Posts Tagged ‘Retro’

If you live in the UK you might be able to visit this very special vehicle, a classic Citroen houses a very unique experience for martini lovers. The brainchild of London based branding agency Ragged Edge, the Boulangerie François camionnette is a very intimate bar for just two guests per visit and is part of […]


Pal + Smith

18Sep14

From the entry to the backyard this home is a perfect example of how to achieve “flow” or an overall cohesive design plan . Design firm Pal + Smith used the color palette of aqua, green, and brown and then accented with pops of yellow. Note how you will see different combinations of the scheme […]


Modern Bungalow

07Mar13

Dwell Studio and Robert Allen continue their collaboration, this being the fourth, with a new line of vibrant indoor/outdoor Sunbrella fabrics with catchy names like “Jungalow” and “Finmark”. The best thing about most of Sunbrella fabrics is that they can be cleaned with soap and water and many can be cleaned with bleach, so say […]


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 […]


Jesse and Hanni purchased a dilapidated old building in Monterey, CA which housed two apartments over a former dive bar and turned it into this welcoming and personality filled home with their boutique Lilify taking over the ground floor. The renovation took 2 years and the only survivors of the original building are those fabulous oak […]


Robert Townsend

01Feb13

I was blown away when I saw these incredible paintings by Robert Townsend. Yes, all are paintings using either watercolor or oil. They depict nostalgic situations and minutiae of mid-century life of American, with a nod to California in particular since Townsend is a native of the state. See and learn more here.       pb […]


These delightfully quirky and colorful spaces are home to Haydn and Terri Cornner along with their two daughters and chocolate Lab, Doris. Haydn is a painter, illustrator, and graphic artist whose work leans toward the surreal, having been influenced by Hieronymus Bosch and Fergus Hall just to mention a few. The house vibrates with color and […]