Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ingenuity : Paper Clip Cubism

Ikea recently posted this clever, tribute to cubism storage solution on their Swedish design blog. Combine several of their PRÄNT boxes, paint the inside of a few with your favorite colors (they used bright pastels) and join them together using … Continue reading

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Art Finds : The BoomBox Project

The BoomBox Project photographs, by New York City based, American photographer Lyle Owerko. Prints are available at Clic Bookstore & Gallery on Broome Street in Soho NYC. ___ You don’t have to be a hipster or hip hop junkie to … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Volubile Chandelier

Volubile chandelier, by French furniture and jewelry designer Hervé Van der Straeten. Available at Ralph Pucci International. ___ Always so beautiful, always so unexpected, the furniture and lighting of this inventive french designer easily resembles his jewelry designs, all of … Continue reading

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Thoughts : Pricey Decorators???????

___ Genuinely I am upset by the video recently released by Design Within Reach promoting their new “DWR 3D Room Planner”. I think the idea of people being able to plan their own room is clever, although ehem ehem their … Continue reading

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Art Finds : Broadway 1930

Broadway 1930: A black and white photograph by American photographer Walker Evans. Gelatin silver print; 10 1/2″ x 9 1/8″ Collection of Alan and Gloria Siegel, New York ___ I love the abstract quality of seeing all the various brightly … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Running Wild

Inspired by running horses, these two wood carved, organically shaped tables are by Korean furniture designer Chul An Kwak. Please credit responsibly! Images via designboom.

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On Display : “Infinite Variety”

The American Folk Art Museums currently presents the “Infinite Variety” exhibit, featuring 3 centuries of over 650 red and white American quilts, on display at the Park Avenue Armory until March 30, 2011. Basic admission is free. ___ Whether you … Continue reading

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Thoughts : In Memory of Liz

For all your talent, for all your struggles, for all your beauty, for all your charm, for all your help, for all your love, and for all the moments of joy you undoubtedly brought to this world. We will forever … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : The Batman Chair

The Batman Chair, 1989, by New York city based artist and designer Alex Locadia. Now “On Display” at the MAD, Museum of Art and Design in NYC. Here is a link to a video with the designer explaining more about … Continue reading

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Thoughts : Thank You!

So its been almost two months since I started theBohmerian blog and I just wanted to thank the 1,600 or so unique readers that have so far passed through, many more then once, for your interest and response. I have … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Tableau Vivant 14

Tableau vivant 14 : 1980, by American abstract expressionist Jack Roth. ___ On this cloudy day in NYC, this painting has been opening some creative doors in my otherwise sun filled imagination. I hope you too will be inspired by … Continue reading

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Sketches : A Portrait Untitled

portrait untitled: 2010, by myself, ns. gouache and water color on paper. ___ Sometimes there simply is no reason for why we create the things we do. Please credit responsibly! Art by Naftali Stern.

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Events : DIFFA @ AD Home Design Show 2011

DIFFA, Dining by Design 2011 ___ Here are some of may favorite table designs from the DIFFA, Dining by Design show at the 2011, NYC Architectural Digest Magazine Home Show. To make a contribution in honor or Margaret Russell, please … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Guimard Chair

Rare carved wood, c. 1904, art nouveau chair by French designer Hector Guimard.

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On Display : Odes to the Mask

Coconut, and Internet, both 1997 and by Beninese artist Romuald Hazoumé. Shine, 2007 by American artist Willie Cole. ___ Now showing at the MET, these and some other masks by five artists —Lynda Benglis, Willie Cole, Calixte Dakpogan, Romuald Hazoumé, … Continue reading

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Art Finds : “Code Tokyo”

“code tokyo” 2008 by Japanese photographer Shimizu Ken. ___ There is allot about this image that reminds me of Tokyo and of the recent chaotic events in Japan. Yet I hope you too will agree that there is a great … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Fabric Light R

Fabric Light R : by London based Architect and designer IL Hoon Roh. ___ Like I mentioned on Saturday, for the following week I also hope to be posting art, furniture designs and some, all from Japanese designers, artists and … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Japanese Style Cabinet

This Japanese style wood cabinet, c. 1902-05, is by English furniture designer and architect Ernest William Gimson. Today, Gimson is known as one of the most influential designers of the English Arts and Crafts movement. ___ I am saddened by … Continue reading

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Events : Cocktails for “Margaret” at Ralph Lauren

Last week I attended an evening cocktail reception at the Ralph Lauren store in honor of the ever so talented Ms. Margaret Russell, celebrating her new role as editor in chief at the newly revamped Architectural Digest magazine. If you … Continue reading

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Design Library : Wabi Inpirations

Wabi Inspiration : Written by Axel Vervoordt and Tatsuro Miki, Text by Michael Paul, Photographed by Laziz Hamani. Published by Flammarion through Rizzoli. ___ Based on the Japanese aesthetic traditions of Wabi-Sabi, the book features the designs of collector, dealer, … Continue reading

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Events : Moonlight, Mai Tais and Magic

For all those who have not yet read or heard about The Wassaic Project, in brief, it is a working artist retreat that is set in an old mill in upstate, Wassaic NY. More info here. ___ Here is some … Continue reading

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Thoughts & Sketches : Posture of A Warrior

With the ongoing news of revolution and violence, it saddens me to think that, as we struggle toward a greater movement of ultimate freedom, one that sadly, many will die for, still some dare and claim it as only theirs … Continue reading

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Weekly Mix Up : Chic Bohemian Pharaohs

“NOTICE” – In response to the suggestion of some readers, the Weekly Mix Up will from now on include, as before, 5 items that work together and that are suggestive of the Bohmerian style, yet will now also be affordable … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Bird Lady Anneliese Seubert

Bird Lady Annelise Seubert for German Vogue 2000, photographed by American photographer Lillian Bassman. Available at Staley Wise Gallery. ___ What a marvelous photo, full of movement, texture and modest sensuality. There is hardly, if any, a photo by Lillian … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Zsolnay Vase

An art-nouveau, openwork organic vase circa. 1900 by Hungarian manufacturer Zsolnay. ___ I am intrigued by the futuristic and alien like features of this vase . Like any good art-nouveau design, surely her design was inspired by earths flowers and … Continue reading

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