architecture

Modular in Brooklyn

Like legos for grown-ups, these clever and modern modular pieces offer a multitude of decorative options for your home or office. ModulA.R.T. was created by Donald Rattner in order to represent a new way to create, collect and think about contemporary art. The goal of A.R.T is to “make high quality, original art more accessible...

Koolhaas in Seattle

I received an email from a curious traveler (thanks, D) this afternoon suggesting Detangle readers check out the Seattle Public Library next time we’re in the northwest. The angular-yet-peaceful space was designed by Rem Koolhaas. The famed Dutch architect just this week spoke at the new Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture & Design in Moscow...

Neue in New York

Like many museums and galleries, the Neue Galerie for German and Austrian Art is more than just a space to display works of art. This landmark building on museum row in New York was completely restored and renovated by architect Annabelle Selldorf. Spotted today on Remodelista, the interior represents the German/Austrian aesthetic of clean, elegant...

Modernity in Belgium

A selection of work from ultra-modern and creative young architects at Belgium-based dmvA. Tom Verschueren and David Driesen lead the firm. A few words from a site featuring European Architecture: They act like screenwriters, turn the program into a screenplay, spaces into sequences and so allow the building to each time tell another story. They...

Sunday in Brooklyn

This past weekend I was visiting some friends in New York and we decided to hit up the Brooklyn Museum at the end of our Sunday. Although the visit was a little rushed, I’m really glad I got the chance to check out the space. We did a very speedy run through the permanent collection,...

UK Home Voyeurism

Simply gorgeous English interiors via Light Locations. The location agency features properties that integrate historic elements with modern touches. LL is a “providing beautiful, inspiring lifestyle locations to the film/TV and photographic industry” and they clearly have some pretty fantastic taste. Head to their site and plan to spend some time there drooling.

Homey + Hot in Hollywood

Vinolio is a charming new restaurant/bar in Hollywood. Why is this any different than the dozen other spots opening on any given night in Los Angeles? The four owners are attempting to give patrons something that is hard to find in the City of Sprawl: a comfortable, homey, neighborhood spot serving incredible food and wine....

Old + New in Berlin

Beautiful apartment renovation by Berlin Rodeo in, um…Berlin. {via Design Milk}

Spanish Angles

Just spotted: The Archeology Museum of Alava in Vitoria, Spain. It’s a beautiful construction that may distract visitors from the actual contents. Designed by Francisco Mangado / Mangado & Asociados.  {via Designgeist }

A Glimpse of East Side Los Angeles

Selby Love

By now you have probably fallen in love with The Selby like so many others…but if not, consider this your invitation. It is a collection of photographs of the homes of artists, designers, and other ‘interesting’ people around the globe. From clean modern spaces to creative clutter, inspiration abounds. Click here to check out The...

Bring Home a Yurt

Yurts are apparently THE place to stay this year…or so we’ve heard from our friends in Northern Calfornia.  Naturally we were intrigued when we stumbled on to the The Nomad Yurt by Ecoshack.  According to the website, it is perfect for “spa treatments, poolside lounging, a party on the rooftop, or a restorative sleep under...