Thursday, 25 February 2010

Monday, 22 February 2010

One hundred years of solitude

Wonderful installation by Su Blackwell. It reminds me of the girl in the Markes book, who disintegrated into a cloud of butterflies.

Ejner Larsen and Axel Bender-Madsen chair

A stunning and very progressive mid 20th century Danish design:

It is even more convincing in creme leather:

Sunday, 21 February 2010

A house in Istanbul

I would love to live both in this house and in the fascinating city, which Istanbul is. Found it in an article in NY Times online.
Here is the slide show:
And the story:

Saturday, 20 February 2010

A4 Paper Cut

Wonderful work by Peter Callesen! Here is his website:

Thursday, 18 February 2010

We have got a Studio Singletron rock lamp!!

A stunning and rare design by the Italian Studio Singletron:
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Monday, 15 February 2010

The home of Jacob and Rita Bronowski

Found the article in a 60's Ideal Home magazine.
The house is in the Hexagon Estate in Highgate, London .
The wife of the mathematician - the sculptor Rita, has decorated their newly built home with sophistication.
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Sunday, 14 February 2010

Saturday, 13 February 2010

Golden Lane Estate, London

A flat for sale in Golden Lane Estate:

What a community spirit and appreciation:

Architechts Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, who designed the estate also did the Barbican Centre, a wonderful Brutalist example in the heart of London. There are residential flats in the estate:

Looks like a great place to live too! Albeit a little more expensive..

Thursday, 11 February 2010

RIP Lee McQueen

One of the best and an inspiration! RIP

Robin Day chairs

We have a great set of two Robin Day chairs:
They would look amazing as dining chairs on each end of a table!

Erotic art

Found somebody's little collection of carefully mounted postcards of erotic art.
These would look great collaged on the wall between my other prints.
There is a sixth one somewhere.

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Revolutionary road

Good taste.
My post today is a little in the style of unhappy hipsters ( ...
Unhappy mid century modern.
We should all break the good taste boundaries from time to time.

Monday, 8 February 2010

Alexis Georgacopoulos

Genius! The work of Alexis Georgacopoulos for ENO :

Wallpaper has highlited some of the exhibits at Maison & Objet 2010:

Some great work!

Danish rooms

Decor8's Holly has posted some fantastic Danish interiors:

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Dealer's dream ?

This and some more wonderful images taken by Rob Dobi can be seen on :

Sylvia Leuchovius ceramics
An object of my desire by the Swedish artist Sylvia Leuchovius ( 1915 -2003)

Monday, 1 February 2010

Tapestries and wall hangings, the Rug Company, etc.

Grayson Perry - The Walthamstow Tapestry is an amazing piece of modern art.
Image taken from

The Rug Company's collaborations:

An article about their tapestry project:
Their wall hangings are nice also:
And their room sets are lovely to look at: