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Getting Experimental with Design

Thursday, October 23, 2014

New Territories refer to the state of making artistry in today’s globalized society , a phenomenon that has helped to spur a confluence of art, design, and craft. We examine and explore this trend as we travel through several South America cities. DFC, Casual Dinnerware (2013), Orange Crush Fiberglass Wall Console (2013), Rosario Mirror (2013) Installation view at ICFF New York, 2013. Courtesy of the artist. Mexico. Photo by David Franco. Collaborations between small manufacturing operations and craftspersons, artists, and designers demonstrate how the resulting work addresses not only the issues of commodification and production, [...] more

Home Tour: Alejandro Sticotti’s Buenos Aires Oasis

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Alejandro Sticotti is a devoted modernist who is addicted to the “natural materials, clean spaces, less is more” approach in both his furniture and building designs. After living an accomplished life with his wife, Hernaez, the couple bought a 5,400-square-foot garden outside one of the houses they were considering. After landing the sale, they set out to fulfill a lifelong dream--designing their own dream home from scratch! Slowly, after much thought, the concept of their house came together; they were building a home floating in a garden, which was not an easy task. “I try [...] more

Home Tour: La Baronia House / Nicolás del Rio + Max Núñez

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Built in 2009, La Baronia House floats above a vast open ocean, thus named after an ingenious species of butterfly. Often considered a modern masterpiece of Chile , this structure needed to be stronger than most around it since it was built into a Quintero, Valparaíso region hillside. © Erieta Attali The harsh elements of the ocean, including the salty sea air, are extremely corrosive to most building materials. Thanks to a predominantly opaque outer envelope made of two corrosive resistant materials, glass and weathering steel, this structure remains sealed in the harshest natural [...] more

Trends We Love: Tumbling Block Patterns

Saturday, October 18, 2014

"The classic trompe l'oeil cube motif—most commonly associated with flooring, playing cards, throws, pillows, and wallpaper—nearly every type of home decor accent has been done in this geometric pattern." Check out these new geometric arrivals at Diseno: Pedal-loomed wool carpets imported from Guatemala - Carefully handmade with an unbelievable blend of wool and cotton incorporating traditional weaving techniques with modern design. We help support a better tomorrow for Guatemala by employing over 500 artisans in equal opportunity employment and creating trade opportunities. Rombos or [...] more

How To: Care for your Hide

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Each and every cowhide is unique and varies in dynamic ways. The characteristics of hides include the color, size, shape, rigidness, length of hair, coat shine, hair texture, patterns, and the dye or finish. The combination of these factors contribute to the personality of the individual hide, thus aiding in the transforming of an ordinary space into something you can call home. Hides can subtly blend into the natural setting of a rustic home, stand out in a contemporary space, or bring some texture in from the outdoors, adding in elements of warmth and style. For serious [...] more
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