Lofty Ideas pt. 1: Saturation Point

by Beccajo

I've been collecting magazine and online clippings for many a year, just waiting for the day when I had a blank slate to decorate all my own. That day draws near, I'll be moving into a new artists loft this spring.

It will have brick on one wall, and the others will be drywall. It has grey concrete floors. I have a black TV console with a grey TV, a white IKEA dresser, and a black and white shelving unit. No real significant rugs or chairs...

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Marilyn Frank of F2 - Add Light, Form, Color, Context to your Home

by Benmoore

This is Part II of the Marilyn Frank/F2 interview.  Part I is here.  In this part, Marilyn tells us how to incorporate her design ideals into interior design. 

Marilyn Frank of F2 - Add Light, Form, Color, Context to your Home
 

Judging from the picture on your profile, your apartment also seems to capture what you're going for in your work: light, form, color and context. How about 4 tips for other Curbliers to help them make their places better? One for light, for form, for color, and for context?

Light--
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Living in a Comic Strip

by Bruno Bornsztein

The Art Hotel in Berlin (Arte Luise Kunsthotel) prides itsef on the eccentric and unique interior design of its building. Every room is different and original:

The concept of this somewhat different hotel - "art instead of grandeur, poetry instead of room service" - is winning guests over.

Let's take a tour...

In the 'Comic' room, every corner and angle is outlined with a thin, hand-drawn black line to gift the effect of being in a cartoon.

Living in a Comic Strip

In...

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Color Quest: Underwater World

by Beccajo

Blue Planet 

Went to one of my favorite sites this AM, Cuteoverload.com and found this gorgeous picture of turtle kisses. Of course, if you've seen my mural pics, you know I have a thing for the world just beyond the surface of the nearest big body of water. Growing up in Minnesota, can you blame me?

Color Quest: Underwater World

What amazing colors. The cooler colors have always appealed to me in home decor, clothing, and art, they are just so restful and soothing. There's...

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Our Living Room

by Alicia Lacy

The living room began with faded wood panelling, had a brief stint with cream, an even more brief stint with yellow, and finally settled upon "November Sky". The relationship survived its first year, which says a lot.

When we moved in, the windows were lined with fluorescent panels and heavy wool drapes. I bought simple, cheap cotton fabric buy the bundle from a local fabric shop and sewed like mad (I am a true novice with the machine of sewing)...

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