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Monday June 16th, 2014

furniture, products by 1

Katy Skelton’s Zelda Table

When I think back to this year’s BKLYN Designs show, one piece stands out in my mind: Katy Skelton‘s Zelda Table. It has all the elements that I love in a great piece of furniture: simplicity, well-chosen materials and a pop of metallic detail that makes my eye return over and over again. As part…

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Thursday October 24th, 2013

Thursday November 1st, 2012

furniture, products by 2

Block Table Cart

I’m not sure why, but I’ve got a major thing for carts. There’s something about their endless portability that seems like an opportunity to constantly switch things up. Maybe it’s a traditional bar cart for part of the year and then it becomes a plant caddy in the summer, or maybe it’s a tiered side…

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Friday August 17th, 2012

products by 7

made goods

Yesterday I had the pleasure of playing hooky and spending some time at the beach in Queens. Beach time always rejuvenates me because every aspect of it reminds me of my hometown of Virginia Beach. And once my head gets in that sunny, beachy mood, it’s hard to get me out of it. So this…

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Friday September 30th, 2011

products by 14

ravenscroft desk

After a lifetime of cramming drawers full of random bits of paper and other junk and calling it “organization,” I’ve decided to pursue more drastic measures in my next apartment and strive for no drawers. Yes, no drawers — or at least very few. My thought is that if I can have everything out on…

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Tuesday May 11th, 2010

Tuesday February 16th, 2010

Wednesday September 2nd, 2009

furniture, products by 7

sprout hooks + houndstooth

good morning! i wanted to start out today with a new design from downstairs studio. the sprout bookshelf hook is a clever little hook that uses the weight of books to hold it in place. i’m shoving things onto the tiny ledge of our bookcase so something like this would let me hold things in…

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Thursday November 1st, 2007

furniture, products by 4

spindle madness

so many people have sent in great pieces of textured or spindle furniture after yesterday’s post. julie wolfson at LAist sent in two pieces (both from the land of nod) that i’ve seriously short-listing right now. i’m wondering where i can fit this white spindle bookcase in my house. hmm….

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Wednesday March 22nd, 2006

furniture, products by 0

brooklyn designs preview [aswoon]

the exhibitor list just went up at brooklyn designs so i thought i’d check out the list of who’ll be showing at this year’s show and preview the work that’s already available online! [don’t forget to sign up for the d*s tour of blkyn designs and stay tuned for a special offer from d*s and…

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Wednesday July 20th, 2005

furniture, products by 2

maui

alexis tricoire’s maui shelving at generate is gorgeous. available in bookcases of three or five shelves, maui is made out of a single sheet of translucent acrylic (pmma). the bending of the material functions as, “a gentle link between the elements, creating an organic continuity to the whole”. i just love the hot pink (also…

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