Wednesday, November 27, 2013

OBJECTS OF DESIRE: Mackintosh dining room set repro

My dream dining room table and chairs ... 
by the eternally mod Charles Rennie Mackintosh. 
Our own set is getting there!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

HOLIDAYS: Happy Thanksgivvukah!

Good wishes to all my dear readers at this unusual convergence of Thanksgiving and Chanukah -- it won't happen again for 70,000 years (or so they say)!

Friday, November 22, 2013

OBJECTS OF DESIRE: Kissing Eva Zeisel Icebox pitchers

Wow -- pitchers as erotica! (The "icebox" part doesn't sound too appealing, though.) Still, quite lovely. Available at the Neue Galerie NY Design Shop.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

HOLIDAYS: Modern table settings for an ancient celebration

I love these blue-and-white themed Chanukah table settings! And isn't the stylish menorah in the upper left corner gorgeous? The photo is from

Friday, November 15, 2013

ODD BITS: Miami beach house

Design Miami: A good reason to head southward this winter! This award-winning but never-before-built design for an affordable beach house, created by Charlotte Perriand, will be on display Dec. 4-8, and then put up for sale. See NY Times article here.