Archive for February, 2010

1960’s House

An incredibly charming 1960’s house modernised by architectural salvage and design firm, Retrouvious.  Lovely parquet floors, winding staircase, mid-century furniture.

And there’s something refreshing about those old-school, oversized sliding glass doors.


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For all you dog lovers – this Pedigree ad is mesmerizing.

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Gary Card for Swatch


Via Mr. Gary Card himself.

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A Landmark Rises

This summer house in Maine, an icon of modern design by Isamu Noguchi and Wallace K. Harrison, burned to the ground in 1999.  Only recently has it been rebuilt – returning it (respectfully) to it’s original state.

It’s simply beautiful.

Via T Magazine / Images by Anthony Cotsifas.

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The Book Club

The Book Club is a new London hangout boasting cocktails, art, brunch, beer, music, talks, reading, dancing, wine, newspapers, storytelling and ping-pong.  Is this the model venue for the 21st century?!

It’s is also a feast for the eyes – a wall of potted plants, a ceiling covered with 23,000 lightbulbs, Ercol chairs from Sunbury market, and a wall of thrift store books.

I want to go there.

Bookclubbers unite!

Via Sight Unseen.

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Dave McDermott Collage

A alluring new collage from Mr. Dave McDermott.

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Scorched Glass

1.  Buy vintage glass bottles

2.  Set house on fire

Via Modern 50.

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