October is breast cancer awareness and we’re doing our part…

To help bring awareness to women’s health please enjoy our collage of pink items found at shops in and around the Twin Cities that you could use in your home.

Bringing breast cancer awareness to the design community, one pink item at a time.

1. Hot Pink cuckoo clock at Patina Stores.

2. Watermelon coffee table by local furniture make BluDot.

3. Bright pink vinyl placemat at Patina Stores.

4. Magenta based lucite table lamp at Room and Board.

5. Rose sheepskin fluffy accent pillow from Room and Board.

6. Marimekko storage tin at Crate and Barrel.

7. Fuscia table lamp at Design Within Reach.

8. Pink side chair from Crate and Barrel.

9. Perforated metal stool at Design Within Reach.

Which one of these items is your favorite?

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color trend 2011: joyful

February 15, 2011

“Joyful”… blends festivity, sophistication, and energy.

Joyful Style: a playful sense of couture expressed through vibrant colors and interesting textures.

Joyful materials:

  • faux leather
  • bold pattern
  • snakeskin
  • cultural prints
  • updated florals
  • shiny fabrics
  • velvets
  • element of surprise

 

Paint colors (from Benjamin Moore – to use for inspiration, not necessarily for walls!):

  • Yellow Green 2033-10
  • Wales Green 2028-50
  • Patriot Blue 2064-20
  • Teal Ocean 2049-30
  • Hot Spice 2011-30
  • Midnight Navy 2067-10
  • White Water 2120-60
  • Semolina 2155-40
  • Harvest Moon 2167-30

Catch this color trend in action!

think pink!

October 18, 2010

October is breast cancer awareness month.  And pink is the color we all associate with breast cancer awareness, so we found some pink objects for you and your home. Enjoy!

Pink items:

  • Pink chair: Rich Rosenberg Showroom @ IMS
  • ‘Keep Calm & Carry On’ poster: online resource
  • Gerbera daisies: your local farmer’s market or floral shop
  • Heart shaped measuring cups: Urban Outfitters
  • Pink wallpaper: KDR Showroom @ IMS
  • Elephant earrings: Patina Stores
  • ‘Living the minivan Dream’ coffee travel mug: Patina Stores
  • Marimekko tote bag: Avon
  • Lounge chairs: KDR Showroom @ IMS
  • Modern table lamp: Rich Rosenberg Showroom @ IMS

For more information about breast cancer awareness: http://www.nbcam.org/