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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happy New Year.

Here are our fave albums of 2013.
The numero uno choice for your New Year's Eve dance party.
Daft Punk.

And...for your New Year's Day overhang,
sit back to Modern Vamps of the City.

Make sure your cinch straps are tight,
2014's gonna be a helluva ride!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

SCENE: the Best Christmas songs


Thursday, December 19, 2013


cartoon was a preparatory drawing for a piece of art such as a fresco, painting, tapestry, or stained glass window.   The term originates in the Middle Ages. Cartoon comes from the Italian cartone and the Dutch karton for "strong, heavy pasteboard" the material on which the study was drawn.

Monday, December 16, 2013


8x8 Demountable House 1945 by Jean Prouve Galerie Patrick Seguin
French metalworker and a self-taught architect and designer Jean Prouve
He transferred industrial technologies to architectural aesthetic. 
Check out this time-lapse video from Design Miami this year in which a team assembles Prouve's 1945 Maison Démontable 8x8, a pre-fabricated house designed to help those left homeless after WWII.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

ART: Selfie

Albrecht Durer
Andy Warhol
Annie Leibovitz
Mary Cassatt
Cindy Sherman 
Chuck Close 
Edward Hopper
Frida Kahlo 
Inge Morath 
Lucian Freud
Pablo Picasso 
Vincent van Gogh
2013 may be known as the "Year of the Selfie", but these artists know what the self-portrait is all about.  No duck-face here.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

ANNIVERSARY: Boots n Burbs

4 girls, 2 years, 1 blog

Happy B-Day BnB

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

ALBUM: A Christmas Gift for You


Greatest. Christmas. Album. Ever.*

*I just forgot about Frank Sinatra's Jolly Christmas.
Phil Spector's masterpiece is top 5 at least.

Here's a sampling of the 13 track honey pot.

Monday, December 9, 2013

WEAR: Aran Knit Jumper

 Tis the season to pull out your classic Aran knit jumper.
Love the ones comin out of new brand & Daughter.

A quick bit of history...
The Aran Islands, to the west of Ireland, are the origin of these 'Fisherman's' jumpers,  
The jumpers were spun from untreated sheep's wool, 
hence the creamy color.
Read more here :)

Friday, December 6, 2013

HUE: Radiant Orchid

Chosen - Pantone's 2014 color of the year.
 It's calming, it's kind.  Do you like?
One thing's for sure - Kelly Osbourne's hair is IN!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

INNOVATOR: Rube Goldberg

Sculptor, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, engineer and inventor.
These days, we mostly associate Rube Goldberg with Mousetrap or middle school physics classes.

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