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Outdoor Design Via Spain

Outdoor Design Via Spain

La Mamba, a design collective based in Valencia, Spain recently created a line of clever and beautiful modern outdoor furniture called Minai (above). Aside from the fact that the actual pieces are cohesive and gorgeous, I really love their use of photography in the overall brand aesthetic. Below are a few other wonders that have come...

A La Carte in Stuttgart

Working in the spirit of the great German design tradition is Studio Stadtnomaden. Linda Altmann and Oliver Krapfased are the lead designers in this Stuttgart-based design haven. They’ve created numerous genius pieces (like the ‘little helper’ doormat and the coffee maker that looks like a transistor radio), but my personal favorite is the A la...

Sustainable Design in Brooklyn

While in Las Vegas last week for the apparel shows, I stopped by sales and branding agency Indigo Showroom‘s booth. While looking through their client roster, I discovered Uhuru, a Brooklyn-based furniture company focused on environmental sustainability with an avant garde design sense. Uhuru was founded in 2004 by RISD grads Jason Horvath and Bill...

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...

Beauty Diggers

My boredom with the state of most online boutiques was thwarted when I recently discovered Rian Rae. The Wisconsin-based online store sells the usual assortment of decorative items, but manages to create an authentic boutique atmosphere by offering items that feel like true discoveries. From Parisian Globes to a Scandanavian Stag head, browsing here is...

New Yorkers Do Indeed Sleep

Yes, it’s true. The throngs of people canvassing the streets of New York do not exist solely in an ambulatory state. California-born, New York-based photographer Todd Selby guides us behind the curtain to see how Manhattan and Brooklyn-ites live during downtime. From naturally lit tablescapes to gorgeous portraits of the inhabitants, this site will suck...

Bench it

The outdoor, space-saving Rox Bench is perfect for those of you with limited outdoor space. Check it out here.