the age of design

brit pack

two products, the walk desk and sticks light, from stuart padwick‘s cheeky new line.

’tis the season

we’re working on a gift guide (or two!) of our own, but in the meantime peep these most excellent suggestions for treats that cost under $100.

magic potion perfume bottle at anthropologie.

switzerland wallet from acne studios.

oil/vinegar double-walled carafes at A+R store.

antik batik scarf from la garçonne.

feel this gallery

circa gallery by studioMAS in johannesburg, south africa: a small building with major attitude.

step it up

diller scofidio + renfro follow up their high line renovation with a new space at juilliard. note the similarities in the two designs:  how steps transform benches and fold back on each other, as well as auditorium-style seating.

feel these shutters

oh, hello there.

it’s lovely to see you again.

*via ArchDaily


michael anastassiades (say that three times fast!) has been around forever, but we still get chills around his stellar lighting. here are a few favorites:

Michael Anastassiades

hot tip

portland-based graphic design firm makelike is branching into the home decorating biz, and their hand-screenprinted wallpaper has got our motor running.

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Succulent Wallpaper

everything in the first collection is based on the cactus and its softer cousin the succulent. cheeky.