures and play with scale.
Available online: Heather Knight
Friday, October 22, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
The Plumen bulb uses 80% less energy and lasts 8 times longer than incandescent bulbs, giving you the opportunity to purchase an ecological product with style. "It's strange that the bulb, an object so synonymous with ideas, is almost entirely absent of imagination." The name Plumen comes from 'plume'- the bird's decorative feather, designed to attract attention to its' prowess and beauty.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
This Fall, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) will release the (soon to be coffee-table) book of American Fashion Designers at Home. This book features interior designs of homes of 115 members of the CFDA including fashion figures like Ralph Lauren, Donna Karen and Derek Lam.
Monday, October 18, 2010
Thursday, October 14, 2010
From the maker of documentaries Helvetica and Objectified, a third documentary in this trilogy is about the design of cities. Urbanized looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design, featuring some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders and thinkers.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Experts in color at the Color Marketing Group define and forecast color direction for all industries, manufactured products and services which is often why popular colors you see in fashion for a particular season carry over to interiors as well.
Boudreaux reds, rich plum & olive greens.
Celery greens, chartreuse, corals, blush & camels.
Olive, forest, army, & avocado green.
Indigos, icy grays & camel tones.
Bold, confident, roaring red.
Ivory, tan or oak with black & white.
Deep, dark rich tones of cobalt, navy & midnight black.
Fresh, clean & without and color at all.
Photos & Trends: www.meridiameridian.com/blog
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
"Anzfer Farms is a workshop located in the Outer Richmond of San Francisco. Started by Jonathan Anzalone & Joseph Ferriso in 2009 as a place to create unique objects and installations. Working primarily with reclaimed wood Anzfer Farms seeks to create strong elegant pieces exploring timeless ideas of color & form."
Photos: Anzfer Farms
Monday, October 11, 2010
A new website I recently discovered called 1stdibs I just had to share. It is the cyber marketplace of some of the most beautiful antiques, mid-century modern furniture, estate jewelry, vintage watches, haute couture, and vintage fine art.
Charlotte Perriand & Jean Prouve, "Mexique Bookcase" France 1953
Pablo Picasso "Homme Assis"1933
Circular Mahogany Expanding "Jupe Table" 1845
Atelier Versace "Andy Warhol" Gown