Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Summer Days.

Though I am usually drawn to colorful eclectic decor, I was inspired by these three images from the June issue of Elle Decor...ahh summer simplicity.
The top image is from Linda Lelenko and Stephen Piscuskas' Connecticut home. The neutral colors of the decor allows for transformation to take place in the table settings and the seasons. I would die for a cup of cappuccino on that patio right now.
The middle image is from Meg Ryan's Martha's Vineyard Beach house. I adore the use of wood, big simple windows, giant glass jars, and pendant lighting. The windows create a unique flow to the rest of the house.
The last image is from decorator Timothy Whealon's Southampton weekend home. Intimate and easy. Loving the lucite table in the background and the greenery.

Beach Daze.

Tori Praver is stunning and I adore these simple summer pieces. Shot my Matt Jones and Styled by Isabel Dupre for Marie Clare, June 2010

The Shining.

So much amazingness going on in this editorial styled by Taylor Tomasi Hill and photographed my David Byun. Over-the-top is certainly in style and it looks fantastic: everything from finger rings by Cornelia Webb to skeleton bracelets by Delfina Delettrez. "Crazy-chic" treasures. (Marie Clare, June 2010)

Friday, May 21, 2010

Smoking Goat.

(Photos compliments of Design Sponge)

A good restaurant combines two very important things for me: decor (i.e. atmosphere)+dining (i.e. delicious food and drink).

The Smoking Goat of San Diego was recently decorated by design team Bells & Whistles. They did a beautiful job creating a space that compliments the reasonably priced French fare. I love the color combination, simplicity, and the lighting. Plus, the frame/picture wall is always a unique way to decorate on a dime.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Banksy arrives !!!

Banksy has made it to New York City, so keep your eyes peeled.
This I Heart NY is on Cedar between Greenwich and Trinity.
(Photo thanks to High Snobiety)
And some more info via Gothamist:
Many of his pieces have already been "dissed" <---does anyone know this weird faced guy?

Friday, May 14, 2010

Space Invader (top) and $howta on Wythe and North 11th, Williamsburg BK

$howta on Harrison Place between Bogart Streen and Morgan Avenue, Bushwick BK

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Flair Envy.

Beautifully made statement pieces.
You can get all of these at Bona Drag.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Victoria Topping.

Victoria Topping is a Graphic Illustrator based out of Bristol, UK. I love her use of layering, color, and patterns which, in turn, creates a digital collage. If you are in London her first solo exhibition is at Camp on May 22nd.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010


Design team Marcelo Rizerio (Art Director) and Marcos Almirante (Editor) create humerous and beautifully executed advertisements for various global campaigns.
OBEY on Wythe in Williamsburg, BK
OBEY on 5th at 26th

Marie Claire Maison, Avril 2010.

Jean-Christophe Aumas' retro chic Paris home.

Inna Meijer and Matthijs can Cruijsen's Netherlands barn kitchen. Simply beautiful.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Lisa Solberg.

Bathers Barf

Nothing to Fear

Up There at the End
Conquer Your Demons


I'm a big fan of self pro-claimed 'action painter', Lisa Solberg. Her work is positive, lively, colorful; and I looove the titles.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Wooster Street.

I have been taking photos of Street Art on a daily basis since my arrival to NYC in June of 2007 and I've fallen in love with searching the streets for both familiar and new artists.
It's all about timing.
Above are pieces by Obey (+Shepard Fairey), among others.
Also, check out the Wooster Collective.


Opening Reception May 14th, 7-10pm
Factory Fresh, 1053 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn

Now Through a Glass Darkly.

Now Through a Glass Darkly
May 6th – June 26th, 2010
Opening Reception: May 6th 2010. 6 – 8pm
Arario Gallery. 521 West 25th Street

Now Through a Glass Darkly is a group exhibition featuring the works of Aleksandar Duravcevic (*image above: Welcome-Mirror), Jason Gringler, Paul Jacobsen, Jitish Kallat, Kim Keever, Dongwook Lee, Glenn Ligon, Ivan Navarro, Ylva Ogland, Jack Pierson, Tallur L.N. and Andy Warhol. The exhibition is organized by Cornell DeWitt.
" “for now we see through a glass, darkly.” The phrase is broadly interpreted as meaning that mankind has an imperfect perception of reality. However, an alternative interpretation – as advocated by Nolan – would emphasize that we are living in dark times. For this exhibition, Nolan’s literary analysis is applied to the realm of contemporary visual art. The phrase is interpreted literally through artists that use or depict dark mirrors or glass in various forms in their work; metaphorically through artists who depict a dark worldview or personal view; or a combination of the two. " -Arario Press Release