Archive for the ‘Indoor Living’ Category
November 18, 2012
Among the rows of identical houses that line the ups and downs of San Francisco streets, there is one that is not quite like the others. 20th Street Residence’s black front façade is only the first of many surprises, which include a vertical extension to the house’s original two stories, a catwalk bridge that extends from the backyard, the motley assortment of materials in the house’s interior design.
Design firm SF-OSL introduces multiple layers of light in the residence, whether through skylights, hanging pendant lights, large panels of glazing, or even the perforations in a window screen.
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Architecture, Indoor Living, Modern Design
November 07, 2012
The Sonnet Dining Table features a tempered glass top and polished stainless steel legs. This unique modern table is sure to garner attention as you and your guests gather and converse around it! A functional work of art, the Sonnet adjusts to meet the height of just about any dining chair.
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Gotta Have It, Indoor Living, Modern Design, Modern Furniture, Uncategorized
October 15, 2012
Open plan offices and public buildings, CCTV, online profile sharing, cameras built into our laptops; never has it been easier for humans to connect, but what about when we want to withdraw?
By creating an enclosed space HUSH provides a personal retreat, an escape into a dark, quiet, natural space, or state of mind. HUSH can also be transformed to provide more traditional open seating.
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Chair Design, Design Trends, Indoor Living, Modern Design, Modern Furniture, Staff Picks
October 11, 2012
If you stop and think about it, the extension of houseboat plans to encompass multi-unit housing construction was only a matter of time. Still, it seems fitting that the Netherlands would be the first to give more extensive water-based residences a try given their tumultuous nautical history and ever-rising tide lines.
Though the idea is incredible, it remains to be seen whether or not this creative floating housing complex by WaterStudio will become the wave of the future and give rise to a whole new approach to residential construction in flood zones.
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Posted by bethany 6:00am in Architecture, Design Trends, Indoor Living, Modern Design
October 10, 2012
Come visit the store and check out our new styles of luxurious natural cowhides from Saddleman’s!
Saddleman’s of Sante Fe is considered the industry leader in premium quality cowhide rugs.
Posted by bethany 10:17am in Design Trends, Gotta Have It, Indoor Living
September 19, 2012
Dovetail has developed an expertise in sourcing an eclectic range of handmade furniture, accessories and textiles from around the world. We are big fans of the urban chic Hans Cabinet, available at Hold It, which features industrial steel lockers on casters and many storage compartments to maximize space!
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Craftsmanship, Gotta Have It, Indoor Living, Modern Furniture
September 09, 2012
Imagined by Torafu Architects, the modern Clopen Shelf surprises with its secret interior drawer and simple, elegant display of wood. Opened with the help of magnetic keys, this elegant decorative shelf/drawer is composed of three elements: aluminum, Japanese Ash and magnets.
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Architecture, Indoor Living, Modern Furniture, Uncategorized
September 08, 2012
Mexican industrial designer Jorge Diego Etienne has created a series of small tables that look like cages. The powder-coated steel containers have wide gaps and thick bars so books and small belongings can be slotted inside. Cages provoke a dialogue about being in or outside lockup, and break expectations for the function of an occasional table.
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Indoor Living, Industrial Design, Modern Design, Modern Furniture, Uncategorized
September 06, 2012
Studio Ninho’s Luminaria Post lamp features a shade made of cork, allowing notes to be pinned to it. As if the simple lamp isn’t gorgeous enough on its own, the pins create tiny holes in the cork every time a memo goes up. These holes make a unique pattern in the cork for the light to shine through like light from a star projector.
Source: Design Milk
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Gotta Have It, Indoor Living, Lighting, Uncategorized
September 05, 2012
With perfect seating and sleeping comfort embodied in an elegant design that allows it to be free standing, the Sly Z10 by Innovation adds a trendy edge to any room and converts into an extra bed for family and friends.
Posted by bethany 6:00am in Chair Design, Indoor Living, Modern Furniture, Uncategorized
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