Diane von Furstenberg’s Oscar Moment

February 26, 2008 Fashion & Beauty

This year I watched the entire broadcast of the Oscars and I actually thought the show was pretty entertaining. Rather surprising given that this year’s show almost didn’t happen due to the writer’s strike…not to mention the fact I that always find the Oscars to be such a bore. Usually I just watch the pre-show red carpet coverage and then tune-in to the last half hour to see who win …

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Inspired by Fortuny…

February 24, 2008 Decorating Ideas

I was browsing CB2’s website last night and came across this $99 floor lamp that seems to be inspired by design legend Mariano Fortuny.

CB2’s “Photography Floor Lamp”

The authentic Fortuny reflector lamp, created in 1907, sells for $5,000 at DWR and other retailers. As you can see in the photo below, it is BEYOND gorgeous but unfortunately its hefty price tag makes it unattainable fo …

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Kanye West’s Hollywood Hills Home

February 23, 2008 Interiors

Since the subject of Kanye West is fresh in my head (see my post from yesterday) I thought it was appropriate to discuss his very cool, ultra modern Hollywood Hills home. Many of you may have already seen the home featured in the August issues of Harper’s Bazaar and Interior Design. The 4,200 square foot, three story home was designed by Desiderata Design out of LA. It’s look is very sta …

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Mother-Daughter Style

February 22, 2008 Decorating Ideas

The other day Style & Grace had a really great post about how she & her mom used the same Schumacher Chang Mai fabric in different colors to make pillows for rooms in their respective houses. It made me think of an article I loved that was featured in the premiere issue of Domino called “Are We Turning Into Our Mothers.” The story featured rooms in the homes of three mothers and daughters …

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Kanye West Has Blog & It’s Cool!

February 22, 2008 Art & Culture

Even if you’re not a Kanye West fan, his blog is definitely worth checking out. Aside from a bit of self promotion here and there Kanye’s blog features his daily finds in the worlds of interior design, architecture, product design and fashion…all things he’s very passionate about. The things he highlights are often random and outlandish but sometimes he features things that are prett …

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