Monday, October 18, 2010

Milk Bottles Out on the Porch

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Design Within Reach Goes Bungalow: British Green Adirondack chairs were purchased through the Houston DWR Studio.

Milk bottles out on the porch? Yes, each of these modern Adirondack chairs is made of 100 milk bottles, by Loll. They sit on the second-floor-screened porch of the Arts & Crafts style garage/studio out behind our 1920 bungalow.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Ligne Roset USA Closing Showrooms

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Antoine Roset (right), Executive Vice President of Ligne Roset USA Corporation, at the opening of the Austin Ligne Roset Boutique last year.

As a long-time customer and devotee of the Ligne Roset style, I am saddened and stunned to learn today that many of the Ligne Roset showrooms in the USA have closed, including the Austin and Houston showrooms. Read source here.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Art With an Edge

Allegiance by Sculptor/Painter Patrick Medrano

Detail of Allegiance

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The piece is mounted in it's own architectural moment with lighting. The pendulum is a percussion grenade.