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A Second Life for your Christmas Tree

by admin ~ December 23rd, 2010

Via T Magazine. 22-heyman-stools-tmagSF

PINCH – London Designers

by admin ~ December 15th, 2010

I found this London furniture and design firm via Cool Hunting. Pinch is the joint venture of husband and wife team, Russell Pinch and Oona Bannon.  Their design of English holistic company, Neals Yard, headquarters in Dorset (images below) showcases both a really striking use of furniture and design details. See more here.

Quilt Stack Chair by Ruckercorp

by brooklynmodern ~ December 12th, 2010

Quilt Stack Chair from brooklyn artist chris rucker on Vimeo.

An LA mid-century modern resource

by admin ~ October 27th, 2010

Amsterdam Modern, located in the west coast hipster neighborhood of Silverlake, has some really nice and affordable vintage pieces. Here are some samples of their recent offerings.

FRISO KRAMER REFORM TABLE WITH 6 RESULT PLYWOOD CHAIRS Friso Kramer / Ahrend de Cirkel / Netherlands. Table alone is $1150, Chairs are $325ea (Style SJ001gr)  63 x 31.5 x 29.25

FRISO KRAMER REFORM TABLE WITH 6 RESULT PLYWOOD CHAIRS Friso Kramer / Ahrend de Cirkel / Netherlands. Table alone is $1150, Chairs are $325ea (Style SJ001gr) 63 x 31.5 x 29.25

STACKING RETRO INDUSTRIAL DINING CHAIRS Stacking School Industrial Chairs in Natural Birch Plywood and Dark Stained Birch and Steel Frame. 16.25 x 18 x 32  $75.00 S347 (48 available)

STACKING RETRO INDUSTRIAL DINING CHAIRS Stacking School Industrial Chairs in Natural Birch Plywood and Dark Stained Birch and Steel Frame. 16.25 x 18 x 32 $75.00 S347 (48 available)

DANISH TEAK DESK CHAIR Black Skai Upholstery, Studding Detail and Nice Mid-Century Lines  23.5 x 21 x 34  $195.00 SJ069 (1 available)

DANISH TEAK DESK CHAIR Black Skai Upholstery, Studding Detail and Nice Mid-Century Lines 23.5 x 21 x 34 $195.00 SJ069 (1 available)

A Modernist Home in Austin

by admin ~ October 21st, 2010

A very interesting story and slide show about a recently constructed modernist-inspired home in Austin, TX via the New York Times Home & Garden section.

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Lonny 1 Yr. Anniversary

by brooklynmodern ~ October 10th, 2010

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via NY Times: Furniture Takes a Manly Turn

by brooklynmodern ~ September 22nd, 2010

Check out The Tough Guys story about Dutch Designers at watch the slide show

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AIA Selects Small Project Awards Winners

by brooklynmodern ~ July 24th, 2010

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By Nicholas Tamarin of Daily Fix

The American Institute of Architects is once again proving that diminutive architecture can still deliver with its selections for the sixth annual Small Project Awards.

Established to recognize small-project practitioners and to promote excellence in the field, the awards program is divided into three categories: Architecture in the Public Interest, Small Project Objects for entries with construction budgets of $50,000 or less, and Small Project Structures for entries with construction budgets of up to $500,000. Visit Full Article.

www.kk.org for reviews

by brooklynmodern ~ July 22nd, 2010

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kk.org selects and reviews everything from Dwellings to Backpacking.
The tool tote above was found in General Purpose Tools.

josephsandy.com

by brooklynmodern ~ July 14th, 2010

reclaimedI had a nice look through Joseph Sandy’s site. Some of his work is made from reclaimed wood and he’s got a downloadable layout of a Usonian house. Plus a cool link to: http://whatwedoissecret.org/

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