Month: July 2019

A Cabin of Curiosities at Los Angeles

Opening the front door of costume designer Julie Vogel’s home is like opening up a jewelry box. Set back in the road in South Pasadena, California, her cozy 1944 “honeymoon” cottage is the creative result of years of collecting suzani fabrics and bizarre objects. With a discerning eye, Vogel has turned her 1,500-square-foot home into […]

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Tech to the Rescue: How to Get Stolen Gadgets Rear

If you’re not careful, you could be the victim of a home burglary, and a clown might wind up with your valuables. That is what happened to late Apple founder Steve Jobs’ family. After their Palo Alto, California, residence was burglarized, among Jobs’ own iPads was used by a performer who goes by the title […]

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New Classics: Patricia Urquiola's Fjord Seating

Furniture designed by people that have an architectural background is practically always intriguing. One of my favorite painters is Patricia Urquiola. Her influences include structure, ergonomics, Spanish customs, organic shapes, engineering and also her former thesis advisor, Achille Castiglioni. The type of objects she designs runs the gamut and includes bathtubs, light fixtures, couches, benches, […]

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Give a Traditional Bathroom True Polish With Stripes

Bathrooms are so often neglected when it comes to accessorizing — typically because it’s this type of practical area. However, given the amount of time a lot of us prefer to invest inside them, accessories should really be given a greater priority. The Victorians loved accessories in their baths — from decorated porcelain soap dishes […]

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Girly Modern Bedrooms Delight Three Young Sisters

Many tweens don’t need a space that feels like Mom and Dad’s, but enabling them to indulge in their decorating dreams could be somewhat scary. Interior designer Beth Keim of both Lucy and Company encountered this problem when a Charlotte, North Carolina, customer wanted to decorate her three daughters’ bedrooms. However, by using quality furniture, […]

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