Mondrian Madness: In Furniture, Shoes, Home Decor & More.

mondrian inspired products

Dutch painter Piet Mondrian has been inspiring designers for many years with his later paintings from his De Stijl genre and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. He painted a lot more than his most famous compositions of geometric grids incorporating primary colors red, blue and yellow (with white and black) but today I want to show you the incredible number of items that play off those particular pieces. (more…)

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Raising The Benchmark On.. Well, Benches.

Platform bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller and the leather Mies van der Rohe Bench for Knoll.

Once upon a time, given my old design snob tendencies, the only benches I’d consider owning were the classic slat bench, the Platform bench, by George Nelson for Herman Miller and the leather Mies van der Rohe Bench for Knoll. Both, shown below, are still worthwhile investments, but if you’re looking for a new modern bench, there’s no shortage of beautiful benches by fabulous designers out there. (more…)

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