40% off ends tonight! And don’t miss out on the limited edition Coaster Set!
*Not valid on prior purchases. Excludes Sheet Sets and DENY Cash. Coaster gift valid on $200 total after discount.
*Not valid on prior purchases. Excludes Sheet Sets and DENY Cash. Coaster gift valid on $200 total after discount.
Introducing new DENY trays and coaster sets! Now, the most versatile styling piece in home decor is available in any design from your favorite DENY Artists! Featured in two versatile shapes and multiple sizes, your options are endless for home decor styling in any room of the house.
Now get 20% off all trays and coasters through October 18th!
Shop them all: http://www.denydesigns.com/pages/trays-and-coasters
If you’ve ever wondered where you can find a super cute, unique and statement making area rug, then you’re in luck! Introducing new DENY woven rugs. They make a killer colorful statement in any room of the house – kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedroom…anywhere! Even better, be one of the first to get a new colorful rug for your home at 30% off through August 27th with code “rugsrock30″.
Step up your style with DENY rugs featured in two versatile sizes, 100% polyester flat jacquard woven fabric, and made perfectly colorful using a 6-color eco-friendly dye process. Now the only trouble is picking which design you want out of over 4,500 to choose from. They’re all too cute! Get your shop on.
New woven duvet covers have arrived! We couldn’t resist creating the most luxurious and high quality duvet for you. This one prints so vibrant that you can’t help but smile every time you walk by!
Featuring new luxurious woven fabric, a cozy poly-cotton underside, new interior corner ties for securing comforter, new hidden zipper design and as always, custom made using a 6-color dye process with eco-friendly water based inks! Even better, you can wash your new duvet as many times as you desire and the color will be just as vibrant as the day you received it.
It’s no new news that Prince William and Kate Middleton gave birth to a beautiful baby boy today! But, we’d like to just throw it out there that if the royal couple were to choose their favorite DENY designs to decorate the to-be-announced named baby, then they would TOTALLY choose this collection. We think it’s down right adorable and totally fit for a prince with style!
We love us some books. Some to get lost in, some to learn about our favorite hobbies and passions and some to secretly indulge our inner super powers. And what better time than the summer to find a new read? Something about being in a hammock in the cool breeze makes for the perfect reading environment.
So, we asked around the office, “What’s your favorite summer read so far?” It not only confirmed that DENY is filled with a bunch of unique individuals, but also opened our eyes to some new ideas for great new books to look forward to! So, here are our best suggestions, just for you and your reading pleasure.
“If The Hunger Games and The Bachelor had too many lime-a-ritas one night and got it on, this would be their sad little bastard child. If you’re picking up this dose of YA fiction it’s not to improve your IQ, but for a trashy beach read you really can’t go wrong. Best enjoyed on a Kindle to cut down on judgmental looks.”
“Gotta recommend “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn. This is not one of those feel-good books, nope. This is a seriously demented, crazy read, but so well written with the most intricate of details. Like how did Gillian Flynn come up with this stuff?! I read the book in a matter of days and could not put it down!”
“This story is told through the eyes of a struggling 15-year-old boy named “Charley” who yearns for a loving family life. The expression of his raw emotions really tugs at your heart. He finds a companion in a quarter horse and the love and care that he expresses for this animal is just beautiful. Let’s just say that if I could plunge myself into this book and bring this sweet little boy under my wing, I would do it in a heartbeat.”
“Well, for starters, funniest book I’ve read so far in life. But before you pick up a copy, you should know that it’s totally crass and full of language. But, it’s also totally relatable. So much so that you may or may not be laughing so hard that you’re ugly-crying in the middle of a coffee shop with people staring at you simultaneously wondering if they should give you CPR, call a mental institution or just plain order “whatever she’s having”. (No, I do not have a personal experience of this…) My favorite chapter involved a cat rapist, overdosing on ex-lax and passing of notes under the bathroom door when you’re completely alone in the house. You’ll find her recounting a crazy childhood filled with dead squirrel puppets, a loony taxidermist for a father, plenty of references to her vagina, and some helpful tips on burials. Basically, Jenny takes the mundane of life and turns it into a crazy whirlwind of what happens when you let your brain go unfiltered and fancy-free with a pristine sense of humor as fuel. It’s safe to say this book will make your troubles go away, or at the very least give you really, really tight abs.”
“I am loving trashy vampire books for great mindless reading. It is also part of an ongoing series which is fantastic because you know what book you’re reading next.”
“I am not great at committing to reading an entire book. I tend to lose interest and it becomes more of a chore in my eyes. This has short stories, articles, poems, excerpts from novels, and (best of all) a readers write section. I get a perfect dose of whatever I am craving.”
“I just started What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty. Happily married, a child on the way, her life perfectly fulfilled, she slips and has a concussion and wakes up to discover the last 10 years of her life have passed. The story draws you in as she tries to untangle the web of new “norms” in her life that previously were completely foreign to her. She’s a completely different person trying to figure out why her relationship has gone down the tube, why she doesn’t speak w/ her bestie anymore, etc. A constant battle of whether it’s possible to start over or if forgetting the past is a blessing is a reoccurring theme. Enjoying the book so far, but haven’t finished it yet.”
“I’ve read it before and it’s that good I want to read it again. Next in queue: Goodness and Mercy a new novel by Patti Hill.”
“Great insight about certain habits of fish depending on the season and water temp.” (Editor’s Note: This ain’t no joke. Darrell is totally a master angler!)
“I have a subscription to the quarterly magazine, Anthology, which I love to read. It is always exciting when I open my mailbox and find the newest publication. The magazine feels great, the paper quality and print are fantastic, and includes many different articles. The latest spring issue is all about food – yum! I have many pages flagged so I can try out the suggested recipes. Sitting down on a lazy sunday morning with coffee and a snack is the best way to read this publication.”
It’s just about that time of year! Show the coolest, most creative, freshest, radest, funest grad in your life how much they mean to you with a stylin’ gift of congratulations. We’ve put together a fool-proof gift guide full of ideas to get your grad excited about their next chapter of life. Throw pillows, duvets and sheet sets are the perfect gift for a high school graduate that’s preparing for their upcoming college adventure! Imagine them cozying up in the coolest, most colorful throw blanket on their dorm hall making everyone oh-so-jealous.
Or how about one our new clocks, mirrors and magnet boards? They are perfect for adding that statement of personality to proclaim to the world, “I did it!” Whatever you decide, we have over 100 artists and over 3,000 designs to choose from that will make graduates of all personalities yelp for joy!
LA WHITE by CityFabric, Inc. Throw Pillow
YOU ROCK by Heather Dutton Throw Pillow
SEIZE THE DAZE by Wesley Bird Quatrefoil Clock
ESODREVO by Bianca Green Sheet Set
TEXPAN by Fimbis Duvet Cover (pillows sold separately)
WILD MAGIC by Kris Tate Magnet Board
AERIAL DISPLAY by Budi Kwan Throw Pillow
BE SPECTRUM 1 by Kal Barteski Throw Pillow
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ORANGE by Bird Ave. Throw Blanket
STAR POWER by CMYKaren Baroque Mirror
SO FRESH SO CLEAN by Leah Flores Shower Curtain
With the 6th Season 2-hour opener right on the horizon, we thought we’d celebrate by featuring a one-of-kind Mad Men collection! We’re giving you the best of the best DENY designs that reflect everything we love about the Mad Men series: The 60s era colors and patterns, the New York city retro mentality, and the cool cat vibe that our favorite characters ooze out of every scene.
Matthew Weiner, the creator of Mad Men, took a brief hiatus directing his first feature film, “You Are Here,” an independent comedy with Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler and Zach Galifianakis. Now back in full action, he’s launching Mad Men with fresh stories and new character developments. Especially focusing on Don Draper, Mad Men fans are expected to see new sides of the character and be re-introduced to the cigarette-smoking, whiskey-loving ad executive.
And with new rumors and photos just released of scenes shot of Don Draper and his wife in Hawaii, we’re in for a treat this season and can’t wait to see the beautiful costuming and set designs!
Make sure to set your clocks for the premiere this Sunday, April 7th at 9pm/8pm Central.
Get excited for the prettiest mirrors, clocks and magnet boards you’ve ever seen. Most loved for the beautiful statement they make in any room, the new DENY Wall Collection uses chic layered engineered wood covered in beautifully dyed metal in the artwork of your choosing. Featured in two distinct styles, quatrefoil and baroque, and three sizes (small, medium, and statement-making large), your walls will be the belle of the ball again.
And true to the DENY way, you can get any mirror, clock or magnet board printed with any one of our DENY Artists’ 3,000+ designs! When you’re ready to order, we custom print the product and assemble it just for you. We’ll send it off to you with love and congrats for being an art collector of your own home.
And to introduce our new line, we’re doing a GIVEAWAY!
Yeah, yeah, we love you, so what. Here’s how to enter:
1. Like us on our Facebook page if you haven’t already. (Don’t worry, we only post the coolest stuff)
2. Go to DENY Designs and find your favorite piece from the new wall collection. Team Quatrefoil or Team Baroque? Clock, Mirror, Magnet Board? Then pick your favorite artist and design.
3. Once you pick your favorite piece, tell us what it is and where you would use it in your home in a comment below.
The best answer will be voted on by our office and the winner will get a LARGE size of their selected piece! Contest closes Monday, March 11th at 12pm EST.
Now the only question left is, which team are you, Team Baroque or Team Quatrefoil?To help give you a head start on picking your favorite, we’ve highlighted some awesome combinations below!
The new DENY Wall Collection comes in three amazing sizes:
Small: Perfect for livening up your office space or getting a head start on decorating your dorm room!
Medium: Not too big, not too small, but always makes a statement.
Large: For the folks who live by the motto Go big or go home. This size is a color-radiating anchor to set off any room right. Go ahead, make the Jones’ jealous.
Stop dilly dallying. Go pick out your favorite and let us know!
Art Outside the Lines.
“The left side your brain says:
Art must hang on the wall.
You must have a warehouse full of inventory to start a business.
Artists must starve.
DENY Designs is proudly right brained – the creative side. DENY’s unconventional thinking is looking pretty smart.”
We were so thrilled to be featured and interviewed for the February/March 2013 edition of Colorado Expression. They wrote a beautiful article on us and we are pumped about it! Check it out for yourselves at your Colorado newsstand or bookstore! Thank you Colorado Expression!
We’re just giddy for the upcoming Oscars. The lineup of Best Picture nominees is out of this world and we’re having a hard time deciding who we think deserves the gold. The nine nominees this year have produced heart wrenching, beautiful stories that inspire us in so many ways. Haven’t seen some of them yet? Never fear! We’ve recapped each film and matched it to a DENY Artist Collection that will help guide you through the best of the best.
Amour: True love is put to the test in this heart-wrenching tale of a couple in their eighties. The story follows Georges who becomes the caretaker for his wife after she suffers a stroke. Don’t forget your tissues for this one.
Argo: It’s not always glitz and glam in the movie making business. Based on true events this suspenseful flick about a rescue mission in Iran will keep you biting your fingernails ‘til the last second.
Beasts of the Southern Wild: Hush Puppy is one fierce little gal who won’t let a hurricane in the Louisiana bayou bring her down. An inspiring and fantastical tale with the most dynamic six-year old we’ve ever seen.
Django Unchained: Yep, he’s an outlaw, all right. A sometimes gruesome tale (but hey, it’s Quentin Tarantino!) of a slave out for revenge, the performances from Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and Leo DiCaprio are definitely worth a look. Tarantino shows us again that sometimes history just needs to be re-written a little…
Les Miserables: You know the characters. You know the music. So what’s better than seeing it come together on the big screen? Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway excel and (almost) make up for Russell Crowe’s singing… if you can call it that.
Life of Pi: Man’s best friend: a dog? Nope, it’s a tiger. Based on the best-selling novel this magical adventure story comes to life in a huge way. Orangutans, zebras, and hyenas, oh my!
Lincoln: Sure, sure, we all know the story. But do we? Daniel Day Lewis transforms himself as the leader of our country during one of the most significant points in history with the passing of the 13th Amendment.
Silver Linings Playbook: What happens when two people with emotional problems who can’t function in society spend time together? A dance competition, of course!
Zero Dark Thirty: This political drama based on the assassination of Osama Bin Laden is not for the faint of heart. It’s unapologetic in showing the realities of war and the brutality of interrogations, but with cinema sweetheart Jessica Chastain in the lead it’ll definitely surprise you. She’s one bad motherf****r.
All movie images are property of their respective films, except Argo, found here
Check us out in the Jan/Feb 2013 issue of HGTV magazine!
Check out the stories on page 43 and page 50 in Jan/Feb 2013 issue of HGTV Magazine!
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Recognize any of these fingerprints? Well you should thanks to the elusive Italian artist known only as Dito Von Tease.
Dito has embarked on a project called Ditology that features eerily familiar portraits of celebrities on the ordinary human finger. The faces produced on each solo finger range from the well-known public personality (Steve Jobs) and political figure (Che Guevara) to the fictional icon (Mr. T) and religious guru (Dalai Lama). There is no person that is off limits in this lighthearted, comical series. Every “person” in the presented portraits is intricately adorned, costumed, and given an appropriate backdrop.
In addition to the ongoing project’s humorous nature, the artist behind the work adds another level of playfulness through his entirely appropriate chosen name “Dito” that translates as “finger” in Italian, which would also mean that Ditology translates as Fingerology. What’s perhaps most ironic in all of this is that we often use fingerprints to identify people, yet Dito Von Tease has managed to retain some anonymity by only exposing his fingerprints.
Photographer Daniel Kukla who has a background in both biology and anthropology has a new series of work called The Edge Effect where he photographed square mirrors propped on easels in locations around Joshua Tree National Park to catch the reflection of the horizon behind him.
The resulting images create the bizarre effect of looking at a paintings sitting in the middle of the desert. Of the work Kukla says:
In March of 2012, I was awarded an artist’s residency by the United States National Park Service in southern California’s Joshua Tree National Park. While staying in the Park, I spent much of my time visiting the borderlands of the park and the areas where the low Sonoran desert meets the high Mojave desert. While hiking and driving, I caught glimpses of the border space created by the meeting of distinct ecosystems in juxtaposition, referred to as the Edge Effect in the ecological sciences. To document this unique confluence of terrains, I hiked out a large mirror and painter’s easel into the wilderness and captured opposing elements within the environment. Using a single visual plane, this series of images unifies the play of temporal phenomena, contrasts of color and texture, and natural interactions of the environment itself.
Check out some of the photos below, and you can see his website for several more photos.