Posts Tagged ‘2009’

Ouno Design Snow Sale and Studio Open House

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who came by the sale! We still have lots of great items/Christmas presents, and are open by appointment until December 21, including evenings. The fire’s on – come by! Just all in advance to make sure someone’s here: 604-216-1103. Thanks!

Sorry to inject something mercenary into our regular programming, but Ouno Design‘s holiday studio sale is this Sunday in Vancouver, for any of you who live around here.

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Hottest summer ever, and the tomatoes are still green

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

It’s been the hottest, sunniest, driest Vancouver summer on record, and look, they still don’t ripen. What are we supposed to do with these, other than dither and look at them for a couple of weeks and then compost them? Please advise.

And what does one do with this?:

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High Line Park, two weeks from opening but already beautiful

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Of course the High Line park didn’t open on time for our New York trip – the first phase now opens June 15 – but at least we got to see all the frantic final activity from our hotel window. UPDATE June 6: This had seemed like a great urban park idea, and it would have made a very beautiful promenade for New York, but as it turns out its use is semi-private.

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“Raw blonde”

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Supposedly raw blonde is a trend for 2009. I think that might be me, based on this definition. Warm but austere and at this point pretty pale.

This room somehow manages to be both sensual and monastic at the same time, so perhaps it represents the perfect refuge for a recession.

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The “What’s In, What’s Out for 2009” list thing.

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

The “What’s In and What’s Out in 2009” lists are starting to appear. Not to be too protestant about it, since environmentalism in its more puritanical moment can make you want to stab yourself in the eye with a fork—a plastic fork—but these lists can get anxiety-provoking. Where is all our old stuff supposed to go?

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