Since the early 20th century, we’ve taken the second Sunday in May to honor, bond with and celebrate our mothers and the contributions they’ve made to our lives. This Mother’s Day, help Mom get a little more modern design in her life with a gift that she can make good use of everyday.
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.
Recently Marcel Wanders collaborated with Italian design company Alessi on two new collections. One was the Circus Collection which embodies all the excitement, magic and fanfare of the Big Top. Today we introduce to you the Dressed for X-mas Collection which we find to be equally unexpected and altogether delightful.
Throwing a modern football party doesn’t have to mean plastic cups and paper plates. Bring some sophistication to your game day spread and cheer for your favorite team in style with these modern serveware favorites. Here are our top 10 ideas for keeping your Sunday night football festivities fresh and modern.
Marcel Wanders is by far one of my favorite designers. I love his attention to detail and especially the out-of-the-box thinking that goes into his designs. They’re clever, witty, unexpected and quite frequently, a bit cheeky. His recent collaborations with Italian design company Alessi have introduced two new collections: the Circus Collection and the Dressed for X-mas Collection. Today we introduce to you the Circus Collection.
Ahhh, summer! The sun is shining, the air is hot, resorts and outdoor events are in full swing and vacation is at the top of everyone’s list. As a result, I find my thoughts drifting to the Greek Isles, tropical beaches, lazy days and the incredibly inviting blue waters of these locales. Just one look at cool blue, and the temperature seems to drop a few degrees.
Whether we’re looking for something to hold flowers, plants, or simply fruits and veggies, containers and vases are a great accent to have on hand when these items come into your home. Whether for use on special occasions or for every day, here are some of our favorite modern vases and containers that will easily brighten your day when you need a pick-me-up:
I for one have come to love the endearing and humorous modern kitchenware from Alessi. From a quirky corkscrew shaped like a smiling lady in a dress, to an iconic teapot with an updated whistling dragon, Alessi has thrown open the door to welcome in a diverse range of styles, which keeps me coming back for more.