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Bite This!

Bite This!

I have two words for you: BITE THIS. I dare you. We love this Shark iPhone 6 case by Stella McCartney!      

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Forbes & Lomax

Forbes & Lomax

I blogged about invisible switches from Forbes & Lomax before but let me make this one really short and sweet. It’s a perfect style tipsy moment. Introducing the coolest light switch ever:   Keep switching and stay tipsy!

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Working From Home

Working From Home

Many years ago, while working in London,  I bought this postcard by Matthew Kemp. I thought it was hilarious. I put it away. I found it today while working from home…   Stay Tipsy!

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Champagne – Perfect For Holidays and Always

Champagne – Perfect For Holidays and Always

Madame Bollinger said it best:   Bette Davis:       Mark Twain: What else is there to say? Stay Tipsy!

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Peekaboo Bar Cart

Peekaboo Bar Cart

OK, it’s official, I found the best bar cart out there: Peekaboo Clear Rolling Two Shelf from CB2! I know there are other acrylic bar carts out there. BUT, if you want one that also has clear acrylic wheels, if you want it rolling, in super compact size (I only had 26″ of width and 16″ of […]

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We’ll Always Have Casablanca

We’ll Always Have Casablanca

On this day in 1942 “Casablanca” had its world premiere. Is there anybody anywhere who has not seen it? Why is this movie still considered one of the best of all times? Why do we still love Casablanca 71 years later? Is it its witty (at times) dialogue? Perhaps, as 5 of its lines still occupy the list […]

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Life Magazine

Life Magazine

77 years ago this day the first issue of Life Magazine was published in 1936. Today the iconic covers of America’s “weekend magazine” are great vintage art pieces for photography – loving decorators. Wondering what happened to LIFE? Wikipedia has the answers: Life is the title of an American magazine that from 1883 to 1936 […]

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3 Best Movie Party Scenes Of All Time

3 Best Movie Party Scenes Of All Time

I love movies. A lot. And I love parties. And it just so happens that some of my most favorite movies are those featuring extensive party scenes. There is so much movement, so much interaction in a party scene.  You learn a lot about characters as they mingle in a larger context. Party scenes also feed my design curiosity as […]

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Splurge or Save – Ochre Arctic Pear

Splurge or Save – Ochre Arctic Pear

So we all love the Arctic Pear chandelier by Ochre. It has been around for about two years since and when it first came out the fixture became an icon practically overnight. It was featured in ads in every single shelter magazine and then started popping in featured projects all over print and design blogs. […]

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Alicja Bachleda in Heineken Commercial

Alicja Bachleda in Heineken Commercial

  There are so few good commercial on American TV, it’s always exciting to see one that stands out. Some of my favorite ones in recent years have been Heineken spots.  They are witty, well shot (love the fast cuts), have great plots,  are beautifully art directed with gorgeous interiors, stunning costumes, I can go on and […]

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