Working from Home: Ottawa County-Style

Just had to share this blurb from Apartment Therapy.

Not just because it's a worthy read- but it was actually the picture that caught our eye. Right there in the middle of this article I'm reading by Carolyn Purnell about working from home and the ever-evolving landscape of the workspace there is this photo- have a look:

No, not the Mirra chair.

Look up on the wall.

Yeah... what the heck?!? It's a pennant that reads "Miami, Okla."

I'm not sure why anyone would need a pennant from Miami- but sure enough they have one! Wouldn't it be fun to see how many people mispronounce it?


Second-Hand Modern

Oklahoma Offers Shoppers Happy Hunting Grounds

Looking for the best places to shop for bargains on hip and modern furniture and accessories?

Historically the nearby markets of Kansas City, Denver or Dallas have been much more active for modern and retro shoppers. For many years sellers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City traveled or sought out buyers through online marketplaces like Craigslist or eBay. But today the local demand for cool swag is heating up.

We spent a week traveling the Sooner State to find the second-hand shops that specialize in vintage, retro, modern and contemporary items. We discovered shops offering everything from kitsch to Case Study. But the most exciting discovery was the community of businesses making a go and keeping it local. Savvy entrepreneurs are staying close to home, setting up shop– even rejuvenating retail storefronts and neighborhoods. The end result is a shopper's paradise. If you know where to look.

TFA Virtual Tours Highlight Modernism

Architecture tours are a big deal at the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture. But the pandemic has put a damper on Second Saturdays, the popu...

Modern Choices