A closeup of the 2011 Dale Chihuly blown glass “Lime Green Icicle Tower” at the MFA, Boston.
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As you all know, moving can be quite exhausting, and so when this glove came floating down in front of me while taking some things over to my Hall street Brooklyn studio, I felt it was telling my to take … Continue reading
The last few weeks I have been spending allot of time traveling, often by car, and often driving through mountains gloriously colored by blankets of fall colored leaves and trees. Besides the meditative trance these beautiful colors put me in, … Continue reading
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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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Estonian model Tiiu Kuik photographed by Swedish fashion photographer Camilla Åkrans for The New York Times Style Magazine. ___ Besides the exquisite fashion and obviously beautiful model, I love how successfully the photographer contrasts these quite colorful, couture outfits with … Continue reading