Put some Pantone in Your Pocket

Edie sent this one along, sure of the solid design, but unsure if it qualified as a house thing for this blog.  My message back to her is, “Darling, Pantone makes it.  Of course it qualifies.”
Categories: hi tech, inexpensive

Destination Shopping

I caught a great bit of buzz on the Internets this weekend.  The Museum of Modern Art has launched a special shopping section in their online store: Destination Japan. For all of you that caught

A glamourous designer dress!

If you asked an individual to name something that wealthy people have in their houses there would be few things named before ‘a chandelier.’  The hand-cut crystal chandelier in a high-ceilinged

Print is not dead.

I’ve started buying newspapers again on a regular basis. I really haven’t done that in a very long time, but since I work in PR I need the paper version in front of me from time to time. I actually
Categories: inexpensive, kitchen, office

Friday Fantasy: A 100th birthday present that never forgets.

Eames. The revered name in design.  Even if you aren’t a scholar of mid-century modernism or a unrelenting obsessed freak for all things 50s and 60s you probably know the name of Charles and Ray Eames
Categories: Friday Fantasy

It takes a village to raise a ‘modern’ child.

Alas, no kiddies in my house. Cats – if you’ve been reading this blog – invade my space. That does not in any way diminish my love of the younger among us and, fact being, only expands the shopping
Categories: furniture, kids

Let there be lighting!

Sometimes you just have to TRAVEL to get good lighting – thank the stars for the Internets! How many times have you walked into yet another lighting store to be greeted by the SAME fixtures over and
Categories: lighting

Dirty Linens

How freaking amazing! I have to say, I’ve know about the folks at GroovyQ for a very long time every since they introduced their Tom of Finland toile a few years back. (OK. Tom of Finland..think