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Arne Jacobsen Series 7 Chair

Iconic Arne Jacobsen chairs, up close.

Ever wonder how some of your favorite designs are made? Fritz Hansen and Design Within Reach is now on a US national tour celebrating architect and designer Arne Jacobsen and showcasing two of his iconic chairs: Egg™ and Series 7™. So what are these chairs about? The Series 7 Chair is probably one of the…

Design City: Vienna

I’ve always thought of Vienna in the traditional sense: it’s the city of music and cafes. However, in modern-day Vienna, design has found a place in this beautiful city. I took a stroll around the cold and windy city last month looking for some cool design spots. Many of the cool design shops are actually…

Welcome to my home: the living room

It’s been just over 3 months since my last post. How time flies! I’ve been busy dealing with the house and trying to put things together, and I’d like to share the 99% finished living room with all of you. Here it is! In my post from February, I shared the furniture components of the…

Milan 2013 Preview: Creative Space Serbia

Milan has always been an eye-opener for me, even though this would be my sixth year of attendance. These days I don’t find myself in Tortona as often, as it has matured into a commercial presentation of design. However, I ran across some designs from Serbia that were eye catching and want to share them…

Welcome to my soon-to-be home: the living room

Sorry I’ve been rather quiet lately. The reason for that is I bought a home towards the end of 2012. It’s a three-story townhome in the suburbs of San Francisco (I just couldn’t afford a standalone). What’s great about the place is that it’s a new construction, and within walking distance to some great shops…

Cafe Aalto Helsinki - Featured Image

Cafe Aalto, Helsinki

During my visit to the World Design Capital 2012 in Helsinki I also had the opportunity to stop by Cafe Aalto, designed by the famous architect, located inside the Akateeminen Kirjakauppa (Academic Bookstore) building called the Kirjatalo (Book House), which was also designed by Aalto. The interesting thing about the cafe itself is really the…

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LDF 2012: Lars Beller Fjetland at 100% Norway

Lars Beller Fjetland is an up and coming designer who founded his own studio, Beller Design, in 2011. Although he only recently graduated from the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, his works have been featured in various press. He will be showing two pieces of his work as part of 100% Norway, during this…