Barbara Calzolari

Barbara Calzolari, graduated from the Graphic Design School in Bologna in 1982, and started working for several fashion companies as designer travelling all over the world for sourcing and productions. From 1994, Barbara studied the Arts of Calligraphy, taking inspiration from everyday objects working mainly with fabric, mixed media and calligraphy.


Happy New Year to all my lovely blog readers and friends! May the new year bring fresh hopes and dreams like the snow cover providing a clean slate, new start. Prosperity and good health to you all…while outside, I heard a child look up and exclaim, “I love snow, thank you God!” (so cute :))

The suitcase series – v1

‘The Suitcase Series’ presents in glorious detail the lives of select artists and designers. The books are image-based, full of artwork, sketchbook pages, beautiful photographs and artifacts from where the artists live and work. The first volume features our favourite Camilla Engman {Gothenburg, Sweden}, a professional illustrator and exhibiting artist, her images are whimsical, poignant, humorous and […]

Sophie Mouton-Perrat

Sophie Mouton-Perrat is a talented French artist who enjoys the freedom of working with Paper Mache – her creations are graceful, beautiful and poetic [book]. Since 2008, Sophie have been collaborating with Frederic Guibrunet (a young artist specializing in the manufacture of paper) to create custom-made lighting for the product line (LUMIGrane).via

What I wore today

Gemma Correll, {illustrator, UK} started a flickr group mid-October for the artistically inclined fashionistas ‘What I Wore Today‘, it has since grown with over 1000 members and she even created a blog. (* featured * gemma correll, kathleen cameron, marmushka, annepanda, sabrina eras, ana albero) * also check ‘A Fashionable Challenge‘ * ‘sunday best’ by […]