Monthly Archives: June 2011

Art Finds : Red White Blue

July Fourth is just around the corner, and so in good patriotic spirit, expect several Americana themed posts for the next few days or so. ___ Tell me which one is your favorite and why. Email me at thebohmerian(at)gmail.com or … Continue reading

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Wordplay : Chunk

china + junk = chunk ex. My cherry chunk clock is always chimin ten minutes slow.

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Rare & Beautiful : Royere Dressing Table

“Quilles” dressing table and stool, ca. 1956. Made of oak, brass, and fabric, this sensually carved wood set was designed by the popular 50’s french furniture designer Jean Royere. To give you a sense of its significance, this set recently … Continue reading

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Staged : Candy Coated Teddy Tide

Often when people think about set design they imagine elaborate stage sets with hoards of props and fixings. For the first issue of Virgine magazine, publisher and photographer Ryan Yoon together with stylist Hissa Igarashi create these sexy photos by … Continue reading

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On Display : Savage Beauty – Your Thoughts?

Because I want to encourage everyone to first go see, and experience the Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty” exhibit at the MET, I continue to impatiently withhold my personal thoughts until Aug 7, 2011 when the exhibit is scheduled to end. … Continue reading

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Student Power : Folded Felt Table

Folded Felt Table: Designed by Pratt Institute design student Li-Rong Liao. Built of folded cardboard and felt with a glass top, the table’s design was a result of Li-Rong’s experimentation with folding profiles that would result in a balance of … Continue reading

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Moments : Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day Dad! A Trip Down Memory Lane: The last photo is of my dad under a Redwood at Muir Woods from the Coast to Coast, California trip we took together with my brother Jake back in the summer … Continue reading

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Undiscovered : Ana Kraš

  Born in war torn Yugoslavia, Serbian based designer and photographer Ana Kraš is as excited about design as she is about life. Her approach is practical, unpretentious, and delightfully inventive. Her designs are cleverly modern, and with names like … Continue reading

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DIY : Daddy Go Green

Designed as a Father’s Day DIY by Laura and Julie  from the ModCloth blog, these used necktie vertical gardens are as clever and easy to make as they are a great gift idea for the midlife crisis dad who could … Continue reading

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Deja Vu : Eva + Hoyos

Accession II, a 1967 sculpture by German born American Post-minimalist Sculptor Eva Hesse. A la lata chair, a 2007 lounge chair made of recycled aluminum can tabs, designed by Colombian born industrial designer Carlos Alberto Montana Hoyos.

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Wordplay : Color-Pull

accent color + colorful = color-pull ex. To complete Margret’s room I added lots of green and purple color-pull to suffice her fixation with potted purple orchids.

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Monumental : Mysterious Yugoslavia

Mysterious concrete sculpture monuments in former Yugoslavia, photographed by Belgian photographer Jan Kempenaers. Order his “Spomenik” book here.

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Outspoken : Cabins of Love

Outspoken: I rather live in a cabin made of love then a mansion made of pain.

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Events : “Geometry” Reception

Above: Fragment #45, #42, #51, #44, and #50 by Mary Ann Unger. ___ Join artist Eve Biddle tomorrow, June 14th 2011 at the Maxwell Davidson Gallery on 5th Av NYC for the opening reception honoring her late mother, American artist … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Heaven on Earth

From this weeks “On Earth As It Is In Heaven” article in the NY-Times Magazine, these brilliant black and white Alaska photographs were taken by Brazilian documentary photographer Sebastiao Salgado. ___ These photos remind me of how I had once … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Rustic Nouveau

Moon Viewing Chair: 1999 by American furniture designer and craftsman Clifton Monteith. Made of bent willow and aspen twigs, and like most of his work, it is rustic interpretation of art nouveau, better known as “rustic noveau”. ___ Often rustic … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Feather Lady Hailey

American fashion model Hailey Clauson photographed by New York City based photographer Sebestian Kim for Numéro magazine. ___ After seeing the Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty” exhibit this week, I can’t help but notice his influence on much of today’s fashion. … Continue reading

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Ingenuity : The Endless Chair

Endless by Dirk Vander Kooij at DMY Berlin from Dezeen on Vimeo. ___ Most of you already know how important and thus trendy the word “green” or “Eco” has now become, specifically for the design and architecture industries. Although I … Continue reading

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Dubbed : Happy Birthday Marilyn

LOVE –> In honor of her birthday, today’s “dubbed” was inspired by this iconic photo of American actress Marilyn Monroe. 1. A 1960’s Brutalist brass floral chandelier. 2. “Psychose” console by Italian designer Herve Van De Straeten.  For purchasing info … Continue reading

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Wordplay : Stalker

vase = stalker ex. Poppies in a glazed black stalker are mad rad pretty atop a table of wood.

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