Archive for March, 2010

Crazy for Colombina

Colombina Dishes from Alessi

Falling like so many rose petals for the Colombina tableware we recently posted. The porcelain dishes are, in fact, reminiscent of petals, randomly layered, the bowl suggesting the pistil of a flower.

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A Hint of Alberto Marani

Alberto Marani Spring 2010

Never heard of Alberto Marani? That might all change sooner than later. The Paris-based designer is not only behind no fewer than three of Carine Roitfeld's favorite lines–and being considered for a major gig, according to today's report on Hint by LVER pal Robert Barr.

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911 Style

Wake Up!: Good Water Cup by Studio Qubus

The 4 a.m. wake-up alarm Angelenoes, including yours truly, received today got me thinking about emergency kits. Specifically, the aesthetics of these cases and what goes in them.

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Oh Mary!

Mary Ann Apodaca June 1961
Played hooky from the shop today (thank you Andy and Rafa!) so I could meet up with my cousins Marilyn Fitzgerald, Daisy Wendkos, Millie Apodaca and Della Gurney–our parents are siblings–to strategize an Apodaca reunion in the coming year.
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In the Raw

RAW Lounge Chair by Muuto

This week I found myself behind the photographer one day–the lenswoman being Amanda deCadanet on a feature focusing on some of her starlet pals for the May issue of Harper's Bazaar–and (gasp!) two days later in target range of another photographer–for next month's Interiors edition of Angeleno Magazine.

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Brick In reDesign

Burn Baby Burn: It's not what you think it is.

What we love about the far-reaching tentacles of the internet is how it brings new ideas to enthusiasts everywhere. Case in point: Today's feature on the Israeli-based, Hebrew-language site reDesign written by an Australian-based writer and highlighting products made from building bricks, including these candles made right here in Los Angeles by our neighbors Eli Bonerz and Thomas Robertson at P.A.D.

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Do Not Miss: Manifest Equality

Saying no to H8.
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The Art of Style

Painted Lady: Actress Ginnifer Goodwin and her portrait by Kimberly Brooks

What's it like to be the subject instead of behind the scenes? That was the question every inquiring mind posed during the two-fer openings for the "The Stylist Project," Kimberly Brooks' new series of portraits of those toiling behind the scenes in the world of style.

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