Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Pink and Orange Bedding

slip into spring with a little exotica
It's official: I have a weakness for bedding that may require some rehab. After the recent IKEA acquisition, I took a good look at the new Bar III line at Macy's. Like the Style & co. line before it, Bar III has some real lookers in it's catalog. And of course that led to a store visit to handle the goods in person. 

Monday, March 11, 2013

Someday: A Lotus Sink

My Friday evening was full of serendipity. Prior to the fabric run and stumbling on the new domino magazine, I was strolling past Gracious Home in Chelsea and spied a gorgeous sink in the window. 

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Domino: Small Spaces is Out!

on newsstands in new york city
Took a stroll after work tonight and hit The City Quilter looking for pink and metallic gold fabric (only found one option), and then hit a Universal News. Upon crossing the threshold, I spotted it and scooped one up. 

Guess what? You've seen most of this stuff before. 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Rooms on Film: Revisiting "Think Like a Man"

meagan good as mya in think like a man 2012
About a year ago, I did a brief "Rooms on Film" post on the trailer of Think Like a Man which hadn't yet opened. One of the reasons I'm revisiting this film is because of this post by Kimberly Ward at Pink Eggshell blog. The line that struck me most was, "Because we have to see images of ourselves living well to know that we can achieve it." That line immediately called to mind this movie whose struggle to be accepted as mainstream entertainment was much-discussed in the media. 

For that reason, this will be a multi-part post. I have some thoughts on this movie and it's portrayal of the modern Black experience which feel too big for a set design post. Plus, there are all these homes to cover.

So first, Mya's house: