Are you addicted to 1stdibs like I am? I wait eagerly each week for my "fix". My favourite dealer? Buck House. Deborah Buck is an artist and designer. Her Madison Ave, New York gallery is artfully crammed with treasures that make my heart sing. Her ability to source beautiful objects is uncanny and the vignettes she creates in her shop are akin to creating paintings. Am I gushing? Can't help it because I'd live in her gallery if I could. Her "sense" of blue is amazing. Enough ... enjoy the pictures.
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Scape Interiors is the fun and fab idea of Andrew Fedrigo. Are you one of those kids who always managed to colour outside the lines in your favourite colouring in book growing up? Scape Interiors lets you ALWAYS colour in between the lines with an interactive ‘colour your own’ contemporary canvas design system. Their new online store is a celebration of colour, pattern and typography and you can personalise and colour any of the 25 designs available online without one single colouring in boo boo. I've been lost in colour combos while playing on their site. Once an order is received your design is printed, framed and shipped to your front door. Love the no brand cans!
Since I am off today and am avoiding chores around the house, I thought I would give Jo a little break from a couple WINKS this coming weekend. First, I received an email from Zoe Pawlak, a painter and mom living and working in White Rock, British Columbia. She is incredibly talented, and all her work had me totally intrigued. Gorgeous colours and touching portraits and drawings. I love it all. See more of her amazing art here.
Lee McCabe also wrote us about a homewares site that his wife Jennifer has just launched, based in Australia. It's called Whiteport, which is a perfectly suitable name because all the products are white. "Our products look equally good in a city loft apartment or a sprawling beach house. White products are simple, timeless and complement any colour scheme." Selling all sorts of accessories for kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and dining rooms, if you love white you've got to check out Jennifer's store (and they ship internationally). Here are some of my favourite items.
I have received several photos from readers the past couple of days that I want to share. I'll start with Nina's photos of her living and dining rooms. She wanted to share the gorgeous wall colour she chose for these spaces. "The colour is called Loyalist Green and it's made by Homestead Paints. I used it on parts of the main floor in my house about 2 years ago and it went on really well and only took a coat or two to cover the wall (this was just before teal/turquoise became all the rage.) Also it's milk based so didn't stink to high heaven." It is a great pale turquoise, and looks amazing with her decor. Thanks Nina!
Claudia of Adeeni Design Group enjoyed my teal post and sent some great photos of a dining space she designed for Elle Décor's Dining by Design last November with iridescent teal ostrich walls and floor by Valtekz. So elegant and the teal is stunning! Thank you Claudia!
Jennifer Ramos sent the following photo of her adorable boxer Darla, who just so happened to be standing next to a poster that is available in her shop. ;) Thanks Jen!
Chad from Always Mod emailed with a sweet deal for DTI readers. The site specializes in everything Marimekko, including a huge selection of Marimekko cotton and upholstery fabrics. GAWD I love Marimekko, and after looking around the shop I want it ALL!!! So here are the details:
Offer: 15% off entire order
When: Now through 2/29/08 (next Friday)
How: enter promotion code desiretoinspire at checkout
Why: everyone loves deals, especially on Marimekko!
Where: AlwaysMod.com, the home of everything Marimekko