July 2008 archive

Frida

I watched ‘Frida’ last night, a film about the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. It was the perfect night to watch it as it was so balmy it suited the mood of the film. Frida Kahlos painted using vibrant colors in a style that was influenced by indigenous cultures of Mexico as well as by European […] Read more…

Ode to my ideal sofa…

I am currently drooling over these seating combinations – modern grey with and accent of feminine colour or vintage shape. Not sure how well the feminine aspect is going to go down in my home…but i dont care they are beautiful!!! How can anyone reject these beauties!!! The first three are from SCP, the Wingback […] Read more…

Senecio Rowleyanus

I am currently obsessed with this plant also known as “string of pearls”. It is from the Succulent family which are water retaining plants that adapt to arid climates. They store the water in their leaves which gives them a swollen appearance. This particular one is just beautiful – it looks like hundreds of peas […] Read more…

Superstylin'

J.Morgan Puett born in 1957, is known as one of the world’s first influential conceptual artists, but i would say she is one of the world’s first stylists. Her childhood reminiscence of home life in rural Georgia flavors many aspects of her work, which straddle the lines of fashion, architecture, and fine art. The daughter […] Read more…

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