Why does a wall hook have to be utilitarian? Can a wall hook be a conversation starter?
Hang Wall Hooks | $68.00 @ UnCrate
When punk influenced fashion re-emerged last fall and sashayed down the runway, I was immediately inspired. Instead of waiting for the punk trend to find it's way into interior design and new products to be released, I began the hunt for materials, buildings, and furniture that are decidedly punk and available NOW.
Designing a portfolio can be both a rewarding and frustrating process. If you're a recent grad or an unfortunate victim of the economy looking for a job, you're probably laboring over your Interior Design Portfolio or Architecture Portfolio.
I am crazy about retail store the Japanese design firm Sinato created for the shoe & accessory designer Patrick Cox.
I love products that encourage occupants to interact with their environment, so my favorites from Design Boom's selection are the ones that are influenced by Science and Technology. These wallcoverings are unlike anything you have seen before; they glow in the dark, they are alive, they are react to heat or sound, they are animated.
Staircases are often anything but sexy- unless you are cruising around the Stairporn website. Stair Porn™ is a weblog showcasing cool stairs from around the world.
|KI sent a London Taxi to take us to the Mart (Thank you!). With all the traffic, we probably could have walked there faster, but we stayed put, knowing we would do plenty of walking soon enough.|
|I forgot how long the lines for the elevators were. Thankfully they move fast.|
|2 interior designers + 1 architect + 3 day trip to Chicago = Thankful for a roomy trunk. Ridiculous right? Note the Schwag Bags from Ghost of Neocon's past.|
|Hello Willis Tower! This was our view during our Neocon stay.|
|Walking to the ERG Neocon Kickoff Cocktail Event @ the Wix|
|Phoenix Lounge & Rooftop @ Wix. Love the book wraps/display in the Phoenix Lounge - very clever! On a side note: Mini-cheeseburgers made it on the menu of several parties this year.|
|Michael Graves signing posters @ CF Stinson|
|Enjoyed the view and a purple martini @ Bolyu's Showroom|
|Enjoyed a Next Martini and Key Lime Cupcakes at the Daltile Showroom on Hubbard Street. (Best in show for martini's!) Students: check out their $10,000 scholarship!|
|Sipped a Hepburntini @ Hubbard Inn (Mannington-Amtico Cocktail Party)|
|Ended the evening at the OFS 75th Anniversary Party @ East Bank Club Sundeck. (P.S. This is one of the 5 winning shots from KI's Neoconography contest.|
|Raj, Silk Road Collection|
|Oasis, Silk Road Collection|
|Oasis Metamorphosis, Peacock Topaz and Aquamarine|
|Pamir Mirror Mosaic, Ikat Collection|
|Loom Glass Mosaic, Ikat Collection|
|Fiona Jewel Glass Mosaic in Aquamarine and Dusk Mirror|
|Bottles, Erin Adams Collection|