Some may have noticed that our blog was silent for a while at the beginning of the summer. NEST turned TEN, Read more
Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in 1919 in Weimer, Germany. Gropius believed a marriage of art and design would bring about a utopian craft guild. In 1923 he realized it was financially impractical to have everything hand crafted, and adapted his belief to incorporate mass production of the arts, at this time the school adopted the slogan, “Art Into Industry.” Read more
Many design dont’s spawned from the 70′s decade of orange and brown, but one thing that has risen from the ashes and gotten renewed attention are fiber art wall hangings. They might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but one has to marvel at the level of detail in these knotted relics.
Sunshine, vibrance, happiness, energy, and warmth are just a few of the words that pop in mind when thinking of yellow. Being the lightest, and most luminescent color on the spectrum, yellow is also one of the most eye-catching and noticeable colors. There is no coincidence that yellow is used in a place where one wants to create an energetic and uplifting space. Since it shares the same hue as the sun, it automatically brings to mind a happy place. Read more