April 30, 2010
Introducing the Werxshop Series
Join Abby Eyolfson of Kermodi Living Art
Design and plant your own succulent garden - either for mom or just for you .... green thumb guranteed!
Saturday, May 8th, 2 pm at Homewerx (1053 Davie Street)
$75.00, includes all supplies
To register, email email@example.com, subject line "WERXSHOP 001"
Note that only 10 seats are available!
April 18, 2010
Perfect for small patios and outdoor spaces.
The first folding tables and chairs appeared at the end of the 19th century. They were simple and easy to store away,and this new type of furniture enjoyed instant success. A huge hit with lemonade-sellers, who could use folding furniture to avoid having to pay for a permanent, fixed terrace. Soon, this legendary chair could be found everywhere… in the bistros of Paris and in the open-air cafés along the Marne and Seine rivers. The Bistro range has since become an emblematic trademark of French manufacturing.
“Bistro” continues to delight customers today, with a choice of 24 metal colours and 10 table formats. Its typically French style has won over Times Square, Bryant Park, and even Louis Vuitton!
24" Round table; 28" square with Parasol hole. 100% polyester baked anti-UV powder coating.
Currently available in Citron, and Cobalt Blue. All other colors and sizes available via special order. From $99.99-$299.99
The BISTRO Toaster by BODUM combines a retro modern design sensibility – as displayed by its perforated housing . The two-slice BISTRO Toaster is designed to toast breads and baked goods to perfection. Features include: 900 watts of power; variable browning and temperature settings; defrost and cancel buttons; built-in, pop-up warming rack for keeping bread, bagels, muffins and croissants warm; adjustable-width toasting slots; removable crumb-tray for easy cleaning and a footed base with cord retainer to adjust cord length and store neatly. Made of stainless steel with a unique, rubberized, black or off-white finish or in chrome.
Available in black or off-white finish for $89.99, chrome finish for $99.99
Chef David Chang has emerged as one of America's hottest chefs since launching Momofuku Noodle Bar, then a 27-seat restaurant in downtown Manhattan, in 2004. Today, he has accumulated three more restaurants and two Michelin stars, and visitors from all over the world endure long waits for his inventive creations. Be warned, this book is by no means your traditional cookbook, and Julia Child would not approve, as Chang decided to write the book as he sees the restaurant business- a hard, hot and grueling vocation- the book is laced with profanity, and does not simplify the cooking methods for the masses.
Mr. Chang has been widely lauded for his signature cooking style, which combines Asian and all-American flavors, makes meticulous use of French technique and incorporates a dash of molecular gastronomy experimentation.
Click here for a great interview with David Chang on Charlie Rose http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/9181
Momofuku cookbook available at Homewerx, $49.00
Ninfea Laundry Hamper by Roberto Giacomucci for Guzzini
Easy to assemble, this polypropylene laundry hamper is incredibly sturdy. Sold in a kit, Ninfea consists of ten petals to be fixed to a base. Slightly spaced out, the petals offer a good aeration which avoids the accumulation of humidity. Made out of plastic, this laundry basket can be cleaned easily. With its capacity of 63L, Ninfea can hold the whole families washing!
Available in White for $99.99
Travel back and forward in time!
Designed by Shopsin--whose illustration work is regularly featured in The New York Times--and produced by The Ice Plant and Shopsin's General Store, the pint-sized 5 Year Diary helps you keep track of the next 60 months of your life in just a few lines a day. Each page of the diary is devoted to one day of the year and subdivided into five sections (each with its own space for notes), so that, as time goes by, past entries can be read as the new ones are written. Handsomely clothbound with a ribbon bookmark, the diary can be started on any day of any year--even a leap year. In the back of the diary are pages to record the books you've read and places you've traveled.
As New York magazine's Kendall Herbst noted, the 5 Year Diary is an ideal gift for anyone, anytime, as well as the perfect way to "trace your life's highlights and trim out the minutiae... Think of it as a sort of CliffsNotes to your life."
Available in Red, $29.99
A seamless marriage of function and design, Chilewich and Griffin have collaborated on this case which fits the iphone 3G and 3GS models.
A Griffin-engineered polycarbonate shell provides the foundation of the case. Chilewich's signature mini-basketweave texture is adhered to the 2-piece Griffin EasyDock design, resulting in case which is both rugged and beautiful.The two-piece Griffin EasyDock design provides access to all controls and ports, and allows quick docking without removing the case.
Available in either gravel or light gray, $39.99.