Spring is officially in full swing. Instead of focusing your energy on drab spring cleaning indoors, enjoy the newfound sunshine with a facelift to your garden. No matter the space—whether a tiny rooftop garden in New York City or rolling hills in the Napa Valley—this is a must-have list for any modern gardener to get excited for the season ahead.
At the mention of Italian design, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Modern. Luxury. Avant-garde. With a well-established design history going back centuries, it would be fair to say that the Italian aesthetic has become a mainstay of modern design.
Last week, our team returned from Milan Design Week, a week-long event that includes the Milan Furniture Fair along with countless exhibits, product launches, installations and events all over the city. This is the design industry’s Superbowl—a chance to unveil fresh new designs, for up-and-coming creators to make their debut to the world and to gauge the ideas and concepts that will lead the design movement in the near future.
Natural elements have been making their way into the modern nursery since last season. Unfinished wood has been widely popular in nursery furniture, but now we’re seeing this trend expand and take on a light and airy look that goes well beyond just a natural wood crib. To get this look, you’ll want to keep in mind the key to creating a light and natural nursery or kid’s room isn’t just about the looks. It’s what’s inside that matters.
What is art? A question that has been asked many times over the years seems to come to mind most often when we speak about modern art. Subjective and even mystical, this question was the first that came to mind when I learned about Sara Berman’s Closet, an exhibit currently at The Metropolitan Museum Of Art.
When I was younger, I remember dreaming about turning my room into the ultimate hangout pad for me and my friends. Granted, my room needed to be exponentially larger to match what I was seeing in movies and it would’ve required having my parents drive me all over the place to shop for stuff, but the idea of having a designated private area away from parents was a dream nonetheless. Luckily, in the age of the internet, designing a lounging arrangement catered to a teen’s tastes is much easier. Here are a few ideas to help get things started.
Spring has sprung, and there really isn’t a better time to brighten up our living spaces with some fresh and vibrant colors. Getting into the spirit of the season doesn’t have to mean redecorating your entire house (or breaking the bank). Adding some colorful, beautiful accessories is where it’s at for a cheerful spring update.
You’ve found your perfect home. The location is ideal, the architecture matches your taste, and you think to yourself that you have finally found a place to stay long term. No more trying to cram your life into cardboard boxes and hauling them to different apartments, cities, or states.
Having an organized desk is one thing, but having a desk that’s organized and well dressed is another. Creating the perfect balance of practical and modern boils down to having the right desk accessories. Get an organized and well-dressed desk at the home or office with these top desk accessories.
The modern rustic look is an infusion of industrial modern with urban elements, with rustic appeal all wrapped up in clean modern lines. Think of the comfort of a relaxing lived-in family farmhouse translated into a modern loft. Intrigued? Here’s how to get the look for your space.
Hands down, it’s difficult being a responsible adult, and it’s not always the most enjoyable task either. And while we can’t exactly turn back the clock to relive simpler times, we can at least fuel the free-spirited inner child with a few fun and quirky pieces to sprinkle around the home. Here are a few favorites to channel the modern kiddo in all of us:
Whether coffee gets you out of bed every morning or you’re lost without a cup of tea, it’s worth elevating your a.m. ritual with accessories that suit your style. From espresso makers to tea pots, here are our favorite pieces to help you enjoy your morning cuppa in modern style.
We’re well into 2017 and that means we’ve got a good idea of what nursery trends are on the rise this year. While there are some 2016 favorites that have stuck around, like pastels and wood, there are plenty of new looks that have emerged that might just make the baby’s room the best one in the house. Here’s a look at some of 2017’s biggest nursery trends.