Cotton candy, corn dogs, stuffed animals, line dancing, pygmy goats, hay stacking contests, draft horses, carnival rides, piglets and a good ol’ demolition derby…we love the county fair. Hope you guys had an amazing and memorable weekend too!
If you’re like me, you want to squeeze every last drop out of summer. That means even while you’ll find me pouring over the September issues, I’ll still be rocking these fun summery colors on my fingers and toes.
Taylor Steele‘s film, Castles In The Sky, was filmed in 5 locations (India, Iceland, Vietnam, Peru and Africa) in a span of 3 years, following some of the best surfers in the world to the farthest reaches of the known surf world and beyond. I’m in love with this trailer: the song, the images…everything.
I just about passed out from excitement when I first saw this incredible collection of woven chairs at ABC Carpet & Home last week. Patricia Moroso‘s M’afrique is a furniture design collaboration that includes several designers such as Tord Boontje and Patricia Urquiola. The designs are first conceptualized and sketched by the designers; then executed and handmade in Dakar, Senegal by local craftsmen, using the same durable and weatherproof nylon thread used for fishing nets. Each piece is unique with no two patterns the same. The original goal behind the project was to change the perception of Africa and to show that contemporary art, photography, design, or architecture can be found in Africa in the most beautiful way. Goal accomplished, wouldn’t you say?
(Shadowy Armchair $2832.00, Touti stool $931.00 , Reii bench $1896.00, all available at ABC Carpet & Home tel: 646.602.3850)