Sunday, November 24, 2013
Around LA, there is a vast mix of architectural styles. Less common, are some rare gems that echo a nautical nod, a few of these great homes were built in the 30's and are identified as Streamline Moderne. Here's a tour of one such gem!
This particular home belongs to an art collector. The living room makes a statement with a bold piece of art work and minimal, contemporary furniture.
A retro floor lamp from Fuller Roberts.
Another view of the living room. The tiered coffee table is from Twentieth.
The master bedroom with an open hallway to the bathroom.
Another view of the bright and airy master bedroom.
Loving this cozy breakfast nook!
The all white streamlined exterior carries into the interior of the home too.
The dining room features a built-in bookcase and chairs from Poliform.
A lap pool is included in this home in the Hollywood Hills!
This property is actually for sale, details here.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Designer Kelly Wearstler recently launched a line of stationary and invitations with the online company and popular app Paperless Post. Over 50 unique designs that display Kelly's signature style are featured in the line.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Gone are the days of corporate, "stiff" offices. Many commercial designed spaces are taking the route of cool, avante-garde design. Especially when it comes to cutting edge creative and technology driven spaces. Some aspire to be more radical than the other but one thing is for sure: comimg to work just got a bit more inspiring.
Exposed elements and an industrial chic vibe allow this light filled commercial space be open and airy.
Splashes of neon yellow give off a cheery bright flair.
Recreation in a work space: nothing like having a pool table for those brainstorming breaks.
A lounge-y set up to provide team working spaces and a casual environment.
Bold use of accent color create a signature style.
Wow factor: a beautifully designed conference room.
A large shared work table under a striking lighting installation.
The chalkboard wall that's not just for school rooms but conference rooms too.
Minimalist conference rooms that use bold use of accent colors for added depth.
Bright red picnic tables and a chalkboard wall make this one of the best break rooms ever!
All images via Pinterest.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Illustrator turned fabric designer Lisa Congdon has created a whimsical line of fabrics from the Cloud9 Fabric Collection. The charming prints are called, "The Land That Never Was." The patterns display color and texture, whimsy, and a medieval mystique.
The fun, various patterns are part of a nine piece collection.
For more, visit www.Cloud9Fabrics.com
Monday, November 4, 2013
At just 580 sq ft, the tiny Hollywood home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser's Hollywood adobe is earthy and cozy. The small cabin was designed to maximize every inch of space. The living room area, above, features an Eames lounge chair and ottoman with a coffee table from Cisco Home.
Actor Vincent Kartheiser in the dining area of his Hollywood home.
The bed was designed to be suspended from the ceiling and can be hoisted up and pulled down when needed. Truly a great space saver.
The headboard is a slab of redwood that can be pulled down to use as a desk.
A drapery panel can be closed for privacy.
Japanese influences in design are featured in the closet and bath area.
New teak cabinets were installed to mix with the existing appliances.
Black slate was used in a second full bathroom.
The private courtyard features a fire pit and seating area.
A dry suana area includes 2,500 pieces of wood for the ceiling.
A hanging planter is next to the steel and glass doors.
Vincent Kartheiser in the entry of his Hollywood home
All images via Dwell.com