baby got bent.

i happen to be of the opinion that the bentwood, or thonet chair is one of the more romantic chairs around. i mean, look at those gentle curves, the care that went into each one to get them just right. i can also easily visualize these curvy chairs in cafés all over paris, and even in an old time saloon — some handsome gunslingers seated at them playing a wicked game... 
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on trend: bauhaus.

sometimes i just start to notice images popping up on pinterest in a series of familiar shapes and lately it’s this bauhaus vibe i’ve been seeing. i went to an excellent bauhaus exhibit at LACMA of artist moholy-nagy and it reminded me how experimental the artists from this art movement were, and how much i love it. and then i began seeing its influences all... 
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best of: on trend: turquoise.

maire claire maison. helloooo, monday! forgive me while i get a little colorful this morning and start our day with a bold burst of the blues — turquoise, to be exact. i’m seeing these exotic hues of green-blue everywhere — including the fashion world and it makes you wonder, does design follow fashion? or is it the other way around? case in point —... 
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wear this there: nanan.

this is quickly becoming a column about the world’s cutest pink restaurants — but hey, we don’t set the trends, we just indulge in them! nanan patisserie in wroclaw, poland is possibly the sweetest of them all, its interiors are inspired by an éclair, for goodness sakes! this blushing dream of a place, designed by buck.studio, is where i imagine one would go if... 
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a giveaway from modernica.

modernica is hosting a sale on their molded wood furniture this week, so if you’ve had your eye on anything special from their collection, now’s the time to scoop it up! and to celebrate, modernica invited me to give away one of their sweet little Case Study® Fiberglass Demi Tables. i have one of these tables in black and i just love how versatile it is —... 
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