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Sanna Annukka

I have to admit, I’m not really a follower of the group Keane, but I have recently been seeing their new album cover around and I am in love with the artwork. Apparently Keane collaborated with Finnish artist Sanna Annukka Smith. The style is influenced by Finnish folk art, (and I’m so obssessed with scandinavian folk art lately…) Here is an interview with Sanna that was on the Keane website. I̵
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Lauren Saunders and AT

A post I did for ApartmentTherapy (LA edition) is up today, and I thought I’d cross/blog/promote on this happy friday. For those of you that don’t know, I’ve recently been fortunate to become a part of the great ApartementTherapy team as a contributing editor for their Los Angeles edition. There’s lots of interesting things in store for the AT:LA site, so please do check it out if you get a ch
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SODA at Ikea

Continuing my Blue Monday post this week, I also picked up this brilliant juicer set-thing. Part of their SODA series, I was first stuck by the clean and ultra modern white/translucent orange combo. (next to blue, orange is my next color downfall) Anyways- I’m also a sucker for packaging, and the way this kit is put together in this nifty white box was just irresistable. The kit contains two sizes of bottles wi
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Anonymous Beauty

I recently picked up this special “extra” issue of Casa Brutus, a japanese home design magazine, called “Anonymous Beauty in Japan.” Don’t you just love the title? Anonymous Beauty. I think I’m going to make a t-shirt that says that. Anyways- the issue is kinda old, I think it came out in August 2005. Inside, they have listed 31 brilliant pieces that are all derived from ancient cr
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Modulo Storage boxes

Plastic storage bins. Everyone has them. They’re great. They keep everything in check, and also keep the critters out. As soon as you get them all neatly stacked, you realize you need to get something from the bottom one, and then you find out it’s actually in the one right before the bottom one. AURGH!!!.. Well, FINALLY someone has come up with a better option. These Modulo storage containers are clear,
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