100 Days of Tiki Textiles: The First 25 Days

100 Days of Tiki Textiles: The First 25 Days

For anyone following our Instagram account, you may have noticed that I've been participating in The 100 Day Project. The premise of The 100 Day Project is pretty simple. You just pick a specific task to repeat every day for 100 days. I decided to do 100 Days of Tiki Textiles because, since I started Modern Tiki Lounge, I've been determined to design & sell something...

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10 Reasons Why We're Obsessed with Pillowfort's New Tropical Line for Target

10 Reasons Why We're Obsessed with Pillowfort's New Tropical Line for Target

Last time we were strolling around our local Target, we couldn't help but notice the fun, tropical offerings we saw in the kids' home decor section. We don't have kids (yet) but we decided we wanted to look further into what this whole Pillowfort collection was all about. Turns out, it features some super colorful, tiki-esque designs that we almost (or definitely) want to buy for ourselves. Whether you've got kids in need of some new decor or you're just into imaginative, cheerful accents, it's worth checking this stuff out! 

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Reader Survey - Help Shape Our Product Line!

Reader Survey - Help Shape Our Product Line!

If you're anything like us, you can get overwhelmed by how many project ideas pop into your mind at any given time! So many that sometimes it's really difficult to choose just one direction. Last year we were so eager to launch our product line that we cast our net of ideas out a little too far to get the results we wanted. This year, we're determined to give it our all on just a few specific items that you, our readers, will really like...

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Modern Tiki Lounge's Top 10 Posts of 2015

Modern Tiki Lounge's Top 10 Posts of 2015

Just out of curiosity, we decided to take a look at our analytics to see which of our blog posts you liked most in 2015. Turns out this list sums up a lot of great events and experiences we had last year and we thought we'd share. Check 'em out in case you may have missed a few throughout the year! Working our way backwards...

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16 Must-Have Nursery Items for the Modern Tiki Baby

16 Must-Have Nursery Items for the Modern Tiki Baby

This week, a new Land of Nod catalog arrived in the mail and I started flipping through it imaging what a Modern Tiki Lounge inspired baby room might look like.  I started picking out some stylish digs for my "dream nursery" and here's what I came up with...

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Renegade Craft Fair: Our 10 Favorite Finds

Renegade Craft Fair: Our 10 Favorite Finds

Last weekend, the Renegade Craft Fair was held in Downtown LA at Grand Park.  Some of the booths really stood out with products that we could see ourselves buying in the near future.  Since they seem like cool companies that we're excited to follow, we've decided to share them!  Here are our 10 favorite new discoveries...

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10 New Gold Pieces from CB2 that Add Some Glam to Any Space

10 New Gold Pieces from CB2 that Add Some Glam to Any Space

I'm the first to admit, I'm a really big fan of CB2. When I got their latest catalog that said they had 400 new products in stock, I started flipping through it immediately. Out of everything, my favorite pieces are definitely the gold ones!  I think it's because lately I've been really into interiors that pair gold against dark woods and jewel tones like dark teal.  Want to get this look?  Here are our top 10 picks - there's something for every budget...  

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10 Must-Have Mid-Century Modern Living Room Pieces

10 Must-Have Mid-Century Modern Living Room Pieces

As I mentioned in a previous post about some of my design consulting work, I've recently been working on some concepts for an office interior.  This design was slated for the lobby but I think it can be equally successful when repurposed for a Mad-Men-esque living room...  

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15 Must-Have Items for Any Industrial Modern Office

15 Must-Have Items for Any Industrial Modern Office

Much of my time lately has been spent consulting on all sorts of design (architectural, interior, graphic, etc.) and some of the projects have been quite fun.  I've always loved sourcing furniture looks and I was recently asked to come up with some inspiration boards for a creative R&D tech firm's new office...  

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100-Day Project: Time to Make!

100-Day Project: Time to Make!

My friend (and studio neighbor) Sacha Baumann just posted the Ella Luna: 100-Day Project up on her studio's Facebook page and it looks great!  It starts April 6 and end July 14 and encourages creatives to make one thing a day and post about it for each and every one of those 100 days... 

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10 Great Green Products to Brighten Up Your Life

10 Great Green Products to Brighten Up Your Life

Today, I figured I'd aptly share my favorite thing about St. Patrick's Day.  Some people love the beer or the corned beef & cabbage or even the parades that spring up around the country (I feel like not in LA though...huh?), but I'm really just a fan of the unapologetic celebration of my favorite color - green! On that note, I've decided to round up ten of the (green) products that I've stumbled across in celebration of this March 17th...

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