It’s FRIDAYYYYY and it’s Valentine’s Day! There’s only one way to do #FridayFaves and that is by adding some love to it.. Whether you’re in the Valentine’s Day spirit or still looking for your inspiration, here are some … Continue reading
I was looking through my first quote book I ever made (thanks to one of my awesome mentors) and I found this quote about temptation. Here is today’s #QOTD: When things aren’t necessarily going your way that doesn’t mean … Continue reading
There’s been a lot of people posting interiors with acrylic furniture on my Instagram recently, making this my definite #WednesdaysMustHaves of the week! These trendy see-through pieces have a few different names they go by. Some call them acrylic furniture, … Continue reading
With New York Fashion Week ’14 now under our belts we can use our fave designs as inspiration to create beautiful fashion fused interiors. This weeks #InspirationTuesdays highlights a few pieces that stood out to me by BCBG Max Azaria … Continue reading
Some way, some how, everything in this world is achievable. It all comes down to how much you believe in yourself and your talents. – A.
Creating the perfect Scandinavian inspired home is actually pretty easy. The key is simplicity which is also the main reason why I love it so much. With clean lines, a neutral color scheme and minimal accessories you too can have … Continue reading
This weeks #WednesdayMustHaves is a furniture piece that caught my eye at IDS this past weekend. This bright, string, unique looking chair definitely has a way of standing out amongst a crowd. Little did I know is that the design of this chair goes way back to the 1950s where they were first created in Acapulco, Mexico.
Acapulco was a tourist hot spot in the 50s and 60s. All the major celebs and rat pack would vacation there frequently. Word on the street is that the chair was created by a French tourist who claimed to be too hot sitting in the standard chair. Fast forward to 2011 when Paul Yacht (founder and principal of Innit Designs) decided to manufacturer the retro chair after getting so many inquiries and praise in regards to the chairs he used as cinema seating. Paul then brought the company to Toronto and Los Angeles.
These Acapulco chairs are hand made in the USA and Canada. They are tested to endure high temperatures of heat as well as cold. Making this the perfect contemporary chair for any climate. The Acapulco chair can be used either indoor or outdoors, just depends on where you need them most!
There are plenty of options to pick from that will match your decor as there are 11 different color ways available as well as 4 different finishes – black, white, copper and chrome. For me personally my faves (because I can’t chose one) is the Tiffany blue with the black base as well as the Orange with chrome finish. And to top this design off they come in rockers! How cool is that?
I had the pleasure of taking a seat in a few and let me tell you how comfortable they were – especially the rocker. I didn’t even want to get up. At first I was kind of sceptical as the seating is made from a string like material. But don’t let the ‘no cushion’ fool you. This is definitely a must have piece for any Urbanista’s home decor!
Go to http://www.innitdesigns.com to check out what other unique designs they have.
Guess what?? I just posted my first video for OMD on youtube! My plan is to provide you with affordable, easy, remakes of some of my favorite decor pieces so you too can own them. Please check out the first … Continue reading
This past Sunday I attended IDS ’14 held in Toronto, Canada. For those of you who don’t know what IDS is, it is the Interior Design Show held every year in Toronto. This was IDS’ 16th year holding this exhibit. … Continue reading