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Knoll’s Pollock chair (a thinly disguised post about my den)

Knoll’s Pollock chair (a thinly disguised post about my den)

This is the latest in a long line of self-centered posts, but I’ve made some changes to my den and wanted to keep you appraised about the situation. For many months, I’ve been watching Ebay and Craig’s List for a Pollock executive chair, which Knoll introduced in 1965 and still manufactures. For environmental and cost […]

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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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Objet: The White Ceramic Polaroid

Objet: The White Ceramic Polaroid

When I visited The Curiosity Shoppe a few weeks ago, I had to make a decision whether to buy a little red First Aid cabinet I’ve long been eyeing or a white ceramic Polaroid camera. Tough choice. I collect white pottery, and I love photography, but the Polaroid was a little pricey, so I bought […]

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Interview: Anthropologie Executive Creative Director Kristin Norris

Interview: Anthropologie Executive Creative Director Kristin Norris

I’ve long enjoyed Urban Outfitters for their clever displays and entertaining atmosphere; their showrooms make shopping fun (darn it).  But friends, don’t even get me started on Urban Outfitters’ woman-focused brand Anthropologie, which I adore . . . adore, a fact which doesn’t make me any less of a man . . . dudes. So […]

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Urban Outfitters Pod Table

Urban Outfitters Pod Table

This pod table, available online from Urban Outfitters, has just the right mix of retro and mod, and don’t even get me started on the orange hue, which makes me all kinds of happy.  Available in orange, lime and white.  If I were the crafty kind (coming this fall to the Hallmark Channel), I’d buy […]

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The Friday Roundup (and a contest for you readers with a real prize and everything!)

The Friday Roundup (and a contest for you readers with a real prize and everything!)

But he promised this wouldn’t be a regular column! I shot this image at Anthropologie the other day. For those of you in retail who are now groaning in sympathy for the Anthropologie staff, I swear I put all the letters back the way I found them.  And no, I don’t have too much time […]

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