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Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Flickr Faves on Friday: An Ode to Dewey

Becky

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Vintage Storage Solutions

This week’s flickr fave comes from flickr member hindsvik. Antique stores have been chock full of card catalogs ever since computer monitor have become the main storage for the Dewey Decimal System. It’s kind of sad really, that today’s kids will never have the experience of flipping through index cards and actually understanding alphabetical order, but the good news is, they make for great home decor items. I love the contrast of these two colors and styles of card catalogs here – it works like a sculpture. This is the epitome of “vintage modern” style!

You can check out Hindsvik’s blog here and get the look with help from their etsy shop.

How would you use a unit like this? What would you store in it?

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Hi, I'm Becky. I live in Atlanta. Besides acting as the "Editorial Director" here on Hatch, you can find me spewing lots of design opinions and tips over at Houzz. Make me happy -- leave a comment!

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  1. Keska George @ KG Style says:

    July 8th, 2010 at 6:09 am (#)

    What would I store in it?
    Any small objects – paper clips, post its,. remote controls, batteries, ink cartridges, all those menus we tend to keep laying around in the house, business cards!, makeup, and oh so many things 1

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