February 2011

purple pink red

Picked up this vintage issue of Better Homes and Gardens, circa January 1967 over the weekend at an estate sale. Look at that crazy pinkalicious cover! The issue had an awesome section on color schemes, and this purple, pink, and red combo was one of the highlights. I am totally loving that rug!! I could see this as fun inspiration for a summer party or to liven up a drab eating nook. I love the idea of painting the
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tgif video break: mornin

star slinger– “mornin'” directed by Alan Jensen
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elephant ceramics sale

Oh how we love Elephant Ceramics! Michele Michael handcrafts her pieces with a beautiful linen texture and gorgeous color washes! Today she had her first sale and they’re flying out like hot cakes! (Almost all sold out just in the first hour!) If you go right now, you might still be able to grab one, otherwise, peruse her work , check out her blog, and get in line for her next sale (hurry michele! we want more!
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measure me stick

This “measure me” stick is intended as a growth chart for kids, but I think the cool graphics and colors could easily double as a great piece of contemporary artwork for grown-ups. Designed by Donna Piacenza and Jody Work. Available here.
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Casa Brutus March 2011

Great colors going on in the March 2011 issue of Casa Brutus. I can’t read Japanese, but from what I can gather (thanks to Google), looks like it’s an original kitchen unit designed by Charlotte Perriand, and is located inside a Parisian apartment building designed by Le Corbusier. The flat is owned by Jean-Marc Drut and Patrick Blauwart. It’s small, but so efficient! (photos by Shiro Muramatsu via
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