Archive for February, 2013

Cristiane and Marcelo Rosenbaum, both designers, created the interiors of this 1960’s house with Brazilian folk art as the inspiration. Their main purpose was to show appreciation of Brazilian heritage, crafts, and arts. The pair did not stick with traditional surface options either, they actually created some of the coverings for the floor and walls, The […]


Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh are the creative forces behind this campaign for Aizone, a Middle Eastern department store, that will be featured in newspapers, magazines, and billboards all over Lebanon. The pair are a NYC based design firm that “creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and ourselves.” Click […]


Tim and Neryl, owners of this home in Melbourne, met on the dance floor of a night club and are still rockin’ it today. The two artists share the home with their baby Ivy, Marvin the cat, and a huge collection of vintage signs, accessories, toys, and furniture. Although it’s hard to choose, my personal […]


Lluis Barba

25Feb13

LLuis Barba’s “Self-Portraits” is both homage to the seven artists he considers the most influential in changing art history, such as Andy Warhol above, and it also a critique of our contemporary ironies such as “opulence and poverty, ignorance and intelligence, as well as mass consumption and the loss of identity that all suffer daily”. […]


Melbourne-based artist Kirra Jamison is lucky enough to occupy this two story warehouse building which provides plenty of room for her studio on the bottom floor and her open plan living space on top. Jamison has filled the space with colorful art, accessories, and plants, not to mention a swing. Who doesn’t want a swing […]


These stunning illustrations by Greece-based Christina Papagianni, a.k.a. XRIS, are provocatively full of raw emotions and innuendo. Her attention to detail allows you to feel as though you can really see into the eyes of her subjects and share their feelings. See more of her work on Deviant Art.   pb


Interior Designer Sasha Emerson found herself rambling around a now quiet 4500 square foot home after sending two kids off to college and having one teenager at home that was soon to follow them. So she decided to downsize by moving into this English style cottage located in L.A.’s Hancock Park neighborhood. Emerson wasted no […]


“If your heirs won’t fight over it, we won’t make it.” That is how committed Jonathan Adler is to creating a great product. In a fairly short amount of time Adler has grown a rather large empire after launching his first ceramic collection in 1994 at Barneys New York. He now has 20 stores worldwide, a […]


Twin sisters Anna and Elena Balbusso of Milan, Italy are the creators of these lovely illustrations. They have been published by many companies and publishers around the world in everything from ads, children’s books, newspapers, and magazines to classic novels, the first few are from “Eugene Onegin”. They have been awarded the Gold Medal in […]


A condo, part of a former warehouse, on Portland’s NW 13th avenue provides an excellent example of balance achieved through contrasts. Designer Jessica Helgerson started by painting the beams a dark grey and the walls a soft white then by adding soft grey upholstery, whisky toned woods and leathers, and heavy textiles, provided a perfect […]