design dialogue: lars bolander.
September 16, 2011
We’ve always been jealous of the kind of people who can pull off wearing glasses; we always end up looking slightly more Mr. Magoo than Tina Fey. Lars Bolander, though, makes it look...Read More
style scout: red hot.
September 15, 2011
Last week’s foray into blue was, of course, anything but; the calming hue is way more cheerful than the music movement that shares its name would imply. But they got it right when it comes to...Read More
in the spotlight: xiang ginger jar.
September 14, 2011
We’ve mentioned our thing for elephants, right? And our thing for vibrant colors? Well, we’re nothing if not consistent; this delicate porcelain urn by French artist Jean Boggio for Franz...Read More
house guest: triple play.
September 13, 2011
They say—whoever they are—that third time’s the charm, and who are we to disagree? Especially when faced with this classic gem in Paradise Valley, Arizona, whose Mediterranean style...Read More
design dialogue: cedric dupont.
September 09, 2011
When I was seven years old, my proudest purchase was a Cinderella-themed tent my parents allowed me to set up—for less than two days—in the living room. By the time Cedric DuPont was...Read More
style scout: moody blues.
September 08, 2011
Isn’t it funny that we use “blue” to describe the way we’re feeling when we’re in a funk? For us, blue is the exact opposite: calming and refreshing, especially when...Read More
in the spotlight: lui 6 armchair.
September 07, 2011
As children, we spent a lot of time wondering about what sitting on a cloud might feel like, so by the time we were old enough to realize the answer was a simple one (Wet!), we had already moved on...Read More
hot spot: work ethics.
September 06, 2011
Some people do their best work in really structured, orderly settings: sitting at a desk, classical music playing quietly, minimal distractions from the outside world. I am not one of those people....Read More