The lovely Maryam of My Marrakesh with her exquisite tastes, sent me a link to one of her favourite shop Calypso, owned by French native Christiane Celle whose signature collection consists of upscale hippie-chic silk beaded skirts, flowing kurtas, and candy-colored silk camisoles, while the soft leather accessories, shoes, sarongs, and patterned bikinis evoke sultry […]
Inspired by Risa‘s love of all things miniature, I decided to dig out my old Barbie kitchen items (top left) and share with you the magical company that is Re-ment (Japan|US). Their products portray everyday foods and other items in miniature form, each piece is hand-painted, so every feature is shown to perfection. You’ll marvel […]
Endlessly innovative, Ossie Clark brought street style to London’s most fashionable people. A ‘master cutter’, he was also a celebrity in his own right, numbering among his friends David Hockney, Patrick Proctor, Mick and Bianca Jagger, Patti Boyd and George Harrison. His collaboration with his wife, the textile designer Celia Birtwell, saw the blossoming of […]
beautiful pictures are all you need, stylist Lala Andrianarivony (source: Oh Joy!)
Utilizing recycled and found materials such as used textiles, foam, paper cut-outs, cardboard etc, Suzanne Husky‘s sculptures are constructed with crude fabrication quality reclaiming the human hand behind them, bridging art and horticulture studies in her occupation as a landscape designer. Perceived as an American in France and French in America, she remains a spectator […]
I’ve been tagged by Di of Designers’ Block and Imelda. At first I thought I was pretty normal and have nothing to write, but whilst thinking about it there are still lots of weird skeletons in the closet, here goes: I am scared of all fluffy animals close-up especially cats and dogs, although I think […]
Following on from the previous post, I fell in love as soon as I saw these on Designers’ Block. It’s a marriage of beautiful typography and quotations (two of my favourite things) from Wonderful Graffiti, vinyl you can stick onto your walls!
Marian Bantjes lives on a small island off the coast of British Columbia as a Graphic artist, teacher, and writer |Interview. Whether rendered by computer, pen, or peony petals, her complex explorations of letterforms expand the borders of type-based design is amazing, fluid and beautiful. Marian’s article ‘The Sun, The Moon, The Stars’ on design […]
Wacker eins is a Miami and Berlin based illustration team, I love the elongated, whimsical and stylised figures in their illustrations.
Interior designer Muriel Brandolini credits her Vietnamese upbringing with giving her “a real sense of daring”. The results of her design is a merge of intriguing textures, jewel-box tones and exquisite magpie touches. “I am the opposite of beige. I love colour. My house is positive and happy. It’s unpretentious, luxurious and magical, because your […]