Month: April 2020

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Favorite Drinks Throughout the Day

Hydration is a part of life no matter your beverage of choice, although obviously some are better for us than others. Whatever you choose to partake in, there are ways to make it more enjoyable, whether sipping coffee alone or hosting a cocktail party. To help you out, we sought out ways to enjoy your favorite drinks at home from early morning coffee or tea cups to a water carafe on your bedside table, and everything in between.

Sepia Glass Cup + Teak Saucer by KINTO
Perfect for starting the day off with a hot cup of tea, this sepia

Discover Independent Designers + Makers Via Our Virtual Milk Stand Pop-up Shop

We have some exciting news! Starting this Wednesday, April 29th, we’re bringing a digital experience of the Milk Stand to your screens!

If you haven’t been to one before, the Milk Stand is our roving pop-up shop that has traveled across the world to London Design Fair, IDS Toronto, WestEdge, and ICFF. At every Milk Stand, we curate a new group of independent designers + makers who are flying under the radar but making cool things we think you should know about, including ceramics, home decor, jewelry, textiles, tech accessories, fashion, and more. During our events, you can meet

Clever Episode 115: Interior Designer Elena Frampton

In this episode of Clever, Amy Devers talks to interior designer and art consultant Elena Frampton, who grew up in Southern California drawing floor plans and going to open houses. Sensitive and introverted as a child, her rebellious adolescence belied her unwillingness to conform to others’ expectations and may or may not have involved a stolen convertible. Now, as a professional interior designer and art advisor she operates as a sort of conduit between both worlds, creating aspirational spaces and placing art within them. Just don’t box her in! Listen:

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New Life is Once Again Breathed Into the N.200 Lounge Chair

Gebrüder Thonet Vienna (GTV) and Michael Anastassiades have partnered to once again reimagine the signature N.200 lounge chair with bent beech wood and woven cane. No one can deny the clean, minimal, timelessness of this piece, known for its heritage as much as its adaptability.

The N.200 has already won the Red Dot Best of the Best 2020 in the Home and Seating Furniture category, adding to Gebrüder Thonet Vienna’s accomplishments. GTV continues to bring together tradition and innovation through their style lines with the aid of continuous research and an innovative approach to modern design.

What started in Vienna

How Designers Are Working Through This New Reality

Bobby Berk, interior designer and star of Queer Eye

On navigating the disruption-
I’m not sure anyone’s lives haven’t been impacted in some way but our only choice is to figure out which way is up, push on, and stay as positive through all of this as we can. When anyone’s norm gets shaken, so do our day to day routines – even something as simple as getting gas or walking outside to retrieving the mail. We’ve never had to think about that to this extreme. Things are very different now, but that is ok. I’m so grateful that

Loll Designs Has Two New Outdoor Collections That Feature Recycled Plastic

Widely known for their recycled plastic Adirondack chairs, Loll Designs has launched two new spring outdoor collections crafted from recycled milk jugs: Sunnyside and Platform One. The modern backyard designs make a statement with a variety of cushioned seating options inviting you to relax and enjoy.

The high-end Sunnyside collection was designed in collaboration with New York City-based product designer Brad Ascalon and interior designer Ghislaine Viñas as an update to their previously launched Sunnyside collection (see here and here). The resulting take on the brand’s clean, modern aesthetic is furniture with a groove-detailed frame that is slightly