Digging This: David Jimenez’s Palm Springs Style

 These projects by interior designer David Jimenez may have been published in 2009, but their punchy flair and midcentury classicism keep me coming back for more! Pass the lemonade!

david jimenez front door

david jimenez entry

david jimenez dining room

david jimenez kitchen

david jimenez bath

david jimenez chairs

daivd jimenez bedroom

david jimenez bedside

david jimenez lr

david jimenez fireplace

david jimenez egg chairs

david jimenez hicks hexagon

david jimenez bedroom

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Titilating Titles: The Seven Year Itch

These come from the Titan of Titles; Saul Bass.  Cards flap, pop and flash across the screen in a color palate of tan, red, orange, yellow, pink, black and white. Prettier than a Mondrian painting!

the seven year itch titles

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the seven year itch titles

the seven year itch titles

the seven year itch titles

The fanciful hand-lettering is by Harold Adler. You can watch the full title sequence here. Such good visual inspiration for home decor…

 saul bass inspired interiors copy

Party backdrops

saul bass post its

…And of course, cocktails!

seven year itch cocktails

Mongolian Lamb Pillow / Orange Coffee TableBend Chair in Persimmon / Yellow Abstract Wall Art / The End Bookend / Wine Glasses / Rectangular Serving Platter / Color Block Console / Square Appetizer Plate / Abstract Coral Crewel Pillow /

Dress Your Desk

dress-your-desk

Pencil Cup / Paper Clip Mail Holder / Pill HighlightersPink Stacking Boxes / Pink Quote Notecards / Green iPhone Handset / Lucite Stapler / Coffee Mug / Floral Waste Bin / Light Pink Le Pens / Green Periodical Holders / Lucite Stacking Trays / Girly Girl Bright Pink Pencils / Diamond Paper Weight / Watercolor Weekly Planner

Happy Monday! Now get to work!

Lady Cocktail: Bombshell Bellini

peach-bellini

Fresh like the first days of summer, this simple recipe is a real crowd pleaser! A ripe peach and lime juice puree puts this cocktail a big step above a Kern’s nectar and champers. (No offense Kerns! If I was 8 and it was only you and tiny cans of unsweetened grapefruit juice in grandma’s fridge, I’d pick you.)

2 Ripe Peaches

1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

4 oz. Simple Syrup (or equal parts sugar and water. Or, you can use honey simple syrup, as described here!)

Champagne

Mint Sprigs

Remove skin and pit from peaches. Combine peaches, simple syrup and lime juice in a food processor or blender. Puree until smooth. Add 1-1 1/2 oz peach puree to chilled champagne glass and top with cold champagne. Serve with a mint sprig. Makes 6-8 drinks. 6-8. Cin Cin!

(Glasses: Waterford / Gold and White Striped Ice Bucket: Bombshell Bar Goods)