Fresh From The Diary: Green Wall Hangings

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fresh-diary-green-wall-hangings/society6-wall-hangings-1118-3/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/society6-wall-hangings-1118-3-810x810.jpg" alt="Fresh From The Diary: Green Wall Hangings" /></a>
                                I love the organic and natural element that plants bring into a home but truth be told, I&#8217;m the worst person when it comes to keeping a plant alive. I&#8217;m pretty sure I have the world&#8217;s blackest green thumb! In my search for adding more greenery into my home, I discovered that these <a href="https://society6.com/wall-hangings?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">wall hangings</a> from <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> in the theme of foliage would add just the right amount of texture AND nature to the empty space above my fireplace. Now I just have to pick one&#8230;
Eucalyptus – Australian gum tree Wall Hanging by Gale Switzer Traveler palm Wall Hanging by Gale Switzer Watercolor Ivy Wall Hanging by Nadja Blush & Blue Leaves Wall Hanging by PrintsProject Indigo Plant Leaves Wall Hanging by PrintsProject Eucalyptus Leaves Wall Hanging by ArtPrInk Studio Moody Leaves II Wall Hanging by PrintsProject In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world,
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There’s No TV Here: Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach Wants You to Unplug and Relax in Coastal Comfort

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/theres-no-tv-here-hotel-joaquin-laguna-beach-wants-unplug-relax-coastal-comfort/hotel-joaquin-8/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/hotel-joaquin-8-810x534.jpg" alt="There&#8217;s No TV Here: Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach Wants You to Unplug and Relax in Coastal Comfort" /></a>
                                You might have heard about <a href="http://www.auricroad.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Auric Road</a>, since the well-known Korakia Pensione and Lone Mountain Ranch are two of their properties. The hospitality brand has recently opened the doors to its third property, the <a href="https://hoteljoaquin.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Joaquin</a> in Laguna Beach along California’s coastline. Conceived as a designer sanctuary, the new boutique hotel is the idyllic getaway that most vacationers look for in a hotel in Southern California. Tranquil, elegant and chic, Hotel Joaquin wants you to come prepared to unplug and relax in total coastal comfort.
Designed by Studio Robert McKinley, who’s known for their effortless and bespoke interiors filled with layered décor, Hotel Joaquin no doubt pays homage to the coastal lifestyle and heritage of Laguna Beach. The private beach oasis exudes a Mediterranean-like, resort-style ambience that you immediately feel once you step onto the property. The 22 guest rooms feature small batch amenities, sweeping views of the
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Toyi: An Imaginative Play Kit for Kids to Transform the World Around Them Using Everyday Objects

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/toyi-imaginative-play-kit-kids-transform-world-around-using-everyday-objects/toyi-19/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/toyi-19-810x540.jpg" alt="Toyi: An Imaginative Play Kit for Kids to Transform the World Around Them Using Everyday Objects" /></a>
                                In today&#8217;s world, screen time as play time is increasingly becoming the norm, leaving little time for kids to engage in open-ended imaginative play. <a href="https://www.toyi.io/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Toyi</a> wants to change that. The social enterprise founded by Elif Atmaca and Ögeday Uçurum partnered with <a href="https://atolye.io/en/home/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">ATÖLYE</a>, an Istanbul based transdisciplinary innovation platform, to create its two eponymous creative play kits that enable kids to take everyday objects and transform them into their own unique creations.
The kit comes with no instructions. Using various wheels, feet, eyes, joints, sticks, flexible rings and junction parts, kids can turn an egg carton into a car, an empty cup into a crawly creature, or a cardboard box into a train. Additionally, through Toyi’s Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, for every Toyi kit purchased, another will be donated to a disadvantaged child through different partnerships around the world. If you’d like to back this project or snag your own
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Toyi: An Imaginative Play Kit for Kids to Transform the World Around Them Using Everyday Objects

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/toyi-imaginative-play-kit-kids-transform-world-around-using-everyday-objects/toyi-19/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/toyi-19-810x540.jpg" alt="Toyi: An Imaginative Play Kit for Kids to Transform the World Around Them Using Everyday Objects" /></a>
                                In today&#8217;s world, screen time as play time is increasingly becoming the norm, leaving little time for kids to engage in open-ended imaginative play. <a href="https://www.toyi.io/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Toyi</a> wants to change that. The social enterprise founded by Elif Atmaca and Ögeday Uçurum partnered with <a href="https://atolye.io/en/home/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">ATÖLYE</a>, an Istanbul based transdisciplinary innovation platform, to create its two eponymous creative play kits that enable kids to take everyday objects and transform them into their own unique creations.
The kit comes with no instructions. Using various wheels, feet, eyes, joints, sticks, flexible rings and junction parts, kids can turn an egg carton into a car, an empty cup into a crawly creature, or a cardboard box into a train. Additionally, through Toyi’s Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, for every Toyi kit purchased, another will be donated to a disadvantaged child through different partnerships around the world. If you’d like to back this project or snag your own
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Warm Nordic Relaunches Hans Olsen’s Iconic Gesture Chair

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/warm-nordic-relaunches-hans-olsens-iconic-gesture-chair/warm-nordic-gesture-chair4/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/warm-nordic-gesture-chair4-810x550.jpg" alt="Warm Nordic Relaunches Hans Olsen&#8217;s Iconic Gesture Chair" /></a>
                                Danish design brand <a href="https://warmnordic.com/en/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Warm Nordic</a> is bringing back an iconic, decades-old design from 1957 originally conceived by Danish architect Hans Olsen. Also referred to as Model 107, the Gesture Chair is a classic Nordic design that’s able to transcend time and trends. The chair is molded from a single piece of wood that forms the backrest and arms, an example of Hans Olsen’s fascination with this method of manufacture.
The Gesture chair is available in various colors and upholsteries or in pure wood. Whether used as a dining chair or a desk chair, the Gesture adds warmth and promotes relaxation in any setting.
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Bent Hansen Introduces the Primum Sofa and Lounge Chair

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/bent-hansen-introduces-primum-sofa-lounge-chair/bent-hansen-13/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/bent-hansen-13-810x540.jpg" alt="Bent Hansen Introduces the Primum Sofa and Lounge Chair" /></a>
                                Danish design brand <a href="http://benthansen.net/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Bent Hansen</a> recently released two new additions to its Primum furniture collection, the Primum Sofa and Primum Lounge Chair. Designed with a slender base, curved arm rests, and a flexible but supportive back, the two furniture pieces are dressed in the Hallingdal fabric from Kvadrat, giving them a classic yet contemporary look. The Primum line already includes a dining chair, a dining table, and two bar stools so these new members help round out the collection for set that’s designed to last many seasons.
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Launching Today: Society6 Unveils a Limited-Edition Holiday Collection of Artist-Designed Gifts

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/launching-today-society6-unveils-limited-edition-holiday-collection-artist-designed-gifts/society6-2018-holiday-edition-29/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/society6-2018-holiday-edition-29-810x540.jpg" alt="Launching Today: Society6 Unveils a Limited-Edition Holiday Collection of Artist-Designed Gifts" /></a>
                                Just in time for you to get a head start on your holiday shopping, <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> is launching a <a href="https://society6.com/2018-holiday-special-edition?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">2018 Holiday Special Editions</a> collection of artist-designed gifts today! The collection of wrapping paper, skateboards, yoga mats. and playing cards were all designed by a select group of Society6 artists and feature an array of fun designs.
Namaste made easy. The yoga mats are 1/4″ thick, latex free, and free of heavy metals.

Stones by LEEMO

Let Go by subliming

Last Days of Summer by Nick Nelson

Bikram by Helo Birdie

Blockprint Cheetah by Megan Galante

The skateboards are a 27″ cruiser style that are hand crafted and assembled in Denver, Colorado by BOARDlife. Made from 7 ply hard rock maple wood with 59mm 78a cruisers, they’re durable, minimal in noise, and stylish. Cool It by Julia Walck Be True by SagePizza Pintada by Willian Santiago Runaway by mrkttnr Skateboard Girls by
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The Modernist Hotel Sets Its Roots Inside a 1920s Heritage Building

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/modernist-hotel-sets-roots-inside-1920s-heritage-building/the-modernist-hotel-25/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/the-modernist-hotel-25-810x570.jpg" alt="The Modernist Hotel Sets Its Roots Inside a 1920s Heritage Building" /></a>
                                The recently opened <a href="https://www.themodernist.gr/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Modernist Hotel</a> in Thessaloniki, Greece strikes the perfect balance between contemporary hospitality design and old-world, heritage architecture. Set in a 1920s building that was restored by the city following a great fire, the space was converted into a 40-room boutique hotel by FORMrelated Studio in a total redesign with &#8220;a minimalist yet sensual style that pays attention to detail and moves between art deco, mid-century detailing and Danish design.&#8221;
The simplicity of the guest rooms creates a space for uncluttered relaxation that’s only enhanced as guests settle into the custom furniture and take in the room’s contemporary design details. Finishes of brass, marble and warm wood cultivate an air of effortless elegance that’s anything but cold or brash. The black and white bathrooms are accented with matte black hardware, open sink consoles that don’t take up much visual space, and bespoke bath amenities. Open storage
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Still House: A Quietly Beautiful Respite in a Fast-Moving City

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/still-house-quietly-beautiful-respite-fast-moving-city/stillhouse-nyc-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/11/stillhouse-nyc-1-810x648.jpg" alt="Still House: A Quietly Beautiful Respite in a Fast-Moving City" /></a>
                                In a bustling, ever-moving city like New York, finding or creating a place of calm and serenity is a priority, at least for shop owner Urte Tylaite of <a href="https://stillhousenyc.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Still House</a>. Nestled in a small but airy and light-filled space in the East Village, Still House is indeed that tranquil respite New Yorkers and out-of-towners crave when the metropolis gets too overwhelming. With her thoughtful sensibility and eye for local + international design, Urte has curated a shop that&#8217;s filled with more than just beautiful objects – it&#8217;s filled with purposeful design that helps you cultivate an intentional lifestyle, one where each object not only fulfills a need but also elevates the act of fulfilling it.
At Still House, Korean earthenwares, Japanese planters, Danish lighting, Brooklyn-crafted vases, and candles hand-poured in California are displayed next to one another without any interruption in aesthetics or break in form, as if they were always
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Open Call: Apply to Exhibit at Our Next Milk Stand Pop-Up Shop at IDS Toronto!

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/open-call-apply-exhibit-next-milk-stand-pop-shop-ids-toronto/ids-toronto-milk-stand-graphic-1280x720-2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/IDS-Toronto-Milk-Stand-Graphic-1280x720-810x456.jpg" alt="Open Call: Apply to Exhibit at Our Next Milk Stand Pop-Up Shop at IDS Toronto!" /></a>
                                We&#8217;re so excited to announce that our <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/the-milk-stand/" data-wpel-link="internal">Milk Stand</a> is going international for the first time! If you haven&#8217;t heard, the Milk Stand is a pop-up shop curated by Design Milk where designers will be able to share, showcase and sell their products. This time, we&#8217;re partnering with <a href="https://toronto.interiordesignshow.com/en/features/milk-stand.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">IDS</a> to bring the Milk Stand to <a href="https://toronto.interiordesignshow.com/en/home.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">IDS Toronto</a>, which opens its doors to an estimated 53,000+ attendees next year from January 17-20, 2019.
What’s even more exciting is that for this edition of the Milk Stand, we’re hosting an open call in an effort to discover new independent designers + makers! Think you’d be a great fit for our pop-up shop? Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/YhdIZFCDtNkym3tU2 Applications will close end of day on November 30, 2018. See you in Toronto!
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Julia by Momocca: One Modular Furniture System Equates to Infinite Solutions

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/julia-momocca-one-modular-furniture-system-equates-infinite-solutions/momocca-julia-06/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/Momocca-Julia-06-810x567.jpg" alt="Julia by Momocca: One Modular Furniture System Equates to Infinite Solutions" /></a>
                                One of the small pain points of buying furniture is that slightly unsettling feeling of wondering if a piece you buy will satisfy your needs forever. What if you settle into a different home? What if you outgrow your furniture? What if your needs change? One company wants to alleviate this uneasiness. At this year&#8217;s <a href="https://www.feriahabitatvalencia.com/en/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Feria Hábitat Valencia</a>, Valencian furniture brand <a href="http://www.momocca.com/en/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Momocca</a> introduced a new modular furniture system called Julia that seeks to provide unlimited furnishing solutions using quality materials and a refined design aesthetic, so you&#8217;ll never have to worry about feeling &#8220;stuck&#8221; with the furniture you already have.
Using nickel-plated metals in gold and copper hues, walnut wood, and upholstery textiles, Julia can be configured and reconfigured into a number of storage solutions and adapt to the needs of any living space. The modular system allows the user to form sideboards, shelves, space dividers, desks, coffee tables, television
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Fresh From The Dairy: Wooden iPhone Cases

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fresh-dairy-wooden-iphone-cases/society6-wood-tech-12/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/society6-wood-tech-12-810x405.jpg" alt="Fresh From The Dairy: Wooden iPhone Cases" /></a>
                                I love the texture and handcrafted element of wooden iPhone cases but I’m too clumsy to be trusted with such a thing. I also don’t want the added hassle of making sure every surface I place my phone on is clean less I get oil stains or dirt on the wood. These <a href="https://society6.com/cases?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">iPhone cases from Society6</a> mimic the look of wood but without the added maintenance of looking after them. Made from a one-piece flexible plastic hard case shell that’s also impact resistant, they’re easy to install, remove, and clean.
Concrete and Wood Luxury iPhone Case by Andre Vieira Wooden Navy iPhone Case by Nicklas Gustafsson Wood Texture 340 iPhone Case by Tami Cudahy Wood pattern iPhone Case by Patterns and Textures Walnut iPhone Case by Whistle&Hum Urban Tribal Pattern 10 – Aztec – Concrete and Wood iPhone Case by Zoltan Ratko Cool elegant light brown bamboo wood print iPhone
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Desktop Wallpaper: November 2018

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/desktop-wallpaper-november-2018/design_milk_2560x1440_v2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/DM-Wallpaper-1811-2560x1440-featured-810x456.jpg" alt="Desktop Wallpaper: November 2018" /></a>
                                November marks the start of the crazy holiday season so we thought we&#8217;d bring you a nice soothing backdrop for this month&#8217;s <a href="https://design-milk.com/column/designer-desktops/" data-wpel-link="internal">Designer Desktop</a>. Designed by Brooklyn-based Rachel and Nick Cope of <a href="https://calicowallpaper.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Calico Wallpapers</a>, this <a href="https://calicowallpaper.com/product/aurora-ray/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Aurora Ray wallpaper</a> captures the colors and feelings of the rising sun over the Atlantic.
Aurora Ray is also available as a fabric at Cope, Rachel and Nick’s newer textile and home goods line that includes fabrics, candles, and pillows.

Lindsey Adelman Studio, photo by Lauren Coleman

Green Townhouse designed by GRT Architects, photo by Nicole Franzen

Whether in a room, entryway, or on your phone or laptop, Aurora Ray instantly brings on a sense of calm upon first look. DESKTOP:  1024×768 \\ 1280×1024 \\ 1680×1050 \\ 1900×1200 \\ 2560×1440 MOBILE: iPhone XS \\ iPhone XS Max \\ iPad Pro See more designs from Calico Wallpapers here. View and download past Designer Desktops here.
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The Tribe Hotel Perth Is Made up of 63 Prefab Modules Constructed Off-Shore

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/tribe-hotel-perth-made-63-prefab-modules-constructed-off-shore/tribe-hotel-perth-2/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/Tribe-Hotel-Perth-2-810x611.jpg" alt="The Tribe Hotel Perth Is Made up of 63 Prefab Modules Constructed Off-Shore" /></a>
                                The <a href="https://tribehotels.com.au/hotels/tribe-perth/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Tribe Hotel Perth</a> has a unique story behind its architecture that makes it worth a stay for architecture- and design-lovers. Designed by <a href="http://idlearch.com.au/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Idle Architecture Studio</a> with interiors by <a href="http://www.traviswalton.com.au/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Travis Walton</a> and art direction by <a href="http://marshagolemac.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Marsha Golemac</a>, the modern hotel was actually designed and prefabricated off-shore before being shipped to Perth, making the hotel one of the first to apply this innovative prototyping process.
Tribe tapped on Idle Architecture Studio to collaborate on this hospitality project due to the studio’s previous involvement with modular construction in the hotel/residential sectors. The building tower of the hotel is made up of 63 prefabricated modules that were extensively prototyped and then manufactured in a controlled factory environment in China. This also helped to reduce site wastage. Once fully completed, the modules, along with with loose furniture (so as not to waste internal ‘air space’) were shipped to Perth where they were assembled
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The Untitled Collection of Rugs by Jaime Derringer x Woven Concepts Highlights the Beauty of a Brushstroke

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/untitled-collection-rugs-jaime-derringer-x-woven-concepts-highlights-beauty-brushstroke/jaime-derringer-woven-concepts-untitled-collection/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/jaime-derringer-woven-concepts-untitled-collection-810x606.jpg" alt="The Untitled Collection of Rugs by Jaime Derringer x Woven Concepts Highlights the Beauty of a Brushstroke" /></a>
                                At this year’s <a href="https://www.westedgedesignfair.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">WestEdge Design Fair</a>, we saw a familiar face on the show floor. Our very own <a href="http://jaimederringer.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Jaime Derringer</a> collaborated with <a href="http://wovenconcepts.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Woven Concepts</a> to design the <a href="https://www.wovenconcepts.com/untitled" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Untitled Collection</a>, a series of rugs that highlight the beauty of a simple brushstroke reminiscent in the practice of Japanese calligraphy, or Shodo.

Uncommon

Woven Concepts experimented in the product development process to use a symmetric weave to innovate texture. Combined with Jaime’s intuitive and fluid brushstrokes, created by hand in her studio, the result is a collection that deviates from typical expectations of rug design and, instead, allows the designs to spill beyond the four borders or “coloring lines” of the rugs. Free of spacial limitations, the Untitled Collection celebrates the idea of a boundless creativity that can only be experienced with a clear mind, void of any intention or practice, and a brush in hand.

Unbuttoned

Unbridled

Unassuming

The
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Favorites from WestEdge Design Fair 2018

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/favorites-westedge-design-fair-2018/westedge-2018-floor/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/westedge-2018-floor-810x608.jpg" alt="Favorites from WestEdge Design Fair 2018" /></a>
                                Another year, another <a href="https://www.westedgedesignfair.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">WestEdge Design Fair</a>, another Milk Stand in the bag! We were greeted with lots of sunshine (that&#8217;s Southern California in October for ya) and modern design at the 6th edition of WestEdge show where our Milk Stand pop-up shop made its second appearance in a row. We scoured the show floor to check the newest trends in furniture, lighting, tech and home accessories and had to round up some of our favorites:

Kelly Lamb

The Women’s Work showcase presented in partnership with Muse by Robb Report featured some incredible women designers including Amy Genser, Antrobus + Ramirez, Avram Rusu, Black Crow Studios, Brenda Houston, Debra Folz, Egg Collective, Gulla Jonsdottir, Kelly Lamb, Londubh Studio, Pamela Sunday by Studio Van Den Akker, and (wh)ORE HAÜS STUDIOS.

Pamela Sunday by Studio Van Den Akker

Londubh Studio

Design Milk Travels to… Minneapolis, Minnesota

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/design-milk-travels-minneapolis-minnesota/minneapolis-skyline/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/minneapolis-skyline-810x537.jpg" alt="Design Milk Travels to&#8230; Minneapolis, Minnesota" /></a>
                                If you tend to pick coastal cities (Portland, Los Angeles, Seattle, New York, Miami, etc.) when deciding on a place for a vacation, this travel guide will convince you to stop by “middle America” and hunker down for a stay in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In my personal opinion, it seems that the eastern half of the Twin Cities has climbed up travelers’ bucket lists for a while now as more and more shops, brands and hotels gain Insta-popularity, drawing national attention to the humble city. These days, I’m also not surprised when I pop into a curated boutique, turn over a home good and discover it’s made in Minnesota.
Although Minnesota is definitely “on the map” (it made the “best place to live” a few years ago), it still seems like the city still flies under the radar as somewhat of a best-kept secret which makes it the perfect place
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Fresh From The Dairy: Line Drawings

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                                There’s something so simple about line drawings that make them an easy choice when you’re looking for art or home decor. They’re inherently minimalistic and most likely won’t clash with items already in your space. Here are a few of our favorite line drawing prints from <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a>:
Her and Her Art Print by Explicit Design Kiss 2015 on white Art Print by quibe peace Throw Pillow by bree Houston Skyline Drawing Poster by Emily DeSantis Minimal Line Art of a Woman Art Print by Nadja squiggle Serving Tray by almostmakesperfect One line minimal plant leaves drawing – Berry Art Print by The Colour Study One Line English Bulldog Art Print by Huebucket In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with Society6 to offer The Design Milk Dairy, a special collection of Society6 artists’ work curated by Design
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Fresh From The Dairy: Line Drawings

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/fresh-dairy-line-drawings/society6-line-drawing-9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/society6-line-drawing-9-810x405.jpg" alt="Fresh From The Dairy: Line Drawings" /></a>
                                There’s something so simple about line drawings that make them an easy choice when you’re looking for art or home decor. They’re inherently minimalistic and most likely won’t clash with items already in your space. Here are a few of our favorite line drawing prints from <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a>:
Her and Her Art Print by Explicit Design Kiss 2015 on white Art Print by quibe peace Throw Pillow by bree Houston Skyline Drawing Poster by Emily DeSantis Minimal Line Art of a Woman Art Print by Nadja squiggle Serving Tray by almostmakesperfect One line minimal plant leaves drawing – Berry Art Print by The Colour Study One Line English Bulldog Art Print by Huebucket In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with Society6 to offer The Design Milk Dairy, a special collection of Society6 artists’ work curated by Design
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The Anthemion House: A Mood Board of Blues, Greens, Natural Woods, and Brass

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/anthemion-house-mood-board-blues-greens-natural-woods-brass/anthemion-house-19/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/10/anthemion-house-19-810x541.jpg" alt="The Anthemion House: A Mood Board of Blues, Greens, Natural Woods, and Brass" /></a>
                                Located in Kavala, Greece, the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/the.anthemion.house/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Anthemion House</a> is a three-story hotel housed inside a 1920s building that was recently restored by <a href="http://www.normless.gr/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Normless Architecture Studio</a> (<a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/normless-architecture-studio/" data-wpel-link="internal">whose work we&#8217;ve featured before</a>). The new owners gave the studio only one design guideline, to preserve the building’s original character, and so the hotel underwent a seven month renovation that, in the end, highlights the architectural heritage and original details in a fresh new design palette of blues, greens, natural woods, and brass.
Guests enter through the metal sliding door of the reception, a nod to the geometries of the early twentieth century. The ground floor also houses the communal breakfast room and one of the five Anthemion Suites. Instead of choosing to inject the rooms with superfluous decorative elements, Normless Architecture Studio decided to give the guest rooms and breakfast room a focal point, either the ceiling or side of the room,
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