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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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Inflatable Five!

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

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Colors of Fall

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

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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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Continue to be inspired and follow The Bohemrian on tumblr.com for a daily visual feast of art, design, and beauty.

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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 : 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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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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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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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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Inspiration : The Lady “Tutti Frutti”

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

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Inspiration : “Lotus Flower”

How we think, how we sleep, how we eat, how we live, how we die, how we love, how we cry, how we feel; there is hardly a moment in any given day that we may dismiss as inspiration for … Continue reading

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