Love these characters—sure, they’re static, but after reading this article in the times, it doesn’t seem like such a stretch that you could learn to love a robot. Especially the squishy kind that’s good for napping. Or decoration. (-Moe)
Mr. Robot pillows, $34-46, Branch Home.
I just visited a girlfriend’s apartment who had the color just the way I would want it—if I didn’t have a husband to contend with. Warm grey, soft pink; totally girly and still grown-up. Hence, this week’s palette. (-Moe)
Seaside Pine laminate Flooring, Pergo. Focal Point Grand Tuscan Frieze, $39.99, Home Depot. Surya Seventeen Flirty Collection FLT4 Coral Rug, from $50, Rugsusa.com. Blake Lounge Chairs, $699, Crate & Barrel. Criss Cross Stripes Gray Rectangular throw Pillows, $59.95, pillowdecor.com. Wall color, Nimbus, Benjamin Moore.
Prettyyyyyy. I love these dusty pastels, and how the funky design makes them not too sweet. (-Moe)
Tulips (pink) and Earthly Delights (bue) pillows, $55 each, Good Shape Design.
Whether you’re an artiste or just want to fool the ladies into thinking so, this might do the trick. A triptych of pillows, featuring a very relaxed nude—suggestive, no? (-Moe)
Reclining Figure Pillow Set by Sloane Gate Design, $450, Vivre.
Inspired by the streets of Savannah, Georgia (where the designer was a student), these pillows sport a fun, unconventional take on a classic motif in hip colors – the perfect accessory for a home that wants to feel fresh without going crazy. (-Moe)
Toile pillows in Gecko, Brunt Scarlet, Teal and Mustard, $15 each (pillow cover only), Working Class Studio for stores.
I happen to be one of those people who loves Valentine’s Day. I don’t need dozens of red roses and jewelry galore, but I do like an excuse to hunker down with my hubby, have a nice dinner, and write each other notes about how lucky we are. Aren’t we, my dear? So these pillows are for the gooey-romantics out there, and the people who love them. (-Moe)
Valentine’s Day 2010 pillows, $75 each, Ballard Designs.
There are many misconceptions about being a freelancer. One that I often hear: “So, since you make your own schedule, do you travel a lot?” The answer my friends, is sadly, no. Even though I have more time, I feel funny/scared leaving when there could be another assignment! So, I take joy in lesser alternatives like watching Anthony Bourdain’s travel show “No Reservations” and shopping in the “ethnic” section of the grocery store. Ahh, life. Interestingly enough, I found myself transported to many places at the same time at the gift show last week, when I came across an amazing company called Suki Cheema. I was struck by how a variety of styles came together so seamlessly in their first collection, which is aptly named Rajasthan. Besides the obvious Indian influence in the designs, I saw hints of nautical style mixed with 1960s mod, and even a bit of Southwest! Wow! Who knew that a trip to a booth at Javitz could not only transport me to another country, but also another time? (-Laur)
Available soon. Stay tuned!
Suki Cheema Pillows