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12 Shapes of Paper…

…all twelve outfits in this series are crafted from paper by students of the Estonian Academy of Arts…each outfit represents a different month of the year…

a calendar was created for paper brand Antalis…styled by Marit Ilisonview all twelve outfits…


Sep 13, 2014

Elevated Dining…

…is enjoyed at the Russet Residence in West Vancouver, Canada.  Splyce Design‘s newest project is over-the-top…


Sep 9, 2014

Time Out…

We work for a multitude of reasons…and it’s reasonable we like to play hard after we work hard.  Below are a few new establishments that would be fun to unwind and play at after a demanding work day…

The Abbaye de Fontevraud Hotel, Anjou, France/the remarkable architect duo, Jouin Manku

Shustov Brandy Bar, Odessa, Ukraine/Belenko Design Brand

The Peggy Guggenheim Café contemporary renovation, NY, NY/Hangar Design Group

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Sep 8, 2014

Bathed in White Light…

…I wonder what artist Doug Wheeler’s lighting installation, titled D-N SF 12 PG VI, does to one’s senses…do your senses shut down…or go into full throttle? Stunning…

Doug Wheeler’s, D-N SF 12 PG VI, is installed for The Illusion of Light exhibition at Palazzo Grassi – an 18th century residence situated on Venice’s Grand Canal that now hosts contemporary art shows.


Sep 7, 2014

A Twist on Color…

watercolor your walls…

create a bold and colorful runner…

or, add colored fixtures….


Aug 22, 2014

Take a Bow…

…baby boomers galore ponder a myriad of ways they would like to gracefully take their last bow on stage left and create a new vision for life on stage right.  A couple in their 60′s chose to trade busy city life for a restful life surrounded by nature in New Zealand.  They asked Hamish Monk Architecture to create their nirvana.  Waiatarua House is complete with exquisite modern furnishings, creative sculptural components, and a unique sensitivity for the bush area surrounding the property.


Aug 21, 2014

Does It Float?…

…yes, it does!


Aug 15, 2014

Chocolate Eclair…

…maybe I’m simply hungry…however. my eyes are feasting on this rich and sweet course of a home…L’Ecran, Wenworth-Nord, Canada…whipped to perfection by Alain Carle Architecte…yum.


Aug 13, 2014

A Day in the Garden…

a meandering ramp through aromatic groundcover and the limbs of three Japanese maplesHilgard Garden is a landscaping project by Mary Barensfeld Architecture.  It is part of a private residence located in Berkeley, California…



Aug 10, 2014

1000th Post for cabbagerose…

…I would like to say thank you for visiting…the door is always open.  I have enjoyed getting acquainted with many of you.  Cheers!

Earlier this week I posted innovative uses for paper.  Now let’s take a look at Paper Cave Space, a stunning multi-functional device that can be used as an office, a saloon, a meeting place, a lounge or a bar.  A wildly creative design by Kotaro Horiuchi

via: blueverticalstudio

Aug 9, 2014

So Long…

The Long Houses, Singapore, by Formwerkz Architects…such a beauty…works for me…


Aug 6, 2014


…as fresh can be.  Linen bedding, linen headboard and linen draperies are ‘crisply wrinkled’…the fabric sets off an olfactory response…fragrant ‘fresh’.  Sunshine, wood slats, and pristine concrete flooring; one gets the feeling the master bed is half inside, half outside…strategic placement of art adds just the right punch.

in-situ house/rob kennon architects

Aug 5, 2014