Posts Tagged ‘Modern’

“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 […]


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 […]


Novogratz Style

15Feb13

I have been a huge fan since their 2010 show “9 By Design” and still think Cortney and Bob Novogratz, hosts of HGTVs Home by Novogratz, are the most exciting design team to come on the scene for quite some time. Sure, you may not find everything they do to your liking, but they always […]


Ignacio García de Vinuesa oversaw every minute detail in the renovation of this old world building that is now this to-die-for home located in Madrid.  Windows, moldings, plaster cornices, ceiling rosettes, and even doors were not only salvaged but now blend beautifully with today’s world of modern design. Bold color, contemporary furnishings and lighting, and, […]


You may look at this gorgeous Chicago apartment and say “Wow, the tenant must pay a pretty penny for rent”. Not so much. This particular tenant prefers to spend his money on the design elements filling the space, so he sublets his two adjoining one-bedroom rental apartments and sleeps in a coat closet with just […]


This is an interesting concept, a coffee table that is designed to allow you to grow vegetables, fruit trees,or have a zen garden. Design studio Bellila has created Volcane and Lagune, coffee tables that feature built-in gardens. Prices range from  They even have mandarin trees you can purchase for your new coffee table. Sweet.     pb Spotted […]


The stunning piece of architecture is the “Under the Moonlight” house by Giovanni D’Ambrosio and is located in Mount Hotham, Australia. D’Ambrosio states the home was “designed with care in order to prevent damage to local vegetation and trees. Roof is made out of insulated metal and accomplishes with functionality of any climate. Its brownish colour matches […]