Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Living Etc.

On Friday I stopped by my favorite magazine stand on Polk Street to peruse the literary quarterlies, European fashion magazines and design issues from all over the world - as I am mourning the loss of Domino like may others, I can't tell you how happy I was to find the English magazine LivingEtc.
Some of my favorite images from their online gallery (deco files) include this dining room with traditional wood table and marble fireplace made less formal and more comfortable with these inviting yellow chairs and , always in the mood for a little whimsy, the bunny teapot.

The color of this bathroom wall is so dramatic and emphasizes the bold, clean lines without being cold. The texture and colors of the towels add warmth too. Always on the lookout for form and function I like how the frame around the mirror doubles as a shelf.

I found this homage to 50's dining room set in their resources at Habitat. It's maybe a good thing they don't have one here in the US yet...

How to live with color is always a fascination for me - room as palette - drama and intrigue sort of pulls me in and down to relax and set a spell....


The Ghost chair is always for me most effective with something elaborate like this exquisite bone inlaid table and mirror from Graham & Green

or perhaps this seat will make me dust off my currency converter and beg them to start shipping overseas.


Calgon take me away...

3 comments:

cerre said...

indeed, LivingEtc is a rare gem. just discovered it the other day as well. love the pics.

Anonymous said...

need the Bunny teapot! now!

Warm Purple Haze bathroom walls - could be a reality soon...

david john said...

i love the yellow chairs with the amazing lamps above it!

wow!