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Apartment foo-nishing

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by mafoofan, Jun 16, 2013.

  1. StephenHero

    StephenHero Senior member

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    There are four LeCorbusier buildings in France good enough to justify averting your attention away from the rest of France to see: Villa Savoye, La Tourette, Ronchamp, and the chapel of Firminy. If it's not one of those four, just go see France.
     
  2. zalb916

    zalb916 Senior member

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    Is the Risom table in place of the Aalto stool? Or is it meant for a different place? Or are you just posting a picture of an item you like? I still like the Aalto stool as a multi-purpose (seating and table) piece. You could even stack two of them for the price of the Risom.
     
  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member

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    Yes, in place of the Aalto stool.

    Or maybe this:

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  4. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    This is good, I gave up on trying to explain myself in the other thread; my aesthetic is light on danish even though I enjoy the details of it more than any other style.


    Thank you for the suggestions, I like the monastery, so that would be an interesting visit and I think after all we may end up skipping most of the Le Corbusier buildings in paris and taking the trip out to Villa Savoye. I agreed not to make the trip an architecture pilgrimage, so it will be mainly dedicated to other things.
     
  5. haganah

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    Not sure if you're planning on putting a bun in the oven anytime soon, but keep that in mind before you start filling your place up with sharp-ish edges.
     
  6. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member

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    We can just put safety putty on everything.
     
  7. haganah

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    Yeah it's always funny walking into someone's apartment and noticing really expensive furniture that's been baby proofed. Weird little gates that have been setup, all the electricity outlets have those weird plugs in them, and the coffee and side tables have the rubber thing around it.

    Just adopt a teenager and you won't have to deal with this. Or, better yet, adopt a 22 year old with limited potential in life and you can skip paying for their education too!
     
  8. Medwed

    Medwed Senior member

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    Children? Why ,just keep yourself angry and sleepless for a few years , avoid having sex, grow old faster than you should have , get yourself twisted over payments and expenses while trying to hold on to your career or job. At the end tell yourself that it was all worth it while they merely tolerate your senile old ass and talk in hushed voices about putting you in a home.
     
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  9. Numbernine

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    I yelled at my kids last nite because they were kicking a basketball against the bedroom door . One of them told me it was like living in an old folks home . You should take them for the summer, rent to own , before you do something that cannot be undone . The girl loves nyc
     
  10. gomestar

    gomestar Senior member

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    the last two posts in this thread are really excellent
     
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  11. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member

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    The problem with white furniture is that, soon, everything becomes white.

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  12. SkinnyGoomba

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    It wont feel so stark once you start putting art work up.

    Looks fantastic. The floor is very nice, fuck the rug and coffee table.
     
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    Is it wise to have your coffee table extend to the floor like that in a small apartment? I would figure foot space under the coffee table would aid in tight placement.
     
  14. nootje

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    A mannequin in a straightjacket would clarify the room i think, but maybe I'm just drunk.
     
  15. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member

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    That's not our current place, or our current upholstery. New floors are more grey. New upholstery is whiter.
     
  16. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member

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    You know, we did think about that, but I'm not worried. Our sofa forces you to sit upright, so your legs are never anything but perpendicular to the floor.
     
  17. StephenHero

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    Not since E=MC^2 has something so concise thoroughly explained so much.

    :foo:
     
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  18. SkinnyGoomba

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    You haven't owned the sofa for very long, I'm surprised you needed to reupholster it. Did you stick with knoll fabrics or deviate?
     
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  19. Kaplan

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    IIRC there was some issue with it being delivered with some marks on the fabric, as well as some problems with having Knoll remedy the situation?

    Maybe that pic is from before this was solved, and whatever fix brought a lighter upholstery...
     
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  20. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member

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    That pic is years old. The sofa was originally ordered in off-white leather. The leather was marked up, damaged and covered up with paint in some areas. I'm convinced someone else's returned, "refurbished" sofa got sent to us. It took many, many months to get a resolution. We chose to do the replacement sofa in fabric.
     
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