Monthly Archives: July, 2010
Monday’s History Lesson: A Marriage of Art with Eileen & Ross Curtis Tuesday Tout: Designers Call Designwagen Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Summer Tones Thrifty Thursday: DIY Wallpaper Friday Faves: Antique Carved Mirror from Anthem
On a recent trip for a San Francisco based client, I came across this Italian antique carved mahogany mirror at Anthem in the Presidio. Dramatic and elegant, it’s a wonderful piece for a dining or living room.
Last weekend I went to Morimoto’s new restaurant in Napa, and I fell in love with their lounge coffee tables. Though I’m not certain who designed them, this Freeform Console Table by Jason Phillip’s Design is a similar style. Rustic yet polished, the fiberglass & resin create an amazing contrast.
DIY self-adhesive wallpaper is a great option when you want to spruce up a room on a budget or if you’re renting and cannot permanently change the walls. There’s no need to hire a wallpaper hanger. We’re using a beautiful gray design from Tempaper on the back of a PB hutch in a girl’s room. Other [...]
One of the best things about summer is lying out in the sun on a daybed, reading a magazine or sipping iced tea. I love how this Outdoor Daybed has such colorful summery pillows, but that the canvas is monotone so you can swap them out for something else if need be (for events perhaps). [...]
The DC Designwagen™ is a mobile design studio equipped with all of the tools to facilitate & simplify the interior design process on the spot. Our clients love it, and we love using it, so we were excited when Open House LA decided to feature us on their site. Follow us on Twitter to see where [...]
I am in awe of the work by Brazilian artist/designer Hugo França, which I was introduced to by Seesaw Designs. He takes discarded materials and gives them a “second chance” by dramatically transforming them into pieces of art & furniture, which are intended to mend the relationship between man and the tree versus being purely [...]
We had the pleasure of visiting one of our favorite resources, Lost Art Salon in San Francisco on Friday while shopping for a client. Their fine art collection is comprised of over 4,000 works of rediscovered and historically significant artists which reflect the major styles and movements of the 20th Century (1900-1960s). Every piece is researched, [...]
Freshome did a great feature this week called 25 of the Most Creative Carpet Designs for Playful Interiors and though all of them are incredible – from Lise el Sayed’s rug that contains wearable sandals to Lim Hyuntaik’s sound booth design – the one that I keep thinking about is the gorgeous Light Carpet by [...]
Monday’s History Lesson: Copper Lust Tuesday Tout: 3-D Blossom Chairs Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Clear Accent to Lucite Heels Thrifty Thursdays: Affordable Shelving Friday Faves: Sundial Bedding by Sang & Serena