Check out this wonderfully simple print from artist Marc Johns. Every time I look at it, I get the feeling that I’m being hypnotized, but in a good way: “You are getting happy, very happy…” [$20, Etsy] Keep reading »
I’m planning a big trip to Europe next summer. The only problem is that I am pretty much useless at planning anything more long term than a few hours from right now. So far I’ve saved a little money, written down a few goals, and that’s pretty much it. When I told my friend Lynn, a seasoned traveler, that I was having trouble getting started, she gave me a great tip… Keep reading »
Some would argue that the slogan “Nothing feels as good as skinny feels” promotes anorexia. But ask a Weight Watchers member, and she might say this mantra, which I’ve heard repeated in meetings, kept her on track to healthy weight loss. I can see both sides of the debate, especially since decorator Jonathan Adler, who created this pillow for Kirna Zabête, is known for his cheeky designs. So does this pillow offend you? [Racked] Keep reading »
Moxy Creative House has put together a badass series of art prints depicting the signature styles of 20 different rock icons. Ranging from Kurt Cobain to Run DMC, these limited edition posters are almost as cool as the rock gods that inspired them. One major complaint, though: no female musicians were included. Seriously? No Debbie Harry? No Billie Holiday? Shame! [$30 each, Moxy Creative House] Keep reading »
If your sex life is a snooze, your home may be the culprit. We ask a designer, a sex columnist, a feng shui expert and a marital counselor to share a few sexy house tips to get you back in bed.
Whether you’re married or testing out the waters, sharing a home with your honey inevitably means there’s some lovemaking going on. Or is there?
Before you ring up Dr. Ruth or run down a list of reasons why your significant other is to blame for your lackluster love life, consider the role your home is playing in setting the mood for intimacy. Read more … Keep reading »
Isn’t this just the sweetest little pillow? I feel like if this pillow were a person it would be that one girl who seems perfectly prim and proper and gets a little nervous whenever people use swear words, but then you find out something really crazy and incongruous about her life, like maybe she was the 1999 Texas Hold ‘Em Poker World Champion or something, and you think, “Yes. This is why we’re friends.” [Yellow and Lace Pillow, $10, Etsy] Keep reading »
A bad economy makes for grumpy bosses makes for stress at work makes for emotional breakdowns in the bathroom.
Hang this pretty print above your desk and remember that it’s true. [$15, 8x10 Digital Print] Keep reading »
We like these psychologically challenging Psycho Diagnostik coasters from Atypyk that feature a Rorschach test on each one. At your house party, your guests are sure to have fun puzzling over whether what they’re looking at is a mongoose, a mother, or the Virgin Mary. One can assume your guests’ interpretations will get more puzzling the more Riesling they enjoy. Self-psychoanalysis: it’s the new party favor. $18 for a set of 10. [The Cut] Keep reading »