Yesterday, we visited the studio of the infamous Tony Baratta. No, not the New York mobster, but the interior designer known for balancing bright colors, patterns and a modern aesthetic. Tony has two books about his practice, “Diamond Baratta Design,” and “All American,” both of which celebrate his achievements as one-half of Diamond Barrata Design, before his partner, William Diamond, retired in 2012. “To be a designer, after all of these years, I realize that the one thing you cannot do is get stuck in the same head,” says Baratta. “You... Read The Rest →
Yup! Today was the day — we were featured in The New York Time‘s “Currents” section. And now you can go to The Department of Decoration and buy all of our lovely products as a set or alone.
We’re so excited to introduce our new Flat Vernacular Fabrics! Each pattern is printed in the USA on top of Belgian oyster cotton with a linen blend. Here’s a peak:
Envelopes signify so many things: special invitations, secret letters, important documents, *cough* bills *cough*. And while we could send our check to ConEdison in a nice handmade envelope made from our Geodes – Pyrite paper, we’ll just fashion some adorably small envelopes for an upcoming secret event fun. This paper craft is remarkably simple. You’ll need a pair of scissors, an envelope, a pencil, the paper you’d like to use, and some paper glue (we recommend Talas’s Jade paste). Start by taking apart an envelope you have already. This will... Read The Rest →
It might still be a tad chilly outside in New York City, but spring is finally here. Today, our beautiful Gilded Garden was featured in a New York Times Fashion editorial, styled by the talented Susan Joy! Would you like to have a Gilded spring Garden for yourself? Find out more about our Layers Projects (and how customizable they are!) here.
We will be live painting monograms in honor of the new BAGGU bags for Urban Outfitters. Join us from 6-8 in the UO located at 521 5th Ave NY NY and get your bags personalized.
Precipice in Denali is featured in a bathroom designed by Kwinter & Co as part of a gorgeous feature in Luxe Magazine on Brendan Kwinter’s lovely work.
Gallery worthy wallpaper? We’ll take it. Thanks, Refinery29! You’re making us feel all loved before Valentines Day. See the featured pattern called Folded (colorway is Beach Towel) here.
Check it out! There’s even a cute cat pic. Like, really cute.