Posts Categorized: Design

Bright doors in Brooklyn

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Ever since I heard Hugh Grant describe the blue door that marked his flat in the film Notting Hill, I have thought about how charming and distinctive this design choice really is. Enter Brooklyn, and my new neighborhood there. Somehow it seems that there is a colorful door to be found on every block! I… Read more »

Would you wallpaper your apartment?

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Since my Brooklyn apartment is completely unpacked, I’ve been starting to think about little design flourishes that won’t break the bank. I love this temporary wallpaper from Hygge & West. It’s so brilliant! Every time I go to invest in something nice for my apartment, I hem and haw—mostly because that’s the problem: It’s most… Read more »

Rainbow panorama

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I can’t stop looking at the photos of the Rainbow Panorama by Olafur Eliasson, a new installation on the rooftop of the Aros Museum in Denmark. How incredible is this design? I love the entire concept — what an amazing idea to showcase the beauty of the world in different colors. It would be great… Read more »

Wallpaper accents at home

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Are you partial to wallpaper or paint? Whenever I’ve moved apartments, I’ve opted to prime, paint and trim, but after seeing the perfectly wallpapered walls in the launch issue of Heart Home magazine, it’s decided: I’m ready to switch things up. These photos in particular feature the home of the duo behind the British brand… Read more »

Framed shopping bags

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What do you do with the limited edition (or classic) shopping bags you take home after purchasing something at your favorite stores or boutiques? I always hold onto mine, but this brilliant idea gave me a new and creative way to feature every artful design. After all, most shopping experiences are usually marking an occasion…. Read more »