Monthly Archives: April 2012

Staged : Feast or Fashion?

Salad Days; From the April 2012 NY Times Sunday style magazine, models Julia Nobis, and Hanne Gaby Odiele, styled by the awesome Robbie Spencer and photographed by Richard Burbridge. Read full NY Times Style mag article here. ___ Besides all … Continue reading

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Design Library : Glamour – Making It Modern by Michael Lassell

Glamour – Making It Modern : Written by Michael Lassell, forward by Donna Warner, and edited by Julie Gray. Published by Filipacchi Publishing. ___ From Metropolitan Home (currently Elle Decor) magazine; another great interior design book featuring sleek, chic, and … Continue reading

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Street Art : Liu Bolin & JR NYC Mural Collaboration

Another great door inspiration; check this super cool street-art collab, between French street artist JR and Chinese camouflage artist Liu Bolin. Watch the video to see how these two great street artist create this fun and unique collaborative piece in … Continue reading

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Fashion Inspo : Bandana Scarf

Jacob Coupe photographed by Paul Scala wearing And Beyond, Ehud, Mr. Lipop, Juun J, and Diesel for Blend magazine. More photos of the spread here. ___ You probably already know that I am a scarf man, and although wearing it … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Carved Wood Tableware by The Andes House

Carved by Mapuche artisans, an indigenous people from south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, the Las Doce tableware collection of wood plates, bowls, and mugs, are crafted using traditional Mapuche technique and designs. Made from a single piece of wood, the … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Marbled Dishes by John Derian

Loving these mad bohemian-chic, colorful marbled ceramic dishes, designed by American designer John Derian for Astier de Villatte. Mug $204, 8″ plates $85 through Please credit responsibly! Photo by Geoffrey Sokol via

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Art Finds : Jason Hackenwerth for the NY Times

Off The Deep End: For the April 2012 NY Times Style Magazine, watch New York City based America artist and balloon sculptor Jason Hackenwerth create this amazing tentacled like creature for the magazines monthly T art piece.

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___ 462012 If ever there were to be a universal holiday, it would most definitely would be a happy one. #excitedforthefuture Happy Passover and Easter to everyone! _ __ ___ _________________________________________ ___ __ _ Follow me on: Facebook – Twitter – … Continue reading

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Art Finds : “Fashion in a Bubble” by Melvin Sokolsky

“Taking a photography is an unspoken conversation in a shared space where the sitter and the maker reveal their being in a kind of silent dance of escalating trust and affinity.” – Melvin Sokolsky ___ From the 1963 series, “Fashion … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Industrial Elegance

Another Brooklyn find; industrial plate metal doors, painted grey, with elongated hinges, and a full height, steel handle. I bet these are especially cool over the summer, when all the ivy is in bloom, adding some complimentary green to the … Continue reading

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Art Finds : Passover Woodcut by Jacob Steinhardt

From the book “Haggadah Shel Pesach”; a 1923, woodcut illustration, featuring the work of Israeli artist Jacob Steinhardt. Please credit responsibly! Artwork is property of special collections at the University of Michigan. ___ If you really know me, then you … Continue reading

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Styled : Mixing Spring Stripes & Winter Plaids

With only a few days left to Passover and Easter, NYC was especially hectic today. Luckily I completed my work by late afternoon and then really enjoyed the beautiful spring weather, by walking around my Brooklyn neighborhood, and investigating some … Continue reading

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Blogliness : Artworks That Look Like Interiors by Lauren Stern

Randomly, a few weeks ago I bumped into Lauren, one of my old NYSID classmates, while out shopping in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Back in school, I remember her work always being as chic and interesting as it was very much … Continue reading

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Ingenuity : The Edible Cookbook

Perfect as holiday inspiration; “The Real Cookbook”, an edible cookbook designed by Hamburg Germany based design studio Korefe. ___ How cool would this be as an edible matzah haggadah, or as any other important holiday, bible/book dinner, or lunch centerpiece!

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Art Finds : Paper Art by Richard Sweeney

How amazing are these, three dimensional paper sculptures, created by English sculptor, designer, and photographer Richard Sweeney. In order shown: Motion Pleat, Fractal III, Icosahedron, and Fractal From I.

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Bohemian Finds : James Nares for Coach

For spring/summer 2012, Coach will be selling a limited-edition of these amazing brush-stroke painting bags, designed by one of my favorite, New York based artist James Nares. For more details; $798 at  beginning May, 2012. Only 175 of each … Continue reading

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DIY : Chalkboard Easter Eggs

Loving these super fun chalkboard DIY Easter eggs, created by Jeran McConnel for her blog Oleander and Palm. More pics and DIY instructions here. Paper nest DIY instructions here. Chalkboard paint here. ___ If you feel Bohmerian cool then follow … Continue reading

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Craving : Blingin Gold Sneaks

I so badly want a pair of these super hot, Supra TK gold sneaks.

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On Display : Capturing Resonance at deCordova

Capturing Resonance; on display at New England’s, deCordova contemporary sculpture park and museum until July, 29 2012. ___ The first collaboration between Korean born, American sculptor Soo Sunny Park, and American sound artist and composer Spencer Topel; this multi-sensory environment … Continue reading

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Interiors : As Aperitivo Bar by Nika Zupanc

Designed by Slovenian designer Nika Zupanc and architects Arhé d.o.o. , the As Aperitivo bar and restaurant in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana. ___ All in all, I really love the design of this really chic and somewhat bohemian looking bar and restaurant. … Continue reading

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Fashion Inspo : Sockless Trousers

Peter Bruder photographer by Thomas Lohr, wearing Lanvin and Dries Van Noten, for Sleek Magazine. ___ The first, all blue, rolled up sleeves outfit, in particular is so me; yet take note of both the cuffed, and straight hemmed dressy … Continue reading

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