Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Sale Spotlight: Save 15% on Vitra

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Hey all! March is a great time to shake up your interior design, and we’re having a slew of sales to help. In fact, there are so many sales going on at Design Public right now that it’s almost hard to keep track! We’ll be featuring some of the highlights throughout the month to help you navigate.

Today we’re focusing on the Vitra sale, which begins today and will end on March 19, 2015. Save 15% on mid-century modern and modern-day classics from iconic designers like Alexander Girard, George Nelson, Verner Panton, Jasper Morrison and more!Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 9.38.48 AM

Vitra Cork Stools. Add wonderful texture and a strong silhouette to your room via this charming stool. 9868__dp

Uten Silo Wall Organizers. Keep all of your desk necessities corralled in a way that turn them into an artful assemblage.


Panton Classic Chair. This curvaceous beauty has become a contemporary classic, seen in rooms from the most traditional to utterly minimalist, in a range of colors from white to black and everything in between.


George Nelson’s Iconic Clocks. The mid-century modern great’s original clock designs are available, including playful yet sophisticated wall clocks and desk clocks.

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Vitra Alcove Love Seat. This cozy furniture is available in a one, two or three-seater version.

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Lots of great items featuring the work of the great Alexander Girard. Graphic design classics from the iconic designer appear on accessories from dolls to trays to pillows.

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Father’s Day Gift Guide


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Last Christmas I had to write a Gift Guide for Men. Hilariously, someone commented “you can tell that a woman wrote this guide for men” and I was like “duh, it says ‘by Becky’ and I have no clue what to get for men in general, except for my gay husband, because we like all the same stuff. So what I do know is that all fathers really want is to spend time with you. Make a special meal, plan a special day, if you can’t be there in person take the time for a nice long phone call. Dad doesn’t need a bunch of tchotchkes. However, if you feel you need to show your love by burning up the credit card, we are always here to help. Let me thwart the comments that say “this collage looks like it was made by a girl and that she only wanted to stay within a black, white, warm wood and chrome color palette.” Guilty as charged. I mean, what’s the point of a collage without a nice color and texture palette? I did spare you the obligatory Harry Allen dumptruck shot, which I usually cannot resist. However, I cannot resist a bunch of clocks, for some reason. I mean, I’m not sure how many clocks a person needs, but whatever…

Now, only you know what your particular papa will love. He may be a luddite who wants you to figure out that newfound iTunes mumbo-jumbo and make him a CD of his favorite songs. He may be a total techie who wants the latest speakers, radios, iPad covers, what have you. He may want a comfy spot to rock and read. He may be a New Age yogi who needs a new yoga mat. He may be a lot like Phil Hartmann as “the anal retentive handyman” (see tools below). He may want a hammock and stand for a long nap. He may be a mid-century modern fan, or have no sense of direction (compass below). He may be one step away from actually carrying a murse (man purse – see messenger bag below). Whatever you’re dad is ready for, no one knows better than you. And if it happens to fit into my strict collage texture and color palette, well, good for us. Cheers to Dad!

$230 –

Perf Boxes 3 Stack
$499 –

Blu Dot Buttercup Rocker
$849 –

Fatboy Headdemock Hammock Fatboy
$499 –

Nelson Ball Clock Natural Wood
$335 –

Sonoro Cubo Sonoro
$299 –

Nanda Home Clocky Alarm Clock Nanda Home
$45 –

Jonas Damon Tool Set Jonas Damon
$95 –

Singgih Kartono Compass Singgih Kartono
$24 –

Vers Wood iPhone Shell case Vers
$40 –