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The Elder Statesman opens in Los Angeles

After seven and a half years in business, picking up the 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award along the way, The Elder Statesman has finally opened its first brick and mortar store in its hometown of Los Angeles. Founder Greg Chait—recognizable by his full beard and regular rotating stylish eyewear—calls himself an “accidental” designer with roots in the music and entertainment business. It’s this non-traditional background and his very hands-on approach that has catapulted The Elder Statesman into an understated luxury brand that guarantees the finest craftsmanship for all things custom and cashmere.

With the help of LA-based studio Commune Design (whose recent work includes the American Trade Hotel in Panama) and contractor Loren Crawford, Chait created his ideal “hang-out” spot from the ground up. source : cool hunting

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Scribble’s colour-matching pen can write in millions of tones. A revolutionary tool for the world of interior design….

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San Francisco company Scribble Technology has revealed a prototype for a writing device that can scan specific tones and then write in the same color.
The pen’s inventors say it can store over 100,000 unique colours in its internal memory and reproduce over 16 million unique tones.

With Scribble you can scan, match or compare colours, draw on paper or your mobile device.

via dezeen

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Steve Hermann’s Glass Pavilion House, Montecito California

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The Glass Pavilion house – loosely inspired by Mies van der Rohe’s German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona – was designed by Steve Hermann as his own home. Located in Montecito, California and while the 14,000 home may not be exactly MCM the house does have some nice classics – particularly the garage.

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via mcmrevival