Friday, 16 November 2007

Brocade Home Gifts

I love these patterned household tools from Brocade Home's new gift line! They would surely make fixing a toilet and pulling weeds a posh activity.

Saturday, 10 November 2007

Amy Sedaris' House

I saw these posted on Design*Sponge and I just had to share because Amy Sedaris is one of my all-time favorite comediennes! These are pictures of her Manhattan apartment and it’s just as quirky and lovely as she is! Take note of the way she proudly displays her brilliant collections including the pink bark side table, the Boston Terrier painting and the wonderful faux cakes!

Thursday, 25 October 2007

C. Bell Furnishings

Around this time of the year everyone needs a good dose of pink and green... and Palm Beach-based Christine Bell is just the person to supply it! Her shop features contemporary custom and 20th Century pieces in oh-so-Palm-Beach shades that'll make you wish you hadn't packed away your oversized white sunglasses for fall.

Oh, and she also has a great selection of out of print books!

Saturday, 20 October 2007

Welcome Back, Me!

I’m back! Sorry, “real life” caught up with me so I had to take a short break from this blog to devote myself to work. If only I got paid per comment—I’d be a whole $10 richer!

So what better way to ring in a new season for Hey That’s Swell than by showcasing some fresh yellow pieces from Fall is often defined by browns and burgundies and plums but, you know what? I hate those colors so yellow it is!

Tommy Parzinger Cabinet

Club Chairs

I know, I know "These aren't yellow!" But don't they go wonderfully with all these pieces?

They do.

Tuesday, 11 September 2007

Pieces Inc.

What a difference a fresh coat of paint makes! These colorful pieces from have been given a new life in a new outfit. A few years ago I would’ve said (and hoped) that the ever-so Three’s Company Thonet chair would never make a comeback but I guess I was wrong! It looks completely swanky paired with these other vintage pieces.

Wednesday, 5 September 2007

1st Dibs

There's no denying that everytime I stumble upon 1stDibs' New Arrivals I am absolutely taken by one item or another (or two, or three, or four). This time around I fell for these beauties that I think would look divine all together.

A pair of Andre Sornay chairs from 1955.

Marble, wood and brass side table by Monte Verde Young

And a pair of great orange slipper chairs from Grosfeld House.

And I don't think the space would be complete without the Porpy, the unidentified Art Deco mechanical ride.

Tuesday, 4 September 2007

MCM Houseplan

Found this MCM Houseplan Flickr set today and think these renderings are absolutely beautiful! Everyone knows I have a soft spot for CGI but I have to admit that there’s nothing quite like a sketchy old-fashioned marker rendering.