February 22, 2013
Take a look at what we’ve been reading.
1. The thoughtful renovation of this home in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles via Dwell.
2. Swiss Miss’s smart Desk Swap project.
3. This TEDx Talk on “Why You Should Be an Artist Right Now,” found via GOOD.
4. 12 fabulous fireplaces at Design Milk.
5. This video preview of the A New Sculpturalism: Contemporary Architecture from Southern California exhibition, opening June 2 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
6. The Rieteiland House by Hans van Heeswijk Architects in Amsterdam spotted by design d’autore.
7. The LA Times’ coverage of the prints benefiting the preservation of the Eames House.
8. Productivity tips for getting your email inbox to zero (think it’s possible?) at Fast Company.
9. “Beyond The White Cube: 6 Experimental Museums” from Co.Design.
10. The moody and slightly eerie photos of old Apple computers in abandoned spaces featured at Digital Arts.
Featured in photo: Eames Aluminum Group Side Chair Outdoor; Eames Table Contract Base Round Outdoor
February 15, 2013
Take a look at what we’ve loved on the web this week.
1. “How ‘Playboy’ Magazine Helped Make Eames and Mies Famous” at Co.Design.
2. Architzer’s roundup of homes inspired by Southern California modernism.
3. A look at the latest crop of designer hostels at Wallpaper*.
4. This article on “container urbanism” at Design Observer.
5. “Homemade,” a clean-cut, single-family residence by London-based design studio Bureau de Change at designboom.
6. Alan Friedman’s astonishing HD photos of the sun shot from his own backyard, via Colossal.
7. Design*Sponge’s tour of the Brooklyn home of graphic designer Jason Santa Maria and landscape and architectural designer Megan Born.
8. The latest free desktop wallpaper from The Fox Is Black, this time designed by Eight Hour Day.
9. The Windows of New York illustration project spotted by swissmiss.
10. Caught on to the “Harlem Shake” meme that’s sweeping the Internet? If anything, it’s giving us an interesting and unexpected look into a few workspaces across the globe, like this one from College Humor (check out all those Aerons), this studio in London with a pair of Mirra Chairs, and this one of AOL/HuffPost and its Eames Molded Plywood Coffee Table.
Featured in photo: Chair_One Stacking; Eames Table Contract Base Round Outdoor