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Entries from June 2009

glidden paint giveaway!

June 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on glidden paint giveaway!

Yes, this is for real. Visit glidden.com, select you favorite hue, and in 3-4 weeks you’ll receive a free quart of paint at your doorstep! To partake in this great offer, get started at glidden.com.

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Tags: current events · interiors

suitcase cat.

June 25th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This video was on Ellen a few weeks ago, it is soooooooooooooo hilarious. In fact, I laughed my way to washboard abs. Enjoy! [vodpod id=Groupvideo.2808733&w=425&h=350&fv=]

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Tags: animals

veasyble.

June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on veasyble.

For anyone who has ever felt an overwhelming need to escape from their present environment, you have a friend in Veasyble. Created by Gloria Pizzilli, Arianna Petrakis, Ilaria Pacini, and Adele Bacc, Veasyble is a conceptual set of accessories that transform to create an intimate world for the wearer at a moment’s notice. According to […]

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Tags: art · artists · design · fashion · public art

lovisa wattman's oval oak parmesan cheese grater.

June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on lovisa wattman's oval oak parmesan cheese grater.

Lovisa Wattman is this month’s featured designer at from Sthlm, a Web site that highlights one Swedish designer and their products each month. Ms. Wattman enjoys cooking, and so her products tend to be food-focused. I’m smitten over her Oval Oak Parmesan Cheese Grater with storage box. It’s a beautifully crafted implement that can be […]

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Tags: design · food · modern objects

pacifica french lilac soap.

June 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on pacifica french lilac soap.

A few years ago I gave up body wash and switched to bar soap. I figured it’s a cheap way to be a little indulgent. If you spend $6.00 on a bar of soap, you know it’s going to last a month or so, and you’re rewarded with its sumptuous fragrance every time you bathe. […]

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Tags: design

Birthday! Birthday!

June 23rd, 2009 · 5 Comments

27 years young . . .

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Tags: holidays

it came from the 80s: kelly green wine glasses.

June 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on it came from the 80s: kelly green wine glasses.

Oh hello there lovelies . . . I came across these while on a search for green glass objects to adorn the tables at our wedding. I’m rather smitten. $24 for the set, available here.

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Tags: design · food · modern objects

evian lives young with more dancing babies.

June 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on evian lives young with more dancing babies.

Do you remember the Evian campaign a few year’s ago that parodied the film Bathing Beauty and featured more than 60 babies performing aqua aerobics while singing “Bye-Bye Baby?” No? Well, that’s OK, because you can watch it again here. Pretty cute huh? Since the original ads were such a huge success, Evian decided to […]

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Tags: advertising

iz the wiz, rest in peace.

June 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on iz the wiz, rest in peace.

It is truly with a heavy heart that I bring you this tragic news: the world has lost IZ the WIZ, aka Mike Martin. Iz passed away yesterday morning at his brother’s home in Florida. He was the longest running All-City King of NYC subway graffiti, by many accounts a gentle and caring soul, and […]

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Tags: art · graffiti

jubilee day.

June 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on jubilee day.

Today is the 81st annual Jubilee Day fair in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania — a little place I call my hometown. Jubilee Day is the largest and longest running, one-day street fair in the Eastern United States. (Did you get that? It’s got a lot of stipulations.) Anyway, it started in 1923 as a way to celebrate […]

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Tags: current events · street culture · travel