Archive for March, 2012

Verner Panton is known most for his 1960 “S” or Stacking Chair, but he created much, much more from lighting to textiles and was one of Denmark’s most influential furniture and interior designers of the 20th century.  His designs are funky, colorful, and use a mad mix of materials and even though he is most […]

Today we were discussing our newest handmade furniture addition to the store, Craig Bayens, and how he takes wood from old buildings, that have fallen here in Louisville, and makes beautiful tables, stools, and mirrors out of them. This then lead to the topic of the artist’s colony in Woodstock NY and how they lived […]

Lucite Lust


Who doesn’t lust for some Lucite in their life?  In some form, it can work in any space providing sparkle and a sense of greater space.  Although it has become quite costly, there are some pieces floating around that can be gotten for a reasonable price.  We currently only have one Lucite piece left, a […]

This featured 600 square foot home is on a tiny lot in West Hollywood, California and when Mark Egerstrom and Brian Grosdidier purchased the 1920’s structure is was in a horrible state of disrepair.  “There were aluminum windows, torn-off siding … there was literally a crack pipe in the closet,” says Egerstrom, an interior architect. […]

It has begun. The countdown to the Kentucky Derby, hosted by our fair city.  Although multitudes attend the Derby at Churchill Downs, many opt to host parties in their homes rather than fight the maddening crowds. It doesn’t matter if you are here in the Bluegrass state or miles and miles away, you can prep […]

“We strove to make things we could be proud of in terms of our design and art backgrounds, but that were viable commercially, that people could afford and get pleasure from putting on their walls or their tables.”  Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman met in college, even though they lived just blocks from each other as […]

I came across this beautiful model home by Toronto design firm Cecconi Simone.  The skillful use of a single color palette unifies the open living space while creating a dramatic, yet comfortable home.  pb All images via HD Inspirations