January 30, 2010

1st Dibs Finds

Ok, so I'm posting Friday's 1st Dibs Finds on Saturday....oops!
Coil Chrome Sconces, Art Deco Lacquered Wood Round Table with Black Glass Top, Signed Boway Pastel: Untitled, Set of Hand Thrown Swedish Vases by Stig Lindberg and Cork BBC Swivel Chairs.

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January 29, 2010

Uncommon

Found a great site that has a nice collection of featured artists that turn their artwork into customizable iPhone cases. iPod and Blackberry cases coming soon.
~ via sfgirlbybay


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January 27, 2010

MC5


Couldn't resist. My husband who shares an office with me is preparing the next radio show he DJ's on KCRW. He's kickin' out some MC5 and sounds pretty damn good.
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January 26, 2010

Oragami

I ran across a post mentioning Top Floor Rugs and found this rug that I've had in my inspiration folder for a while now. It's definitely still one of my favorites! Designed by Esti Barnes.
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January 22, 2010

1st Dibs Finds



Friday's "1st Dib's Find" is this exotic Spanish Leather Chair. With its mix of 60's Italian design and traditional Spanish techniques, it brings to mind the hauntingly beautiful and visually stunning images found in the works of Floria Sigismondi. You might be familiar with her directorial work on music videos for Marilyn Mason and The White Stripes. I'm really excited to see her debut film, The Runaways, which she wrote and directed. The film is having its world premier at The Sundance Film Festival going on right now.

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January 20, 2010

Murakami


Takashi Murakami's flower pillow reminds me of sunnier times on this stormy, rainy day in LA. Kaikai Kiki has created his signature pillow into a variety of sizes featured on honeyee.
~ images via honeyee



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January 19, 2010

Community Garden




Oiva tableware collection by Marimekko. L-O-V-E Maija Louekari's graphics.
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January 18, 2010

City






Wow. Great online gallery shop based in Antwerp, Belgium.
~ thanks SeeSaw!
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January 15, 2010

Help Haiti Now

You can help right now thru your cell phone. Just text the word HAITI to 90999 and a $10 donation to Red Cross is automatically charged to your mobile bill. And/or send $5 to Yele Haiti (Wyclef Jean's Foundation) Text "Yele" to 501501.
Doctors Without Borders is also an excellent place to donate to help support emergency medical care to those in need. Please donate here at their site.
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January 14, 2010

Flat #1


Interior design by french architectural and design firm, Ecole. I have such a fear of heights that I totally wouldn't be able to make it to the next floor.
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January 12, 2010

Stella!



Amazing new work by one of my faves, Stella Im Hultberg. Keep tabs on upcoming shows and new work by following her blog.
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January 11, 2010

K Nitting





I'm in the mood for crochet.
Rug by Christien Meindertsma via Sight Unseen, public work of KnittaPlease (Magda Sayeg)nordic light pendant, urchin pouf, guerrilla knitting, unknown

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January 08, 2010

1st Dibs Finds

Friday's "1st Dibs Finds". Still on my brass trip, I'm kind of feelin' these Italian brushed brass lamps with movable parts that turn in different directions. The center is made of fused glass that looks like stone. Designed by Roberto Rida.
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January 07, 2010

Sexy...



Color inspiration from Lesley Vance.
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January 06, 2010

I'm Talkin bout Bass

Tom Dixon's Base Floor lamp. Satin finished brass shade combined with a traditional matte textured cast iron base. Nice.
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January 05, 2010

Shop the Store : : Surfing Cowboys

I found a great selection of Vintage Skateboards from Surfing Cowboys located on Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice. A nice spot to check out for "vintage furniture and antiques that encapsulate the soulfulness of Southern California."
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January 04, 2010

Soul Birds


Welcome back! I hope you had a great New Years. My New Year has already been quite interesting. Just hope that things work out and it only gets better. I'm also looking forward to Mercury getting out of Retrograde on the 15th.
Now, onto other things.....I love these by Sanna Annukka:
In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. "It was believed the Sielulintu protected a persons soul at it's most vulnerable; when dreaming, and it was tradition to keep a carved wooden bird by the bedside to keep the soul safe during sleep."
~ thanks design milk!




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