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June 23, 2010

What's in the mail?

Saluations-mailbox A good mailbox is like finishing off a good outfit with great earrings. New to the mailbox game -- the Salutations mailbox from Chiasso.

-- allie


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June 22, 2010

Kinea bathtub

Inspired by the waves -- the new Kinea bathtub by Massimo Iosa Ghini for Teuco.

Kinea (4)

-- allie


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Modern Art Deco Table Lamp from Kartell


A new art deco style table lamp from Kartell, Tati has a warm familiar but modern look. Available in opaline and black methacrylate or pleated fabric.  $698

More from Kartell...

Dr No Chair
Bubble Club Sofa
Starck Eros Chair

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Green Family of Kitchen Tools

Meet the green family. A blend of recycled plastic and wood, the green family members each have a specific job to do around the kitchen. Sud Green is a dish brush; Gaby Green's a cheese grater. There's Mayor Corey Green, the apple corer, Marshall Green, the potato masher, and Opie Green the wine opener. But the family talent doesn't stop there - Brandon can peel veggies and Joyce juices. Each family member is $12.50 at Unica Home.

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June 18, 2010

Modern Design for your Car

A cute bag that hangs over your stick shift will keep the clutter of receipts and wrappers from trashing your ride. The Auto Trash by Allyson Hill comes in a carload of prints and features an adjustable strap for added hanging options.

$19 at Allyson Hill's Shop.

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June 16, 2010

Colorful modern chair

Modern-chair-red-brown-blue I love nothing better than a room with white walls and bursts of color! Enter the Multicolor Rive Droite from the color-courageous Cappellini.

-- allie


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Naturally Modern Seating


Crazy imaginative modern seating takes cues from nature. This one is Lava by Karim Rashid and the Kika, Spring and Moon seats are just as organically inspired. See them all at PURE CONTEMPORARY.

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June 15, 2010

Modern Gift Ideas for Dad!

Nix the necktie and the new tool. What Dad really wants for Father's Day is to feel cool. If the guy you're shopping for is anything like every other guy we know, on an average weekday he gets up, hits the bathroom, gathers what he needs for the day and heads out to work. Help him out with these fresh, modern finds he'll actually use...

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June 14, 2010

Modern Outdoor Planters for Outdoor Rooms & Patios


Whether you pine for a livable rooftop with lush landscaping or want to make a grand statement on a plain patio, garden planters make it simple to dramatize or tie together your indoor and outdoor spaces with a fusion of contemporary decor and greenery.

A new line of modern patio planters at Home Infatuation responds to our design dilemmas with solutions for small spaces like this flat-backed planter, perfect for placing snug against a wall.

More modern outdoor planters and the design tricks they do at Pure Contemporary.

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June 10, 2010

The Chia Pet Inspires Vertical Gardens

Lifewall. Designed by Emilio Llobat.


-- allie


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