Archive for ‘November, 2014’

Welcome to ‘The Duce’ — Phoenix, AZ


Industrial, Retro, Shabby, Hip + Mega-Fun… The Duce has it all!

Scottsdale, AZ residents, husband and wife team and visionaries Steve and Andi Rosenstein are not afraid to take chances, to say the least. Already successful after the sale of their clothing company Fitigues in 2006 to national chain Chico’s, the couple came across a worn out but rich in history 14,000-square-foot building built in 1928 at Central Avenue and Lincoln Street in downtown Phoenix. Continue reading…

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MCM Sofa Available Now in Our Store


A freshly reinvented 1950s era modular sofa/daybed, perfect for your loft or mid-century modern inspired living space $775*

Add a cool retro vibe to any room in the house with this versatile, sexy couch! This beauty features brand new upholstery in a nubby-textured, Armani ‘Greige’ color for a tailored look and sophisticated vibe. Continue reading…

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Pop-Up House by MultiPod Studio: Making Passive Construction Easy


Introducing Pop-Up House: The affordable (and sexy!) passive housing solution from MultiPod Studio.

Close your eyes for a moment and picture a low cost, recyclable, passive AND stylish home. Now, imagine that home being built with nothing more than a screwdriver in just four days, at an estimated cost of $40,000! Continue reading…

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SOLD! – LC2 Petit Modele Armchairs


We wave goodbye today to our wonderful Corbusier LC2 Petit Modele Armchairs. We are certain they will bring their new owners many years of comfort and happiness… Enjoy!

If you had your eye on these but missed out, be sure to click the red store button at the top of this page and visit often as we are always adding new amazing finds to our shop. At A Life Designed, we work hard to bring you a carefully curated selection of Rough Luxe/Industrial and Mid-Century Modern furnishings perfect for the home or retail environment.

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A Life Designed… One Year Later


Twelve months after the launch of our online shop and introduction of our interior design services, A Life Designed reflects on the past while looking boldly to the future.

As time continues its torrid pace, ever racing along, we here at ALD are taking a moment to catch our breath and pause just long enough to look back over the past 12 months of tremendous growth and learning experiences while also casting our eyes forward in excited anticipation at what is to come for the “little store that could.” Continue reading…

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