Sustainability is a celebrated aspect of TemaHome’s modern style. The Portuguese furniture company has always presented sleek, contemporary furniture since its early days in 1981 when Portuguese and Norwegian principals came together to craft modern furniture under the name Norema Portuguesa. TemaHome’s commitment to providing superior home furnishings extends to ecological responsibility.
The founder of Perch! Design Studio, Amy Adams, is integral to every piece that leaves the shop, whether she is crafting it herself or putting the finishing touches on the glaze. With an art background and a love of actualizing the many ideas in her notebook, she produces home accents of a different feather. Ceramic vases, candles, pendant lights, and more are adorned with cheery colors and bird-inspired patterns.
Screen printing is an art and craft that has evolved with popular culture. Although the basic techniques are hundreds of years old, emulsions and graphics software continue to advance the applications of screen printing. In the afterglow of artists like Andy Warhol, many screen printers use the technique to produce original art pieces based on iconic cultural imagery. Print Mafia and Dark Cycle Clothing are two East Coast print shops that produce edgy, compelling screen prints worthy of being called art.
Use your outdoor retreat more often and turn it into an extension of your home with rugs suited for the conditions. They introduce pattern and personalize a small part of nature.