Archive for Art & Design

Jonathan Adler Sweepstakes!!

Jonathan Adler is one of my favourite home decor, and all things fabulous, stores.  Seriously, if you can’t find something that will add some cheer, whimsy or punch to your home you are definitely on quaaludes; of which you can store in the appropriately named…

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Kartell Masters Chair

The Kartell Masters Chair is a cleverly designed homage to three design icons interpreted by Philippe Stark and Eugeni Quitllet.  The Masters chair pays it’s respects to the Eames’ Eiffel Chair, Arne Jacobson’s Series 7, and Eero Saarinen’s Tulip Armchair; all three layered to create…

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Pantone Color of the Year 2015

Marsala the colour is as rich and exotic as the word implies, like fortified wine or the Indian spice, it makes you feel flush. Marsala is warm, earthy and bold at the same time. It harkens back to the glamorous boho-chic 70’s era while dreams…

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de Young: The Art of Bulgari

There is nothing like a little sparkle to brighten every woman’s day, so Paul and I took in the Bulgari exhibit at the deYoung Museum last weekend.  I tend to be more conservative in my jewellery wear than the baubles of Bulgari, be it by…

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Coco-Mat Mattress

Everyone knows the value of a good night’s sleep and therefore a good mattress, but how to find your perfect fit? When Paul and I moved in together we decided to keep the mattress I had since it was better than his at the time. …

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Dwell Holiday Giveaway!

Dwell Magazine starts it’s holiday giveaway this week, drawing for some pretty fabulous prizes every single day in December!  How about winning an Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman?!?  Ya, I’ll take that one please. CLICK HERE TO ENTER!

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Brogue Side Table by Bethan Gray

I fell in love today with Bethan Gray’s Brogue Side Table.  ‘Brogue’ is a perfect blend of modern and classic, the kind of piece sure to become an heirloom. Brogueing is a technique traditionally used in shoe production and Gray has ingeniously married this old…

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Lost Sloth

Whaaaaaaa… ?  McSweeney’s is celebrating the release of their funniest picture book ‘Lost Sloth’ with a giant sloth pinata, snacks and good times.  Author and illustrator J. Otto Seibold will be on hand for a live reading and to sign copies.  (Click here to see…

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Blu Dot San Francisco!

Happy Friday everyone, and here’s a juicy tid-bit to brighten your day … One of my favourite design companies is bringing their swag to San Francisco by way of a huge new flagship store; one of only three in the US right now, aren’t we…

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Street Art Sundays

Rush Lane, Toronto, Ontario. This is a HUGE gorgeous mural spanning the entire back of a large building, which is why one photo just couldn’t, and still doesn’t, do it justice.

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