The photos intimate that these modern, poppy placemats from Modern Twist are intended for kids, but these, if I ever catch them for sale, will look mighty fine on my dining table. Their transparent nature simply enhances the beauty of the table, adding a bit of visual interest. "Made from hand silk-screened food-safe silicone, the Modern-twist placemat is available in botanical and nature-inspired patterns. With a minimalist aesthetic, the...
"Breakfast just got bleepier...." With 2,400 LEDs and a touch sensitive surface, designer Moritz Waldemeyer has embedded history's second greatest video game into this gorgeous modern white dining table. Apparently, there's also a paint by number feature.
Men's Health editor-in-cheif David Zinczenko's new book, Eat This, Not That!, explores food choices at popular restaurants, supermarkets, and holiday treats. The book also explores the twenty worst foods in the country, and The NewYorkTimes.com Blog highlights eight of them:
- Worst Fast Food Meal: McDonald’s Chicken Selects Premium Breast Strips with creamy ranch sauce. Chicken sounds healthy, but not at 870 calories.
- Worst Drink: Jamba...
The 1950's: There's the overabundance of kitsch, and then there's doing it well. Cola Red stands out from shopping mall nostalgia stores, offering fine 1950s dinette sets from original manufacturers. I'm digging on these Corvette and Brooklyn sets. Chairs, stools, tables, and full sets are available in extensive vinyl and laminate options.
And it's more fun to eat on a table than over the sink, cause you know... you can have a drink and salt and pepper shakers and napkinsand stuff.
So, you might as well do it in style on a sharp lookin' dining table. And as if by ESP, Design*Sponge offers a marvellous dining table round up, with some 30 tables in all sorts of styles and price ranges.
I hadn't watched TV for almost three weeks. and the first commercial I saw when I turned it on featured some choice modern bedding and baby gear. "Who with such taste would advertise on the Food Network at one in the morning?" I thought. "Ikea? Room and Board?" Nope, Target.
Apparently the retailer has teamed up with DwellStudio for exclusive releases of bedding, a nursery collection, and kitchen/dining materials.
Grassroots Modern provides these...
It's the most wonderful time of the year...and by wonderful, we mean getting out your fanciest china and tableware. If you have a sharp looking set of sterling silver, keep it tarnish free with this natural, earth-friendly cleaning method.
- Silverware (or jewelry, if you please)
- Aluminum foil
- Baking Soda
- Clean, soft rag
Read the full instructions from Cleaning.GetRidOfThings.com.
Jen from Crafty Daisies offers a marvellous tutorial for creating a kitchen apron out of a kitchen towel. With a variety of prints available, there's gotta be an option for you. Plus, since everything is already hemmed, this project could be easily completed in 30-45 minutes.
Salt and Pepper Shakers by Lola Goldstein- $22.00 @ MOMA store
Corkies by Jansen & Co. 11.95 GBP @ Dutch by Design
Magnito by Josh Owen - 9.95 @ Random Accents
Lego Man Shakers- 4.99 @ Lego Store
1. Begin by placing the dinner plate directly in front of the seat. If using a placemat, position it squarely and place the plate on top, directly in the center.