This week we were intrigued by 1970s modernism in Paris, a Pacific Northwest prefab, and a hang-it-anywhere light. Here’s what we have our eye on lately:
Above: We’re admiring this prefab home on a rocky island in British Columbia, designed by Seattle architect Peter Brunner and brought in pieces via boat. Photograph by Kevin Scott, courtesy of Gray Magazine.
- Admiring the goods on display evident at the Stockholm Furniture Fair.
- An ode to one of our favorite ceramics haunts.
- Francesca is checking out this new space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn: a creative collective “dedicated to exploring new boundaries in design” with a cafe, restaurant, and retail shop open to the public.
Above: We’re liking designer Simon Diener’s Pong suspension lamp for German design workshop Kkaarrlls. With a cylindrical battery that acts as a counterweight, the light can be suspended, draped or slung—a perfect solution for renters. Photograph via Kkaarrlls.
- Ilse Crawford lends her talents to Heathrow Airport.
- Real estate envy: seven noteworthy midcentury homes on the market.
- Admiring this “secret room” in upstate New York on Gardenista.
Above: Admiring the light in this newly-opened creative communal workspace in Minneapolis. Photography by Colleen Eversman of 2nd Truth.
- Why it’s important to invest in considered pieces––no matter your budget.
- Add moody character to every room: 11 tips from a Portland stylist.
- Exploring the fantastical brutalist estates of the Paris suburbs.
Above: Following the products, stories, and ideas of TRNK, a curated shopping collective based in NYC (@TRNK).
For more haunts, destinations, and design finds, see our posts:
- Beggars’ Velvet: Household Goods for the Literati
- Current Obsessions: Modern Muse
- A Melbourne Restaurant with an Au Courant Color Palette