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Get the Look: 30 Modern Candlesticks

I don’t actually light candles all that often (though my boys think it’s fun to have a fancy dinner with candlelight at home), but I seem to always be admiring candlesticks. I should at least make more effort to light candles on Shabbat! No reason (I don’t think) that I couldn’t use some fun, modern candlesticks instead of the traditional silver ones. Here are 30 candlesticks that will inspire me (and you) to add ambience into winter evenings.

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S H O P P I N G

1 Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler Elizabeth Wood-Trim Candle Holder 

2 Design by Conran Candlestick Holder

3 Pleated Candleholder

4 Totem Votive Set

5 Michael Graves Design Footed Candleholder

6 Valkand Candlestick

7 Areaware Reality by Harry Allen Candle Holder

8 Ladies & Gentlemen Homestead Candlesticks 

9 Jack Candleholder

10 Nappula Candlestick

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12 Lightbulb Candleholder

13 Blomus Brushed Stainless Steel Candlestick 

14 Jonathan Adler Candle Holder, Squirrel Candlestick

15 Arteriors Home Ainsworth Candle Holder

16 Orrefors Totem Balance Candlestick

17 Kate Spade New York Jules Point Candlestick

18 Orrefors Aviang Oval Candlestick

19 Ilse Crawford Ilse Candleholder, $140 at The Future Perfect. 

20 Georg Jensen Koppel Candlesticks

21 Iittala Alla Candle Holder

22 Nate Berkus Industrial Inspired Metal Candle Holder 

23 RabLabs Agate Candle Holders

24 Gideon Dagan Adam + Eve Candle Holders

25 Marimekko Loistava Candleholder 

26 Y’A Pas Le Feu Au Lac Les Perles Candleholder

27 Areaware Distorition Candlestick by Paul Loebach

28 Skagerak Dania Candlestick

29 Menu Weight Here Candleholder

30 Ferm Living Wine Bottle Candleholder


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Covet: Magritte Sky Tray

Cloud Tray Magritte MOMA

Magritte Sky Tray
$34, MoMA Store

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Just In: MoMA’s Destination: Design NYC Collection

This spring’s Destination: Design series is MoMA’s eleventh. The Destination: NYC collection features 200 products by both established and up-and-coming designers based in New York City, and all are manufactured in the US. The collection launched in MoMA Design Stores in New York and Japan, and online last week. My picks below. You can also click back to last year’s roundup of items from Destination: Mexico.

MoMA New York Design Collection Home Decor

1 Salt + Pepper Shakers by Diane Ruengsorn, 2008

2 Strap Leather Bowl Basket by Alissia Melka-Teichroew, 2011

3 Quart Table Lamp by Rich Brilliant Willing, 2011

4 Gaia Crystal Cufflinks by Andy Lifschutz, 2012

5 Duo Bookshelf by Ana Linares, 2009

6 Transportation Push Toy by Eden Yaskil, 2011

7 Tilt Stool by Justin Gologorsky, 2012

8 Milking Stool by François Chambard, 2009

9 Bridges of NY Notecards by Karen van Every-Serimony, 2012

10 Rhodium Geometric Post Earring by Alexis Bittar, 2009

11 Gold Leather Bag by Emily Sugihara and Ellen van der Laan, 2011

12 Dorit Candle Holder by Jean Pelle and Oliver Pelle, 2008

13 Worksman Bicycle by Bruce Weinreb, 2013

14 Clawfoot Bowl by Kenjiro Yamakawa, 2011

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I also LOVE modern home furnishings from aha life

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

I don’t actually celebrate Valentine’s Day, as it just seems silly to me, but I’m all for love and all for friendship and all for helping you shop for pretty tokens of appreciation. Here are 28 perfect presents to get and give this Valentine’s Day, from $16 to $3,000. (Don’t hesitate to buy for yourself!) xoxo

 

Valentine's Day Gifts Jewelry Heart Sweater

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S H O P P I N G

1 Rose Gold Lips Necklace, $85 at Samantha Faye.

2 Raw Pink Tourmaline Earrings, $98 at Leif.

3 Polly Wales Large Ruby Band, $2,940 at Clay Pot.

4 Limited Edition iPhone Case, $33.60 at Tory Burch.

5 UrbanEars Plattan Headphones, $65 at ICA Store.

6 Giambattista Valli Dress, $1,860 at Moda Operandi.

7 Archer Earrings, $22 at Need Supply Co.

8 Color Fest Tea Towel by Mae Engelgeer, $25 at Leif.

9 Hera Heart with Gold Studs, € 55 at Denz Herz.

10 Y’A Pas Le Feu Au Lac PIK Vase, $95 at Horne.

11 L’Oiseau by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, $195 at ICA Store.

12 Y’a Pas Le Feu Au Lac Les Perles Candlestick, $75 at MoMA.

13 We’re Young at Heart Sweater, $42.99 at ModCloth.

14 This Love Print, $28 at Lekker.

15 Shanghai Vase by Pols Potten, €123,75 at Bijzondermooi.

16 Paloma Picasso Love Band Ring, $150 at Tiffany & Co.

17 Miu Miu Cat Eye Sunglasses, $390 at Net-a-Porter.

18 Heartbreaker Sweater, $79.99 at J.Crew.

19 Shaesby Noir Cocktail Moonstone Ring, $735 at Clay Pot.

20 Loop Leather Keychain, $16 at Leif.

21 Lanvin Suede/Snakeskin Ribbon-Lac Sneakers, $640 at Ssense.

22 Lonely Grape Cut Out Bra, $64 at Bonadrag.

23 Comme des Garçons Play Heart T-Shirt, $135 at Ssense.

24 Powder-Coated Brass Necklace, $70 by Iacoli & McAllister.

25 Bario Neal Reticulated Band w/Diamond, $524 at Bario Neal.

26 Iitala Small Vitriini Box, $79 at Didriks.

27 Paris Jumper, $68 at Miss Selfridge.

28 Red Dawn Bracelet by Holst + Lee, $145 at Holst + Lee.

 

 

 

 

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Covet: Josef Albers Nesting Tables

 

Josef Albers Nesting Tables
$2,100 at MoMA Store

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ARTmonday: My Visit to MoMA

Last weekend my husband and I took a jaunt to New York City. The excuse was a fundraiser for Castle Hill, an arts center on the Cape, but we also caught up with old friends and spent the afternoon at MoMA. We hadn’t been in quite a while, and were exhilarated at every turn. Here are 30 highlights. While you’re at it, look back at MoMA in a Minute, which never fails to mesmerize.

Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World, 1948

Paul Gauguin, Washerwomen, 1888

Pierre Bonnard, The Breakfast Room, 1930-31

Amadeo Modigliani, Reclining Nude, c. 1919

Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889

Henri Matisse, The Red Studio, 1911

Henri Rousseau, The Dream, 1910

Gustav Klimt, Hope, II, 1907-087

Pablo Picasso, Three Musicians, 1921

Pablo Picasso, The Studio, winter 1927-28

Henri Matisse, The Moroccans, late 1915 and fall 1916

Pablo Picasso, Seated Bather, 1930

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Mark Rothko, No. 10, 1959

Robert Rauschenberg, Bed, 1955

Jackson Pollack, One: Number 31, 1950, 1950

Meret Oppenheim, Object, 1936

Ellsworth Kelly, Running on White, 1959

Lyubov Popova, Painterly Architectonic, 1917

Hannah Wilke, Ponder-r-rosa 4, White Plains, Yellow Rocks, 1975

Constantin Brancusi
The Cock, 1924    |  Mlle Pogany, 1913

Jasper Johns, Target with Four Faces,1955

Piet Mondrian, Broadway Boogie Woogie, 1942-43

Josef Albers, Homage to the Square: Two Whites Between Two Yellows, 1958

Tom Wesselmann, Great American Nude, 2, 1961

Richard Hamilton, Pin-up, 1961

John McCracken, The Absolutely Naked Fragrance, 1967
Donald Judd, Untitled, 1968

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ARTmonday: MOMA In A Minute

Artwork on display at MOMA on April 10, 2010. Picasso, Pollack, Matisse, Mondrian, Monet, Modigliani, Braque, Rauschenberg, Dubuffet, Jasper Johns, Franz Kline, Gaugin, Cezanne, Chagall, Klee, Magritte, Dali, Rothko, Warhol, Lichtenstein, Stella, Kahlo, Rousseau, Wyeth, Klimt . . . Delectable.

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