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Feb062007

Jonathan Adler


Jonathan Adler is a design god. I recently picked up his book "My Prescription for Anti-Depressive Living" and I cannot believe I did not buy it sooner. His style is so whimsical and colourful and just plain fabulous - it is exactly the style I love. This book has become my new bible. He has brilliant tips throughout the book, for example:

"Lacquer your front door orange.."
"Lemon yellow is the essence of crispness and should not be overlooked."
"Start a collection: ceramic animals, mannequin heads, other people's high school yearbooks."
"Buy rich ladies' scarves and make them into pillows."
"Put regal furniture in your bathroom. Stack your towels on a Louis chair upholstered in Pucci terrycloth, even if your bathroom is tiny."

The man is a genius. If you don't own that book, go out and buy it.

Reader Comments (12)

oh that last photo with the hairy bed! lol. woah. i want to nap there.

6 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commenterjaime

YAY!!! Jaime's back!!

That hairy bed would be interesting in my house - it would be taken over by all my cats in no time!!!!

6 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

you probably wouldn't be able to find them on the hair bed!

6 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commenterjaime

LOL - especially my himalayan since he's already a big hairball!

6 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

I totally agree! Jonathan Adler is a fairy tale genious. His book is like walking into a carnival and purchasing a huge tree of cotton candy....just delicious.

6 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkristen

Kristen, you coulnd't have put that any more perfectly! Jonathan Adler is my hero!!!!!!!!

6 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

So, did you purposefully leave out the Michael Jackson bust? Hmmm? I've been meaning to publish it for a week now and should get to it. Isn't that first room just about perfect? That mirror should belong to ME.

7 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commentercasapinka

It's not anti-depressants for living. Jonathon Adler is viagra for room porn! Hehehehe!

7 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commentermidcenturyjo

And again - Another beautiful post. Thanks for showing these fantastic pictures!!

7 Feb 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnna

Thanks for the compliments Anna. The hard work has just begun. We have to keep it up :)

7 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commentermidcenturyjo

Pink - his Michael Jackson bust would be PERFECT in your home!!! You must get one and put it next to Frida!

7 Feb 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

Could somebody scan a pic from Antidepressive Living for me?? I LOVE JA and I can't figure out how to save a pic from his website because it's all 'flash player'.

11 Feb 2007 | Unregistered CommenterNicole Welch

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