Monthly Archives: June 2012

OBJECTS: Stubbs & Wootton Slippers

Undecided Slippers, Stubbs & Wootton. $450. In honor of the upcoming 4th of July holiday and in preparation for election season, how about adding a pair of cheeky patriotic slippers to your man cave? Advertisements

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IN REAL LIFE: Jonathan Adler Designs

July’s Architectural Digest highlights the Shelter Island Home of Jonathan Adler, showing how the designer’s style translates into his personal residence. The playfully mod man cave, featuring bold colors and retro vintage pieces, is not for the faint of heart. … Continue reading

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OBJECTS: Bodum Fyrkat Grill

Bodum Fyrkat Grill in Red. $60. It’s almost 4th of July! Do you have your grill?

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ROOMS ON FILM: The Big Lebowski

“It’s this rug I had. It really tied the room together.” Take it from the Dude: step one in re-creating The Big Lebowski look will forever and always be finding that perfect rug to tie your room together. Because it’s … Continue reading

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THIS WEEK’S SALES: 6/23/12

ONGOING: The “Downtown Apartment” sale on Gilt boasts sleekly stylish contemporary furniture. Ends 6/25. The carved wood block clocks by three man design team Such + Such make great accents. From Fab. Ends 6/25. UPCOMING: This teaser preview for designer … Continue reading

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ART: Raymond Pettibon

Raymond Pettibon. No Title (Mimicked in its), 2001. Pen, acrylic and ink on paper. 84 x 74 inches.

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IN REAL LIFE: Oversized Leather Headboard

Just spied this incredible oversized black leather headboard in Dwell Magazine. Check out the accompanying story and slideshow about mechanical engineer Bill Thompson’s renovation of a circa 1916 Hollywood bungalow. I’m loving the slatted wood detailing and spare, strong, masculine … Continue reading

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OBJECTS: Carafe

Oval Wine Carafe by Sagaform. $35. For wine, brandy or another preferred beverage. Simple and stylish.

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ART: Ryan McGinness

Ryan McGinness. Reasoned Relationships vs. Illogical Love, 2007. 24-karat gold leaf on paper with matching 24-karat gold leaf frame. 45 x 30 inches. Edition of 20.

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ROOMS ON FILM: North by Northwest

Why do bad guys always have the sexiest lairs? In North by Northwest, James Mason lives in a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired house on top of, well, Mt. Rushmore. As if that isn’t jaw-droppingly amazing enough, just take a look at … Continue reading

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