Designer Spotlight: Natalie Myers of Veneer Designs

After a decade of designing in the corporate world, Los-Angeles native Natalie Myers struck out on her own. Now she offers a uniquely California-inspired bohemian look to homes and offices that brings a friendly warmth to modern interiors.  A reverence for architectural history, an appreciation for the natural environment, and an awareness of current design innovations marks an award-winning Veneer Designs project.

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June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Designer Spotlight: New York City’s Dani Arps

Quickly becoming known on the NYC tech scene as the interior designer of choice, Danielle has a uniquely eclectic, yet slightly industrial take on design.  She has displayed her expertise in the design of high profile start up spaces like Codecademy, Venmo, Fueled, Newscred, Contently, Kitchensurfing  and Gilt.  As well as recently collaborating with General Assembly on their upcoming worldwide build out. Find out more on DaniArps.com.

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June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Inspire Me Monday: The Diverse Works of Alvin Lustig

During his short lifetime, Alvin Lustig was one of the most prolific designers of the 20th century. With a creativity that knew no bounds or limitations when it came to mediums and materials, Lustig designed graphics and advertising, textiles, furniture, lighting fixtures, interior design, and even architecture between 1935 and 1955.

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Alvin and Elaine Lustig in their home office, designed by Alvin – 1949. Photo courtesy of Mery Cuesta.

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The Beverly-Landau Apartments, 1948. Photo courtesy of Not My Beautiful House.

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Industrial Design Magazine cover, 1954. Photo courtesy of Printmag.com.

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‘Incantation textile’ for Laverne Originals. Photo courtesy of The Lustig House.

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Haydn Society Album Cover, Mozart, 1952. Photo courtesy of AlvinLustig.com.

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The Beverly Carlton in Los Angeles. 1948. Photo courtesy of Fishink Blog.

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Signage for the Northland Center in Southfield, Michigan, 1954. Photo courtesy of the Alvin Lustig Project.

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Lamp, 1946. Photo courtesy of AlvinLustig.com.

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Curtains designed by Lustig for the Schlessinger House by R.M. Schindler, 1952. Photo courtesy of Andrew Romano.

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‘Twenty-Third Commencement’ book cover, 1952. Photo courtesy of Design is History.

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Custom Standing Light for Edgardo Contini, 1949. Photo courtesy of Keptaram.

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Highback chair, 1949. Photo courtesy of 1st Dibs.

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Interior design photo courtesy of ‘Born Modern: The Life and Design of Alvin Lustig’ by Steven Heller and Elaine Lustig Cohen.

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Fireplace sculpture in the Charles House, 1942. Photo courtesy of @leiris202 on Flickr.

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Interior design of Monte Factor Men’s Store in Beverly Hills, 1947. Photo by Julius Shulman.

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Interior design of Alvin and Elaine Lustig’s own home. Photo courtesy of MONDOBLOGO.

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May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Designer Spotlight: Forage Modern

While this Minneapolis-based storefront also serves as a Modernica dealer and curator of home/lifestyle products, Forage Modern is quickly becoming known throughout Minnesota as a talented provider of interior design and staging services. Through a wide range of dealers and products, they transform spaces into modern magic, from local homes to real estate open houses and retail stores. See some of their work below and find out more about their design services at Foragemodernworkshop.com.

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May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Designer Files: Lindye Galloway

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When Lindye Galloway graduated with a degree in communications, she basically chucked it out the window, instead pursuing her love of design in the wedding and event industry. As her talent and reputation grew, she decided to hone her skills at the Interior Designers Institute in Newport Beach and never looked back. Now, Lindye + Design is featured by the likes of Domino Magazine, HGTV, Apartment Therapy, West Elm, and the Orange County Family Magazine.

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March 29th, 2016|0 Comments