Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Some Favorite Design Moves Seen at the Modern Atlanta Tour


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A lot of times on a modern house tour, you tend to see the same stark spaces, blank white walls, and Saarinen Tulip Tables at every house. Not true at on the Modern Atlanta House tour: each one showed the owners’ personalities through a variety of means. Here are a few of the fun design moves I spied last weekend.

A peek-a-boo guestroom, as seen from the stairs on the way to the kitchen. Curtains are pulled aside to expose this room to visitors in other areas of the house. I love that the lucite nightstand and clear glass lamp play off the glass wall.

In the same house, I love this green dresser and great peacock print look together. The frame works really well with the curtain color.

I wish I had a dollar for every cowhide rug I saw. This area around one was really well laid-out:

I totally dug this arrangement of FLOR carpet tiles:

I love this low cabinet full of plants. It keeps everything from being too stark:

This photograph is so perfect over the sink. Now I want some Honey Nut Cheerios:

This gives new meaning to “piano bar”:

I also like to decorate my closet with fun artwork. The silver and red heels are really eye-catching:


Thursday, January 29th, 2009

DP Products on MTV’s Real World Brooklyn


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I feel a bit (actually a lot) ashamed to confess this, but I watched one episode of the MTV’s Real World Brooklyn, just “to see what their house looks like” (cough cough) and low and behold DP products were everywhere! Fantastic college dorm room inspiration.

The first things I spotted were the DwellStudio Junior Transportation duvets and shams with the Framed Bodoni and Maze pillows as an accent:

DwellStudio Junior Transportation Bedding

Then a “confessional” came up and the hair rose on my arms as I was overwhelmed by the Read the rest of this entry »


Monday, May 26th, 2008

Dwell on Design 2008, Los Angeles


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Dwell on Design 2008, Los Angeles Good news! If you do not yet have your tickets to the Dwell on Design 2008 exhibition in Los Angeles, our friends at Dwell are now offering free passes to Hatch readers (free entrance to the exhibition only).

To get the goods you’ll need this code: BDODEC.

To register, follow this link: http://www.dwell.com/peopleplaces/conferences/17691009.html. All the details about the event can be found here. Enjoy!


Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Dwell on Design 2008, Los Angeles


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Dwell on Design 2008, Los AngelesThe Skinny: 3rd Annual Dwell on Design Conference + Expo is Dwell Magazine’s four day event that takes place in Los Angeles from June 5-8, 2008. Chat with the people who are moving and shaking the industry, cozy up to Dwell editors, and visit a full-scale, pre-fab sustainable neighborhood completely landscaped and furnished by Dwell

Event Dates and Times:

* Conference: June 5-6. More than 50 talented and diverse speakers ranging from legislators to practitioners to activists, discussing everything form urban gardening to a mandated LEED program for LA.

* Exhibition: June 6-7. More than 200 exhibitors and an entire neighborhood of full-scale, pre-fab, sustainable structures completely landscaped and furnished by Dwell.

* Home Tours: June 7-8. Saturday covers single-family dwellings on the Westside, and Sunday covers urban dwellings downtown.

The Location: Los Angeles Convention Center (1201 S. Figueroa Street)


* Discount code ADODED saves you 20% off of the Exhibition ticket price
* Discount code GRP22SP saves you $50 off of the Conference price.

Pre-registration ends May 24th. For more information on the event, check out the Dwell on Design website.


Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

2008 Dwell Home: Silicon Valley


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Dwell NextHouseA DP weekend tip for Bay Area folks: tour the 2008 Dwell Home in Mountain View! This is a great opportunity to check out an amazing prefab home and see numerous DP products firsthand.

If you are a member of the Trade (urban planners, landscape architects, interior designers, builders, developers, real estate professionals, etc), Thursday the 27th is reserved for you. To register, check out the Dwell NextHouse information.

Saturday, March 29th, and Sunday, March 30th, the home is open to the public (kids included!). Registration is required to attend the event. Tickets are $8 if you purchase tickets online or $10 the day of. Read the rest of this entry »