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Studio50 Living in February 2021

March 06, 2021

Studio50 Living in February 2021

It seemed like an extra long month even though there were only 28 days, but another February has come and gone and lots of designing and making has happened here at the studio.

We worked on a new mix design for our Konkret Platz and Konkret Knife Block that does not require wet polishing (thank goodness!) which means we can offer these pieces year-round! A new colour was introduced to the Knife Block Collection - Textured White - perfect for that fresh, minimal look.

white textured concrete knife block tilted stainless steel stand
Shown above - Konkret Platz and Konkret Knife Block-textured white

 

Some rearranging happened in the studio and we're slowly getting things organized and ready to reopen. We brought in beautiful European linens and other functional pieces for the home that you can check out in our online shop - kitchen collection

white rectangular concrete soap tray solid dish soap bar natural bristle pot scrubber brush hanging linen kitchen towels

 

Like so many of you, we have tried to make time to relax and find warmth during this cold month with some serious thoughts about how amazing a sauna would be!

white concrete soap tray on stool by bubblebath
Shown Above - Concrete Soap Tray - Almost white

 

The permaculture gardens around the studio - designed and planned last year will have the currents, gooseberries and the herb wheel planting this spring. All the plants are ordered, and we're getting the gardening gear out, and patiently waiting for the ground to thaw. We'll share all the green goodness as we make progress with these outdoor projects!

7 adjustable hooks walnut 48" wall rack
Shown Above - Hangen Rack - 48" Walnut

 

February was wine month so filling up (and emptying) one of our Rock Bottom pieces every Friday on Instagram was a delicious start to the weekend! We sampled some lovely "Buried Red"  from Luckett Vineyards in Nova Scotia, a warming spice wine using a Frost Bites Fun Spiced Cranberry Cordial, a simple yet elegant bubbly sipper shown below and a Sunny Sangria that had our taste buds dreaming of spring. Sunny Sangria Recipe

3 tone white/grey/dark grey concrete base glass science flask
Shown Above - Rock Bottom 2.0 Stratus base

 

Concrete wall spot was another new product introduced and we are having a ball "spot styling" with these concrete wall accessories.

art gallery wall concrete wall spots paintings
Shown Above - Concrete Wall Spots

 

Completing the loft was on the to-do list in February. The old post and beam chicken barn - now the studio,  is almost done. Just those last few remaining details like trim, finishing the stairs and getting the bathrooms installed are left to complete.

triangle sand ripple texture 3 taper concrete candel holder
Shown Above in loft - Dune Candle Holder and Troge Console table

 

Platform pieces have been keeping the casting tables busy and the Config 5 coffee table was the star of the collection in February and may well be the favorite piece for March.

white barn loft concrete coffee table steel base walnut accent
Shown Above in loft - Platform Collection Config 1 and Config 5

 

There are new designs coming in March! The Mehr Collection and the Shallow Bowl. Here's a sneak peak until the release, which we'll announce very soon in our monthly newsletter.

taper tealight pillar nesting white concrete candleholder white concrete shallow bowl walnut feet accente

 

Til our next recap in March.

Cheers

Kim and Steve





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