Category Archives: home furnishings

1. Peking Lantern  2. Umbra Loft Patio  3. Pop Swirl Cushion  4. Clover Tray


Vintage design find of the month

I’m constantly finding low priced vintage items on Last week was no exception. I’ve been in search of a used turntable for some time, and to my surprise, this beauty popped up in the lastest ads:

It’s a vintage 1970 Electrohome Saturn 861 turntable. I quickly drove over to the owner’s house when they accepted my offer. Miraculously, there wasn’t a scratch on it – and it came with all the original elements, which quickly learned was rare.

I did some research and found out it is a Canadian design and the table top version exists in the permanent collection at the Canadian Design Exchange in Toronto. I love the simplicity of the floor model with it’s Saarinen inspired base.

Most importantly, it sounds great. The first album we played was The Who – Who’s next.

1. Eames House Bird  2. Black Bird Stockings  3. Birds on a Wire  4. Swallow Tank

End of holidays roundup










Christmas wishlist

One of these, please 🙂

I’m digging the squares blanket by Ferm Living Shop. Who am I kidding, I’m loving everything on that website these days. Most things are quite affordable. You won’t break the bank.

Designer crush

Johnathan Adler is a designer, renowned for his “happy chic” approach to home furnishings and interior design. A potter by trade, he has since moved into the home furnishings and accents business. Check out his colourful and eclectic website here. I think I want all of this stuff!

Mod Love footstool

Jonathan Adler – $295