Painting with Plants – The Living Wall.


created at: 2009/11/19

Designer Kari Elwell Katzander has painted a wall for the PNC bank building in Pittsburgh…

and, it’s alive.

“PNC really allowed me be very creative with the design of this wall. Inspirations from Verner Panton,Joan Miro and Alexander Calder were taken and used through my design process. Painting with living plants is a challenge met with great respect for the plant material used to grow vertically.”

Read more at Contemporist.


How To Avoid Seven Decorating Sins

created at: 2009-07-19

Image: Antoine Boots for Met Home

Strict bullet points of decorating DON’Ts can serve as a valuable guide, and surprisingly free up unexpected ideas and options for your space.  AT-San Francisco  directs us over to Met Home’s

Seven Deadly Sins of Decorating.  As with all decorating advice, take it with a grain of salt but be open to the fact that a little objective perspective can be very helpful. If you’re like me, I’ve accumulated some flotsam and jetsam in terms of lamps, side chairs and random end tables.   Continue Reading