Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Gimme Chic Shelter!

I'm pretty certain that when the Mr. and I win the lottery the first order of business will be securing some sweet digs...and when that day arrives, I'm speed dialing these two talented design dudes...


Bercy Chen Studio LP is an architecture/urban planning firm with design/build capabilities based in Austin, Texas, founded by partners Thomas Bercy and Calvin Chen, both graduates of the University of Texas at Austin. The firm was recently profiled in Architectural Record's December 2006 "Design Vanguard" award issue, selected as one of top 10 emerging design firms in the world. In 2007 Bercy Chen Studio LP was part of the "Young Americans" exhibition at the Deutsche Architektur Museum in Frankfurt, Germany. The firm's work has been published in over 20 countries including The New York Times and Business Week for Design Innovation in 2007.






I'm very much in love with cobalt blue nowadays, but I just got a mini panic attack at the sheer thought of having to keep all of those windows spotless.







Ahhhh, this atrium water garden will surely cut down on shining the hardwoods! But all of those windows are still taunting me...





What's better than living on a lake? More water near a lake, of course.





I love indoor/outdoor living. Can't you just imagine opening the doors and windows on a cool crisp fall day and taking in a deep breath of nature? And that patio? Isn't it just screaming for some cushy lounge seats, some good tunes and a rain shower?


On another (but still stylish) note, make sure to check back very soon as Jeff Kirk, of Kirk Gallery, will be serving as House of Slappy's first guest Blogger! I'm really looking forward to what he has to say and am sure he won't disappoint. As for myself, I'm headed out of town for a long weekend and will return Monday with some more eye candy. Cheers, A.

1 comment:

Raina said...

That top photo? Just gorgeous!