A combination of two things I love: nature and gold. This table looks like someone grabbed some twigs and dipped them in burnished gold. Then they snapped on a mirrored top and called it a day. Not only is this table versatile (you can’t put a label on this one), it’s easy to clean (just wipe and go) and while your date’s in the bathroom, you can easily lean over and make sure there’s no spinach in your teeth. Lovely!
Traditional. Transitional. Contemporary. These words no longer apply to the new paradigm of furniture design. “Boutique Traditional”, “Clean Transitional”, “Modern Contemporary”, New Eclecticism”, and “Warm Modernisim” is how people are describing all the latest furniture designs that don’t quite fit the old model. Every designer from Jonathan Adler to Thomas O’Brien has coined a new term to express their unique designs.
And if you ever wondered how retailers and furniture manufacturers come up with names for a sofa, it can be a very random process at times according to this article from the New York Times.
We came up with a lot of our names using a top 100 names for baby’s list.
I know. It’s a little late to be buying Holiday gifts. Even if you can’t find this book at your local Borders or Barnes & Noble in time for Tuesday, just think of this as THE present to get for your friend who you didn’t think would get you a gift. But they ended up getting you gift for Christmas.
I saw this book walking through Anthropologie, and I thought immediately that any art lover would appreciate this book. Pick this up for that special someone to celebrate the new year.
Every room has a burst of color surrounded by airy whites and neutrals. The look is organic, clean, and California cool.
My favorite room has to be the room she created for her baby girl. While it’s definitely girly, it still has an air of sophistication by resisting the pastels and going for the gusto with hot fuschia.
Grouping photos and art as she’s done above is so easy to do and has a great effect. It doesn’t require large paintings- just simply framed photos of family with a few pieces of eclectic art thrown in.
If you haven’t picked up this issue of Domino yet, drop everything and get it now. The house is packed with ideas to inspire. And that’s precisely what I’m here to do- point you in the direction of inspiration.
Fun Fact: I met Amanda Peet while working at Club Monaco in New York City and she’s very nice.