Category Archives: design

forget me not

forget-me-notall images by forget me not

I am a sucker for scarves, I have sooo many scarves in my wishlist right now it’s crazy. But, as with many things, my lack of funds means most will remain in my wishlist for a looong time. So, I do the next best thing, I share them with you. Forget Me Not creates such beautiful scarves, I can barely handle it. Also, beach towels and cushions! That owl pattern is on a scarf AND a cushion. I’m in LOVE!

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anna duthie

anna-duthieall images by Anna Duthie

Pretty much anything you present to me that incorporates triangles, I’m gonna love. So, it’s no surprise that I’m obsessing over the work of textile designer Anna Duthie. Those visualisations are so fun, they remind me of playing with paper dolls as a kid.

geometric at home

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This past weekend, I received an e-mail from roche bobois letting me know that sweet reader Monica had suggested this coffee table might be right up my alley, and Monica, you are absolutely right!

I thought it’d be fun to round up a couple more geometric items for the home, I’m thinking that planter must be mine and soon. Also, I’ve never really perused Land of Nod before but there are some cute things there that even the childless can enjoy. Good to know.

Thanks Monica for thinking of me, someday, that coffee table will be mine! xo

I don’t like this: a series

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illustrations by caitlyn murphy as part of her I don’t like this series

Like most people, there is nothing I appreciate more than a good sense of humor, so I was delighted to come across this awesome series of illustrations, I don’t like this by Caitlyn Murphy. I was especially drawn to the 3 illustrations above as they are things that I also dislike. I’m sorry turtlenecks, but I’ll pass.

emily tu

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designs by emily tu

I am obsessed with this interface design created by Emily Tu for the Robert Burns Museum in Scotland. I am really taken by those illustrations, so freakin’ cute!

adieu – potato printing

adieu-potato-prints

images via adieu

Nothing like seeing pictures of gorgeous prints made by potatoes (yes, potatoes!) to make me feel like I’m not using my free time wisely. This is the kind of stuff I’d love to be working on when I’m not in front of a screen.

peachy keen

fleurlux

images via fleurlux shop

These pretty garlands and florals from the lovely fleurlux are the sort of decor I’d love to have all over my house if I could. How pretty would one of these be above your bed or your dresser.