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Blue Monday: modern home

On my last trip to Palm Springs, I took some photos of a few of the new housing developments that are happening out there. There are quite a few exciting new modern homes being made that pay hommage to the classic mid-century ones that Palm Springs is famous for. This one is from modernlivingspaces. Personally, I’d love to live in one of these. You get the mid century mod styling, but completely updated and new
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j otto Seibold

I became a huge fan of J. Otto Seibold when I came across his first book about Mr. Lunch. Since then, I’ve been faithfully following his work and books. However, once again, nobody told me that he has a new one out! The Fuchsia is Now, is Seibold’s latest story. I know these books are intended for kids, but his style is just so darn cool, they can totally be appreciated by us “grown ups” as we
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IKEA: Celebrate your Everyday Life

Whoever is doing the copywriting at IKEA needs to get an award, because they are brilliant. Was checking out IKEA‘s website this morning, and if you scroll down a little, I noticed the little box on the bottom that says “Celebrate Your Everyday Life… “- it leads you to a pop up window that had some mellow music and great quotes. Apparently September 3rd will be the day to watch as IKEA unveils
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Soda Cup

Dimitra sent me a nice e-mail introducing me to her cool shop in Toronto, called UptoYou. She has a fantastic selection of items by designers from around the world. One item that immediately caught my eye was this “soda cup.” This Soda Cup takes the bottom half of your standard bottle and by simply casting it in porcelain, forces you to recognize its beautiful form. It was designed by Maxim Velcovsky, for
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Hex it up

So I’ve already talked about my circle thing, but now I’m noticing a new shape popping up everywhere- the hexagon- especially for the wall- Target offered a 3 set of nesting tables/wall hexagons in their current Bronze Age collection, as well as West Elm’s version. Walter wall applications has this “hex” style, which are paintable and conveniently backed with 3M adhesive. Plushpod offers
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