Crushitecture!

28 12 17.  Those are the lottery numbers I would pick today.  The numbers that would win me a giant jackpot.  A jackpot I would use to dial up  Leroy Street Studio (an architecture firm based in nyc) and say, “Get out your drafting boards kids!  Mama wants a new pad.”

Enough words.  Pictures say it all.  Click & Drool, ladies & gents.

28 12 17.

28 12 17.  I’m just sayin…

Charming Art Collections…Really.

Charming Art Collections…Really.

There’s something unexpected and delightful about a collection of little art. It can take the most boring corner of a hallway or tiny strip of wall and turn it into a little surprise.   Eng Gee Fan also known as Minifanfan is this weeks pick for me. Visit her wonderful website and you will find [...]

How Big is Big Enough. . . for Rugs?

How Big is Big Enough. . . for Rugs?

How do I choose the correct rug size for my room? Is there a rule to follow? There is no need to follow strict guidelines for rug size, but there is a general rule of proportion to keep in mind. A rug should extend a room outward or define specific islands of living space. Generally, [...]

Get It Right with Build A Sofa

Get It Right with Build A Sofa

Affordable, totally custom sofas are now available in Maker&Son, thanks to Build A Sofa. Even better, because these sofas are made in California they’re ready to go in about four weeks! This is the kind of discovery that makes me want to do a little dance of glee. I can get exactly what I want [...]

Color Trends for 2011, Part III: Understated Elegance

Color Trends for 2011, Part III: Understated Elegance

Continuing with our 2011 color trends forecast from Sherwin Williams, today we bring you the Purely Refined palette. Think luxury and pedigree, elegant and understated, artisan craftsmanship and British tailoring. The look is undeniably classic with timeworn colors and textured layers. Soft blue, sage and lilac are warmed by sophisticated gold, chocolate, and cream. The [...]

Music Bouncing Off The Walls

Music Bouncing Off The Walls

Grab your hammers and  picture hooks, kids!  Give your walls a new twist in 2011 with these silkscreened posters featuring music lyrics & fab typography over at Music Philosophy The talented creator of these marvy hits is based in the UK and introduces himself and his work thusly: “Hi. My name is Mico. I am [...]

Color Trends for 2011, Part I: Vintage Nostalgia

Color Trends for 2011, Part I: Vintage Nostalgia

What will influence colors in fashion and design for 2011? The social and economic climate has a fascinating and direct impact on color trends in clothing and home decor. When times are hard, or perceived to be so, colors tend to be more somber or gentle, as if to say “we aren’t pretending to be [...]

Rug High

Rug High

Could there be anything more lovely than a rug inspired by the aerial view of tulip fields in holland? “L E Design is a contemporary rug design studio based in Glasgow, Scotland. Formed in 2009 by Glasgow School of Art graduate Liz Eeuwes, LE Design creates bespoke, hand knotted rugs of the highest quality.  The [...]