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Wednesday May 12th, 2010

Monday May 10th, 2010

Tuesday May 4th, 2010

Wednesday August 26th, 2009

furniture, products by 19

gesa hansen + meg’s rope post

happy wednesday morning! i’m heading off to one of my favorite flower shops this afternoon but i wanted to kick off the day with this great new desk from danish designer gesa hansen. based in paris, gesa recently debuted her “hansen family” line of furniture and this desk is the first off the line. i…

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Tuesday August 18th, 2009

furniture, products by 18

valentin löllmann + d*s meeting note

sometimes the combination of beautiful furniture and photography just knocks me over. these pieces from german designer valentin löllmann, created from bits of old “forgotten” furniture, are so lovely i can’t resist them. i love the lighting in the photos- everything is so moody and gorgeous. i’d love to have that sofa on a sunny…

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Monday July 13th, 2009

Tuesday July 7th, 2009

furniture, guides, product, products by 34

vanity roundup

vanity roundup

lately i’ve been getting a lot of emails requesting a vanity roundup, so i thought i’d do a little web-surfing and compile a selection of the best (high, low, and in-between) in the market right now. vanity tables often refer to the bathroom variety (with a sink), but today i’ll be focusing on vanity tables,…

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Thursday May 21st, 2009

Tuesday May 19th, 2009

design shows, furniture, products by 10

icff 2009: i heart wood

this year’s icff showcased some really beautiful woodworking- something i find myself increasingly interested in. some of my favorites in this theme were shimna, scott braun and larimore. each designer approached the material differently, but with an equally beautiful result. first up is shimna, and designer aaron huston’s beautiful furniture. i loved the way aaron…

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Thursday April 2nd, 2009

Tuesday January 13th, 2009

furniture, guides, product, products by 27

side + end table roundup

side + end table roundup

big pieces of furniture may be a little out of reach in economic times like these, but thankfully there are reasonable prices to be found in accent furniture. so my winter intern sam and i decided to put together this roundup of great side and end tables. fun, decorative, and functional, these tables are perfect…

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Tuesday October 28th, 2008

furniture, products by 23

small space solutions

i’m always looking for a great, compact desk, but this one really takes the cake. talk about perfect for small studios, dorm rooms and converted closet desks. they’re certainly not for everyone (especially those who need more writing and storage room), but if you live in a tiny apartment and need something small for short-term…

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Wednesday September 17th, 2008

accessories, furniture, products by 23

new at pottery barn

it’s not often that i flip through catalogs in the mail- normally they go straight to the recycling bag where they’ll sit until i take them downstairs on friday evening. there’s something about catalogs that makes my mind go numb so i try to avoid them at all costs. but yesterday after a long day…

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Friday June 6th, 2008

furniture, products by 18

knack studios

i always love barb blair’s furniture makeovers at knack studios so i thought her latest piece would be a great way to kick off tgif. i’m not sure which i love more- the new desk (with it’s papered top and drawers), the gorgeous black wire chair or that sunny yellow mirror that’s calling my name…

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Monday May 5th, 2008

furniture, products by 2

quattro millimetri

i’ve been window-shopping for a new work surface for the past month or so. i don’t have room for a full work table in my home office, but i’m dreaming of the day when i do. when that day comes i’m hoping i will have saved up enough for this gorgeous new table from studiocharlie….

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Friday April 18th, 2008

Friday February 8th, 2008

Tuesday January 22nd, 2008

furniture, guides, product, products by 20

ottoman roundup

ottoman roundup

now that you’ve got something to rock on, how about a place to rest your feet? today’s last product guide is all about ottomans- those multi-purpose covered footstools that can act as coffee tables, foot rests or side tables. i selected a wide range of colors, styles and prices (including a DIY project version) so…

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Tuesday January 15th, 2008

Monday November 26th, 2007

furniture, products by 16

flip top birch coffee table

ac and i are on the search for a new coffee table. we’ve been pathetically trying to share a lone benjamin stool from ikea and it just won’t hold both of our legs along with dinner and drinks. so we’re on the hunt for something else. at the top of my list? a beautiful new…

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