Entries Tagged as 'Home'

Herman Miller Cognita Storage Bench

October 5th, 2010 · No Comments

I’ve found that decorating a home office can be quite a challenge. You want your room to look nice but having a functional work space is more important. Every once in a while you get lucky come across a piece that combines form and function absolutely perfectly. For our office, that piece is the Cognita […]

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Tags: Furniture · Home · Office

Pac-Man Cutting Board

May 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Super awesome Pac-Man cutting board.  Hand made of walnut, cherry and hard maple.  Available at 1337motif’s etsy shop.

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Couch Cushion Architecture

April 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Here’s a wonderfully cute critical analysis of couch cushion forts collected from around the internet: A brilliant synergy between the weighted foundation and the light tensile structure, this project impressed us with its attenuation of structure and bright interior spaces. The courtyard and formal entry are also well thought-out and provide a clear means of way-finding. Grade […]

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Tags: Architecture · Home · Toys

WMF Sale

April 21st, 2010 · No Comments

WMF makes absolutely gorgeous stainless steel and glass kitchen tools and home décor, including the “Concept” fruit bowl above.  All of their products have sleek, simple modern lines and excellent craftsmanship.  They’re also on sale over at Gilt Groupe today, so hurry on over and buy some goodies for your home.

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Oh Snap! Cheese Board & Slicer

April 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

A cheese slicer for mice and men.  I love it! Designed by Jason Amendolara and available at Uncommon Goods.

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Tags: Food · Home

Dharti Felt Pillows by Bholu

March 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

There’s just something about felt that makes me all happy.  These pillows by Bholu are no exception.  Vibrant and subdued at the same time, handmade from 100% wool with hand embroidery, they’re perfect.  They’re also on sale at Branch Home.

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Reasonable Holiday Gift Guide

December 13th, 2009 · No Comments

For those of us that don’t have a budget of thousands to spend on Christmas gifts, here’s a list of goodies that are just as cool.  I like my house to be filled only with the things I love, from chairs to coffee cups to trash cans.  If I don’t enjoy seeing it every day, […]

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Tags: Gift Ideas · Home

Houses by Julia Baum

November 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Photographer Julia Baum has snapped a wonderful new series called Houses, documenting how homeowners have made unique their identically constructed 1950′s Santa Clara homes.  While driving around our old neighborhood it was always interesting to see when houses were the same underneath yet full of personality and charm on the outside. (via The Retro Blog)

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Tags: Architecture · Home

Houses I Love: Plaza Midwood

November 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As seen on our recent trip to Charlotte, the Plaza Midwood neighborhood right outside of the city center is beautiful and wonderfully eclectic.  Here are a sample of houses that piqued my interest.

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Tags: Architecture · Home

Houses I Love: 3936 17th Street

October 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I’m a sucker for simple gray houses with white trim and colorful doors.

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Tags: Home