Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Are You 100% Korean This September – Part II

September 18, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

As promised, here is the second installment on the Korean Activities this September at 100% Design London. Just a reminder that their stand is located at L70 and you can visit them anytime between 23rd and 26th September 2010. What really fascinates me is the diverse collection they are showcasing, In Part I we saw [...]

Inspiration from Business Cards – The Most Colorful Part of Your Business

September 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Little things can make a big difference when it comes to first impressions… your business card is not only an opportunity to let potential clients, friends, squash partners, and recipe swap mates what your business is all about, but it is also an opportunity to let them in on a bit of your personality. Below [...]

Shauntelle & Dave’s Controlled Kitsch – Part 1 House Tour

August 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Name: Dave & Shauntelle LeBlanc Location: Toronto — Ontario, Canada Size of Home: 1,500 square feet — 3 bedrooms Years lived in: 5 As any Torontonian on the hunt for great furniture will tell you, the East End’s Leslieville has got the goods. And if mid-century is what you’re craving, Ethel — 20th Century Living [...]

5 Inventions From Movies/TV That We Wish Were Real – (Part 1)

July 10, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Living in today’s age, we are knee deep in gadgets and accessories that we use to make life easier and more fun. We even have special clothes with pockets to contain all of our shit. Do we need any more? Absolutely not. Do we want any more? Absolutely yes. What do we want? Well, since [...]

Art Basel 41 Highlights, Part One

July 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One day, nearly 300 galleries and thousands of artworks later, check out below what caught our eye at Art Basel’s 41st event in Basel last month. Stay tuned for more in Part Two. “Hero No. 1″ (2009), one of Zhang Huan’s series of enormous, cowskin-covered sculptures from the Pace Gallery, has an imposing scale only [...]

Space Saving Furniture (Part 2)

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If you have been a long term HD fan, you’ll probably remember our first space saving furniture post. Well, it’s time for an update. The level of sensibility and innovation that goes into creating multi-functional units is truly remarkable and well worth the quirky surprise when you realize your workstation is also your bed! And [...]

in the kitchen with: smoke & pickles’ relish (part 1)

June 20, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

Today is a really special recipe on the ITKW column.  I’ve written a bit before about the collaborative process of submissions on the column– sometimes the recipes are obvious choices and the images fall into place.  Other times there’s a dialogue of how we and the author can work together to convey the best of [...]

Colour Me Brightly! Understanding Light in Interior Design. Part I: Introducing Patterns of Light

June 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Professional interior designers are expertly trained in the use of lighting features to create breathtaking results. In this four-part series which I call “Colour Me Brightly: Understanding Light in Interior Design,” I draw on my experience in London’s interior design community to explain this fascinating subject. This first article is about patterns. Ask a London [...]

Colour Me Brightly! Understanding Light in Interior Design. Part III: Patterns from Opaque Materials

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Professional interior designers are expertly trained in the use of lighting features to create breathtaking results. In this four-part series which I call “Colour Me Brightly: Understanding Light in Interior Design,” I draw on my experience in London’s interior design community to explain this fascinating subject. This third article talks about how to create patterns [...]

Lanz, Michael and Brent’s Evolving History House (Part 2) House Tour

May 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Name: Lanz Brooks with roommates Michael and Brent Location: Hayes Valley, San Francisco Size: 4,000 square feet Years lived in: Lanz for 4½ years (Michael since 1994) Last Thursday, we had a glimpse into half of Lanz, Michael and Brent’s amazing Hayes Valley home with Part 1 of their House Tour. The first part focused [...]