new and noteworthy.

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1. habitables’ black lacquered iron and oak, mid-century modern bedside table. here’s a look at what i’m finding new and noteworthy this week. we begin with a bit of a mid-century modern vibe, as well as a kind of interesting geometric element i see in all of these pieces. from a black triangular toilet paper holder (hey, everything deserves good design!)... 
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collecting art: hiro kurata.

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i’ve been in love with the colorful work of Hiro Kurata for a long while. hiro is a japanese painter who grew up in both Japan and the United States, whose been residing in New York since 1999, when he entered Parsons School of Design to earn a BFA. lucky for us his work is part of 20×200’s RIDDONK sale this week along with some other really amazing artists.... 
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Friday Finds

Friday Finds from Annie Teng / sfgirlbybay

Top to bottom, left to right: 1. A DIY wall hanging that gets creative with eucalyptus branches 2. This wooden bathroom inside the home of Sydney-based architects 3. Black Barn, a fittingly vine-covered boutique vineyard in New Zealand 4. The garden door of our dreams, perfectly framed in purple 5. Fancy grilled cheese with goat cheese and blackberry jam Happy Friday, Annie  
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studio boot.

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zilverblauw. wandering around pinterest, as i am wont to do, i discovered this print, the big boom via the blogger zilverblauw. further investigation took me to the very fabulous studio boot who creates these clever and very colorful art prints. their studio workspace in Hertogenbosch, in the netherlands is equally worth a gander, so pop over to their website for more about... 
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*best of: the big picture.

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*this post originally ran May 14, 2014. via Tulonski. i’ve been noticing a trend lately of decorating with one minimal, but very large piece of artwork. i love the way it looks — a smashing bold statement that draws your eye into a room but doesn’t overwhelm. it’s almost like wallpaper, or a single painted wall mural serving as a stunning and dramatic... 
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