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On The Street…Painted Windows, Paris

Last week in Paris…

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On The Street…Graffiti Door, Brooklyn

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On Display…Lime Green, Chihuly

A closeup of the 2011 Dale Chihuly blown glass “Lime Green Icicle Tower” at the MFA, Boston.

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Color Inspo…Pheasant Feathered, Browns

Found while on a short hike this week; the imperfect edges of these pheasant feathers make all its shades of brown and cream rather fun and cooliqe (cool + unique). Stay Bohmerian cool via: Facebook – Twitter – Bloglovin – … Continue reading

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On The Street…Black & Gold, NYC

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Inspiration : Red Brick Ivy

An ivy covered red brick building and door in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. __ Many don’t realize how terrible ivy really is for buildings, slowly eating its away through the facade, eventually brittling and destroying the brick or wood it has for … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Graffiti Door #3

Another unique graffiti type door in Brooklyn’s chic Williamsburg neighborhood. ___ I really like how this door is mostly coverd in square black and white type prints and then contrasted with only a few colored cutouts. For a fun DIY … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Rusty Chic-Graffiti Door

The main entrance door of the Zebulon cafe on Wythe avenue in Brooklyn’s chic Williamsburg neighborhood. ___ I really love the graffiti scribble that cleverly matches the bronze door handle. Contrasted to the rusty door, the weathered brick and concrete … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Graffiti Door #2

Just a few blocks from me on Broadway in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; a uniquely scribbled, graffiti painted front door. ___ Design Thoughts: Although I often post graffiti inspiration, I really am not a big fan of the jungled scribbles that to … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Graffiti Column NYC

While walking around NYC this summer I found this graffiti detailed column in Chelsea, and love how the shape of the portrait distorts the rigid lines of the perfectly straight, painted cast-iron column.

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Inspiration : Personalized Black Door

Another Williamsburg, Brooklyn find: A minimal black door cleverly personalized with a hand drawn orange lightning detail. ___ To me; doors are suggestive of being open to opportunity and closed to any outside negativity. For the most part, a door … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Window Treatments

Just a few blocks from me in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; I really love these uniquely shaped, tree like wrought iron gates, covering the windows of the Berry Street, Bembe bar and nightclub. Somehow their web-like center shape reminds me of Halloween … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Graffiti Painted Door 1

Just a few blocks from me on Wythe avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; a graffiti style painted metal door. ___ Design Suggestions: Easily transform any ordinary and inexpensive door by applying your own graphics and patterns using a mix of your … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Chic Fireplaces 1

Some fireplace inspiration for you and I to use when planning our dream homes. I do apologize that I do not know their sources and please email me if you do. ___ Summer came and went faster then any morning … 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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Inspiration : Mad Rad Color Kate

English model Kate Moss photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for the May 2011 issue of Vogue Paris. ___ Unfortunately the overlap from high fashion is hardly obvious in today’s world of Interior Design. Because more often space has … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Dazzle Camouflage

While searching for some modern camouflage inspiration I came across this fantastic photo by Brooklyn and Chicago based photographer Carrie Schneider.

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