D MID MONTH: check out some cool & beautiful hardware!

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  D Pages Mid Month Feature – March 15, 2012 – Jessica Ahnert Davis of Nest Studio

TIMOROUS BEASTIES: some bold and beautiful wallcoverings

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  Grand Blotch Damask Iguana Superwide Vertical Stripe Known for their surreal and provocative textiles and wallpapers, often influenced by traditional styles, the design studio, Timorous Beasties, was founded in Glasgow, Scotland in 1990. The founders, Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons, met while studying textile design at Glasgow School of Art. The studio has collaborated with theread ON

SOMETIMES BEING COOL & ABSURDLY CUTE IS ENOUGH

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  Meet Jay. Jay is a monster. Jay’s mommy, an Istanbul based design student – Müge Akgün, lovingly crafted him and his siblings by hand. For those in the market for monster adoption, Jay is available through Akgün’s company Fiti Handmade. Via Design Milk.  

EAST VILLAGE APARTMENT MIXES INDIAN WITH MODERN

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  Namita Luthra and Anil Shrivastava purchased an empty shell of a space in the East Village for 2.35 million in 2006 and called upon Pulltab Design to help them transform it into their dream apartment. “We wanted to capture that feeling of being very true to India, but also very modern at the sameread ON

AN OUTSIDE CHAIR YOU’LL WANT TO BRING IN

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  The Hee Lounge Chair, designed by Hee Welling in 2004, is quickly becoming an icon of Danish design. What is best about this little cutie is that although built for outdoor use, she is even more adorable and stylish when pulled indoors. The Hee Lounge Chair comes in a variety of fun colors and is availableread ON

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN FILM FESTIVAL!

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  The Architecture & Design Film Festival is the largest festival in the nation that celebrates architecture and design and it is back with a new lineup of 31 films for 2012. Check them out here. The event opens in Chicago on April 12th and runs through the 16th. Tickets go on sale today, March 9th, 2012read ON

KONSTAM AT THE PRINCE ALBERT: by Heatherwick studio

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  Several years ago Heatherwick studio was invited by by chef Oliver Rowe to create a unique space for his restaurant, Konstam at the Prince Albert. While, sadly, this magical spot has since closed, its spectacular design will live on in our hearts. “The frame of each of the fifty-seven window panes is fringed with hundreds ofread ON