We don’t have children and we don’t have plans to add any to our family. A business and a dog is quite enough, thank you, especially with our canine’s countless neuroses and never-ending need for high-quality undivided attention and grass-fed organic filet mignon. But if we did have kids, we’d prefer the kind that know, by the age of four, that blue-for-boys and pink-for-girls is pedestrian, and that black is timeless, chic, and very slimming. The kind with well developed senses of irony, wit sharper than a Prada model’s cheekbones, and the insight of Malcolm Gladwell. The kind that understand that the slight recent resurgence of Post-Modernism is absolutely unacceptable. And the kind that have great style.
Today I thought I’d give all you shop-a-holics out there a few words of advice on buying one of my favorite pieces of furniture, the loveseat. Technically, it’s a two-seater sofa, hence the “love” part of the name (unless you’re into three-ways, in which case this piece of furniture will leave you wanting more- one more, to be exact). Loveseats are cozy and fantastic solutions for smaller lounging spaces; plus, the modest proportions can just be so darned cute. But you shouldn’t buy one on style alone (we’ll get into that section later). I’ve created a post to arm you with a little more info that will help you avoid a scary and regrettable decision. You’ve got to use the force, Luke, and Vignette is here to help you become an amazing decorator of epic, Jedi Knight proportions.
Sorry I’ve been neglecting you, dove, but I have been really busy. First, I had my annual out-of-towner with my gal pals, which rolled right into a two day conference with Herman Miller. Oh yeah- did I mention that we’re picking up a little work with them? They’re just a tiny company that has the rights to classics from obscure, no-name designers like Eames, Noguchi, and Nelson. You’ve probably never even heard of them. But no big whoop.
I can’t believe it, but it’s already been one year today since we launched Vignette. Send your delicious, celebratory chocolate ganache cupcakes to our office’s mailing address. Yes, we like sprinkles. No, not too many. No, I don’t care whether you use a cream cheese frosting or a buttercream frosting. YES, other flavors besides chocolate will work too. Do you always have this many questions?
Alright, my brother from another mother- this post is for you. I’m lucky enough to have discovered domestic, co-habitational bliss some time ago and am settled down with my hubs (one who is interior design savvy, no less), but I know a handful of sweet treats out there on the market, and they could be looking for you. The only trouble is that they can’t get past your bachelor pad. Let’s address your….shortcomings, shall we? A few tips have been bulleted, for your pleasure.
World, this is me. Me, this is world. There. I’m officially a blogger.
If you are reading this first post, you probably know me or one of my partners personally, so I’m starting off with a story that is, fittingly, quite personal.