Friday, June 27th, 2014

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

9:30 pm

Ryue Nishizawa – “Garden & House”

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Architect Ryue Nishizawa recently completed this building in Tokyo. Built to fit in between two tall buildings, it’s invisible from the main road by ingenious use of plants and vases, making it look like an (extremely fancy) garden instead of…

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Thursday, December 15th, 2011

11:00 pm

Vipp Annual Color 2012 – Copenhagen Green


The Danish capital of Copenhagen is the inspiration for Vipp’s annual color for 2012. The shade of Copenhagen green is a tribute to the “ cityscape of historical architecture, with oxidized copper roofs and statues overlooking countless small, evergreen city oases.”…

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Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Monday, November 28th, 2011

9:30 pm

Slim Etagere Shelves

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Notcot lets us know about these shelves. If we were more worried about being cool we might be concerned by our increasing interest in home furnishings. But we’ve never been cool, so we can write about shelves with reckless abandon.…

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Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

10:00 pm

Depozit Whiskey Tumbler

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Erdem Akan the Depozit Whiskey Tumbler is made from a hand-cut recycled beer bottle. Considered it a green version of a classic, dare we say vintage, style tumbler. The tumbler is part of Destination: Istanbul a MoMA-exclusive product collection highlighting…

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Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

5:02 pm

Muir Wall Coat Rack


Amenity Home offers a useful single object that covers a daily dilema – where to properly stash both coats and mail. The Muir Wall Coat Rack offers ample space for both and is produced in handsome reclaimed Douglas Fir. Useful…

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Monday, July 26th, 2010

10:00 pm

Newsprint Wallpaper by Lori Weitzner

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For those who have had to remove old wallpaper from plaster, you probably swore up and down that you would never apply wallpaper. Admittedly, I am one of those people but after Design Milk posted their writeup on Lori Weitzner’s…

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

7:00 pm

HERRLICHT Hand Crafted Wooden Glasses

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For some of us, the essential accessory is not a watch, but eyeglasses. Buzz-Beat has turned us onto another wood fabricator of said accessory. “Since  designer Andreas Licht began to develop his first collection of optical frames some years ago,…

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