Wednesday, 16 January 2008

Why have a dog and bark?

Working for gay men, sometimes, is like having a dog and barking. To put it bluntly, no matter how supposedly busy they are, when they are not cruising the Internet for cock, they are cruising it for furniture. There, I said it. No matter how beautiful a presentation they have been given they always have a possible Internet alternative. Always. Even the ones who claim they want commitment (you know who you are) have an alternative Internet suggestion. Unlike shoes or relationships, furniture requires a real and heartfelt commitment. There will not be a better option just around the corner or on the next trendy LA based website. Trust me, I know. Just as I know the combination below would be hard to beat for a Kensington drawing room with a modern edge.

Illum Wikkelso King Chair and Stool.

Georgian sofa in a diamond woven Lee Jofa linen.

Aldo Tura parchment covered eliptical dining table.

Now playing: Lena Horne - The Lady Is a Tramp
via FoxyTunes


An Aesthete's Lament said...

Fantastic combination of objects as a foundation for daydreaming. What about lighting, though? And is there an appropriate carpet by a sufficiently obscure 1930s Scandinavian female designer? And would Charivari chairs work with the dining table, if appropriately lacquered? Oh, the mind wanders.

HOBAC said...

AL - I wanted to do ebonized Sheraton shield back chairs in black horsehair with a Mouille wall mounted light above the sofa and famile noir bronze mounted table lamps.

An Aesthete's Lament said...

And surely a Lurçat tapestry somewhere? Just maybe?

HOBAC said...

Ooh, the hall I think, vissble from the sofa.

Mrs. Blandings said...

You are playing a fun game here today in your comments section. I am sending this to a couple of friends now who I think, just might, see themselves here.

HOBAC said...

Mrs B - hope they aren't a couple of sensitive Sallys like my friends (you know who you are) who took offence. I thought it was funny. They thought it was bitter. As the truth can often be. Ha!

Btw - I loved your birthday post for Mr.B

Maryam in Marrakesh said...

You are so funny. Love that king chair!