Happy Halloween to everyone. We wish you a safe and festive (rain free) day today. Be a hero and don’t let anyone scare you into being anyone but you! Kelly and Troy
…Kelly and Troy will be ahead of the pack. Sweet. Go Team Go!
Hi Folks! It is time for another Uncommon Market — Asheville’s Largest Market for the Old, the Bold, the Creative and Unexpected is in its 5th season of gathering quality curators of antiques, vintage decor, art, jewelry, and home furnishings. We will be there this Sunday at New Belgium Brewing. Please stop by and catch up with us. Cheers!
Wow! What an amazing crowd yesterday seeing all three levels of Pack Square full of activity and people. As if we would expect anything less from our nurturing place in the mountains? We are super Proud and Grateful for our loving and accepting community holding space for all humans. Cheers to you! Troy and Kelly
Hi Folks! Come and join us at the Blue Ridge Pride festival this Saturday. Stop by our booth where we will be selling our special designed Mountain Pride shirts and our Make Your Modern book. A portion of the proceeds will go to one of our favorite groups we support — Tranzmission. Come and support our community and let us give you a complimentary hug! Cheers! Troy and Kelly
Hi Folks! Yeah — Pride is here and we can’t wait. Stop by our booth this Saturday and see us and everyone in this beautiful diverse community we get to call home. More to come! Troy and Kelly
Hi Folks! We are excited that the second season is out from one of our favorite Netflix series – Abstract | The Art of Design. It is as thought provoking as it is visual inspiring. Cheers!
Check out this brief article from our friends at Atomic Ranch on Modwalls — a tile company with a great mix of tiles for creating your midcentury kitchen or bath. And have a great Wednesday. Cheers!
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Good Morning folks! Happy Wednesday. We came across this article from “Midcentury Home” one of our many inspirational feeds and wanted to share it. We love to see how people update a midcentury home for today while balancing it with the original spirit of the home. Please enjoy the article here. And as always we would love for you to share your story. Cheers!
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Here is a great little video on the work of photography of Julius Shulman to enjoy for your weekend.
“Much of the magic that the desert utopia of Palm Springs holds has to do with its prominent mid-century aesthetic. Author Michael Stern outlines how pioneering architect William Krisel relied on the careful eye of Los Angeles photographer Julius Shulman to create the iconic photographs we know today, while also contributing to restoring Krisel’s designs for the duration. Featuring an archived interview with Julius Shulman.”
When James Geiger was leafing through the pages of Dwell in 2012, he made one interesting and illuminating observation. None of the stunning images he saw of beautiful modern homes included window shades or blinds. Seemingly a functional necessity, window coverings were conspicuously absent in every image. Wondering why this might be the case, Geiger realized it was undoubtedly because modern, minimal shades simply didn’t exist in the marketplace. Continue reading here.
From our friends at Atomic Ranch magazine here is a stroll through some of the hotspots for mid-century neighborhoods across the states. Yep! You might be surprised. Go HERE for the skinny. Cheers!