I have long been a fan of West Elm’s modern, organic, slightly boho aesthetic and love to sneak their pieces into projects with both high and low budgets. That said, like most big box stores, it is sometimes hard to get past the mass-produced look and feel of their stuff. Clearly, they were hip to this thorn in their side because they have begun collaborating with all kinds of artistic, creative people and the resulting vibe is one that is fresh, collected, personal and modern. All things that I strive for in my projects. Take a look at some of the collaborators and see if you don’t agree.
Hello everyone! It’s been a hell of a week so my apologies for the sporadic posts. I promise to get back to my regular daily schedule next week. In the meantime, I will leave you with a juicy one to mull over this weekend. Today, I was looking through a folder I keep in my desk that is simply entitled “COOL”. It is full of images I have collected from magazines and books over the years that are unique and eclectic and inspirational and just plain cool. I came across the image below of Ann Demeulemeester’s shop by Mass Studies and was thrilled anew.
How cool is this living wall that wraps around the entire exterior of the building and winds inside and down the stairs as well?Read the rest of this post »