The Mendé Helmet Mask – Tribal African Art

The Mendé people are one of the most fascinating ethnic groups from Sierra Leone in West Africa. Each of their villages is ruled by a chief – a descendant of the founder of the territory who overseas groups of farmers,… Continue Reading

Ode to Spring :: Daybed Edition

Well, it’s HOT (here in LA) and the days are getting longer. Forget Spring, it feels like Summer has already come! What better time to start outfitting your outdoor space? Here at MIX we mark Spring (or early Summer) with… Continue Reading

New Shipment from India!

We just got a new shipment of amazing new pieces from India and we’re still working to find places for all of it. One of the most incredible (and space consuming) pieces is this authentic traditional Haveli Entry Gate from… Continue Reading

Well Read

Today’s post is a study in … well, the study. Nothing says study quite like old wood, aged leather and wrought iron but these words and the term “study” itself can often evoke images of dark, stuffy, old-fashioned little rooms… Continue Reading

Industrial-Strength Trend

Industrial Design inspired décor continues to be a vigorously popular trend. From bars to restaurants to offices to homes (can you say re-purposed mechanic shops and re-claimed warehouse lofts?) spaces are embracing the raw, the metal, the wood and the… Continue Reading

African Kuba Cloth :: Unexpectedly Modern

Source: Remodelista // Julie Carlson // You Are the River Kuba cloth is having a moment and here at MIX we get it. Tribal textiles are surprisingly versatile – with their organic textures and heavily graphic patterns and shapes –… Continue Reading

Ready, Set … Killer Kitchen!

Source: Jessica Helgerson Interior Design This kitchen is such a fantastic combination of rustic, modern, industrial, contemporary and global. It’s truly eclectic. Here at MIX this is just the kind of design behavior we encourage and celebrate. Take a space… Continue Reading

2014 Design Trends Done Easy

With the New Year in full swing a lot of design publications like CasaSugar are talking about trends for 2014. We’ve taken notes and whittled their list down to a few of the key styles that we like the best… Continue Reading

One & Done :: Artisanal Loft

Source: Remodelista  / Stylist: Kirsten H What’s an easier way to go from Modern to Rustic than to use one of our African Tribal Stools as an ottoman, stool or extra seating? We don’t know. This space transforms from Industrial Loft to Eclectic… Continue Reading

One and Done :: Aegean Idyll

New Year’s Resolutions being what they are – lengthy, complex and oftentimes hard to achieve – I thought I’d make a radical one today. Simplify. I give you the beginning of a new series on this blog: One and Done.… Continue Reading