Monthly Archives: January 2012

On + Off the Grid

For design geeks and neat freaks, it all starts with the grid – the very pinnacle of symmetry and order. Geometric genius. A Mel Bochner piece at the Fraenkel Gallery. The floor-to-ceiling grid of windows and sleek cubist fireplace make … Continue reading

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Art Friday: Ed Ruscha

Cheese Mold Standard with Olive, 1969 Screenprint in colors, on wove paper, with full margins 19 5/8 x 37 in. West Coast artist and icon Ed Ruscha is best known for his urban landscapes and use of typography.  In the … Continue reading

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The Greatest House in San Francisco

San Francisco “It couple” Alexis and Trevor Traina gave Elle Décor a tour of their stunning 107-year-old Georgian home. After seeing their exquisite interiors, we declare Chez Traina the best in San Fran. The Trainas in their Pacific Heights home. … Continue reading

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Old World

It’s time to unwind from the holiday craziness, so we’re slowing things down a bit with the charm and romance of Old World style. Enjoy our homage to the simple beauty of the days of ‘yore. We can’t help but … Continue reading

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Art Friday: Marilyn Minter

Satiated, 2003 C Print New York City artist Marilyn Minter likes flipping fashion imagery on its head. Her works are sexually-charged and subversive, capturing where the glamorous and the grotesque collide. Minter is perhaps best known for her sensuous video … Continue reading

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Shoes

With winter upon us, slippers may seem more appealing than stilettos, but these inspired choices will surely lift you out of the fashion doldrums. Kick up your heels, ladies! These super-sexy, super-strappy suede and leather heels prove that Mr. Louboutin … Continue reading

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Art Friday: Jonathan Borofsky

My Mother’s Words, 2010 2-color screenprint, 34.5″ x 55″ This intimate print by Joanthan Borofsky immortalizes his mother’s last words. Rendered in his own cursive handwriting, the piece is a powerful and loving tribute. Borofsky is an influential American sculptor … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Love: California Home + Design

On stands now! We are thrilled to be included in the January 2012 issue of California Home + Design. Here’s a little peak…

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Warm Tones

Gray winter skies getting you down? Warm things up with a pop of color. The lounge seating and hanging lantern make this room feel cozily exotic. The best part – the pink and orange sunbursts of color. This fiery orange … Continue reading

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