All posts tagged: philadelphia

let’s welcome {HOME}

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home goods

two weekends ago (the 60 degree beautiful saturday if you remember) j and i finally had a chance to stop by our friends sary (interior designer) and eric (architect)’s new venture HOME, a place brings you the unique finds of furniture, lighting and home accessories. the store is a newbie to the east passyunk neighborhood (just opened its door in late november 2012) but already been topped as “best 30” in racked philly. if you […]

PHS pop up garden 2012

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lifestyle

we stopped by PHS pop up garden couple days ago and we were so impressed by the total transformation! in responding to this year’s theme “bring everyone to the table”, PHS has turned the long time vacant lot into a lovely outdoor dining room. unwanted chairs were painted in vivid bright colors, with walls constructed from reclaimed wood planks/pieces/parts.

recently

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design / lifestyle

+ ( kind of ) new design store found two saturdays ago we found out design store millesime, previously located in northern liberty, has relocated to old city neighborhood! (41 south 3rd st) though their previous store indeed was spacious with a more ‘polished’ interior design (high ceiling, concrete flooring, big big windows), the current store somehow has more characters and i like it! there is a perfect contrast between old(building) and new(furniture), reminds me these […]

event: charles & ray eames: the architect and the painter

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design

” take your pleasure seriously”. – charles eames a quick post to share. thanks to herman miller‘s philadelphia office, i had this opportunity to attend the event “Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter” film viewing at the showroom this past thursday. with their generous hospitality, it was absolutely a inspiring and fun night. what else can be more satisfying to view this documentary while sitting on eames molded plastic side chair, surrounded by alexander girard prints and george nelson pendent lamps? […]

brunch at wedge+fig

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food

we stopped by wedge+fig in olde city today, finally! get up early on saturday is definitely NOT our tradition, but since we had a 9am haircut appointment nearby, we actually got here almost just about the time they opened the door. i highly recommend you enjoy the lovely food at their back garden when the temperature allowed (they also have very effective outdoor heater to keep you warm). the garden is simply cozy and magical with […]