January, 2009

Craigslist find!

January 23rd, 2009

We found this vintage Eero Saarinen executive armchair on craigslist today for only $375 willing to deliver to your door anywhere in the GTA! These sell for over $1300 brand new. It’s your chance to own a real design classic!

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Craigslist Find!

January 23rd, 2009

Maybe we’re going a bit overboard here, but we can’t help but love this great handmade retro dollhouse for $60.

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We’re Watching:

January 22nd, 2009

We’re watching Vancouver based entity ”Ricochet Studio“. It seems that every time we look, we’re always seeing new and interesting objects from “Ricochet Studio”. This month has been exceptionally exciting, taking us to places that are at once beautiful, ornate, challenging, and always imaginative. The newest piece being showcased at MADE’s exhibition “Radiant Dark: Elegant Corruptions” (which we’re looking forward to attending) is titled Urn:


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Sometimes we wish we were yachting ~

January 21st, 2009

We were flipping through a copy of the book A Century of Interior Design: 1900-2000. The design, the designers, the products, and the profession by Stanley Abercrombie when we spotted a black & white photograph of a yacht eerily similar to one we recently purchased from UpsideDive.

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Model room exhibit, Midtown Gallery, New York by Raymond Loewy Associates. [yacht picture is in the top right corner]

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On a cold winter’s night

January 21st, 2009

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After a stressful and eventful few days we decided to take a moment to just relax. Hot chocolate and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies were in order. This time, instead of using typical chocolate chips we smashed up organic fair trade chocolate bars (John likes white chocolate, Juli likes bittersweet…how do we get along?).

Vintage napkin by Vera (Value Village)
Pot by Jens Quistgaard for Dansk (Bungalow)
Vintage cake stand circa 1930s (Rogue Gallery – 733 Queen St. East)
Glasses and cork pot holder from IKEA

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Space: Jennifer & Taylor

January 20th, 2009

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Who are you?

Jennifer Reinhardt: Production Manager at Rogers Publishing by day/Managing Director of Swallow Designs (a new t-shirt design company launching March 1, 2009), Communications Chair – Fashion Group International & DJ of Tuff Meat by night.

Taylor Shute: Graphic Designer at Eye Weekly/Designer of Swallow Designs (site under construction).

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