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The den makeover is complete

The den makeover is complete

The den is done, and I like the way it looks. More importantly, I like the way it feels. Having said that, the outcome was kind of an accident. There must be at least a few colors that don’t look good with Benjamin Moore’s brownish-blackish-grayish Iron Mountain hue, but I haven’t found one yet, so […]

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Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

For a musical accompaniment, please consider the score  for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Vertigo. Remember those 80’s anti-drug commercials?  “This is drugs” (sizzling skillet).  “This is your brain on drugs” (egg fries in sizzling skillet).  Well the above image is my bedside table drawer on crazy.  And I like it.  When I was ten or […]

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Out Magazine features vintage-y products roundup (Lots to see here folks!)

Out Magazine features vintage-y products roundup (Lots to see here folks!)

Kudos to Out Magazine’s September 2009 Playthings photo roundup. Out Magazine says, “Escapism can be found in man’s most treasured objects.”  What does that even mean? For one, it means several swoon-inducing pages of home accessories sharing that vintage-industrial-urban antiques look that’s so de riguer in Andersonville right now.  Styled by Sam Logan and photographed […]

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Interview:  FourSided and TwoSided Founder Todd Mack

Interview: FourSided and TwoSided Founder Todd Mack

I’ve long been enthralled with FourSided founder, artist and entrepreneur Todd Mack’s framing projects, which elevate common objects to art through the creative use of mattes and collage, so I was very happy to hang out with him for a bit recently.  As you read this interview, may I suggest that you listen to the […]

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This Week: Haystack (Lakeview vintage shop hip, happy)

This Week: Haystack (Lakeview vintage shop hip, happy)

It’s impossible to wander into the excellent Lakeview shop Haystack and not find reason to smile, to not feel at least a fleeting moment of nostalgia.   The aesthetic, a sort of Renegade Craft meets Anthropologie with a little touch of Pulp Fiction thrown in for interest, entertains with whimsical vignettes using the everyday (vintage glass […]

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