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Current Obsessions: Tropical Modernism

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Current Obsessions: Tropical Modernism

August 4, 2018

Of note this week: a deep dive into tropical modernism, plus our upcoming book signing and more. Take a look.

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Above: Now open: Luteca’s new showroom in the Fundación Marso in Mexico City. (Read more on Luteca in Mexican Bauhaus: Wood and Leather Furniture from a Midcentury Master, Reborn.)
  • Catch us next Sunday, August 12, in New York City at Shoppe Object, a new, curated trade show by the founders of Aesthetic Movement and Capsule. Julie and Margot will be on hand to sign all three of our books. See you there.
  • We’ve previously taken virtual tours of Coqui Coqui’s boho-chic residences on the Yucatán Peninsula (see Izamal and Coba). The latest addition to the collection? Bora Bora (complete with a boutique de curiosities).
  • Stop into Alder East in Germantown, New York, this weekend for a pop-up with Karu (including the Alder East Apartment, transformed with Karu’s housewares). More info here.
  • And now open: SoHo House in Amsterdam.
  • Introducing the newest direct-to-consumer company, for paint.
  • Artist we’re watching: Zai Divecha. (Is origami making a comeback?)
  • Catch the work of Cecile Daladier and four other European ceramicists at a new exhibit in Australia, “Continental Drift.” The opening event is August 10; exhibition opens August 11. More info here.
  • Currently admiring L’Aviva Home’s Cobre hammered copper lighting, inspired by Guadalajara and traditional Mexican copper pots.
  • Now through August 16: Donate to the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada and be entered to win a quilt by Lindsay Stead. Get more details and enter here.
  • Instagram to follow: Margot let us know about Danish designer @chrisliljehal‘s feed. (Take a look at her kitchen here.)
  • A historic garden in Concord, Massachusetts, over on Gardenista.
  • And: a good-looking new storage line, courtesy of Ikea.

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